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Darrell West

ABC News

Date: 10/26/2014 7:47:00 AM

But that excitement hasn't blinded him to the realities of the event. He spent at least a week and a half on Lay Lake before it went off-limits in the middle of December. "I tried to get a feel for the lake. I had some good days and some bad days

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From water to watts: Lay Dam’s centennial celebrated

The Clanton Advertiser

Date: 10/24/2014 7:28:00 AM

On Dec. 4, 1906, Gadsden entrepreneur and steamboat captain William Patrick Lay founded the Alabama Power Company and began plans to build a dam near the site of Lock 12 on the Coosa River. Lay acquired congressional approval to build the dam, cleared the

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ALABAMA PWR4 2PREF : FERC Issues Order Approving Report on Non-Project Use Completion Re Alabama Power Company Under P-2146

4 Traders

Date: 10/17/2014 3:53:00 AM

On September 2, 2014, Alabama Power Company (licensee) filed a report regarding Lake Point Development, LLC's (applicant) progress in completing construction of approved multiple non-project use of project lands and waters facilities at the Coosa River

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Wetumpka honors breast cancer victims, survivors

Montgomery Advertiser

Date: 10/16/2014 12:50:00 PM

Wetumpka honors breast cancer victims, survivors Joan Jones of Wetumpka speaks in downtown Wetumpka on Thursday prior to a balloon release at the Coosa River to promote early detection and to honor survivors and victims of breast cancer. Check out this

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John Wisdom Wagon Train and Trail Ride will roll Saturday from fairgrounds

Fish Wrap

Date: 10/16/2014 6:07:00 AM

53, Ward Mountain Road, West Hermitage Road and North Avenue, among others. Wisdom — also known as “Georgia’s Paul Revere” — was a ferry master on the Coosa River in Gadsden, Alabama, who rode overnight in May 1863 from Gadsden to Rome to warn

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• River: Coosa River
• Surface Area: 12,000 Acres
• Shoreline: 289 Miles
• Length: 48 Miles
• Volume: 262,774 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 9,087 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 22 Feet
Lay Lake is a 12,000-acre reservoir located thirty-five minutes south of Birmingham off I-65 and fifteen miles south of Columbiana in east-central Alabama. Lay Lake borders St. Clair, Talladega, Shelby, Coosa, and Chilton Counties. The primary uses for this reservoir are hydroelectric generation and recreation. Lay Lake is popular for tournament fishing and boating recreation. Seven public access areas offer bank and boat access to the lake.
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