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9/20/2014 9:20:00 PM
Times Free Press
HALETOWN, Tenn. — Haletown resident Chris McNabb was born 53 years ago on the old U.S. Highway 41 bridge over the Tennessee River. "They were taking my mom to [Dr. J.G.] McMillian's clinic and the bridge scared her so bad she went into labor," McNabb…

9/20/2014 4:51:00 PM
News Channel 9
TVA, which receives no taxpayer money and makes no profits, also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists utilities and state and local governments with economic development. NEW YORK (AP…

9/20/2014 4:06:00 PM
Yahoo Finance
Not only that, he got a healthy economy with a handle on the national debt. First off he started relaxing regs and overlooking infractions of same (see Tennessee River pollution spill from cited mine waste overflow)…

9/20/2014 12:59:00 PM
americantowns.com
Alabama released its first RCA single, "Tennessee River," late in 1980. Produced by Harold Shedd, the song began a remarkable streak of 21 number one hits (interrupted by the 1982 holiday single "Christmas in Dixie"), which ran until 1987; after one number…

9/19/2014 6:40:00 PM
News Center 23 KVEO
Demolition crews detonate a span of the U.S. 60 bridge over the Tennessee River. (WPSD) Part of a Kentucky bridge came tumbling down Tuesday morning. Demolition crews imploded a 400-foot section of the Old Ledbetter Bridge near Paducah. The rest of the…

9/19/2014 1:27:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
crossing where the French Broad and Holston rivers meet to form the Tennessee River. Starting in October, the Three Rivers Rambler will begin boarding from a new depot at the University Commons Way, located off Cumberland Avenue in the same complex as the…

9/19/2014 11:23:00 AM
Times Daily
FLORENCE — The World War II LST-325 gave the Shoals a lunchtime treat today as it moved from Wilson Dam past McFarland Park while onlookers watched along the banks of the Tennessee River. The ship played music, including "Anchors Aweigh," over its…

9/19/2014 10:37:00 AM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
The meeting was hosted by the Tennessee River Trails Association. “What is there to do here?” consultant John Lavender of the Nashville-based Lose and Associates, asked the group of about 15 businessmen and community members…

9/19/2014 8:49:00 AM
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…

9/18/2014 10:30:00 PM
Times Free Press
The property, snugged between the Tennessee River and Stringer's Ridge on the toe side of the Bend, offers the only logical acreage to give visitors an entrance, a visitors center, a view and a North Shore greenway access that also does not compromise…

9/18/2014 6:22:00 PM
Leaf Chronicle
A group of consultants for the Tennessee River Trail Association was back in Erin last week continuing research into how to make it happen. They’re working on developing a program for “frontline training” of people in the community who are more…

9/18/2014 5:12:00 PM
Sun-Journal
The board approved the use of the foot of Wilson Lake, across from Bass Park, for Western Maine Community Action's second Polar Bear Plunge on Oct. 25. A ScareCrowFest is also being planned in the downtown area on the same day, Irish said…

9/18/2014 4:43:00 PM
The Anniston Star
I thought God had answered my prayer, until I got to that big high bridge crossing the Tennessee River. God knows my fear of traveling alone over high bridges. Again, I prayed for deliverance from my fear, went on a fast and had hands laid on me…

9/18/2014 4:33:00 PM
Evansville Courier and Press
EVANSVILLE - The LST 325 is cruising back to Evansville after being greeted by long lines of guests during stops earlier this month at Decatur, Alabama, and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and the LST 325 board are encouraging local residents…

9/18/2014 4:24:00 PM
theweathernetwork.com
A section of a 100 year-old bridge crossing the Tennessee River in Kentucky was imploded Tuesday morning in front of a huge crowd of spectators. The 121 metre portion of the bridge came crashing down in spectacular fashion, as seen in the video below…

9/18/2014 4:22:00 PM
Macon County News
23, from 12 to 2 p.m. at Little Tennessee River Greenway in the Friends of the Greenway gift and coffee shop (FROGS). They will also be signing their hilarious field-guide parodies, “A Field Guide to Little-Known and Seldom-Seen Birds of North America…

9/18/2014 11:14:00 AM
Daily Bulldog
FARMINGTON - The women of Wilson Lake Country Club held their annual Martha Webber Breast Cancer Fundraiser Tournament on Sept. 13 that raised $700 for the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center, a program of Franklin Memorial Hospital. The tournament is held…

9/18/2014 8:46:00 AM
The Daily Gate City
Books will be sold for free will donations. Monarch butterfly tagging event is at 9 a.m. at the Wilson Lake prairie area near Donnellson. Cost is $2 per person. For more information, call the Lee County Conservation Department at 319-463-7673. Native…

9/17/2014 9:21:00 PM
Times Free Press
Sheesh. The Lynches traded a four-bedroom, 3,000-square-foot home on Wood Nymph Trail on Lookout for an apartment at Walnut Commons, a complex at 212 Walnut St. with expansive views of the Tennessee River and the iconic Walnut Street Bridge. In more…

9/17/2014 4:53:00 PM
hydroworld.com
The south embankment is about 4,000 feet long. TVA said last year it averted more than $800 million in flood damages to communities along the Tennessee River and its tributaries through its dam management programs in January 2013…

9/17/2014 12:53:00 PM
wpsdlocal6.com
Just like the first blast, KYTC will be blocking a lane on the New U.S. 60 Tennessee River Bridge for the public to view the explosion…

