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7/26/2014 9:02:00 PM
Times Free Press
The Alabamians ensconced on Raccoon Mountain in early October 1863 never forgot that shot, or their duty in the gorge of the Tennessee River. After Chickamauga, the besieged Union troops in Chattanooga depended on a supply base at Bridgeport, Ala…

7/25/2014 9:12:00 PM
Sauk Valley Media
COUNCE, Tenn. – To some, it probably looked like Coty Taylor, J.R. Sweat, Barry Jackson, and Will Harlow were just looking to cool off as they waded into the Tennessee River below Pickwick Landing Dam on a recent Saturday morning. But it soon became…

7/25/2014 3:12:00 PM
wbbjtv.com
COUNCE, Tenn. -- After nearly three days of searching, the body of a missing swimmer has been recovered. According to Hardin County Fire Chief Melvin Martin, the body of Michael Sherron was found a little before 7 a.m. on Friday. Crews had been searching…

7/25/2014 12:43:00 PM
The Jackson Sun
The Hardin County Fire Department recovered the body of Michael Sherron, 35, this morning after he drowned Wednesday in the Tennessee River. Fire Chief Melvin Martin said the body was recovered at around 6:45 this morning. The Fire Department had several…

7/25/2014 7:42:00 AM
Examiner
On Sunday, a deep trough will dig into the Ohio River Valley and Tennessee River Valleys. As a result, strong to severe thunderstorms will develop throughout the Ohio River Valley and eastern Great Lakes. By Sunday afternoon, a warm front will approach New…

7/24/2014 8:03:00 PM
wbbjtv.com
Fire Chief and EMA Director, Melvin Martin said Sherron drowned late Wednesday afternoon in the Tennessee River while swimming with a friend. Officials said during the day, currents increase because of a nearby generator from a power plant. "The currents…

7/24/2014 7:01:00 PM
Chattanoogan
Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: 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): Weather permitting, the contractor…

7/24/2014 4:20:00 PM
Examiner
These are two real characters, with a little southern levity thrown in. However, if you would ever like to meet these two celebrities of the Tennessee River, come on a camping trip with this writer. They have given me the equally impressive nickname…

7/24/2014 2:02:00 PM
wbbjtv.com
HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. - Efforts to locate a missing swimmer in the Tennessee River in Hardin County were suspended late Wednesday night. According to Hardin County Fire Chief Melvin Martin, they were called to the area near the dam around 3:20 p.m…

7/24/2014 1:20:00 AM
Times Free Press
Such was the case with several members of the Tennessee Valley Canoe Club recently. Taking to the cool waters of the Little Tennessee River just north of Franklin, N.C., over the Fourth of July weekend, the group paddled more than 26 miles in three days to…

7/23/2014 9:15:00 PM
wbbjtv.com
HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. - Efforts to locate a missing swimmer in the Tennessee River in Hardin County were suspended late Wednesday night. According to Hardin County Fire Chief Melvin Martin, they were called to the area near the dam around 3:20 p.m…

7/23/2014 9:03:00 PM
Times Free Press
In March, the Corps ordered the vessel be removed from its mooring on the Tennessee River, saying it had violated its permit. Casey had the barge floated to Chattanooga from Pittsburgh in 2009, but nothing was built on it. The Chattanooga businessman…

7/23/2014 5:36:00 PM
Cleveland Daily Banner
I’m surprised I haven’t seen more tugs, so far only seen three the entire trip. I imagine once I get on the Tennessee River, that will change. If you meet one at a lock they have priority over a recreational boat. The wait is three to four hours for…

7/23/2014 1:49:00 PM
14 News
On Wednesday morning, July 23, a crew started some initial demolition work that included jack-hammering along the end of the main span nearest the McCracken County side of the Tennessee River. The contractor plans to finish the initial dismantling of…

7/23/2014 11:09:00 AM
carolinacoastonline.com
and under 54 bridges in Chicago and down the Illinois River to the Mississippi River to St. Louis and on a side trip on the Ohio River to the Cumberland River to the Tennessee River and eventually down to Mobile, Ala., on the Gulf. Then (take a breath…

7/22/2014 11:01:00 PM
WHNT-TV
Nolan McClelland explains, “It’s really, really just soothing to be out there.” Nolan and Pete Stadalsky have spent the last 28 days on the Tennessee River. They are on their way to the Gulf of Mexico, by canoe. “We got swamped with rain quite a…

7/22/2014 7:56:00 PM
The Jackson Sun
Tuesday's event and others held in Memphis and Murfreesboro before the Tennessee River Run raise more than $120,000 annually for the charity. Through six albums and 20 hit singles, Worley has produced a wide-ranging catalog in contemporary music…

7/22/2014 6:03:00 PM
New York Times
According to family lore, soon after Te-lah-nay was born, her grandmother placed her umbilical cord in the Tennessee River, making the river her sister. That connection, along with her dreams, Mr. Hendrix said, lured her home. Musicians recording in nearby…

7/21/2014 9:08:00 PM
The Jackson Sun
The songwriters' event precedes the 13th anniversary celebration of Darryl Worley's Tennessee River Run, with a concert planned Aug. 9 in Savannah. The 2014 Tennessee River Run also includes a golf tournament, bass tournament, motorcycle ride, boat poker…

7/21/2014 12:12:00 PM
Al.com
The June 24 brainstorming session yielded dozens of ideas for helping draw more people to the underused, 572-acre public park on the Tennessee River. Suggestions included an amphitheater for outdoor concerts, more greenways, a golf course, zip lines…

