Smith Lake News

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/15/2017 5:16:00 PM
The Advocate
2, Jamie Hartman, Newport, New York (20) 69-3, $26,000. 3, Jesse Wiggins, Cullman, Alabama (20) 69-0, $20,500. 4, Seth Feider, Bloomington, Minnesota (20) 65-13, $15,000. 5, Paul Mueller, Naugatuck, Connecticut (20) 65-0, $14,000. 6, Josh Bertrand ...

2/2/2017 3:17:00 PM
bedtimemath.org
Bonus: How many legs do Queen Charlotte, Dover Doug and Chuckles have together? Big kids: If today it’s 56 degrees for Smith Lake Jake in Alabama, but just 19 degrees for Jimmy the Groundhog in Wisconsin, how many degrees chillier is Jimmy?

2/2/2017 11:30:00 AM
WBIR-TV
Beauregard Lee, Ohio's Buckeye Chuck, North Carolina's Sir Walter Wally, Louisiana's Cajun Groundhog, Alabama's Smith Lake Jake, Wisconsin's Jimmy, and New York's Staten Island Chuck (full name: Charles G. Hogg). Groundhog Day's origins lie in an ancient ...

2/2/2017 10:01:00 AM
Audio Ink Radio with Anne
Shallow Side hail from Cullman, Alabama, and deliver hard-rocking, guitar-heavy songs that carry great energy both live and on tape. The band – which brings together vocalist Eric Boatright, bass player Cody Hampton, guitarist Seth Trimble and drummer ...

2/2/2017 9:44:00 AM
WLTX
Beauregard Lee, Ohio's Buckeye Chuck, North Carolina's Sir Walter Wally, Louisiana's Cajun Groundhog, Alabama's Smith Lake Jake, Wisconsin's Jimmy, and New York's Staten Island Chuck (full name: Charles G. Hogg). Groundhog Day's origins lie in an ancient ...

1/27/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

1/25/2017 5:01:00 AM
soundslikenashville.com
The Rock the South Festival will be held from June 2-3 in Cullman, Alabama. Fans can buy tickets now for the festival, with prices ranging from $69 for a general admission ticket to $229 for the VIP option. For more information about the festival ...

1/24/2017 11:44:00 PM
Al.com
"I'm used to cranking on the Tennessee River at ledge fish, and I'm used to throwing a worm on Smith Lake. I used both here. You don't always win, but I knew that if I found the right stuff offshore, no one else was going to be doing it and I'd have it all ...

1/24/2017 1:29:00 PM
wbrc.com
The "Biggest Party in the South," the Pepsi Rock the South Driven By Mitch Smith Chevrolet Festival, is set to return to Cullman, Alabama in 2017 on Friday, June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd. After teasing an all-star line-up across the festival's social ...

1/23/2017 6:44:00 AM
Forbes
So, what does it take for a music festival to thrive in a difficult environment? According to Nathan Baugh and Shane Quick, co-runners of the Cullman, Alabama-based festival Rock The South, it’s a mix of talent lineup, location, and over-delivering an ...

1/20/2017 4:52:00 PM
countrymusictattletale.com
The “Biggest Party in the South,” the Pepsi Rock the South Driven By Mitch Smith Chevrolet Festival, is set to return to Cullman, Alabama in 2017 on Friday, June 2 nd and Saturday, June 3 rd. After teasing an all-star line-up across the festival ...

1/15/2017 10:31:00 AM
Realtime Business News
Sam Hunt has signed on for a headlining performance at the upcoming Pepsi Rock the South Festival. The event is scheduled to take place in Cullman, Alabama between June 2 and 3. The event was initially launched as a fundraiser for communities hit by ...

1/10/2017 12:37:00 AM
Rolling Stone
Sam Hunt will headline the 2017 Pepsi Rock the Festival when it returns to Cullman, Alabama in June. The two-day festival runs June 2nd - 3rd, with additional headliners and performers to be announced at a later date. From Kenny Chesney and Luke Bryan's ...

1/9/2017 12:39:00 PM
Cullman Times
“Pepsi Rock the South driven by Mitch Smith Chevrolet,” the “biggest party in the South,” today announced the first of its star-studded line-up for its return to Cullman, Alabama on June 2nd and 3rd, 2017. Multi-platinum, award-winning recording ...

1/3/2017 11:43:00 PM
Al.com
The fish that went to California came from Lewis Smith Lake originally, and that's also the source of the largest spot ever caught in Alabama, the 8-pound, 15-ounce record caught in 1978. Is it possible that a fish even bigger than the California giant is ...

12/31/2016 3:46:00 PM
Cullman Times
Despite the setback, local officials remain optimistic the exit will attract new business as a gateway to Smith Lake and with existing industries nearby. Agricultural properties nearby the interchange have been rezoned to business, allowing for commercial ...

12/15/2016
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of December 2016.

12/8/2016 4:43:00 PM
Cullman Times
She has for several years been active in promoting the Poker Run on Smith Lake to raise funds for cleaning the lake and purchasing rescue equipment as well as funds for nonprofit organizations.

12/5/2016 2:46:00 PM
Al.com
Hunter Brannon spent his senior season at Cullman getting a head start on his Alabama career. Brannon committed to Alabama this summer after a dominant camp performance. Usually, the best and most agile lineman will play tackle. That's what Brannon did for ...

