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7/20/2018 6:32:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
The mural—painted by TVA artist Robert Birdwell in the 1950s—tells the story of how the Tennessee River was tamed to serve the people of the Valley. The problem, however, was that thousands of flakes ...

7/20/2018 5:50:00 PM
WHNT
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A Missouri boat accident has several similarities with a boat disaster that happened here in the Tennessee Valley as a result of severe weather. Back in 1984, the SCItanic capsized ...

7/19/2018 7:25:00 PM
WAAY-TV
The Limestone County Sheriff's office said 75-year-old Larry Garner was found in the Tennessee River just off Douglas Drive. His death is being investigated as a drowning. The body and a riding mower ...

7/19/2018 4:07:00 PM
Alabama Department of Commerce
A longtime hub of industry for the state, the county’s assets include its location along the Tennessee River and a solid lineup of businesses already tied to the sector. “We are fortunate that our exi...

7/19/2018 2:07:00 PM
al.com
A man drowned today after accidentally driving his lawnmower into the Tennessee River in Limestone County, authorities said. The 75-year-old man's body was pulled from the river just off Douglas Drive ...

7/19/2018 1:12:00 PM
WSFA
A drowning is under investigation in Limestone County. Sheriff's officials say a 75-year-old man drove his lawnmower into the Tennessee River along Douglas Drive. The victim appears to have been mowin...

7/19/2018 1:12:00 PM
WHNT
Sheriff's deputies say it may be an accidental drowning. Sheriff's deputies 75-year-old Larry Garner was mowing his yard near the Tennessee River when he fell off the ledge and into the water. "I saw ...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/18/2018 4:55:00 PM
WTVF
The body of water splits into the Cumberland River and Tennessee River. The sound barriers will act like underwater speakers. "There will be bubble curtains that are used to make walls. We want the fi...

7/18/2018 3:00:00 PM
WAAY-TV
Daikin America has settled with the West Morgan-East Limestone Water Authority in the authority's lawsuit over contamination of the Tennessee River. On Tuesday the water authority and Daikin jointly f...

7/18/2018 2:55:00 PM
al.com
Daikin America has agreed, for a second time, to a multi-million dollar settlement in a lawsuit involving chemical pollution of the Tennessee River, according to attorneys representing the plaintiffs. ...

7/14/2018 9:29:00 PM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
From there, a turnpike ran from the Tennessee River Valley on the east side of Walden's Ridge across to Dunlap in the Sequatchie Valley. Poe's was a way station along a route of the Trail of Tears lat...

7/13/2018 6:58:00 PM
The Jackson Sun
Customers eat at tables overlooking the Tennessee River at the Catfish Hotel. (Photo: Submitted) Hagy’s Catfish Hotel was founded by Norvin Hagy in 1938, and last week, the Hagy family commemorated 80 ...

7/13/2018 1:46:00 PM
The Cheat Sheet
The Sequoyah power plant, which has two reactors, is just 20 miles upstream on the Tennessee River, which flows right through Chattanooga. The east and central parts of Pennsylvania have most of the s...

7/13/2018 3:36:00 AM
Virtual-Strategy
– – – The Tennessee and Cumberland rivers snake their way through the state of Tennessee where they welcome millions of visitors each year who descend on the cool waters for outdoor recreation fun. Wh...

7/12/2018 9:50:00 AM
The Business Journals
Affiliates of OmniTRAX Inc. and The Broe Group, both of Denver, acquired the Alabama & Tennessee River Railway LLC (ATN), as well as the Fulton County Railway LLC (FCR) from rail transportation and re...

7/12/2018 5:16:00 AM
The Business Journals
Affiliates of OmniTRAX Inc. and The Broe Group acquired the Alabama & Tennessee River Railway LLC (ATN), as well as the Fulton County Railway LLC (FCR) from rail transportation and real estate company ...

7/11/2018 6:32:00 PM
al.com
The woman who jumped from the Interstate 65 Tennessee River Bridge on Tuesday afternoon is now jailed along with her accused accomplice on felony theft charges, authorities said. Crystal Kindley and A...

7/11/2018 5:07:00 PM
WAFF
A pregnant female suspect who reportedly jumped off the Interstate 65 bridge near the Tennessee River has been taken into custody, according to police. Decatur police said the suspect and a male stole ...

7/11/2018 7:23:00 AM
Decatur Daily
The woman who jumped off the Interstate 65 bridge at the Tennessee River after a police traffic stop Tuesday is pregnant, a Decatur police spokeswoman said today. The woman and a man allegedly drove o...

7/10/2018 8:32:00 PM
al.com
A woman was captured after jumping from the Tennessee River bridge on Interstate 65 during a police chase this afternoon near Decatur, authorities said. The woman was in a stolen vehicle that side-swi...

