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Tennessee Riverwalk extension work begins

Times Free Press

Date: 9/30/2014 9:50:53 PM

Planners said the project will take 18 months and offer a path for bikers and joggers along the Tennessee River behind Riverfront Parkway's multiple industrial parks to cut through the U.S. Pipe and Wheland Foundry site and connect to St. Elmo Avenue

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GPS Bruisers Volunteered At Ironman

Chattanoogan

Date: 9/30/2014 5:50:00 PM

The experience left her with an unshakeable appreciation for the training that goes into preparing for the 2.4-mile swim in the Tennessee River, 116-mile bike race, and marathon run. “Everyone who went by our station was so appreciative,” said Savannah

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Watch Alabama Make a 'Tennessee River' Run With Jason Aldean — Video Premiere

Rolling Stone

Date: 9/30/2014 1:46:00 PM

Last November, Alabama gathered some of their most famous friends and hit up Nashville's Ryman Auditorium for a sold-out, guest-heavy performance. That concert, which featured collaborations with everyone from Trisha Yearwood to Jamey Johnson, hits stores

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Final bridge span set to fall

The Messenger

Date: 9/30/2014 10:08:00 AM

Drivers who travel across the new U.S. 60 Tennessee River bridge will soon see no indication that another bridge once stood just west of the new structure. 1 Activate Online Access for Current Subscribers Activate your free online subscription for active 7

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Sunday Funday

The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide

Date: 9/30/2014 9:48:00 AM

Caught 2 small ones. After that, I met my dad and brother and we floated down the Little Tennessee River. We were just fishing for anything that was biting, rooster tails and small plugs being the lures for the day. I caught a few bluegill that were pretty

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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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