7/21/2014 12:00:00 PM
Nooga
The aquarium's 70-passenger high-speed River Gorge Explorer takes visitors on a naturalist-guided excursion along the Tennessee River Gorge. The Georgia Aquarium (Atlanta) and Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies (Gatlinburg) are also nominated. Click here…

7/21/2014 11:42:00 AM
Examiner
Tonight, clouds will increase as a southwesterly wind at 5 to 10 mph transports more humidity into New Jersey from the Tennessee River Valley and the Gulf Coast. An isolated shower is possible but unlikely. Temperatures will fall into the lower to mid 60's…

7/18/2014 9:36:00 PM
Times Free Press
Last year, TVA benefited by abundant rains, which helped the federal utility generate a near record amount of hydro generation from its 29 power-generating dams on the Tennessee River and its tributaries -- the cheapest source of power for TVA…

7/18/2014 9:03:00 PM
Times Free Press
Last year, TVA benefited by abundant rains, which helped the federal utility generate a near record amount of hydro generation from its 29 power-generating dams on the Tennessee River and its tributaries -- the cheapest source of power for TVA…

7/18/2014 10:38:00 AM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
This event and others held in Memphis and Murfreesboro before the Tennessee River Run raise more than $120,000 annually for the charity…

7/18/2014 9:06:00 AM
Examiner
Overall, very pleasant weather conditions will be in place. An area of low pressure will approach from the Tennessee River Valley tomorrow with increasing clouds and a threat of widely scattered showers in the afternoon. Winds will veer to the east at 5 to…

7/16/2014 5:56:00 PM
Leaf Chronicle
Lake Levels: R=rising, F=falling, S=steady, V=variable. • Tennessee River. Fort Loudoun 812.8V; Watts Bar 740.8V; Chickamauga 682.3V; Nickajack 634.1V; Guntersville 594.5V; Wheeler 555.3V; Wilson 507.2V; Tims Ford 887.3S; Normandy 874.2F; Pickwick 413.7V…

7/16/2014 1:00:00 AM
WDEF
Our partners at Outdoor Chattanooga have sent us out on the Tennessee river with catfishing expert Ty Konkle. Like many people I was very unenthused to be awake at 7:45 am, but as we set out, that soon changed. After being woken up by the cool morning air…

7/16/2014
The Grand Opening for the new Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy by Whitewater Express is Saturday July 19th in Phenix City, Alabama next to the 13th Street Bridge. Come out and enjoy the water with FREE ROLL CLINICS, 50% off STAND UP PADDLE (SUP) BOARD CLINICS, and KAYAK CLINICS. Also receive $150 of any KAYAK and $100 off any…

7/15/2014 12:11:00 PM
Paste Magazine
“Magic” is the first word uttered in the documentary about this tiny, unlikely Alabama town, and it crops up again dozens of times in the film, as if these musical titans were molded from the clay spit out by the Tennessee River like something out of a…

7/14/2014 9:25:00 AM
New York Daily News
A drone's flight above a Tennessee river was short lived when it was caught in some power lines and crashed to the ground. The drone's owner posted the footage on YouTube that occurred at the Ocoee River. The video starts innocently enough, with the drone…

7/13/2014 11:18:00 AM
The Commercial Appeal
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Environmental activists in East Tennessee are opposing a plan that calls for taking water from the Nolichucky River for use by a Greene County industrial chemical plant and then returning the treated water to the river…

7/13/2014 3:55:00 AM
Times Free Press
So, in the bigger picture, who is not a rolling stone? Like our own Tennessee River, the Danube is an ancient highway through an ancient land. Composer Johann Strauss wrote a symphony titled “Blue Danube” 150 years ago and, from it, many imagine the…

7/13/2014 1:06:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
Personal: Past two-time champion of the Great Tennessee River Raft Race; floated a 30x47-foot swimming pool down the Tennessee River in 1990 to win the event. Top Three Issues: Favors the right to petition through the grand jury the redress of grievances…

7/12/2014 10:01:00 PM
Globe Gazette
So far this year, Bruce has collected data for Upper and Lower Albia reservoirs, Casey Lake, Mantino Lake, Nelson Park Pond, Oldham Lake, Spring Lake, Thayer Lake, Wilson Lake, Farm Creek, Thomas Mitchell Lake, Snyder Bend and the pond at the DMACC Ankeny…

7/11/2014 3:27:00 PM
Chattanoogan
Youth groups from across ... (click for more) Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: U.S. 27 (SR-29) reconstruction project from Manufacturers Road (Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River) to U.S. 127 (SR-8, ... (click for more…

7/11/2014 1:00:00 AM
Uproxx
Held by the Tennessee River, it’s a beautiful outdoor fest with some of the best variety of any fest. World Beer Festival Held quarterly, this is exactly what it sounds like: Beer from across the world, hosted in Cleveland, Durham, Raleigh, and Columbia…

7/10/2014 5:55:00 AM
Dow Jones Bankruptcy & Debt News
(c) 2014 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. At offices, parks, intersections and a pedestrian bridge across the Tennessee River, people here can rent bicycles from solar-powered stations to zip around, using extra-low gears on steep streets. But it has been a tough…

7/10/2014 5:00:00 AM
Al.com
The greatest chances for rain lie along and south of the Tennessee River. The front will still keep today's high temperatures in the mid-80s. Tonight should get down to the mid-60s. Skies will stay mostly clear. The drier conditions moving into the region…

7/10/2014 1:00:00 AM
Chattanoogan
(click for more) Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: U.S. 27 (SR-29) reconstruction project from Manufacturers Road (Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River) to U.S. 127 (SR-8, ... (click for more) Kent Street between North…

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