Wilson Lake News
7/28/2017 12:49:00 AM
At the World half-Ironman, athletes will swim up (instead of down) the Tennessee River for about a half-mile of the 1.2-mile swim. They’ll bike 56 miles through the hills of Georgia and Tennessee and run 13.1 miles in more hills. Max’s best time in the ...
7/27/2017 6:26:00 PM
MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – A new scientific report on pollution in the Tennessee River at Decatur reveals just how saturated the Wheeler Basin is with certain PFC compounds. Those compounds, including PFOS, were used in the manufacture of various products ...
7/27/2017 5:47:00 PM
German professor Andreas Fath begins attempt to swim the Tennessee River at Ijams Landing, July 27, 2017. Brianna Paciorka and Steve Ahillen/News Sentinel KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — “Marty, is that the way?” said Andreas Fath pointing downriver just before ...
7/27/2017 5:30:00 PM
Times Free Press
A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with a deadly shooting at Renaissance Park earlier this month. Tyree Corley faces charges of first-degree murder and especially aggravated robbery after police say he shot and killed 45-year-old ...
7/27/2017 5:27:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
German professor begins 652-mile swim down Tennessee River Andreas Fath hopes to draw attention to pollution problems with marathon swim on Tennessee River Check out this story on knoxnews.com: http://knoxne.ws/2vbfRDR
7/27/2017 2:18:00 PM
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A German professor is attempting to swim the ...
7/27/2017 10:24:00 AM
German professor Dr. Andreas Fath is starting his second endurance swim for science in the Tennessee River today. Fath broke the world record for speed swimming from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea in 2014, and for his second swim for science, he's ...
7/27/2017 2:07:00 AM
The Paducah Sun
A German scientist plans to swim the entire Tennessee River in his attempt to break a world record and analyze the 652-mile waterway for pollutants. Dr. Andreas Fath, a professor of medical and life sciences at Furtwangen University in Germany, plans to ...
7/26/2017 11:19:00 PM
DECATUR, Ala. - Researchers at Auburn University have published an important paper on pollution in the Tennessee River at Decatur. We knew it was bad. We just didn't know it was this bad. The report, "Novel Polyfluorinated Compounds Identified Using High ...
7/25/2017 4:05:00 AM
Eastbound traffic has been restricted to one lane on the I-24 Tennessee River Bridge at the Marshall-Livingston Count Line. Eastbound traffic has been restricted to one lane on the I-24 Tennessee River Bridge at the Marshall-Livingston Count Line.
7/24/2017 11:35:00 PM
A new studio was opened about a mile away on the Tennessee River. “Our mission is two-fold,” said Judy Hood, chairwoman of the nonprofit Muscle Shoals Music Foundation, which owns the studio. “On one hand, we feel a strong obligation to educate ...
7/24/2017 5:22:00 PM
HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — A group of jet ski enthusiasts took off from Paris Landing State Park Sunday for the 21st annual Tennessee River 600. “Oh, the first day that we take off, it’s an incredible adrenaline rush,” participant Louann Weidner said.
7/24/2017 2:12:00 PM
Scattered storms spread over Northern Alabama again Monday afternoon and one over Wilson Lake produced an interesting feature. This is a tropical funnel, which forms in warm, moist environments with very little wind shear. Tropical funnels do not pose the ...
7/24/2017 4:18:00 AM
Ijams is a place where everyone can come and find a way to connect with nature. Whether it’s zip-lining through the trees, going for a walk along the Tennessee River and jumping for a swim in Quarry, when you go to Ijams you can still feel like you’ve ...
7/23/2017 11:36:00 PM
The Paducah Sun
Due to a traffic hazard, eastbound traffic on the Interstate 24 Tennessee River Bridge is being restricted to the left-hand lane until further notice at the Marshall-Livingston county line, east of the U.S. 62 Exit 27 Calvert City Interchange. According to ...
7/22/2017 10:05:00 PM
Times Free Press
In 1901, Newell organized and served as director of the Chattanooga Steamboat Co., which operated boats on the Tennessee River floating to and from St. Louis. He also served as a director of the Hamilton National Bank and the Nashville, Chattanooga and St ...
7/22/2017 1:29:00 PM
Eastbound traffic has been restricted to one lane on the I-24 Tennessee River Bridge at the Marshall-Livingston County Line. This is along I-24 eastbound near the 30 mile marker. Engineers say overnight, a finger joint on the bridge deck became a hazard ...
7/22/2017 9:00:00 AM
On Saturday, July 22 eastbound traffic was restricted to one lane on the I-24 Tennessee River Bridge at the Marshall-Livingston Count Line. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said this is along I-24 eastbound near the 30 mile marker.
7/22/2017 12:58:00 AM
KNOXVILLE -- After breaking the world record for speed swimming the Rhine River from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea in 2014, Dr. Andreas Fath, professor of medical and life sciences at Furtwangen University in Germany, is preparing for another endurance ...
7/21/2017 9:06:00 PM
After breaking the world record for speed swimming the Rhine River from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea in 2014, a German professor is taking on a new endurance challenge. He plans to swim the entire length of the Tennessee River. Dr. Andreas Fath, a ...
