Watts Bar Lake News

2/16/2019 8:41:00 PM
WHNT
DECATUR, Ala. - Tennessee's Riverkeeper has met twice since January to clean the country's dirtiest river- the Tennessee River. Decatur's Dry Branch Creek meets up with the Tennessee River ...

2/15/2019 7:14:00 PM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga companies that use barges on the Tennessee River have grappled with the closure of the Tennessee River to commercial traffic for the past week, and they're worried about a continuing shut ...

2/14/2019 10:22:00 PM
Decatur Daily
James “Skip” Thompson of Decatur remembers the fun times he had skiing and fishing on the Tennessee River as a youngster. “The river was an important part of my childhood, and it still is,” he said. “ ...

2/14/2019 4:23:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
It was the father of Samuel Williams who spied out one of the most beautiful vistas in the South on the Tennessee River near the future Chattanooga. As spelled out in the old Williams lawsuit that was ...

2/14/2019 12:15:00 PM
al.com
The chemicals -- called per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances or PFAS -- were manufactured for decades at the 3M facility in Decatur, on the banks of the Tennessee River. One Alabama water utility has ...

2/14/2019 7:27:00 AM
Franklin County Times
For folks who know the history of Franklin County and its borders, its connection to the Tennessee River and the Tennessee Valley Authority is no surprise. For those who are unaware, the program held ...

2/13/2019 12:30:00 PM
WSLS 10
Friday night into Saturday, we'll be watching a storm system developing near the Tennessee River Valley. The amount of cold air looks pretty marginal, making us think that if there's any chance for sn...

2/13/2019 12:09:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
The NNH was founded in 1924 by a group of women who saw their neighbors living in poverty on the banks of the Tennessee River. They were living in shacks and needed bedding during the cold winter mont...

2/13/2019 7:43:00 AM
WAFF
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -On Saturday, February 16, 2019, Tennessee Riverkeeper staff and volunteers will conduct a litter cleanup along the banks of Dry Branch Creek near the Tennessee River in Decatur, Al...

2/13/2019 2:21:00 AM
Yahoo Finance
While the Tennessee River Valley may be best known for its hundreds of outdoor adventures and breathtaking views, the region also offers a variety of music festivals for every musical taste.

2/12/2019 5:01:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
The man known as "the father of Chattanooga" was illiterate and a lousy bookkeeper, but he had a vision about the future of a little place on the Tennessee River surrounded by mountains in all directi...

2/11/2019 10:13:00 PM
Courier Journal
The series will begin Saturday, February 16 with a discussion and exhibit depicting the Tennessee River and North Alabama. Dr. Carolyn Barske Crawford, co-author with Brian Murphy of their recent rele...

2/11/2019 7:23:00 PM
Paris Post-Intelligencer
A Grammy Award-winning country artist will be headlining the first Tennessee River Jam scheduled for the last weekend in June. Joe Diffie, who won a Grammy in 1992 for best country collaboration with ...

2/10/2019 3:05:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
New multi-unit or dense residential construction has been going on in downtown near the Tennessee River and the North Shore for some time, but now the fever seems to have overtaken areas near South Br...

2/8/2019 2:05:00 PM
WPSD Local 6
MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — The westbound lanes of the Interstate 24 Tennessee River bridge at the Livingston County, Marshall County line will be closed overnight Friday. The closure — at the 30 mile marke...

2/8/2019 1:32:00 PM
Monticello Herald Journal
For the first time in its 49-year history, the Bassmaster Classic will be held on the Tennessee River out of Knoxville, Tennessee. The event will be held March 15-17 in downtown Knoxville and on The U...

2/8/2019 4:18:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
Microplastics hit home: Tennessee River among the most plastic polluted in the world A new report following the 34-day swim of the Tennessee River found that it has among the highest microplastic leve...

2/8/2019 1:12:00 AM
CounterPunch
On December 22, 2008, a coal slurry impoundment at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Kingston coal-fired power plant in Harriman, Tennessee, spilled more than 500 million gallons of toxic coal ash into ...

2/7/2019 12:25:00 PM
Crossville Chronicle
He doesn’t recommend a pipeline from a distant reservoir. “We consider option like going way off the Plateau to very large water reservoirs like Center Hill Lake or Watts Bar Lake to be an unreasonabl...

2/7/2019 10:46:00 AM
The Daily Beacon
Knoxville’s own downtown has recently expanded the last few decades, bringing a new life to the area. Sitting on the edge of the Tennessee River, the area encompasses key landmarks like Market Square, ...