7/10/2018 5:32:00 PM
al.com
CSX has sold an Alabama short line as part of a larger deal. The Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC, known as ATN, has been sold to HGS Railway Holdings Inc., an affiliate of OmniTRAX. The deal al...

7/10/2018 4:24:00 PM
WAFF
A pregnant female suspect who reportedly jumped off the Interstate 65 bridge near the Tennessee River has been taken into custody, according to police. Decatur police said the suspect and a male stole ...

7/10/2018 1:50:00 PM
Decatur Daily
Decatur Police took a man into custody this afternoon near the southbound Interstate 65 bridge at the Tennessee River after he and a woman allegedly drove off in a vehicle left running at a Chevron st...

7/10/2018 1:29:00 PM
WHNT
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. — Police boat operators have caught the woman who jumped off the Tennessee River Bridge during a traffic stop according to a tweet by the Limestone County Sheriffs Office. Accor...

7/10/2018 12:35:00 PM
The Herald Democrat
My first thought was to slam on the brakes and back up, but my second thoughts were much better and we kept going across the Tennessee River before stopping at a small roadside park to talk over the s...

7/10/2018 12:32:00 PM
WAFF
A female suspect who reportedly jumped off the I-65 bridge near the Tennessee River has been taken into custody, according to the Limestone County Sheriff's Office. The suspect was located by Decatur ...

7/10/2018 6:00:00 AM
The Business Journals
A managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., one of the largest privately held transportation service companies in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, has acquired the Alabama & Tennessee Rive...

7/10/2018 6:00:00 AM
The Business Journals
A managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., one of the largest privately held transportation service companies in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, has acquired the Alabama & Tennessee Rive...

7/9/2018 2:35:00 PM
WHNT
JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. -- Crews reopened Highway 35 in Scottsboro after a semi-truck wreck spilled latex paint into the Tennessee River and on the roadway. Monday evening was warm and pleasant for casti...

7/9/2018 7:14:00 AM
Star-News
Fontana Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Little Tennessee River in Swain and Graham counties in North Carolina. The dam was signed into existence by the Tennessee Valley Authority in 1941 primarily d...

7/4/2018 7:54:00 PM
WHNT
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. - About two years ago, residents of Scottsboro heard the booms and blasts from the demolition of the BB Comer Bridge over the Tennessee River. Despite the historic bridge being an ico...

7/4/2018 3:22:00 AM
Surfing Games
The 2018 Malibu Factory Smoky Mountain Pro took over the Tennessee River this weekend with a battle for the banjo. Men and women from nearly ten countries made the trip to Loudon, Tennessee, the birth...

7/2/2018 2:25:00 PM
The Jackson Sun
Body pulled from Tennessee River Decatur County Sheriff Keith Byrd confirmed searchers discovered the body a few hundred yards downstream from the Alvin C. York Bridge over the Tennessee River. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: https://www.jacksonsun ...

7/2/2018 1:12:00 PM
WKRN-TV
PERRY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - Search crews found the body of 19-year-old Katelyn Campbell around 1:30 p.m. Monday. Decatur County Sheriff Keith Byrd says they pulled her from the river about half a mile from where she fell in. Rescue crews from several ...

7/2/2018 12:39:00 PM
Daily Herald
LINDEN — Search crews recovered the body of a woman who accidentally fell from a bridge into the Tennessee River late Saturday night in Decatur County. Officials said 19-year-old Katelyn Campbell was with two other teens on a maintenance catwalk on the ...

7/1/2018 10:28:00 PM
WSMV
Search crews recovered the body of a woman who accidentally fell from a bridge into the Tennessee River in Decatur County late Saturday evening. Search crews recovered the body of a woman who accidentally fell from a bridge into the Tennessee River in ...

7/1/2018 1:57:00 PM
WTVF
PERRYVILLE, Tenn. - Officials have been searching the Tennessee River for a Chester County 19-year-old. Reports stated Katelyn Campbell is believed to have fallen from a bridge late Saturday night, around midnight, in Decatur County. According to Decatur ...

7/1/2018 1:15:00 PM
The Jackson Sun
Multiple agencies searching for woman who fell into Tennessee River Saturday night Katelyn Campbell, 19, of Jack’s Creek reportedly fell from the Hwy. 412 bridge crossing the river about midnight Saturday night. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com ...

7/1/2018 9:56:00 AM
WZTV
LINDEN, Tenn. -- Search and rescue teams are combing the Tennessee River for a teenager. The 19-year-old girl and two males were walking on a catwalk on the Alvin C. York Bridge over Highway 412 in Linden near Perryville overnight when she fell into the ...





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