Watts Bar Lake News

10/18/2018 2:51:00 AM
The Business Journals
For those in search of the Halloween spirit, the Tennessee River Valley Mapguide provides information on ghostly tours and other ghoulish fun from a local's perspective. KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 18, 201...

10/18/2018 2:12:00 AM
Virtual-Strategy
Attractions across the Tennessee River Valley are celebrating Halloween with a variety of activities appealing for adults and children. Whether it is guided ghost tours, corn maze fun, a lantern tour ...

10/17/2018 9:50:00 PM
WBIR
On a warm Thursday morning in July of 2017, Dr. Andreas Fath jumped into the Tennessee River near Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville. He was swimming the entire length of the river to survey the water a...

10/17/2018 4:44:00 PM
al.com
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has responded to a north Alabama water authority’s request for the state to join its lawsuit against the 3M Company related to water pollution in the Tennessee River. “I understa...

10/16/2018 11:30:00 AM
al.com
A north Alabama water authority is asking the state of Alabama to join its lawsuit against the 3M Company related to water pollution in the Tennessee River, which is used as a source of drinking water ...

10/16/2018 10:11:00 AM
WHNT
The letter sent Friday by the authority argues that 3M, which has a plant in Decatur, has polluted the Tennessee River with the chemicals PFOA and PFOS which were used in Scotchgard and other ...

10/15/2018 1:43:00 AM
The Business Journals
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Traveling by motorcycle is one of the best ways to explore a destination, offering riders with an unobstructed 180-degree view. The Tennessee Rive...

10/15/2018 1:23:00 AM
Virtual-Strategy
The Tennessee River Valley Mapguide provides visitors with scenic routes and trip plans from a local’s perspective on some of the most scenic roads to travel on by motorcycle. The Cherohala Skyway ope...

10/14/2018 6:34:00 AM
al.com
You'd see a few pioneer homes scattered throughout the valley. In 1871, in a state dominated by the agricultural stronghold regions of the Tennessee River Valley and the Black Belt, Jefferson County w...

10/13/2018 11:13:00 PM
The Washington Times
The gold one signifying they completed the loop is still flying on the Southern Cross where it is docked along the Tennessee River. It’s one of the greatest American journeys anyone can take, from the ...

10/12/2018 5:24:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
East Ridge's Larry Clark was battling mosquitoes on his 30th Tennessee River Rescue. Mr. Clark, who was one of the founders of river and creek cleanup, was honored by East Ridge Mayor Brent Lambert at ...

10/12/2018 2:24:00 PM
The Herald-News
George and his family lived on a 765-acre farm on the Tennessee River, approximately six miles south of Washington. His wife, Minerva, died when only twenty-five years of age, on February 14, 1870. Sh...

10/11/2018 10:49:00 PM
Water Online
A new scientific study, announced at the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute, examines the health of the Tennessee River. Researchers were shocked by the extreme levels of microplastics discover...

10/11/2018 5:10:00 AM
Virtual-Strategy
A new scientific study, announced at the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute, examines the health of the Tennessee River. Researchers were shocked by the extreme levels of microplastics discover...

10/11/2018 4:43:00 AM
The Business Journals
A new scientific study, announced at the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute, examines the health of the Tennessee River. Researchers were shocked by the extreme levels of microplastics discover...

10/10/2018 10:15:00 PM
TimesDaily
FLORENCE — It was called the "river that sings" by Native Americans, and on Thursday two local historians and authors will present a history of the Tennessee River in the Shoals area. The history from ...

10/10/2018 3:43:00 PM
WTVC
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A German scientist who swam all 652 miles of the Tennessee River and studied it's water quality says he found "staggering levels of microplastic pollution" in the river.

10/10/2018 2:10:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
This past weekend the city of Cleveland's Stormwater Division co-sponsored the 30th annual Tennessee River Rescue Stream Cleanup in Cleveland. Approximately 59 volunteers participated in this year’s e...

10/10/2018 1:44:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
During 34 grueling days last summer, endurance athlete and scientist Dr. Andreas Fath set a world record by swimming all 652 miles of the Tennessee River, from its headwaters in Knoxville, to its mout...

10/10/2018 12:44:00 PM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
The Tennessee River has an alarming amount of microplastics that could threaten the health of species in the world's most aquatically biodiverse freshwater ecosystem, scientists warn. Results of the m...

10/9/2018 10:58:00 AM
Chattanoogan.com
In this respect, the information provided on these new wayside exhibits will allow trail users to learn about the history of Blue Blazes Trail, the Tennessee River, and the first inhabitants on the pe...

