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1/31/2015 11:06:00 PM
Columbia Daily Tribune
From the castle steps we had a marvelous view of the city of Chattanooga, Tenn., and the Tennessee River. A widely recognized tourist destination, during the summer Ruby Falls has as many as 2,000 visitors a day taking the hour-and-a-half walk through…

1/30/2015 2:14:00 PM
The Business Journal
thanks in part to an ongoing downtown revitalization and a critically acclaimed documentary, "Muscle Shoals," about the area's history in the music business. It's located along the Tennessee River, but does not have direct interstate access…

1/30/2015 1:09:00 PM
WSFA 12
The seventh floor of the building offers a beautiful view of the Tennessee River and downtown Florence. There are still office spaces available for rent in the building ranging in size from 750 square feet to 7,500 square feet. "This purchase does not…

1/30/2015 1:08:00 PM
The Herald-News
Membership was limited to the chief executive of any city from Chattanooga to the headwaters of the Tennessee River. (The term headwaters refers to the small streams that are the sources of a river.) Officers who were elected for the organization included…

1/30/2015 1:17:00 AM
Times Free Press
A lot of people want the dilapidated Casey barge gone from the Tennessee River in downtown Chattanooga. Yet news that it might be sinking prompted a flurry of activity to keep it from going down. A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge held an emergency hearing…

1/29/2015 9:20:00 PM
BassFan
I’d say it’ll be just about the same.” Mind On Winning While some may pigeon hole him as a Tennessee River ledge ace, Neal feels like he’s building his skillset to suit a variety of fisheries. He showed that by earning a check in every Tour event a…

1/29/2015 6:27:00 PM
Associated Press
The newspaper reports the size of the current lock coupled with the high traffic on the Tennessee River causes commercial tows to be delayed for seven to nine hours at times. Those rates are near the highest in the nation. "The new lock will eliminate…

1/29/2015 5:42:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
The new signs cover the downtown area from the Tennessee River north to the intersection of Broadway and Jackson Avenue, and from 11th Street and World’s Fair Park east to civic coliseum. They will replace more than 400 existing signs. “We are reducing…

1/29/2015 12:25:00 PM
Chattanoogan
Estimated project completion date is August 2015. [Mid-State Construction Co, Inc./JM/CNN294] U.S. 27 (SR-29) reconstruction project from Manufacturers Road (Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River) to U.S. 127 (SR-8, Signal Mountain Road/Boulevard…

1/28/2015 9:30:00 PM
Times Free Press
A spill that dumped an estimated 20-30 gallons of diesel fuel in the Tennessee River in Marion County on Jan. 22 has been cleaned up. Steve Lamb, director of the Marion County Emergency Management Agency, said the work was completed Sunday. Lamb said the…

1/28/2015 8:27:00 PM
United States Army
Because of high Tennessee River traffic levels and the current lock's size, the average delay times for commercial tows going through Kentucky Lock average from seven to over nine hours - near the highest in the country. "The new lock will eliminate these…

1/28/2015 4:10:00 PM
Chattanoogan
Beginning at 7 p.m., guests are invited to enjoy complimentary champagne, Hershey’s kisses, candy hearts, and listen to love songs in the CTC lobby overlooking the Tennessee River before the 8 p.m. curtain. Parking for theatre patrons attending this…

1/28/2015 11:11:00 AM
Daily Sentinel
According to Bowers, the bridge, which crosses the Tennessee River near Scottsboro, is the last of the 15 memorial toll bridges enacted by legislation in 1927. But in addition to this historical significance, bridge preservation supporters say the BB Comer…

1/28/2015 10:06:00 AM
corpcounsel.com
Wilson Dam, on the Tennessee River in Alabama Photo by the Tennessee Valley Authority, via Wikimedia Commons Sherry Quirk has seen the light, or at least will help bring it to millions. She’s been appointed executive vice president and general counsel of…

1/28/2015 1:45:00 AM
Beaumont Enterprise
The waterway is the largest water resource project ever built in the U.S. The waterway has 10 locks and dams, a 175-foot deep canal connecting the Tennessee River with the Tombigbee River watershed and 234 miles of navigation channels between the Tennessee…

1/28/2015 12:05:00 AM
Times Free Press
"Tennessee River in Crisis" In Chattanooga, students on field trips simulate one of three two-hour-long missions: orbiting earth to study Halley's Comet, scouting the moon's surface for prime sites to establish human colonies, and traveling to Mars in 2076…

1/27/2015 9:28:00 AM
5 News
The $2 billion, 700-mile line would take power from northwest Oklahoma to service the Tennessee River Valley area. Although the line is set to stretch through Oklahoma and Arkansas, it has no practical benefit for those states, according to Clean Line…

1/27/2015 12:09:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
According to one of our most inclusive and respected local history books, "Heart of the Valley: A History of Knoxville, Tennessee," published in 1976, one of the early efforts in having a bridge across the Tennessee River was a pontoon bridge built by the…

1/26/2015 10:27:00 PM
Courier Journal
SHOALS - There’s going to be a lot of trash talk along the Tennessee River this spring. Illinois-based Living Lands and Water, will head down the river in April for a 22-day journey to collect trash and promote conservation of the waterway. The non…

1/26/2015 2:02:00 PM
United States Army
The zip code is 42045. Directions from Paducah: From the west (Paducah), take the first right off of Highway 62 after crossing the Tennessee River below Kentucky Dam onto old Powerhouse Access Road. Go approximately one quarter mile to blinking stoplight…