12/2/2016 5:30:00 PM
Fayetteville Observer
Volunteers from across the installation and beyond loaded Christmas trees at Smith Lake on Friday morning as part of the annual Trees for Troops program. The trees were given first to 400 families who received vouchers earlier this week. After 10 a.m., the ...

12/1/2016 8:10:00 PM
ABC 7 KATV
Aerial video (via @dave_warren80) shows damage from EF-1 tornado in the Helicon and Smith Lake area near the Cullman-Winston county line.

11/20/2016 11:39:00 AM
WSFA 12
Lake Purdy, one of the primary water sources for the City of Birmingham Water Works Board, continues to dry up. Smith Lake is the deepest lake in Alabama and one of the deepest in the Southeastern United States. The current drought has created several ...

11/18/2016 6:22:00 PM
9 WTVM
But Jones stresses it's not the only source and says the three other water shed's including Sipsey Intake below the Smith Lake Dam are still strong. “We've shifted over 30 million gallons a day from those sources to supply the areas that would typically ...

11/17/2016 5:27:00 PM
wvtm13.com
Area lakes continue to lose water as one in three people living in Alabama are under extreme or exceptional drought. Smith Lake has now dropped nearly 14 feet below full pool, and most of that water loss has occurred in the past few months. While deeper ...

11/15/2016 3:00:00 PM
wbrc.com
Smith Lake is the deepest lake in Alabama and one of the deepest in the Southeastern United States. The current drought has created several problems at this location. “When the water is this low, there are few places you can launch a boat that has a ...

11/15/2016 3:00:00 PM
WSFA 12
Smith Lake is the deepest lake in Alabama and one of the deepest in the Southeastern United States. The current drought has created several problems at this location. “When the water is this low, there are few places you can launch a boat that has a ...

11/10/2016 8:50:00 PM
Cullman Times
A portion of I-65 North has been shut down as firefighters work to extinguish "intentionally set" fires around Warrior. Three separate fires at Kimberly, Hayden and Warrior have snarled traffic, prompting detours for all northbound traffic. Northbound I ...

11/7/2016 12:34:00 PM
CBS 42
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) SMITH LAKE, Ala. (WIAT) — Water levels at Smith Lake have gone down ...

10/31/2016 1:03:00 PM
Cullman Times
“I just like being out on the water quite a lot,” he said. “We live on Smith Lake; we’ve lived there since 1988. Big boats, fast boats, slow boats, bass boats, house boats — I like all of it. For Smith, I have Triton three-tank pontoon. When you ...

10/29/2016 11:07:00 PM
Al.com
The great thing about crappie fishing, says Stallings, is that it's not oversubscribed like bass fishing is on many Alabama lakes--with a bit of persistence and a good depthfinder, just about anybody can find some prime crappie spots on area lakes ...

10/28/2016
Lake News
Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a 7-day precipitation forecast. The southeast continental U.S. will remain a high-pressure region and no precipitation is forecasted. The Lake Martin area is currently in D3 - Extreme Drought status. The burn ban in Alabama remains in effect. There have…

10/26/2016 1:00:00 AM
Cullman Times
After four years, two failed mediation sessions and a flurry of legal filings, it appears the Cullman County Commission and a Crane Hill marina may have finally come to an agreement over a disputed Smith Lake boat launch. On Tuesday, the commission ...

10/24/2016 8:04:00 PM
Cullman Times
The other two men were charged when investigators were looking into some theft cases in the Smith Lake area and came across them allegedly burning materials, he added. In the City of Cullman, Fire Chief Edward Reinhardt said a few warnings have been issued ...

10/23/2016
Al.com
In fact, snatching the lures through weedbeds is one of the favored tactics by expert anglers on North Alabama lakes. All this said, they usually won't catch every fish in the school--after several have been caught on a high-speed lure, the rest are likely ...

10/21/2016 10:33:00 PM
The Clanton Advertiser
The Thorsby varsity band claimed “Best in Class” for both band and dance line during the 19th Annual Smith Lake Invitational hosted by Curry High School in Jasper on Oct. 15. It was the first major competition that the band has been a part of this ...

10/20/2016 7:18:00 PM
Moulton Advertiser
This award was an overall award among drum majors in all classes, regardless of size. The LCHS band also participated in the Smith Lake Invitational at Curry High School in Jasper on Oct. 15. The band received best in class awards for dance line ...

10/20/2016 4:03:00 PM
WJHG
You stop at a filling station, and strangers come up and want to talk to you. You leave there with a good feeling," said Greg Duncan of Cullman, Alabama. Duncan says he's traveled the country by bike and by car, seeing 47 states. "You see things and do ...

10/18/2016 10:43:00 AM
Al.com
The Baldwin EMC is reporting that residents in the Blacksher community and those who live south of Smith Lake Road down to Reynolds Road are primarily affected by the outage. Bringing the total number of those affected to about 200 customers at this time.

10/15/2016 11:18:00 PM
Al.com
For those who lack the patience to pursue tournament-winning bass--that is fish that weigh 4 or 5 pound each--the next few weeks provide a pleasant prospect on North Alabama lakes. It's school bass time, the period when the annual shad hatch, tens of ...





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