Lake Purdy News

4/1/2021
Lake News
On March 31st, Russell Lands announced the construction of a Coore & Crenshaw golf course, the defining centerpiece for Lake Martin’s newest luxury residential development, The Heritage. Part of a transformative master plan for Russell Lands, the golf course is the first in the state of Alabama designed by famed…

3/26/2021
Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

3/24/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

3/15/2021
BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

2/10/2021
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

10/21/2020 10:05:00 AM
Bham Now
We're taking a trip to our neighbor to the south of downtown Birmingham—Chelsea, AL. Check out their outdoor adventures and local bites to try.

10/9/2020 5:00:00 PM
Times Free Press
Some of the worst drought conditions in the state are in metro Birmingham. Water is so low at Lake Purdy, which supplies drinking water to the state's most populous area, that visitors are finding ...

9/15/2020
Alabama Power
Hurricane Sally is expected to bring heavy rains inland, which could affect Alabama Power lakes. After making landfall, Sally is expected to move slowly across the state, dumping large amounts of rain in some areas. The latest forecast indicates the greatest impacts to Alabama Power lakes from heavy rains will be from Lay…

9/2/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

9/1/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

8/31/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

8/27/2020 10:42:00 AM
Bham Now
Oak Mountain State Park could have been the “Little Smoky Mountain National Park" in the South. See why it didn't.

8/24/2020
BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…

8/21/2020 2:39:00 PM
WSFA
LAKE JORDAN, Ala. (WSFA) - David Green was careful how he steered his 20-foot pontoon boat on Lake Jordan when we met him Wednesday. “It’s breaking the surface of the water right there," Green ...

8/13/2020
Main Street Alabama
Birmingham, Ala. - Alabama residents may soon be able to show their commitment of supporting local businesses with a distinctive car tag. The Shop Local Support Small Business tag will be produced if at least 1,000 complete an online application and pay a $50 fee by July 31, 2021. Main Street Alabama, the benefitting…

8/12/2020 9:52:00 AM
TAPinto
No town buildings were damaged during the storm and no injuries reported, although one firefighter suffered from the heat while battling a blaze in the Lake Purdy area. Grace Zimmerman of the ...

8/12/2020 8:06:00 AM
TAPinto
No town buildings were damaged during the storm and no injuries reported, although one firefighter suffered from the heat while battling a blaze in the Lake Purdy area. Grace Zimmerman of the ...

8/11/2020
BoatUS News
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…

8/5/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…

7/30/2020 1:45:00 PM
WDRB
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – One of the men charged in the alleged racist attack at a southern Indiana lake is asking for the appointment of a special prosecutor. Sean Purdy, who is white and faces felony ...

7/28/2020
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (July 2020)

7/27/2020 5:12:00 PM
Alabama Public Radio
DOUBLE SPRINGS, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old girl has died in a boating accident on an Alabama lake. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s ...

7/27/2020 7:52:00 AM
WSFA
Now, with some communities starting to talk about extreme contingency plans like trucking in water, Riley says he may order Alabama lakes to lessen their downstream releases - just as he says ...

7/24/2020 12:03:00 PM
TAPinto
I would be living in a cardboard box somewhere if I did.” Mike Burns, a Purdys resident and owner of the Westchester Bluegrass Club in Lake Purdy, said that the pandemic has shut down the club ...

7/24/2020 11:49:00 AM
TAPinto
Mike Burns, a Purdys resident and owner of the Westchester Bluegrass Club in Lake Purdy, said that the pandemic has shut down the club completely, and while they do have dates in the future ...

7/23/2020 7:11:00 AM
TAPinto
Unable to perform due to the coronavirus pandemic, local musicians are singing the blues these days. Many musicians are feeling the sting of lost income when New York on Pause went into effect in ...

7/22/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 22, 2020 -- While a boat’s name can be as varied as the owner at the helm, certain themes do stick out, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services, and safety group has issued its annual list of Top 10 Boat Names, which it compiles from…

7/20/2020 7:33:00 PM
WSFA
Tami Reist, director of the North Alabama Lakes Tourism Association, and Carrie Banks of the Alabama League of Municipalities will lead the Local Activities Committee. Their committee will develop ...

7/14/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 14, 2020 – With summer boating season in full swing, it’s now common to see recreational boats being filled up at gas stations across the country. However, making sure the right fuel gets in the boat’s tank isn’t always assured: 54% of consumers in a recent Harris Poll…

7/13/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. July 13, 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic is leading to more recreational boats and paddlers hitting the water, all trying to have fun in a safe way. So what are these two groups doing this season to safely share more crowded waters?“Ultimately, it’s about looking out for each other,&rdquo…

7/12/2020 4:32:00 PM
WVTM 13 Birmingham on MSN.com
The church is located near Brook Highland Drive and Lake Purdy. Firefighters arrived and saw smoke coming from the structure. A BFRS Captain says the fire has been contained, but crews remained on ...

7/9/2020 7:40:00 PM
KSLA
That's despite years of crews spraying herbicide to kill the South American fern. While the presence of salvinia is not new to the lake, Purdy and his wife Shelley invited us on a boat tour to help ...

6/8/2020 4:00:00 AM
NOAA
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6/1/2020 7:50:00 AM
The Business Journals
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5/6/2020 4:00:00 AM
NOAA
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5/5/2020 10:42:00 AM
Bham Now
MEET THE TEAM Writers, photographers, marketers and more—here are the people behind Bham Now. Cindy Martin founder + CEO Cindy … Continue reading "Meet the Team" ...

4/23/2020 5:00:00 PM
Weather Underground
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4/16/2020
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (April 2020)

4/13/2020 4:00:00 AM
NOAA
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4/13/2020 4:00:00 AM
NOAA
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