1/26/2015 9:19:00 AM
Nooga
Three projects in Tennessee American Water's service area received grants totaling more than $8,700 in 2014: Lookout Mountain Conservancy for its program with Howard, Normal Park Elementary and Tennessee River Gorge Trust. The following requirements must…

1/26/2015 8:33:00 AM
Chattanoogan
Interestingly, the fancier side faced the Tennessee river, and a visitor coming down Woodland Road from Minnekahda Road would have seen the more modest side. The estate was also known for its serpentine wall by the street. The book includes a vintage…

1/26/2015 2:33:00 AM
Clarksville Online
In February of 1862, Confederate forces occupied Fort Henry as Federal forces moved up the Tennessee River. The program will cover Fort Henry’s construction, battle, and legacy 153 years later. People can relive the siege with a guided walk along the…

1/25/2015 10:20:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
University of Tennessee officials are hoping a research building that's taking shape off Alcoa Highway will help build momentum for Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus, located just south of the Tennessee River. The centerpiece of Cherokee Farm is the 142,000…

1/25/2015 4:41:00 AM
Al.com
Some anglers catch crappies year around, but there's really no better time than late winter and early spring in our area--the late winter fish bite deep, the early spring fish bite shallow, but they do bite: that's one of the great things about crappie…

1/25/2015 1:34:00 AM
Standard Speaker
The Union regained control of the Tennessee River and railroads to ensure supply and communication lines with Washington. However, victory was clouded by devastating personal losses. Prior to Tennessee, Sherman’s family had visited Vicksburg. With…

1/24/2015
Chattahoochee Brewing Company
Yesterday marked a new and significant accomplishment for the business of craft beer in Alabama. Commercial brewery and brewpub members of the Aalabama Brewers Guild formulated a collaborative effort into a commerative beer for statewide release in March of this year. The effort marked the first time so many breweries in…

1/23/2015 9:02:00 PM
Times Free Press
A tugboat's hull was breached when it ran aground late Thursday night, dumping between 20 and 30 gallons of diesel fuel into the Tennessee River in Marion County, Tenn. The spill happened when the pilot of the Gladys Ford, a tugboat operated by Choctaw…

1/23/2015 2:02:00 PM
Cleveland Daily Banner
Mickey Moss shows off his catch of the day Wednesday — an 11-pound, 9-ounce bass caught while fishing with good friend Raymond Swafford along the Tennessee River. Banner photo, BRIAN…

1/22/2015 9:07:00 PM
Reading Eagle
That spirit, as lore has it, rises from the waters of the Tennessee River, which flows just to the north of town and was nicknamed the Singing River by a local Native American tribe that believed a woman who lived in the water sang to them. That she'd be…

1/22/2015 9:02:00 PM
Chattanoogan
(click for more) A woman who lived on the Tennessee River said that on the day that Donald Rogers was murdered, she heard a man near the dock in front of her home say, "I'm not going to jail for this." Brenda ... (click for more) Cleveland mayor Tom…

1/22/2015
Chattanoogan
A woman who lived on the Tennessee River said that on the day that Donald Rogers was murdered, she heard a man near the dock in front of her home say, "I'm not going to jail for this." Brenda Wattenberger, who was standing on her deck at the time…

1/21/2015 9:05:00 PM
Times Free Press
Like a decomposing skeleton, the 1929-era steel Parker truss-style bridge over the Tennessee River on U.S. Highway 41 in Marion County, Tenn., is coming down a piece at a time. Crews started work this month on the two smaller truss spans, Tennessee…

1/21/2015 8:35:00 PM
News Channel 9
Chance Loftis is accused of beating Donald "Pee-Wee" Rogers to death and leaving him on a boat on the Tennessee River in April of 2012. The only witness, Travis Jenkins, testified today and says when the boat stopped working, Loftis and Rogers argued…

1/21/2015 2:45:00 PM
Chattanoogan
He said he watched as Rogers drove off in the boat toward the Tennessee River. He said Rogers would sometimes stay out on the river for a month at a time, moving from campsite to campsite. He said Rogers did not drink in front of them, but he could…

1/21/2015 8:21:00 AM
SaintpetersBlog
PACE Board Chairman and Executive Director of the Tennessee River Valley Association Cline Jones added that he is pleased to bring on someone with MacIver’s experience and ability…

1/21/2015 5:54:00 AM
thearabtribune.com
After the death of Sgt. Lyon, the Union marched north through Brown’s Valley to the Tennessee River, burning every plantation and farm in the process, including the homes of two prominent townsmen n Thomas Adkins Street and Arthur Campbell Beard n both…

1/20/2015 9:04:00 PM
Times Free Press
When rocker Jason D. Williams tried to shove a Steinway grand piano off Riverbend's Coca-Cola Stage and into the Tennessee River, he looked like just another nutty rocker. But, even though it was unintentional, the moment turned into a stealth form of…

1/20/2015 8:41:00 PM
WSFA 12
MONTGOMERY, AL (AP) - While tourism officials are worried there will be fewer visitors to Alabama Gulf beaches this summer because of the oil spill, the effect may be the opposite for the state's lakes. Connie Fomby, whose company rents boats and personal…

1/20/2015 12:02:00 AM
Times Free Press
Fourteen days went by without any answers. Then early Sunday morning campers found Ali dead on Maclellan Island, a half-mile-long swath of land tucked in the Tennessee River right in the middle of Chattanooga's downtown. The discovery is agony for those…

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