Wilson Lake News

7/5/2015 8:24:00 PM
48 News
Florence police confirmed late Sunday night that a woman died after a fall from a boat on the Tennessee River. Police said that shortly after the Spirit of Freedom Celebration Saturday night, Florence Police Water Rescue Recovery Team, fire, marine police…

7/5/2015 4:52:00 AM
Fox 6 WBRC
be sure they have the free WBRC Weather App which could be useful in terms of knowing where all of the heavy rain and storms are located. The wettest weather is likely along the Gulf Coast states and northward in the Tennessee River Valley…

7/4/2015 3:07:00 PM
One titanic land grab shows how Jackson operated. It was the seizure of the Tennessee River Valley, where the great river bends in what is present-day Alabama. While serving as a U.S. Army general, Jackson wrested control of the valley from Cherokees…

7/4/2015 1:46:00 PM
Asheville Homepages Citizen Times Social Media
Development in Knoxville An area filled with large cranes sits across the Tennessee River from the high-rises in Knoxville on June 26. Check out this story on citizen-times.com: http://avlne…

7/4/2015 6:44:00 AM
WHNT News 19
Morning radar trends suggest the best opportunity for more frequent rain will be south of the Tennessee River, but understand rain is possible anywhere at anytime. Locations along U.S. Highway 278 (Hamilton, Cullman, Gadsden) run the risk of some serious…

7/3/2015 11:38:00 PM
The Alabama Department of Transportation advises that southbound Alabama 35 traffic crossing the Tennessee River near Scottsboro will be shifted from the B.B. Comer Bridge to the Bob Jones Bridge next week for placement of pipe under pavement. One lane on…

7/3/2015 5:35:00 PM
48 News
Fireworks will be back over the Tennessee River Saturday night in the Shoals. Thursday’s rainfall didn't dampen the spirit; it only delayed the setup process for the 34th Annual Spirit of Freedom Fest in Florence. Crews spent most of the day Thursday…

7/3/2015 3:51:00 PM
Festivities begin at 4pm and ends at 10pm with a spectacular show of fireworks over the Tennessee River. They've got live music, food and kids activities! Ijams Nature Center also joins in the fun with Fourth in the Forest. The event runs from 9am-5pm on…

7/3/2015 3:43:00 PM
Fish Wrap
Pops on the River with performances by the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra. The concert starts at 8 Saturday night downtown followed by a fireworks display over the Tennessee River starting at 9:45 p.m. Free shuttle service from 6 to 11 p.m. Bikes also…

7/3/2015 2:33:00 PM
WHNT News 19
Accordingly, the Storm Prediction Center has trimmed back its “slight risk” further south of the Tennessee River. Regardless of whether your town is included in the “slight risk” or “marginal risk” makes no difference about how you should go…

7/3/2015 3:54:00 AM
A large area of storm development, ahead of a cool front across the Tennessee River Valley continues to slide east-southeast and is producing heavy rainfall and frequent lightning strikes. Model data suggests development farther southward through the mid…

7/3/2015 3:26:00 AM
Fox 6 WBRC
A large area of storm development, ahead of a cool front across the Tennessee River Valley continues to slide east-southeast and is producing heavy rainfall and frequent lightning strikes. Model data suggests development farther southward through the mid…

7/3/2015 3:07:00 AM
Cullman Times
Spain Drive. The event is free and is said to draw thousands of people every year to enjoy live music, activities and a fireworks show that is reflected off the Tennessee River, according to the Natchez Trace Travel website. Heading south, one of the area…

7/3/2015 12:50:00 AM
48 News
Wilson Lake in Florence will be featured on the competition series Ultimate Match Fishing, kicking off its 9 th season on the Outdoor Channel. "This season we will once again return to Wilson Lake, the home of last season’s championship round,” said…

7/2/2015 9:07:00 PM
Times Free Press
And since the Corps also is giving more money to the Kentucky lock on the Tennessee River and to the Olmsted Locks and Dam on the Ohio River, two projects ahead of the new Chickamauga lock, more money should flow to the local project sooner. Indeed…

7/2/2015 8:06:00 PM
News Channel 9
An estimated 20,000 to 25,000 people,on both sides of the Tennessee River, typically take in the patriotic music and fireworks -- during good weather. Pritchard said it takes about $70,000 to pull off this event, so a lot is on the line. And a decision won…

7/2/2015 1:37:00 PM
Pops on the River is Chattanooga’s largest Independence Day celebration, and features a free outdoor patriotic concert by the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera(CSO) at Coolidge Park as well as a large fireworks finale over the Tennessee River. It is made…

7/2/2015 1:11:00 PM
Scheduled to open in the summer of 2018, the new plant will initially treat 24 million gallons of water per day siphoned from the Tennessee River near Guntersville Dam. As Madison County's thirst for water grows, it can be expanded to churn out as much as…

7/2/2015 5:20:00 AM
It looks like enormous fun. You’re out on the river. The sun is shining. The breeze is blowing. You can feel the current of the Tennessee River flowing underneath. But don’t be fooled. It’s difficult, and if you’re like me, that pop-up motion to…

7/2/2015 3:32:00 AM
South Bend Tribune
Few places have been as integral to popular American music as Muscle Shoals — or as unexpectedly so. Nestled along the Tennessee River in northwest Alabama, the small, rural town became an epicenter of soul music in the 1960s at FAME Studios and…

