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7/29/2016 10:56:00 PM
Times Daily
Johnson said the 43-feet-tall Florence mound, built near the banks of the Tennessee River, dates to the Middle Woodland period. The mound was built between 0-200 A.D., he said. Johnson said the mound was apparently used for ceremonial purposes. No burials ...

7/29/2016 8:55:00 PM
48 News
Get close enough to the Tennessee river, you can hear it’s story. But you can only learn so much, standing on the shore. If you’ve been on the banks the past week in North Alabama, you may have noticed a tiny shack floating down the river. No matter ...

7/29/2016 4:07:00 PM
A group from Decatur says they're petitioning Washington to clean up the Tennessee River. The Warriors For Clean Water organization says they've done tests on the Tennessee River in Decatur and believe it's allegedly polluted. They have started a petition ...

7/28/2016 3:11:00 PM
Land Line Magazine
After crunching the numbers, the Tennessee Department of Transportation has decided not to move forward with a toll bridge project. The Tennessee River Bridge project near the cities of Soddy-Daisy and Harrison in Hamilton County is officially dead in the ...

7/28/2016 5:29:00 AM
Muscle Shoals, Ala. — The indigenous Yuchi peoples called it The River That Sings. Starting near Knoxville, the Tennessee River meanders for over a thousand kilometres and concludes its run in Kentucky. Not too far into Alabama, it flows by Muscle Shoals ...

7/27/2016 10:29:00 PM
Times Daily
Williams Christopher Handy wrote in his autobiography about his hometown, "where the Tennessee River, like a silver snake, winds her way through the red clay hills." Handy, known as "Father of the Blues" was the grandson of the former pastor of what is now ...

7/27/2016 5:57:00 PM
I will fight you until my last breath. You will not take another person from me. One by one, I will find my answer, and I will toss these stones into the Tennessee River. I will allow the water to wash away each of my stones, and the river will drag them ...

7/27/2016 3:49:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
Our association celebrates with TVA the 80th anniversary of the construction of Norris Dam and commends TVA on eight decades of providing citizens of the Tennessee River Valley with clean, reliable and affordable hydroelectricity. Norris Dam's construction ...

7/26/2016 11:48:00 AM
United States Army
and environmental stewardship for the Cumberland-Tennessee River systems. Carol Haynes, Nashville District Equal Employment Opportunity chief; Allison Walker, natural resources specialist; Rob Baulsir, mechanical engineer and STEM Program coordinator ...

7/26/2016 1:12:00 AM
Aiken Standard
An Aiken man died Saturday after he drowned Saturday in a Cocke County, Tennessee, river. An incident report, provided by the Cocke County Sheriff’s Department, said Richard William Arceneaux, of the 700 block of Crossroads Park, went kayaking on ...

7/25/2016 9:33:00 AM
Transport Topics
The long-studied idea for a toll bridge across the Tennessee River from Soddy-Daisy to Harrison and Interstate 75 has been killed by cost. Tennessee Transportation Commissioner John Schroer came to Hamilton County on July 20 and broke the news to local ...

7/25/2016 7:47:00 AM
WRCB 3 Chattanooga
CHATTANOOGA (AP) - The Tennessee Department of Transportation has denied proposals to build a new toll bridge across the Tennessee River northeast of Chattanooga. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/2alUymT) that TDOT determined that ...

7/24/2016 6:56:00 PM
Casper Star-Tribune
This year, though, organizers say the southern Wyoming event will also host touring bands such as The Black Lillies, from Tennessee; River Whyless, of North Carolina; and Lonesome Heroes, from Texas. “WHAT Fest has always been a grassroots music festival.

7/24/2016 4:04:00 PM
Daily Mail
The boat, which is made entirely from cast-off materials found at the dump or reclaimed from other places, is being captained by Californian artist Wes Modes - who is travelling the river to hear and then share stories of people who live along the water's ...

7/23/2016 10:54:00 PM
Times Daily
He first heard a rudimentary form of the blues along the Tennessee River, where workers sang “field hollers” while they toiled through the day. The music of the church also had a strong influence on him. His first published song was “Memphis Blues ...

7/23/2016 3:13:00 PM
Associated Press
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Department of Transportation has denied proposals to build a new toll bridge across the Tennessee River northeast of Chattanooga. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/2alUymT) that TDOT determined ...

7/22/2016 7:58:00 PM
The 19-year-old son of country music singer Craig Morgan is missing after a boating accident on the Tennessee River. FLOTUS Trapped In George W. Bush's Awkward Dance at Dallas Police Memorial They do not constitute a "war on cops", no matter what former ...

7/22/2016 2:59:00 PM
Two shorter spans will be removed by crane on a later date. A new bridge, which opened in April, now carries U.S. 68/Kentucky 80 traffic over the Kentucky Lake-Tennessee River navigation channel and connects Aurora, Kentucky, to Land Between the Lakes ...

7/22/2016 1:59:00 PM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is working to inspect and repair Chickamauga Lock at Tennessee River mile 471 in Chattanooga, Tenn. The 60-foot by 360-foot lock at the Tennessee Valley Authority dam is emptied about every five years so ...

7/22/2016 9:42:00 AM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
“Hitmakers and Harleys” will ride into Bumpus Harley-Davidson of Jackson this coming Tuesday as part of the schedule of events for Darryl Worley’s 15th Annual Tennessee River Run. Joining Worley on stage will be country singers and songwriters ...

