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DreamVision Co. says it will build huge theme park in Muscle Shoals

The Business Journal

Date: 1/30/2015 2:14:00 PM

thanks in part to an ongoing downtown revitalization and a critically acclaimed documentary, "Muscle Shoals," about the area's history in the music business. It's located along the Tennessee River, but does not have direct interstate access

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Downtown Florence landmark has new owners

WSFA 12

Date: 1/30/2015 1:09:00 PM

The seventh floor of the building offers a beautiful view of the Tennessee River and downtown Florence. There are still office spaces available for rent in the building ranging in size from 750 square feet to 7,500 square feet. "This purchase does not

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Remembering Rhea Springs: Part 17 TVA Development, Organizing and Acquiring

The Herald-News

Date: 1/30/2015 1:08:00 PM

Membership was limited to the chief executive of any city from Chattanooga to the headwaters of the Tennessee River. (The term headwaters refers to the small streams that are the sources of a river.) Officers who were elected for the organization included

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First look inside Chattanooga's dilapidated river barge, amid threat of sinking

Times Free Press

Date: 1/30/2015 1:17:00 AM

A lot of people want the dilapidated Casey barge gone from the Tennessee River in downtown Chattanooga. Yet news that it might be sinking prompted a flurry of activity to keep it from going down. A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge held an emergency hearing

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Neal Hopes To Keep Momentum Rolling

BassFan

Date: 1/29/2015 9:20:00 PM

I’d say it’ll be just about the same.” Mind On Winning While some may pigeon hole him as a Tennessee River ledge ace, Neal feels like he’s building his skillset to suit a variety of fisheries. He showed that by earning a check in every Tour event a

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• River: Tennessee River
• Surface Area: 67,100 Acres
• Shoreline: 899 Miles
• Length: 74 Miles
• Volume: 1,050,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 29,590 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 16 Feet
Wheeler Lake is the second-largest lake on the Tennessee River in Northern Alabama, second only to Guntersville Lake, its immediate upstream neighbor. Wheeler Lake is also bordered by Wilson Lake on its downstream side. The lake was constructed by the Tennessee Valley Authority just prior to World War II as a means of hydroelectric generation and flood control, as well as to facilitate navigation along the Tennessee River. Today the lake is mostly popular for recreation purposes and barge traffic. The name of this impoundment comes from Civil War general Joseph 'Fightin' Joe Wheeler, who frequented the area during the war and later returned to the area to live.
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