Wheeler Lake

ALABAMA


Lake Level
556.27 FEET
5/24/2020
Full Pool: 556.3
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Alabama Bass Trail visits Decatur on June 13

Decatur Daily

Date: 6/4/2020 10:25:00 AM

There will be $10,000 awarded to the angler who brings in the most fish when the Alabama Bass Trail visits Decatur on June 13

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Johnny Majors, former Pitt coach, dies at 85

WTAE-TV

Date: 6/3/2020 7:20:00 PM

"He led us to our greatest glory and changed Pitt forever," Pitt's football program tweeted. "Thank you, Coach. Rest in peace."

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Vol Legend Johnny Majors passes away at age 85

Knoxville WVLT-TV on MSN.com

Date: 6/3/2020 5:00:08 PM

American Vol and former Tennessee head football coach Johnny Majors passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning at his home. Coach Majors was 85. “It’s with a sad heart that we make this

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Former police officer on relationship between police and community

WEAU

Date: 6/2/2020 7:57:00 PM

George Floyd's death has sparked protests around the country, and the world, over police brutality and racism

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Focused on Mississippi: Tishomingo State Park

WJTV

Date: 6/1/2020 4:21:00 PM

We have almost every type geography in Mississippi, except the desert. Grassy parries, swamps, hills, flat Delta, seashore and piney woods. But how about we

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 899 Miles
• Surface Area: 67,100 Acres
• Volume: 1,050,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 29,590 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 16 Feet
• Length: 74 Miles
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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