Ohatchee residents turn out to clean up their lake
slideshow OHATCHEE — Neely Henry Lake got a dedicated and coordinated cleaning Saturday morning.
More than 100 volunteers, mostly wearing bright yellow T-shirts and orange mesh vests, took to boats or foot to pick up trash along Alabama 77 and in the waterways of the Coosa River in Ohatchee as part of Alabama Power’s Renew Our Rivers project.
Saturday’s cleanup event, organized by the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce and the Neely Henry Lake Association, marked the first time Renew Our Rivers cleaned up Calhoun County’s portion of the lake. Mike Clelland, an Alabama Power employee helping... read more