Watts Bar Lake News

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 ...

7/19/2017 4:24:00 AM
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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 4:48:00 PM
The Whitestone Country Inn is a peaceful, 600-acre resort along Watts Bar Lake in Kingston, Tennessee. Paul and Jean Cowell opened the Inn in the 1990s, but their vision goes back much further. In the 1960s, Jean's parents took her to a similar camp in ...

7/17/2017 11:22:00 AM
WSB-TV Atlanta
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
Associated Press
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 8:53:00 PM
Tuscaloosa News
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
Times Daily
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 ...

7/14/2017 8:21:00 AM
Conservation organizations, including the Tennessee Aquarium, are collaborating on an unprecedented examination of North America's most diverse river. Dr. Andreas Fath will swim the Tennessee River's 652-mile length collecting and analyzing water samples ...

7/14/2017 12:54:00 AM
The Paducah Sun
Traffic on Interstate 24 will be restricted to one lane on the Tennessee River bridge near the 30-mile marker beginning Monday, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The lane restriction is necessary to allow a detailed inspection of the bridge.

7/13/2017 9:03:00 PM
MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. - It's almost two years away but a court date has finally been set regarding the pollution in the Tennessee River. If successful, the lawsuit could lead to major efforts to clean up the river in and around Decatur. But there are still ...

7/13/2017 6:06:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
spent his last night, has towered over the Tennessee River and Gay Street for decades. Check out this story on knoxnews.com: http://knoxne.ws/2viEiLT

7/13/2017 1:15:00 PM
UPDATE: A woman who jumped from the bridge – who appeared to be in her mid 20s and driving a car with an Indiana license plate, according to published reports – has survived the leap. See Paducah-area media reports for details. ORIGINAL POST McCracken ...

7/13/2017 8:00:00 AM
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 challenge on ...

7/13/2017 6:12:00 AM
The Alabama Department of Public Health says PFOS and PFOA chemicals are contaminating fish in the Tennessee River. That's why they've put out a new advisory, asking people to restrict how much fish they eat caught from the Tennessee River. These are the ...

7/12/2017 10:39:00 PM
Decatur Daily
“The only way to get them out of the Tennessee River is to force the responsible parties to remove them,” he said. Whiteside said the cleanup likely would involve dredging to remove the chemicals from sediment. Riverkeeper is suing 3M Co. and its ...

7/12/2017 6:31:00 PM
See more homes for sale in Golden. Photo from Zillow listing. Boasting panoramic views of Watts Bar Lake, this 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom property has abundant outdoor space to enjoy the scenery, including three decks with hammocks and a hot tub. Every ...

7/12/2017 4:15:00 PM
A federal lawsuit over chemical contamination in the Tennessee River in and around Decatur, Ala., is set to go to trial, but not until 2019. Judge Abdul K. Kallon scheduled a pretrial conference for Jan. 23, 2019 in Birmingham, with a non-jury trial to ...

7/12/2017 8:10:00 AM
Daily Times
KNOXVILLE — The body of a woman was recovered around 6:20 a.m. today from the waters of Tennessee River. At 3:59 a.m. today, officers responded to the Henley Street Bridge to begin searching for a woman who had possibly jumped from the bridge ...

7/12/2017 5:26:00 AM
Cordele Dispatch
There’s a little tiny town in northern Alabama, about 25 miles from the Tennessee state line, on the Tennessee River. In the olden days, the river was shallow and ran over the smooth pebbles in the bottom, called the shoals, while that water fed the ...

7/11/2017 10:40:00 PM
Princeton Times Leader
I-24 will be restricted to one lane on the Tennessee River Bridge near the 30 mile marker to allow a detailed inspection of the bridge structure, cabinet officials reported.

7/11/2017 4:13:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
Carmichael Greer Bridge over Fort Loudoun Dam onto a new, four-lane bridge 2,000 feet downstream on the Tennessee River. (Video courtesy of TDOT) Check out this story on knoxnews.com: http://knoxne.ws/2u6sz63

7/10/2017 10:23:00 PM
Times Daily
Mayor Steve Holt said he expects the talk to center on a plan to build the 31-court tennis complex and redevelop the park on the Tennessee River. Little money has been spent there for the past decade. "The concept presented will be the most attractive one ...

7/10/2017 12:54:00 PM
The article mentions Chattanooga's popular outdoors scene, giving nods to the Tennessee River, mountains and attractions such as the Incline Railway. It also mentions the Tennessee Riverpark, Walnut Street Bridge and Crabtree Farms. Restaurants and ...

7/10/2017 12:32:00 PM
On July 11, drivers on US 321 (SR 73) at the Ft. Loudoun Dam Bridge Project will be moved to the new bridge over the Tennessee River by midnight. Traffic will still be on the existing bridge over the Tellico Canal. US 321 (SR 73) southbound traffic will be ...

7/10/2017 9:29:00 AM
Johnson City Press
Looking out over the broad acres stretching along the Tennessee River from east to west and sloping far to the south skirting the Georgian and Carolina state lines, the rich harvest, the full fruitage and the dull autumnal decay, makes the lucky dweller ...

7/10/2017 4:42:00 AM
The US 60 Tennessee River Bridge at Ledbetter will have lane restrictions this week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the lane restrictions are needed so that crews can do a detailed inspection of the bridge. Crews will start on the eastbound lanes ...

7/9/2017 8:00:00 AM
Residents of the Southeast will get a better picture of the magnitude of microplastics impacting the Tennessee River watershed beginning on July 27. That’s when Professor of Medical and Life Sciences Dr. Andreas Fath will embark on TenneSwim, a headwater ...

7/8/2017 12:26:00 PM
The Observation Deck on the 4th level re-opened in 2014 and offers a 360-degree view of World’s Fair Park, downtown, the Tennessee River, the University of Tennessee, and the Smoky Mountains. Visiting the Observation Deck is FREE. Getting outdoors in ...

7/8/2017 10:13:00 AM
The weather service in Huntsville said the best chances of strong storms in north Alabama will be south of the Tennessee River. The prime window for stronger storms across central Alabama will be from roughly 3 until 8 p.m., according to the weather ...

7/8/2017 8:00:00 AM
Jacob Barnes operated a mill on the Tennessee River in the vicinity of Soddy Creek for over 60 years. He fathered 15 children by two wives,and many of his descendants are still at Soddy-Daisy. Jacob Barnes was born in 1819 and he apparently lost his father ...

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