Watts Bar Lake News

12/12/2019 3:13:00 AM
The Walnut Street Bridge is unmissable: 2,376 feet of gleaming metal perched atop five stone-gray pillars, spanning the Tennessee River between the aquarium and Coolidge Park. It's been one of ...

12/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
The question about whether not it remains open affects just about everyone in this county just east of the Tennessee River 80-miles from Nashville. On a recent December day, we met Terry Moore inside ...

12/11/2019 6:21:00 PM
10 News
KINGSTON, Tenn. — This TVA fish tale is a real success story. A fish species that's been around since the time of the dinosaurs is making a comeback in the Tennessee River Sturgeon, a native fish ...

12/11/2019 4:30:00 AM
The agency says while regulations have been in place for decades, the number of floating cabins continued to grow with an estimated 2,250 moored on the Tennessee River System as of 2016. The TVA has ...

12/9/2019 2:00:00 AM
The Tennessee River Valley is filled with festive towns boasting some of the best holiday activities for families to enjoy together. When paired with southern hospitality and mild temperatures, these ...

12/6/2019 6:52:58 AM
Field and Stream on MSN.com
My buddy Miles is a Colorado guide, and we’ve been hunting together for a decade. Good friends have rituals, and for the last bunch of years, come nightfall in hunting camp—whether that’s on the banks ...

12/3/2019 12:13:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
Federal Utility Fined $145K for Inaccurate Nuke Plant Info FILE - In this April 29, 2015 file photo, a boat travels on the Tennessee River near the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant near Spring City, Tenn.

12/1/2019 4:33:00 PM
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – Muscle Shoals Police are investigating a body found in the Tennessee River near Singing River Bridge in Muscle Shoals. Colbert County Coroner Justin Gasque said his office was ...

12/1/2019 2:50:00 PM
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WAFF) - Sources confirm to WAFF-48 News that a body was found at the south side of the Singing River Bridge. We know crews were called to the scene this afternoon after a ...

12/1/2019 4:43:00 AM
LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN)– A vacant home is being called a total loss after a fire. According to Tennessee River Valley News, at least four different crews responded just before 11 p.m. Saturday ...

11/30/2019 5:30:00 PM
Times Free Press
Glass is easy to overlook. Sitting blithely on that water tower along Riverside Drive, Glass cheerfully represents what we've long taken for granted in this city by the Tennessee River — clean, ...

11/30/2019 7:58:00 AM
Hundreds of families started celebrating Christmas early at the annual Holiday Cheer at the Pier at Ross's Landing Friday night. Music, food trucks, train rides, and a view of the Tennessee River kept ...

11/29/2019 9:02:00 AM
USA Today
The Vanderbilt Commodores (3-8) make the trek east to the banks of the Tennessee River to take on the Tennessee Volunteers (6-5) in a Saturday afternoon contest at Neyland Stadium kicking off at 4 p.m ...

11/25/2019 4:03:00 PM
Winter is showtime in the western portion of the Tennessee River Valley. The Wings of Winter Birding Festival offers guided field trips, speakers and more in the heart of the Mississippi Flyway, ...

11/25/2019 8:25:00 AM
At Tuesday’s commission meeting, Rhea County resident Jim Amish, who lives along Watts Bar Lake in north Rhea, asked the commission to consider the resolution, and the commission passed it unanimously ...

11/24/2019 9:15:00 PM
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
And starting in January, you can experience one of nature’s most impressive displays along the Tennessee River: the gathering of thousands of sandhill cranes on their winter migration. Distinctive ...

11/23/2019 11:00:00 AM
Times Free Press
In March of 1867, much of Chattanooga found itself underwater, ravished by days of continuous rain that caused the Tennessee River to surge around 58 feet higher than usual. A few days after the rain ...

11/19/2019 7:48:00 PM
Times Free Press
The Endangered Species Act is an perfect example. Consider the bald eagle, Tellico's snail darter, the Tennessee River's lake sturgeon, the nondescript St. Francis' satyr butterfly in North Carolina, ...

11/19/2019 1:56:00 PM
Bright School fourth-grader Nina Lail on Saturday led a contingent to help the Tennessee River Rescue trash pick-up on Suck Creek. Nina is a member of the Shine Bright Club, which helps non-profit ...

11/19/2019 8:18:00 AM
The Tennessee River Valley is home to many talented artists and craftsmen who live, work and teach here. Those in search of one-of-a-kind gifts, the Tennessee River Valley Mapguide has compiled a list ...

