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President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism after more...More >>
American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an...More >>
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It took only 25 minutes for a Montgomery County jury to convict a 32-year-old man for a home invasion that left the homeowner suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The crime happened April 8, 2013More >>
It took only 25 minutes for a Montgomery County jury to convict a 32-year-old man for a home invasion that left the homeowner suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.More >>
Lake Thurlow's water-level will be brought back to its
The drawdown will end on Feb. 21, and the water level should
be normal on Feb. 26. The reservoir, on Tallapoosa River, was lowered beginning
Jan. 20, eventually dropping nearly ten feet from its normal elevation.
The drawdown was implemented to provide a window for
shoreline construction, as well as aiming to control invasive vegetation by
exposing plants to freezing temperatures. Similar drawdowns on the lake have
not taken place since 2010 because of weather conditions and other issues.
For updated information, visit Alabama Power's automated
Reservoir Information System at 1-800-525-3711 or lakes.alabamapower.com.