9/17/2014 9:41:00 AM
hottytoddy.com
This is southern living at its best. This is how life is supposed to be. From the houses on the bluffs overlooking the Tennessee River to the beautiful and historic homes in the city’s downtown area, life in Florence is full of beauty. Whether you’re…

9/17/2014 5:27:00 AM
ON YOUR SIDE
LEDBETTER, Ky. (AP) - Part of an old bridge in western Kentucky has been knocked into the Tennessee River as crews work to bring the span down. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said about 500 people gathered Tuesday to watch the detonation from a public…

9/17/2014 1:44:00 AM
Associated Press
LEDBETTER, Ky. (AP) -- Part of an old bridge in western Kentucky has been knocked into the Tennessee River as crews work to bring the span down. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says about 500 people gathered Tuesday to watch the detonation from a…

9/17/2014 1:19:00 AM
WKRN
LEDBETTER, Ky. (AP) - Part of an old bridge in western Kentucky has been knocked into the Tennessee River as crews work to bring the span down. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says about 500 people gathered Tuesday to watch the detonation from a public…

9/17/2014 12:42:32 AM
Times Free Press
Wells is also a founder of Mustang Leadership Partners, a private horse ranch on the Tennessee River that protects wild horses. Wells hired Swafford, who coached a girls basketball team to a playoff at the Howard School in 1983-84 and returned in 2004 to…

9/16/2014 1:24:00 PM
SurfKY.com
The detonation cut the truss closest to the McCracken County side of the river into 40 feet sections, knocking it into the Tennessee River. An estimated 500 people made their way to a public viewing area on the New US 60 Tennessee River Bridge to watch the…

9/16/2014 11:31:00 AM
Tristate Homepage
Crews brought down the first span of the Old Ledbetter Bridge in Kentucky TUesday morning. The bridge, which runs over the Tennessee river, had been closed to traffic since July 2013. According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, it had become unstable…

9/16/2014 10:09:00 AM
Texoma's Homepage
Demolition crews detonate a span of the U.S. 60 bridge over the Tennessee River. (WPSD) Part of a Kentucky bridge came tumbling down Tuesday morning. Demolition crews imploded a 400-foot section of the Old Ledbetter Bridge near Paducah. The rest of the…

9/16/2014 9:44:00 AM
4 KTIV Siouxland's News channel
Part of a Kentucky bridge came tumbling down Tuesday morning. Demolition crews imploded a 400-foot section of the Old Ledbetter Bridge near Paducah. The rest of the bridge, which spans the Tennessee River, will also be bought down in sections. Crews used…

9/15/2014 9:55:00 PM
Wave 3
On Monday, Sept. 15, a crew is placing explosives at nine key points on the truss closest to the McCracken County shore of the Tennessee River. There will be four, 400 foot sections all together. The first 400 foot section will come down on Tuesday…

9/15/2014 9:15:00 PM
Daily Times
A massive $69.3 million construction project to widen West Lamar Alexander Parkway at Fort Loudoun Dam to four lanes by building a new bridge over the Tennessee River downstream is under way. Last week the Tennessee Valley Authority said it would soon…

9/15/2014 4:11:00 PM
WKJK-AM
LEDBETTER, Ky. --Demolition of the old Ledbetter Bridge, that carried U-S 60 traffic over the Tennessee River near Paducah for 80-years, begins Tuesday morning. The blast, at 8:00 (CT), will cut one of the truss spans into about ten 100-foot sections…

9/15/2014 11:02:00 AM
Times Free Press
toward the Tennessee River. Most nuclear plants make electricity. But Watts Bar also is used to produce tritium, the form of hydrogen used in the hydrogen bomb. Nuclear experts initially predicted that no more than 1 curie from the approximately 10,000…

9/15/2014 7:58:00 AM
wpsdlocal6.com
1. Give yourself a little extra time for your morning commute if you travel the new U.S. 60 Tennessee River Bridge Tuesday. Highway crews will close one lane of westbound travel as they set up to begin demolition of the old bridge. We'll be live from the…

9/15/2014 6:37:00 AM
The Messenger
The explosion is set for 8 a.m. Tuesday and viewing areas will be arranged by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet on the new U.S. 60 Tennessee River Bridge. 1 Activate Online Access for Current Subscribers Activate your free online subscription for active…

9/14/2014 9:17:00 PM
Times Free Press
toward the Tennessee River. Most nuclear plants make electricity. But Watts Bar also is used to produce tritium, the form of hydrogen used in the hydrogen bomb. Nuclear experts initially predicted that no more than 1 curie from the approximately 10,000…

9/14/2014 12:46:21 AM
Times Free Press
Some 8,000 years later, hundreds of Native Americans lived in a walled village. A few hundred wattle-and-daub houses sat along the bank of the Tennessee River or adjacent to cleared farmland. And in 1838, the ancestors of those people were pushed west…

9/13/2014 2:49:00 PM
Southwest Virginia Updated Daily
The Chilhowie Town Council heard on Thursday night a presentation about the project from Nicole Vachon-Hanlon, project coordinator with the Upper Tennessee River Roundtable, and Melanie Carter, project/construction manager with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

9/12/2014 11:45:00 PM
Waco Tribune-Herald
In 1973, construction of the Tellico Dam on the Little Tennessee River was stopped because biologists had discovered that the snail darter, an endangered species, was in the river. The dam would end the snail darter’s existence. After work stoppage and…

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