11/16/2019 6:31:00 PM
Hundreds of pounds of aquatic litter was removed from the waterways leading to the Tennessee River Saturday morning. The 1,420 pounds of litter is part of the Tennessee Riverkeepers capaign to remove ...

11/16/2019 4:26:00 PM
A cleanup event organized by Alabama-based environmental group Tennessee Riverkeeper removed more than 1,420 pounds of litter from tributaries to the Tennessee River in Decatur Saturday, the group ...

11/16/2019 11:09:00 AM
10 News
As we finish the fall season and head into winter, the risk of flooding increases. Tennessee Valley Authority works year-round, 24 hours a day to monitor and control water levels on the Tennessee ...

11/15/2019 1:33:00 PM
Plans are being made for a new bridge over the Tennessee River in Decatur. State Senator Arthur Orr said a new and wider bridge will need to be built in the next decade. In the meantime, Orr has ideas ...

11/15/2019 3:10:00 AM
The News Courier
The volunteers spent two hours picking up garbage at the Wildlife Management Area along the Tennessee River at the end of West Dike Road. The community service event was organized by Operation Legacy.

11/14/2019 10:30:00 PM
Decatur Daily
State Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, believes it’s time to make plans to replace the southbound Hudson Memorial Bridge span over the Tennessee River into Decatur. Orr brought up the issue Thursday at the ...

11/14/2019 4:34:00 PM
Times Free Press
A high-profile tract on the Tennessee River downtown, part of which will hold a $30 million assisted living facility, also is seeing interest from hotel and apartment developers, its owner said.

11/12/2019 8:21:00 AM
The shift from manufacturing to mixed-use zoning will allow the development group to significantly revitalize the property between the Tennessee River and Riverfront Parkway. “We appreciate the ...

11/11/2019 12:35:00 PM
A wreck Monday afternoon sent a vehicle into the Tennessee River. It happened at Highway 35 and Highway 40 in Jackson County. According to Rocky Harnen, a spokesperson for the Jackson County Sheriff’s ...

11/11/2019 12:25:00 PM
JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. – A pickup truck ended up in the Tennessee River after a wreck that involved an 18-wheeler Monday morning, Alabama State Troopers said. The wreck was reported around 11:45 a.m. at ...

11/11/2019 11:08:00 AM
Competitors were vying for $126,340.00 in cash and prizes. Despite strong winds and chilly weather that blew through just as the tournament got underway, the anglers managed to turn in impressive ...

11/11/2019 1:42:00 AM
Temperatures will warm up into the 50s to near 60 degrees. Areas of rain develop during the afternoon, first over the Tennessee River, then quickly moving to Nashville and the Plateau toward the ...

11/6/2019 2:46:00 PM
The Daytona Beach News-Journal
The Halifax Rowing Association scored a bronze medal in a national regatta held last weekend on the Tennessee River. The HRA rowers nabbed third-place honors in the Mixed 8+ (with a coxswain) at the ...

11/5/2019 11:07:00 PM
Southwest Virginia Today
But these efforts are far from finished, and there is still much work to be done. With this in mind, we commend such groups as the Abingdon-based Upper Tennessee River Roundtable and Clinch Valley ...

11/5/2019 2:00:00 PM
The lodge is situated near the edge of the bluff, offering panoramic views of the Appalachian foothills in the distance and the Tennessee River below. Gorham’s Bluff is in Pisgah, near Scottsboro in ...

11/1/2019 7:57:00 PM
Times Free Press
In mid-November, about two dozen adventurers will line up to roam the woods around Suck Creek in a checkpoint-to-checkpoint race through the Tennessee River Gorge. There will be competitive athletes ...

11/1/2019 3:43:00 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – It has been a long week for folks in west Middle Tennessee along and near the Tennessee River, but progress is slowly being made. Restoring electricity has been a major ...

10/31/2019 10:19:00 AM
The Daily Beacon
The University of Tennessee-owned Eugenia Williams House, located on the Tennessee River in the Lyons View Historic District, is commonly referred to as an “American castle.” The site was the home of ...

10/31/2019 12:22:00 AM
10 News
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Volunteers, businesses, state and local governments announced their clean up achievements at the end of October, recognized as "Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month." ...

10/30/2019 11:33:00 AM
Throughout the month, October has been recognized as ‘Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month’ across the four states of Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Kentucky—and there’s quite a ...

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