Claiborne Reservoir News

7/18/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

7/16/2021
BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

7/1/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

6/24/2021
RBFF News
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

6/22/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
Governor Kay Ivey announced Tuesday that Westwater Resources Inc. plans to build a first-of-its-kind advanced graphite processing plant in Coosa County, putting Alabama at the forefront in the production of an essential material in batteries that power electrical vehicles, electronics and other green energy products and…

6/20/2021
ALEA
A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 65 in Butler County has claimed the lives of 10 individuals, including nine children. Troopers within the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division were notified at approximately 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 19, of a multi-vehicle crash on I-65 northbound at the…

6/15/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

6/7/2021
BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

6/3/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

5/14/2021
State of Alabama
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that Alabama’s COVID-19 public health order will end Monday, May 31, 2021, and the state of emergency will end Tuesday, July 6, 2021. “For over a year now, Alabamians, like people around the globe, have made sacrifices and adjusted to a temporary &lsquo…

5/14/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

5/13/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced Alabama is expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to include individuals age 12 and older, effective immediately. On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in adolescents with the…

5/10/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama will end its participation in all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs effective June 19, 2021 including: Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), which provides for an additional $300 weekly payment to recipients of…

5/10/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $17 million to help provide broadband services in primarily rural, unserved areas of Alabama. The 36 grants awarded by Governor Ivey to multiple broadband providers across the state is the largest amount and number awarded to date from the Alabama Broadband…

4/26/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY – Alabama has grown to a total population of 5.03 million and will retain its current number of seven seats in the U.S. House of Representatives for the next 10 years, according to the first data released from the 2020 Census. The U.S. Census Bureau announced the statewide population totals and…

4/15/2021
Alabama DCNR
Governor Kay Ivey joined the Alabama State Parks Foundation, local corporate leaders and others at Oak Mountain State Park on April 15, 2021, to announce efforts aimed at investing millions of dollars into needed park improvements. The governor spoke about an $80 million bond issue for park improvements that must be…

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)

11/5/2020 2:09:44 PM
WSFA on MSN.com
Part of a major roadway between Montgomery and Prattville is closed due to a law enforcement investigation. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, the northbound lanes of Highway 31 at ...

11/1/2020 1:50:00 AM
WUWM
On her new album, Uncivil War, blues singer Shemekia Copeland tells the story of what's thought to be the last slave ship to smuggle African captives ...

10/31/2020 5:36:00 AM
Capital Public Radio
The centerpiece of Copeland's latest album is a song born from the wreckage of the Clotilda — the last known slave ship to smuggle African captives to the United States.

10/31/2020 4:54:00 AM
WFAE
another piece of chattel The burned-out shipwreck of the Clotilda was discovered last year deep in an Alabama river, bringing new attention to the history. Now, Copeland's song " Clotilda's on ...

10/31/2020 4:51:00 AM
Iowa Public Radio
On the centerpiece track, she sings: The burned-out shipwreck of the Clotilda was discovered last year deep in an Alabama river, bringing new attention to the history. Now, Copeland's song ...

10/31/2020 4:46:00 AM
NPR
The centerpiece of Copeland's latest album is a song born from the wreckage of the Clotilda — the last known slave ship to smuggle African captives to the United States.

10/30/2020 9:30:39 AM
The Montgomery Advertiser on MSN.com
But they still make time to get outside. Boyd smiled as he remembered bonding with a new friend during a recent fishing trip on the Alabama River. “We’re just trying to grow our brand and show that ...

10/25/2020 5:00:00 PM
Altoona Mirror
She said the span over the muddy Alabama River “isn’t a monument, it’s a part of history.” Lewis “They need to leave my bridge alone,” said Lowery, 70. Lowery’s younger sister Jo Ann ...

10/22/2020 12:46:00 PM
Montgomery Advertiser
It's week 10 for Alabama high school football and the playoffs are coming in the River Region. This week includes bouts for playoff seeding, a program trying to make history and a top-tier 5A battle.

10/19/2020 5:00:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
Napochi War, 1560 In 1560, Spaniards under Tristan de Luna left their recently-founded home at Nanipanca, or Santa Cruz, on the Alabama River in search of trade with the town of Coosa, at ...

10/19/2020 4:55:00 PM
Montgomery Advertiser
A week after being reintroduced to the public, Montgomery's Harriott II riverboat is becoming a new dockside destination to enjoy Friday evenings this fall. A regular happy hour kicks off this Friday ...

10/17/2020 11:50:00 PM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
FOR USE ANYTIME WITH MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY FEATURES - FILE ** Marchers stream across the Alabama River on the first of a five day, 50 mile march to the state capitol at Montgomery, Ala., ...

10/14/2020 8:39:00 AM
Selma Times-Journal
As fall eases its way over the Queen City, it is almost time, once again, for the Annual Alabama River Chili Cook-off. The Ninth Annual Alabama River Chili Cook-off, hosted by Blackbelt Benefit Group ...

10/14/2020 4:48:03 AM
Montgomery Advertiser on MSN.com
Looking for something to do in downtown Montgomery this weekend? Tour the remodeled Hariott II Riverboat, dine outside or take in a car show.

10/13/2020 5:06:00 PM
Montgomery Advertiser
The Harriott II Riverboat has a new look to show off, and tours to explore it are being offered for free as part of a triple downtown Montgomery event Saturday from 4-8 p.m. At the same, downtown ...

10/12/2020 5:00:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
As the protestors began to leave the town of Selma and cross the Alabama River, they could read Edmund Pettus's name, a Confederate General and Grand Dragon of the Klu Klux Klan, decorated across ...

10/9/2020 3:30:00 AM
WSFA
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Montgomery Police Department has arrested a suspect in a 2017 homicide. According to MPD Sgt. David Hicks, officers charged Da’Shon Hall, 19, with murder in ...

10/8/2020 2:46:00 PM
The Verge
Tourists to Niagara Falls can now ride all-electric ferries past the iconic waterfalls. The two ferries made their debut in New York on October 6th, fueled by locally generated hydropower. Their ...

10/7/2020 9:44:00 AM
Smithsonian Magazine
Bryan Stevenson, the winner of the Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award in social justice, has taken his fight all the way to the Supreme Court ...







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