10/8/2018 6:14:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
The sprawling Riverton subdivision on a scenic 149-acre site on the Tennessee River in Hixson will get underway with 81 single-family home lots. Developers said the first phase will take up about 30 a...

10/6/2018 9:04:00 PM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ten canoes drifted through the morning mist as volunteers from nearby neighborhoods, Ivy Academy and North Chickamauga Creek Conservancy paddled through the waterway at Longview Drive near Hixson Pike ...

10/6/2018 4:01:00 PM
WRCB
It's a 30-year tradition of the Tennessee River Rescue. Volunteers in that zone have improved conditions around Camp Jordan and Spring Creek. A UTC senior said she thinks the clean up is a great oppor...

10/6/2018 4:01:00 PM
WRCB
It's a 30-year tradition of the Tennessee River Rescue. Volunteers in that zone have improved conditions around Camp Jordan and Spring Creek. A UTC senior said she thinks the clean up is a great oppor...

10/3/2018 7:05:00 PM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hundreds of volunteers will spread across 20 cleanup zones in Hamilton, Marion and Bradley counties this weekend to clean the banks of the Tennessee River and its tributaries. The 30th anniversary of ...

10/3/2018 12:21:00 PM
TimesDaily
MUSCLE SHOALS — When Muscle Shoals Police Officer Ryan Richardson dived into the Tennessee River to save a man who had jumped into the river to avoid being arrested, he was just doing his job. During ...

10/3/2018 5:37:00 AM
Daily Reckoning
From the restaurants and shops near the city’s famous aquarium to the river walk that lines the Tennessee River, to the walking bridge where I proposed to my wife just 20 short years ago ...

10/2/2018 9:07:00 PM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
I remember, as a young boy, riding in a car across the Tennessee River on the Walnut Street Bridge just before it closed. When the bridge was closed to traffic in 1978, the assumption was that it woul...

10/2/2018 6:16:00 PM
Kentucky New Era
Eastbound traffic continues to be restricted to one lane along Interstate 24 on the Tennessee River Bridge at the 30 mile marker at the Marshall-Livingston County Line in Kentucky due to an issue with ...

10/2/2018 11:20:00 AM
Coalfield Progress
Upper Tennessee River Roundtable's seventh annual Three Rivers Arts and Crafts Auction will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, at 5 p.m. at MountainRose Vineyards in Wise. Proceeds from the auction will assist ...

10/2/2018 1:08:00 AM
The Messenger
Eastbound traffic continues to be restricted to one lane along Interstate 24 on the Tennessee River Bridge at the 30 mile marker at the Marshall-Livingston County Line in Kentucky due to an issue with ...

10/1/2018 10:05:00 PM
Decatur Daily
Gary Van Wagner, a resident of western Limestone County who owns a real estate development company, said he “virtually can’t sell lots” in a development along the Tennessee River because there’s no in...

10/1/2018 1:58:00 PM
WBIR
Crews were called to a water rescue in the Tennessee River Monday afternoon. According to DJ Corcoran with the Knoxville Fire Department, a call came in around 3:30 p.m. for a person swimming in the r...

9/29/2018 9:12:00 PM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga businessman John T. Lupton in the 1920s bought 1,000 acres of farm land on the Tennessee River to develop a manufacturing community called Lupton City for the yarn and thread maker then kn...

9/28/2018 11:19:00 PM
The Paducah Sun
From there, some boaters travel on to New Orleans into the Gulf of Mexico and on to Florida, while others get onto the Ohio River, picking up the Tennessee River at Paducah to the Tombigbee River and ...

9/28/2018 11:18:00 PM
The Paducah Sun
As construction continues on the I-24 Tennessee River bridge, transportation officials asked motorists to be aware of increased activity in the work zone. The bridge has been partially restricted beca...

9/28/2018 8:13:00 AM
KTVN
Handmade crafts are a valuable economic engine for families and communities across the United States. With the purchase of a handmade good made in the USA, all the money stays here, and is spent and i...

9/28/2018 7:47:00 AM
Paris Post-Intelligencer
Some areas have recorded 7 to 8 inches of rain earlier this week and that sent a lot of runoff into the Tennessee River. At midweek, lake levels began to rise and were forecast to be up slightly to an ...

9/28/2018 4:29:00 AM
Virtual-Strategy
American Craft Week is set for October 5-14, 2018, and is the perfect time to find a one-of-a-kind item to treasure for years to come. The Tennessee River Valley Mapguide provides visitors with inform...





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