Smith Lake News

5/23/2017 5:15:00 PM
Cullman Times
“I feel like the 2017-2018 is going to be a turning point for the Cullman area.” Three areas will be targeted going forward for tourism: Smith Lake, motor coach groups and agri-tourism, he said. Marketing Cullman as a host city, providing incentives ...

5/23/2017 12:40:00 PM
WSFA 12
Saturday looks like the pick of the weekend so far with dry and hot weather. So far so good for those going to Smith Lake Park for the Memorial Day Festival, the Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Festival and the SEC game at noon. On Sunday morning, the chance for ...

5/5/2017 7:39:00 AM
4 Traders
What: The annual Renew Our Rivers Smith Lake cleanup in Walker County begins Monday, May 15 and ends Tuesday, May 16. Volunteers should report at 8:30 a.m. at Smith Lake Dam parking lot each day. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes.

4/30/2017 3:05:00 AM
Cullman Times
Reid Road is also scheduled to be microsurfaced during the week of June 5, officials said. County Road 437 from I-65 to Smith Lake is an example of a road that’s been microsurfaced. It was the county’s first road to receive the treatment in 2015.

4/22/2017 10:30:00 PM
Daily Mountain Eagle Online
Officials said 203 boats carrying 406 amateur anglers from across the southern U.S. were on Lewis Smith Lake Saturday to compete in this year’s Alabama Bass … This item is available in full to subscribers.

4/21/2017 2:04:00 PM
yellowhammernews.com
In fact, it can be quite dangerous and life threatening. This was the case for an Alabama family last year that experienced tragedy on Smith Lake due to electrical currents in the water. Carmen Johnson was spending a normal April afternoon on Smith Lake ...

4/19/2017 8:36:00 AM
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) CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT)– The temperatures are up and many people ...

4/18/2017 8:24:00 PM
CBS 42
Jimmy and Casey Johnson lost their 15-year-old daughter Carmen at their house on Smith Lake last year. “Easter Sunday was one year exactly that we lost Carmen,” said Jimmy Johnson, Carmen’s father. Johnson said his daughter died after water entered a ...

4/18/2017 11:38:00 AM
Al.com
About a year before Darling and Whipple died, Carmen Johnson, a 15-year-old Priceville High School cheerleader drowned after being electrocuted at her family's boat dock on Smith Lake in Winston County on April 16, 2016. Since then, Carmen's parents ...

4/13/2017 8:49:00 AM
Al.com
Propelled by her newly-discovered love for online journaling and social media outlets, she connected with one of her favorite places to shop for design finds, Southern Accents Architectural Antiques in Cullman, Alabama, and became their go-to source for ...

4/5/2017 1:00:00 AM
CMT
Rock the South (June 2-3, Cullman, Alabama): Rock the South started in 2012 as a charity event to support those affected by the deadly tornado outbreaks that hit Cullman and the surrounding areas in April, 2011. Since its inception, Rock the South has ...

3/28/2017 7:57:00 AM
Alabama Department of Commerce
CULLMAN, Alabama – Site Selection magazine placed Alabama among the top states in a new measure of economic development success, while Cullman... MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Governor Robert Bentley announced today that global auto supplier Grupo Antolin plans ...

3/26/2017 5:00:00 PM
cullmantoday.com
The threat of rain and thunderstorms did not stop over 3,000 bargain shoppers from attending this year’s annual Smith Lake Park Spring Yard Sale 2017 on Saturday. Over 100 vendors lined the main road from the boat launch gate around behind the main ...

3/25/2017 10:22:00 PM
The Advocate
32, Dean Rojas, Lake Havasu City, Arizona (2/4-10; 3/13-10) 5, 18-4. 33, Jesse Wiggins, Cullman, Alabama (4/10-8; 2/7-10) 6, 18-2. 34, Jason Christie, Park Hill, Oklahoma (5/15-3; 1/2-8) 6, 17-11. 35, Keith Combs, Huntington, Texas (3/7-11; 5/9-14 ...

3/20/2017 6:15:00 PM
Cullman Times
Cullman won the overall team crown in the Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation High School Regional Tournament at Smith Lake over the weekend. The Bearcats secured a three-boat total of 32.93 pounds to claim first prize, while Good Hope (20.51) finished ninth in the 47 ...

3/17/2017 8:52:00 PM
Cullman Times
“The rise of the ‘millennial CEO,’” he said, “is the single greatest trend that we’re tracking at Site Selection magazine, and it’s a harbinger of our future…and it will not be too long before it takes hold in Cullman, Alabama — if it isn ...

3/17/2017
Alabama Power
Drought precautions expanded on Alabama Power lakes Drought conditions that began last fall persist across many parts of Alabama, and limited rains combined with early vegetation growth continue to pose a challenge as Alabama Power prepares to raise lake levels for the summer. Higher-than-normal temperatures have led to…

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/15/2017 6:34:00 AM
Cullman Times
The Cullman County Commission is keeping the same fireworks production company for its Independence Day show at Smith Lake Park July 1. On Tuesday, the commission approved extending the bid for the fireworks display to Pyro Shows of Alabama. The company ...

3/15/2017 2:28:00 AM
Al.com
There's a very limited April 22-26 season in Cullman (north of Lewis Smith Lake and north of Cullman County Road 437 and west of I-65), Lawrence (north of AL Hwy 24), Lauderdale (east of US Hwy 43), and Morgan due to low turkey numbers. The limit is one ...

3/10/2017 2:58:00 PM
Alabama Department of Commerce
CULLMAN, Alabama – Site Selection magazine placed Alabama among the top states in a new measure of economic development success, while Cullman ranked No. 2 in the publication’s ranking of top U.S. small cities. Cullman ranked behind only Findlay ...

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

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.





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