Parks and recreation sites are now open during regular business hours. All Alabama Power lake offices remain closed. Go here to learn more, including how you can still request permits.

Canoeing at Lake Martin Dam

Dam Anatomy: Part Two

Sunrise reflecting off the lake’s unstirred morning surface. Water lapping along the dimly lit shoreline at dusk. The fragrant smell of summer renewal carried by a cool breeze from far banks. For lake residents, these are just a few of...

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Dam Anatomy: Part One

For residents, Alabama’s earliest dams were simply creators of light to illuminate the dark nights covering the state’s countryside. No longer a luxury reserved for city life, electricity running to the hills and hollows from these initial dam facilities forever...

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All of your Beeswax

Alabama Power and a team of project partners cut the ribbon on a new public-use pavilion and fish weigh station at Beeswax Landing on Lay Lake during the Nov. 1 Alabama B.A.S.S. Nation High School Classic. B.A.S.S., the Alabama Department...

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