7/1/2015 6:40:00 PM
On that day, Webster Elementary principal Jason Simmons and his wife, Anna, decided to go fishing on Wilson Lake. Trolling along about 55 miles an hour, Jason took his hands from the wheel for a split second to catch his sunglasses. That’s all it took…

7/1/2015 3:16:00 PM
Heavy rain for parts of eastern Oklahoma, Arkansas, and the Tennessee River Valley, Sat, Jul 4. Heavy rain extending from parts of the Southwest northeastward to Kansas, Mon-Tue, Jul 6-7. Enhanced wildfire risk for parts of mainland Alaska, Sat-Wed…

7/1/2015 2:04:00 PM
Justin Lucas and Andy Morgan against Tommy Martin. Wilson Lake in Florence, Ala., will serve as the venue. Joe Thomas and Fish Fishburne will provide on-the-water commentary and analysis while Mark Randolph will serve as referee…

7/1/2015 12:38:00 PM
In 2013, Congress passed a law diverting money from the trust fund to replace the Olmsted Lock in Kentucky. The bill pushed up the timeline for repairs at the Tennessee River lock near Hixson…

7/1/2015 11:30:00 AM
But there's another tactic used in the somewhat murky lakes of the Tennessee River system that's equally effective, especially when the bite slows down in mid-summer's heat. Captain Jimmy Mason calls it "power finesse" fishing; basically, it's employing…

7/1/2015 8:57:00 AM
Franklin County Times
In the late 1880s, Phillip “Phil” Campbell was a railroad construction supervisor for the Birmingham, Sheffield and Tennessee River Railroad. Mel Allen, a Franklin County merchant, wanted to establish a town around his store. Allen promised if Campbell…

7/1/2015 1:00:00 AM
(530) 246-2190. Cold Sweat appears at Win-River Casino at 9:30 p.m. 21 and over. Tennessee River plays the Mosquito Serenade at the Anderson River Park. The opening act begins at 5:30 p.m.; headliner starts at 7 p.m. All ages. Hal Johnson at the…

6/30/2015 3:40:00 PM
Morris says at this point there is not a specific timeline for construction. But they’ve scouted a property near the Tennessee River. “It’s in an area that`s not heavily populated,” Morris assured. The city’s 2015 capital plan includes $200,000…

6/30/2015 3:32:00 PM
Hartselle Enquirer
The blue waters of the Tennessee River added immensely to the pleasure of this evening as the ignited fireworks reflected over its pristine surface. The SOA display is without a doubt one of the largest in the country which requires no payment in order to…

6/30/2015 1:11:00 PM
He could have the best job in law enforcement, but patrolling Wilson Lake day in and day out for Trooper Chad Dyer can be challenging, especially when there’s a holiday weekend coming up. “There’s a lot of responsibility that comes with it…

6/30/2015 12:34:00 PM
Concerts from local bands all day capping off with fireworks shot from a barge on the Tennessee River, according to the Florence Times Daily. Fireworks will be shot off from behind the Athens High School stadium. Parking will be available along U.S…

6/30/2015 11:10:00 AM
He said in the interview that after the incident he threw his cell phone into the Tennessee River. He said others involved included Young, who was 17 at the time but whose case was transferred to adult court, and Robert Thompson, 18. All three face murder…

6/30/2015 4:34:00 AM
Courier Journal
Get ready for another massive Independence Day party on the banks of the Tennessee River. It’s a full day music, food, and fireworks at McFarland Park in Florence. Enjoy music from some of the best local artists: Show your patriotic colors at Joe…

6/29/2015 9:05:00 PM
Daily Times
Its 12 miles of hiking and biking trails, frog ponds, cool streams and leisure walk along the Tennessee River are mostly enjoyed by the residents living right there in Knoxville, said Paul James, Ijams Nature Center executive director. But what’s new in…

6/29/2015 6:00:00 AM
Shipman and Wilkins hail from Corinth, MS. Legal waters for the WCC included the Tennessee River and its tributaries from Kentucky state line to Bear Creek. Trailering was allowed so anglers could ramp at their preferred location. Participants could…

6/28/2015 4:55:00 PM
Legal waters for the WCC included the Tennessee River and its tributaries from Kentucky state line to Bear Creek. Trailering was allowed so anglers could ramp at their preferred location. Participants could weight in a total of 5 fish and the heaviest 5…

6/28/2015 7:01:00 AM
The Commercial Appeal
To prevent further flooding, operators have significantly reduced the amount of water being released from Kentucky Dam on the Tennessee River and Barkley Dam on the Cumberland, he said. For farmers with crops unprotected by levees, the late high-water…

6/28/2015 12:36:00 AM
Decatur Daily
For more than 75 years, millions of waterfowl have made their seasonal pilgrimages to the refuge that stretches along the Tennessee River just to the east of Decatur. Shadowed in that tradition as a waterfowl sanctuary is the fact that the refuge is a…

6/27/2015 10:03:00 PM
Times Daily
FLORENCE — The Spirit of Freedom Celebration in its 34th year will once again feature its July Fourth fireworks show from a barge in the middle of the Tennessee River. The Pyro Shows display begins at 9 p.m. at McFarland Park…

6/26/2015 10:54:00 AM
The Mountaineer
Because the Appalachians are the highest mountain chain in the Southeast, air movement patterns often bring in pollutants from both the Ohio River Valley and the Tennessee River Valley that become trapped in the mountaintops. Through the years, an ozone…

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