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8/21/2014
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Firefighters Host 1st Annual Chattanooga 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Chattanoogan

Date: 8/21/2014 11:55:00 AM

There ... (click for more) Here is the weekly road construction report for Hamilton County: U.S. 27 (SR-29) reconstruction project from Manufacturers Road (Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River) to U.S. 127 ... (click for

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Parr-Moody donates folk art painting to APSU

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Date: 8/21/2014 9:16:00 AM

“I really identified with going to my grandfather’s fishing camp every weekend on the Tennessee River,” she said. “It’s rustic and beautiful down there. The ‘Bikini Girl’ just reminded me of growing up and being a little girl.” Parr-Moody

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Traffic Tips

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 8/21/2014 3:07:00 AM

n Loudon County drivers on Interstate 75 North and South between Monroe County line and the Tennessee River should be alert for possible lane closures nightly on Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. for a resurfacing project

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Canoeing duo raising money for diabetes

Demopolis Times

Date: 8/20/2014 10:46:00 AM

The plan for the trip was to paddle down the Little Tennessee River to the Tennessee River to the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway down to Mobile. McClelland said both his and Stadalsky’s fathers are Type 1 diabetic, and they wanted to do something to help

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LOCAL SPORTS: Tuesday’s schedule, Monday’s area results

usatodayhss.com

Date: 8/20/2014 12:18:00 AM

Jackson Christian vs. TCA at Jackson Country Club, 3:45 p.m.; Perry County/Scotts Hill/Riverside at Tennessee River Golf Club, 4 p.m.; Bolivar/South Side/Lexington at Woodland Hills, 4 p.m.; McKenzie/Trenton Peabody/Milan at Milan Golf and Country Club

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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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