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1/16/2020 1:04:00 PM
Dothan Eagle
signs her scholarship to fish at Troy University in front of family members at the Headland High School library Thursday afternoon. Background: A member of the Headland High Bass Fishing Team since ...

1/14/2020 8:39:00 AM
10 News
The Tennessee Valley Authority is preparing for another round of storms today. Flows from the dams are higher than normal. The plan for TVA is to continue releasing water from nine dams along the ...

1/14/2020 1:27:48 AM
WBIR-TV Knoxville on MSN.com
The Tennessee Valley Authority is preparing for another round of storms today. Flows from the dams are higher than normal. The plan for TVA is to continue releasing water from nine dams along the ...

1/13/2020 7:55:00 AM
Times Free Press
The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the boat ramps and fishing piers at the Tennessee River Park are now open to the public. The ramps and fishing piers were ...

1/12/2020 4:42:00 PM
Oxygen
Just after 8:00 a.m. on Feb. 2, 2011 in Sequatchie County, Tennessee, 911 dispatch receives a call from a man who reports seeing a body floating in a river. When detectives reach the river's edge, ...

1/12/2020 4:30:00 PM
Oxygen
When the body of well-known mechanic Clifford Carden Jr. is found floating in a Tennessee river, police unearth evidence that leads them to a ruthless killer fueled by addiction and greed.

1/10/2020 4:55:00 PM
WBBJ-TV
SAVANNAH, Tenn. — It was around this time last year when the Tennessee River began to rise in Hardin County, bringing with it some of the worst flooding the area has seen in years. “It was a ...

1/10/2020 1:00:00 PM
Herald-News
If one stands on the banks of the Tennessee River, or in the middle of Mynatt Cemetery, a person is surrounded with history and the people who lived it. Washington, Tennessee in Rhea County is one of ...

1/7/2020 4:51:00 PM
Times Free Press
The spilling lifted the Tennessee River nearly 6 feet above its normal winter level in Chattanooga, and the heavy currents forced the shutdown of river navigation through the Tennessee River gorge ...

1/3/2020 3:13:00 AM
Kansas City Star
It happened Monday afternoon in Decatur County, near Eagle Nest Island in the Tennessee River, state officials posted on Facebook. The injured animal was taken to a veterinarian on Dec. 31, according ...

1/2/2020 11:50:00 PM
USA Today
Decatur: More than 800,000 gallons of untreated sewage spilled from the city’s utility plant and eventually reached the Tennessee River during two days of heavy rains, documents filed by Decatur ...

1/2/2020 5:45:00 PM
WATE 6 On Your Side
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Because of expected rain over the next few days, the Tennessee Valley Authority said Thursday it is spilling excess water at dams along the Tennessee River. Among those dams ...

1/2/2020 1:49:00 PM
WRCB
The wet start to 2020 comes on the heels of an above-normal year of total rainfall in 2019. The entire Tennessee River basin received about 66 and a half inches of rainfall in 2019, according to TVA, ...

1/2/2020 9:21:00 AM
Times Free Press
Last year was the second wettest year on record in the Tennessee Valley, following record rains in 2018, TVA said today. TVA said precipitation totals in the Tennessee River basin averaged nearly 15 ...

1/2/2020 7:48:52 AM
WHNT on MSN.com
DECATUR, Ala. - Dozens of people jumped into the Tennessee River for the annual Polar Bear Plunge to kick off the new year. The event was hosted by the Community Action Partnership of North Alabama ...

1/1/2020 9:20:00 PM
Decatur Daily
Penny Taylor of Decatur was one of more than 100 people who jumped in the frigid Tennessee River on Wednesday to welcome in the new year. It was her fourth time taking the annual Jan. 1 Polar Bear ...

1/1/2020 9:05:00 PM
TimesDaily
FLORENCE — About 150 people, dressed in swimsuits and shorts and T-shirts, lined the banks of the Tennessee River at McFarland Park on Wednesday waiting on the countdown to the fourth annual Plunge ...

1/1/2020 3:09:00 PM
WHNT
DECATUR, Ala. - Dozens of people jumped into the Tennessee River for the annual Polar Bear Plunge to kick off the new year. The event was hosted by the Community Action Partnership of North Alabama ...

12/31/2019 11:04:00 AM
Times Free Press
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — More than 800,000 gallons (3 million liters) of untreated sewage spilled from an Alabama city's utility plant and eventually reached the Tennessee River during two days of heavy ...