7/21/2016 11:08:00 PM
The Daily Caller
On Wednesday, the 51-year-old country singer shared a heartbreaking message on his Instagram account after he lost his 19-year-old son Jerry Greer in a boating accident on the Tennessee River. Morgan shared a photo of his son and said it has been the ...

7/21/2016 9:34:00 PM
Times Free Press
The long-studied idea for a toll bridge across the Tennessee River from Soddy-Daisy to Harrison and Interstate 75 is dead, killed by cost. Tennessee Transportation Commissioner John Schroer came to Hamilton County on Wednesday and broke the news to local ...

7/21/2016 7:55:00 PM
WRCB 3 Chattanooga
Based on history, it's not likely. "There has never been a time, to my knowledge, that we have had a lack of water supply in the Tennessee River," says Dorothy Rader, Water Quality Supervisor with Tennessee American Water. She's not worried about the water ...

7/21/2016 7:26:00 PM
Times Free Press
The proposal for a new toll bridge across the Tennessee River in north Hamilton County is dead, the Tennessee Department of Transportation says. The reason: Slower than expected growth and people's unwillingness to pay a high-enough toll, said Jennifer ...

7/21/2016 12:37:00 PM
Daily Mail
Greer had been tubing on the Tennessee River with a friend when they collided and both fell in the water at 4pm on July 10. Officials do not believe alcohol was a factor. Though both boys were wearing life jackets, Jerry did not resurface, Humphreys ...

7/21/2016 6:30:00 AM
Earlier this month, Morgan’s 19-year-old son Jerry Greer went missing after a boating incident along the Tennessee River basin. The Humphreys County Sheriff’s Department in Tennessee eventually recovered his body in the Kentucky Lake, which is located ...

7/20/2016 9:45:00 PM
Times Free Press
Chattanooga's river artery for commerce is shut down this month as crews work to prevent a more permanent bottleneck in the upper third of the Tennessee River. The Army Corps of Engineers drained the Chickamauga lock last week to allow work crews to ...

7/20/2016 4:37:00 PM
Arizona may be known for their Colorado River, but in Tennessee we have the TENNESSEE River, which makes much more sense if you ask us. Kidding, kidding – but really. Tennessee River Gorge is a rush of river cut deep in the rocks of ol’ Rocky Top ...

7/20/2016 8:00:00 AM
TDOT officials said they have dropped the idea of the new, expensive bridge across the Tennessee River in North Hamilton County. They said fewer people were moving to the vicinity of the planned bridge than expected, and residents were not willing to pay a ...

7/19/2016 9:24:00 PM
The Jackson Sun
Catch the lazy sun slipping off to sleep as you float along the Tennessee River to Pickwick. Drift off in a hammock surrounded by the scent of honeysuckle and the aroma of hickory and charcoal heating up the grill. River houses, hunting lodges, and cabins ...

7/18/2016 1:00:00 AM
The Knoxville Focus
The canals were constructed for barge transportation of heavy cargo, avoiding marginal roadways. Our Tennessee River is similarly used for transporting goods by barge. I previously wrote about the Tennessee River and its headwaters, the Holston and French ...

7/17/2016 2:15:00 PM
Lebanon Democrat
July Hitmakers and Harleys events in Murfreesboro and Jackson kick off the 15th annual Tennessee River Run schedule, which includes several activities planned through October. The Tennessee River Run concert will be Oct. 7-8. Darryl Worley’s Tennessee ...

7/17/2016 1:00:00 AM
Decatur Daily
“They focus on fun here. As a kid growing up, I always wanted to be a mountain man. When I swim in the Tennessee River here and then enjoy the beautiful run, 90 percent in the shade, next to the river, I feel like I am a mountain man. My goal here is ...

7/16/2016 7:28:00 PM
Vegas Sports
Nineteen-year-old Jerry Greer's body was pulled from Kentucky Lake - which is part of the Tennessee River - at around 9 p.m. Craig Morgan , 51, and his family are obviously heartbroken after the death of their son , Jerry Greer , 19. Soldiers and tanks ...

7/16/2016 1:24:00 AM
Greer had been missing after a boating accident over the weekend. “Recovery efforts to locate him are underway”, said the statement. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency confirmed reports that Jerry Morgan’s body was located about 24-hours after ...

7/15/2016 10:57:00 PM
Times Daily
SHEFFIELD -- A two-pronged storm water drainage project is as much about beautification and protecting the Tennessee River as it is about controlling the flow of runoff through the city. The nearly $2 million project is designed to alleviate flooding ...

7/14/2016 10:56:00 AM
Greer’s body was found on Monday after a weekend boating accident along the Tennessee River basin. Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Rod Edwards told media that Greer and a friend were tubing when they flipped over. His unidentified friend resurfaced ...

7/13/2016 6:01:00 AM
FOX News
The son of country music singer Craig Morgan was found dead following a boating accident this weekend along the Tennessee River basin, the Humphreys County Sheriff's Department told FOX411 Country. Authorities confirmed to People that 19-year-old Herry ...

7/12/2016 8:31:00 PM
WAVERLY, Tennessee (NBC/WSAZ) -- The body of Jerry Greer, the 19-year-old son of country music star Craig Morgan who had been missing since a tubing accident Sunday, was found Monday in the Tennessee River, authorities said. Greer was with a friend Sunday ...

7/12/2016 11:44:00 AM
Daily Mail
The body of the teenage son of country music star Craig Morgan has been recovered from Kentucky Lake following a tubing accident. Jerry Greer, 19, went missing Sunday afternoon after a boating accident near Mason’s Boat Dock and Marina in Humphreys ...

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