2/7/2019 9:48:00 AM
Clarksville Now
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The Tennessee River Chapter of the American Red Cross is always preparing to respond to weather-related disasters in the Middle Tennessee area. Currently ...

2/7/2019
Todd Hamill
Water Resources Outlook (February 2019)

2/6/2019 10:23:00 PM
Decatur Daily
Whether it’s by ferry, bridge or bus, the Singing River Trail must cross the Tennessee River to get the required support from Decatur, local officials and residents agree. Officials held a workshop We...

2/6/2019 12:42:00 PM
Forbes
Spreading out from the base of Emerald Ridge in Northern Alabama all the way to the Tennessee River, Huntsville is the third largest city in the state. Long associated with the U.S. space program - bo...

2/6/2019 9:58:00 AM
Lagniappe
You have to wonder who tested that theory. That’s what’s happening a decade after 525 million gallons of wet coal ash flooded more than 3,000 acres of nearby land and spilled into the Tennessee River ...

2/5/2019 7:08:00 PM
WAAY-TV
The Singing River Trail of North Alabama will span from Huntsville to Athens, crossing the Tennessee River and passing through the Space and Rocket Center. The trail will be seventy miles long, which ...

2/4/2019 6:23:00 PM
WBIR
The new location will be just across the Tennessee River from downtown in South Knoxville. It will be part of a mixed-use building at 906 Sevier Avenue. According to a Facebook post from the brewery, ...

2/4/2019 10:22:00 AM
The Newport Plain Talk
KNOXVILLE—The 2019 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods, scheduled for March 15-17 on the Tennessee River, will feature the usual mix of established pro fishing superstars and h...

2/3/2019 8:20:00 AM
al.com
A man was found dead in a suspected boating incident on the Tennessee River in Decatur on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The body of Stephen Forrest Johnson, 59, of Decatur, has been sent to th...

2/3/2019 8:03:00 AM
WAAY-TV
Multiple agencies are investigating a fatal Saturday boating accident on the Tennessee River in Morgan County. According to Morgan County Rescue Squad, about 2 p.m. Saturday several emergency agencies ...

2/3/2019 7:17:00 AM
Decatur Daily
The body of a Decatur man was found floating in the Tennessee River near Ingalls Harbor on Saturday afternoon. The Morgan County coroner declared Stephen Forrest Johnson, 59, dead at the scene. Morgan ...

2/3/2019 6:34:00 AM
WHNT
MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. — Morgan County Rescue Squad recovered a body from the Tennessee River on Saturday afternoon. Around 2 p.m., several emergency agencies responded to a boating accident near ...

2/3/2019 5:52:00 AM
WAFF
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - Authorities are looking into the death of a man whose body was discovered after the report of a boating accident in Decatur. Emergency crews responded to the accident near a railr...

2/2/2019 10:20:00 PM
TimesDaily
Florence, Sheffield, Muscle Shoals, Cherokee and Colbert County all pull water from the Tennessee River, but the amounts of the chemicals found locally have been minuscule. Muscle Shoals Water Departm...

2/1/2019 12:57:00 PM
BroadwayWorld
The Tennessee River Valley boasts plenty of outdoor activities and beautiful scenery and the seven-state area is also booming with locally owned craft beer breweries, each with their own unique flavor ...

2/1/2019 12:32:00 PM
The Boot
Some of that magic along the Tennessee River clearly rubbed off on the singer-songwriter. In his early 20s, Isbell joined the Drive-By Truckers, but left the band a few years later, in 2007 ...

2/1/2019 10:12:00 AM
Chattanoogan.com
For the first time in 20 years Jfest is moving to the banks of the Tennessee River at the TennesseeRiverpark on Amnicola Highway. Officials said, "This enables Chattanooga to be the home of the larges...

2/1/2019 7:37:00 AM
Field & Stream
I was fishing the Tennessee River in the late 1970s when it was discovered that two of the tributaries I knew well—Indian Creek and Huntsville Spring Branch—were polluted with the pesticide DDT betwee...

2/1/2019 2:11:00 AM
Yahoo Finance
For those with a passion for the outdoors and craft beer, the Tennessee River Valley offers uniquely created trip plans for planning a getaway that combines nature and breweries. KNOXVILLE, Tenn.

1/31/2019 9:34:00 AM
al.com
Chemical giant 3M manufactured PFOA and PFOS for decades at its facility in Decatur on the Tennessee River, and is facing multiple lawsuits related to PFAS contamination in Alabama. Attorneys represen...





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