12/31/2019 9:08:00 AM
The News Courier
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — More than 800,000 gallons of untreated sewage spilled from an Alabama city's utility plant and eventually reached the Tennessee River during two days of heavy rains, documents ...

12/31/2019 7:46:00 AM
WVTM 13
An Alabama utility company has disclosed that more than 800,000 gallons of untreated sewage spilled from a plant during a storm, eventually reaching the Tennessee River. Local media reports ...

12/31/2019 7:25:00 AM
Washington Times
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - More than 800,000 gallons (3 million liters) of untreated sewage spilled from an Alabama city’s utility plant and eventually reached the Tennessee River during two days of heavy ...

12/31/2019 6:45:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
In May, the state Attorney General’s Office and the Environmental Management Department sued Decatur Utilities, arguing it's liable to the state for up to $25,000 per overflow. The complaint alleges ...

12/31/2019 5:22:00 AM
Charlotte Observer
More than 800,000 gallons (3 million liters) of untreated sewage spilled from an Alabama city's utility plant and eventually reached the Tennessee River during two days of heavy rains, documents filed ...

12/31/2019 3:43:00 AM
Chicago Tribune
based industrial giant has already reached a historic $850 million pollution settlement with Minnesota. It settled a $35 million case with an Alabama water authority in April to treat PFAS chemicals ...

12/30/2019 8:08:00 PM
WHNT
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A group called Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful is introducing a new adopt a storm drain program in hopes of helping people come up with New Year’s resolutions.

12/30/2019 5:17:00 PM
WBBJ-TV
At the beginning of the year, excessive rain caused excessive flooding. This February was one of the wettest February’s on record. For areas near the Tennessee River, water rose more than 10 feet, ...

12/29/2019 7:34:00 AM
The National Interest
Charles F. Smith, who had no experience whatsoever in directing such a large body of men. Nevertheless, in mid-March Smith sent Brig. Gen. William T. Sherman scouting down the Tennessee River to ...

12/26/2019 12:11:00 PM
New York Times
Greg Bridgeforth tending to an irrigation water pump in Tanner, Ala., by the Tennessee River. His farm has been in family hands for 150 years, defying forces that drove most black farmers off their ...

12/25/2019 9:05:00 PM
Decatur Daily
As Barbara Walters, TV anchor of "20/20" would say, “This is 2020.” Festivities will range from dinners to concerts to a New Year’s Day plunge in the Tennessee River to fireworks in downtown Decatur.

12/25/2019 1:04:00 PM
al.com
Critics are raising alarms over the age of Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, which opened 46 years ago on the banks of the Tennessee River and is still operating. Some say equipment at the three-reactor ...

12/24/2019 4:07:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Critics are raising alarms over the age of Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, which opened 46 years ago on the banks of the Tennessee River and is still operating. Some say equipment at ...

12/24/2019 1:00:00 PM
al.com
Just a few hundred yards away from the parking area is a small glassed-in observation building behind the visitors center where visitors can see thousands of sandhill cranes, and if they’re lucky, one ...

12/24/2019 9:08:00 AM
Times Free Press
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Critics are raising alarms over the age of Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, which opened 46 years ago on the banks of the Tennessee River and is still operating. Some say equipment at ...

12/23/2019 6:30:00 PM
The Bulletin
It settled a $35 million case with an Alabama water authority in April to treat PFAS chemicals that leaked into the Tennessee River. More are in the pipeline. New York sued last month, after spring ...

12/23/2019 3:55:00 PM
Morning Call PA
based industrial giant has already reached a historic $850 million pollution settlement with Minnesota. It settled a $35 million case with an Alabama water authority in April to treat PFAS chemicals ...

12/23/2019 11:36:52 AM
StarTribune on MSN.com
It settled a $35 million case with an Alabama water authority in April to treat PFAS chemicals that leaked into the Tennessee River. More are in the pipeline. New York sued last month, after spring ...

12/23/2019 3:26:00 AM
MinnPost
It settled a $35 million case with an Alabama water authority in April to treat PFAS chemicals that leaked into the Tennessee River. More are in the pipeline. … 3M has set aside an additional $235 ...

12/22/2019 1:08:00 PM
WKRN
DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Decatur County assistant fire chief was reportedly arrested on sex charges. 27-year-old Brendon Morgan was charged with aggravated sexual battery, according to ...

12/19/2019
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (December 2019)





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