7/21/2017 3:56:00 PM
The Tennessee River in downtown Knoxville doesn't have the best reputation for swimming. "You hear people say, 'The downtown river is gross. Why do you swim in there? It's dirty,'" said Knoxville resident, Blaik Ogle. A group that calls themselves the ...
7/21/2017 2:54:00 AM
Tennessee River Valley communities located in the path of totality for the August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse are planning memorable viewing events for this once-in-a-lifetime event. Not since 1918 has there been an opportunity to view a total solar eclipse ...
7/20/2017 4:56:00 PM
And they sang the song from the album’s first video, “Tennessee River Runs Low,” imagining that they had become the Tennessee River as it flows sluggishly by their hometown of Florence, Alabama, burbling a mournful song and burying their heartaches ...
7/19/2017 9:20:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
Forget everything you thought you knew about this city's food and culture. Chattanooga, Tennessee, is undergoing a renaissance and transforming its industrial past. Today, you'll find trendy, hip, and sustainable eateries and world-class attractions in a ...
7/19/2017 7:12:00 AM
Not all river gorges are made alike. Some are narrow, snake through the mountains in a elegant, sinuous fashion, while other are wide, deep, and less curvy. Two of them, at least in North America, are paddling meccas. And while they share that, plus a few ...
7/18/2017 6:51:00 PM
WRCB 3 Chattanooga
TWRA along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating the shooting of two bald eagles in the Tennessee River Valley. The first injured eagle was reported on January 30 around 2:00 p.m. in Meigs County. TWRA Wildlife Sergeant Chris Combs ...
7/17/2017 6:24:00 PM
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – One professor is coming to East Tennessee to do some research – but it doesn't involve laboratories or a trip to the library. Andreas Fath, Professor of Medical and Life Sciences at Furtwangen University in Germany, is coming ...
7/17/2017 1:15:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
5 things to know about the Tennessee River The drainage basin of the Tennessee River covers approximately 41,000 square miles and includes parts of seven states Check out this story on knoxnews.com: http://knoxne.ws/2uqPc5b
7/17/2017 11:22:00 AM
Channel 2’s Rikki Klaus was in Chattanooga Sunday as dozens of people gathered at the Tennessee River Park to listen to music and remember the sacrifice of five service members slain two years ago by terrorist gunfire. These are remarkable people ...
7/17/2017 8:00:00 AM
(click for more) German Professor To Swim And Analyze Entire Tennessee River Rock Creek Presents Checks To North Chickamauga Creek Conservancy, Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Boating Accident On Cherokee Lake Claims The Life Of A Georgia Man Kayak Tour ...
7/17/2017 4:40:00 AM
Drivers should expect delays on the Interstate 24 Tennessee River Bridge this week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is planning to restrict traffic to one lane so that crews can inspect the bridge. The inspection team will have a different lane closed ...
7/17/2017 2:18:00 AM
Chattanooga firefighters, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officials and Hamilton County Special Tactics and Rescue Services responded to a reported drowning about 200 yards above the Chickamauga Dam on the Tennessee River. No further details have been ...
7/17/2017 2:12:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
Andreas Fath hopes his swim down the Tennessee River goes a little better than one he took down the Rhine River in Germany in 2014. “I was almost dead when I finished,” said Fath, 52, a professor at Furtwangen University in Germany. “It was very cold.
7/16/2017 11:18:00 PM
Kyle Friauf, harbormaster at the Florence Harbor Marina, said there are businesses that will help stranded boaters, but they're not on Wilson Lake or this end of Pickwick Lake. "Generally, speaking for myself, I have towed in people more than once while I ...
7/16/2017 8:53:00 PM
BIRMINGHAM — A federal lawsuit involving chemical contamination in the Tennessee River near a city in Alabama will go to trial in 2019. Al.com reports that Judge Abdul K. Kallon scheduled a pretrial conference for Jan. 23, 2019 in Birmingham, Alabama.
7/16/2017 6:21:00 PM
Skip Wells, and Petty Officer 2nd class Randall Smith. Two others were also hurt. Chattanooga remembered the lives lost during a celebration in Tennessee River Park on Sunday. “The fact that it’s been two years does not change that it affects the ...
7/16/2017 8:10:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal lawsuit involving chemical contamination in the Tennessee River near a city in Alabama will go to trial in 2019. Al.com reports that Judge Abdul K. Kallon scheduled a pretrial conference for Jan. 23, 2019 in Birmingham ...
7/15/2017 1:39:00 PM
Some clubs are accustomed to racing on a national scale and have their sights set on medaling, while newer teams, like Tennessee River Rowing Association, enjoy the sheer experience just as much as the pursuit of a medal. TRRA was created this summer to ...
7/14/2017 5:52:00 PM
A civil lawsuit filed against 3M Corp. and other entities concerning chemical contamination of the Tennessee River will go before a federal judge in Huntsville in March 2019. The trial will begin at 9 a.m. March 4, 2019, in U.S. District Court. A pretrial ...
7/14/2017 4:44:00 PM
WRCB 3 Chattanooga
On Saturday is the Chattanooga Heroes Run, the five-mile run will start at 8:00 a.m. at the navy operational support center near Amnicola highway and will end at the Hubert Fry Center in the Tennessee River Park, there will also be a children's fun run at ...
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