Wheeler Lake News

7/28/2017 12:49:00 AM
The Republic
At the World half-Ironman, athletes will swim up (instead of down) the Tennessee River for about a half-mile of the 1.2-mile swim. They’ll bike 56 miles through the hills of Georgia and Tennessee and run 13.1 miles in more hills. Max’s best time in the ...

7/27/2017 6:26:00 PM
WHNT-TV
MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – A new scientific report on pollution in the Tennessee River at Decatur reveals just how saturated the Wheeler Basin is with certain PFC compounds. Those compounds, including PFOS, were used in the manufacture of various products ...

7/27/2017 5:47:00 PM
USA Today
German professor Andreas Fath begins attempt to swim the Tennessee River at Ijams Landing, July 27, 2017. Brianna Paciorka and Steve Ahillen/News Sentinel KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — “Marty, is that the way?” said Andreas Fath pointing downriver just before ...

7/27/2017 5:30:00 PM
Times Free Press
A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with a deadly shooting at Renaissance Park earlier this month. Tyree Corley faces charges of first-degree murder and especially aggravated robbery after police say he shot and killed 45-year-old ...

7/27/2017 5:27:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
German professor begins 652-mile swim down Tennessee River Andreas Fath hopes to draw attention to pollution problems with marathon swim on Tennessee River Check out this story on knoxnews.com: http://knoxne.ws/2vbfRDR

7/27/2017 2:18:00 PM
WATE
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A German professor is attempting to swim the ...

7/27/2017 10:24:00 AM
Nooga
German professor Dr. Andreas Fath is starting his second endurance swim for science in the Tennessee River today. Fath broke the world record for speed swimming from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea in 2014, and for his second swim for science, he's ...

7/27/2017 2:07:00 AM
The Paducah Sun
A German scientist plans to swim the entire Tennessee River in his attempt to break a world record and analyze the 652-mile waterway for pollutants. Dr. Andreas Fath, a professor of medical and life sciences at Furtwangen University in Germany, plans to ...

7/26/2017 11:19:00 PM
WHNT-TV
DECATUR, Ala. - Researchers at Auburn University have published an important paper on pollution in the Tennessee River at Decatur. We knew it was bad. We just didn't know it was this bad. The report, "Novel Polyfluorinated Compounds Identified Using High ...

7/25/2017 4:05:00 AM
wpsdlocal6.com
Eastbound traffic has been restricted to one lane on the I-24 Tennessee River Bridge at the Marshall-Livingston Count Line. Eastbound traffic has been restricted to one lane on the I-24 Tennessee River Bridge at the Marshall-Livingston Count Line.

7/24/2017 11:35:00 PM
Times Daily
A new studio was opened about a mile away on the Tennessee River. “Our mission is two-fold,” said Judy Hood, chairwoman of the nonprofit Muscle Shoals Music Foundation, which owns the studio. “On one hand, we feel a strong obligation to educate ...

7/24/2017 5:22:00 PM
wbbjtv.com
HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — A group of jet ski enthusiasts took off from Paris Landing State Park Sunday for the 21st annual Tennessee River 600. “Oh, the first day that we take off, it’s an incredible adrenaline rush,” participant Louann Weidner said.

7/24/2017 4:18:00 AM
WATE
Ijams is a place where everyone can come and find a way to connect with nature. Whether it’s zip-lining through the trees, going for a walk along the Tennessee River and jumping for a swim in Quarry, when you go to Ijams you can still feel like you’ve ...

7/23/2017 11:36:00 PM
The Paducah Sun
Due to a traffic hazard, eastbound traffic on the Interstate 24 Tennessee River Bridge is being restricted to the left-hand lane until further notice at the Marshall-Livingston county line, east of the U.S. 62 Exit 27 Calvert City Interchange. According to ...

7/22/2017 10:05:00 PM
Times Free Press
In 1901, Newell organized and served as director of the Chattanooga Steamboat Co., which operated boats on the Tennessee River floating to and from St. Louis. He also served as a director of the Hamilton National Bank and the Nashville, Chattanooga and St ...

7/22/2017 1:29:00 PM
wpsdlocal6.com
Eastbound traffic has been restricted to one lane on the I-24 Tennessee River Bridge at the Marshall-Livingston County Line. This is along I-24 eastbound near the 30 mile marker. Engineers say overnight, a finger joint on the bridge deck became a hazard ...

7/22/2017 9:00:00 AM
KFVS12
On Saturday, July 22 eastbound traffic was restricted to one lane on the I-24 Tennessee River Bridge at the Marshall-Livingston Count Line. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said this is along I-24 eastbound near the 30 mile marker.

7/22/2017 12:58:00 AM
Mountain Press
KNOXVILLE -- After breaking the world record for speed swimming the Rhine River from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea in 2014, Dr. Andreas Fath, professor of medical and life sciences at Furtwangen University in Germany, is preparing for another endurance ...

7/21/2017 9:06:00 PM
Greeneville Sun
After breaking the world record for speed swimming the Rhine River from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea in 2014, a German professor is taking on a new endurance challenge. He plans to swim the entire length of the Tennessee River. Dr. Andreas Fath, a ...

7/21/2017 3:56:00 PM
WBIR-TV
The Tennessee River in downtown Knoxville doesn't have the best reputation for swimming. "You hear people say, 'The downtown river is gross. Why do you swim in there? It's dirty,'" said Knoxville resident, Blaik Ogle. A group that calls themselves the ...

7/21/2017 2:54:00 AM
StreetInsider
Tennessee River Valley communities located in the path of totality for the August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse are planning memorable viewing events for this once-in-a-lifetime event. Not since 1918 has there been an opportunity to view a total solar eclipse ...

7/20/2017 4:56:00 PM
American Songwriter
And they sang the song from the album’s first video, “Tennessee River Runs Low,” imagining that they had become the Tennessee River as it flows sluggishly by their hometown of Florence, Alabama, burbling a mournful song and burying their heartaches ...

7/19/2017 9:20:00 PM
Los Angeles Times
Forget everything you thought you knew about this city's food and culture. Chattanooga, Tennessee, is undergoing a renaissance and transforming its industrial past. Today, you'll find trendy, hip, and sustainable eateries and world-class attractions in a ...

7/19/2017 7:12:00 AM
distressedmullet.com
Not all river gorges are made alike. Some are narrow, snake through the mountains in a elegant, sinuous fashion, while other are wide, deep, and less curvy. Two of them, at least in North America, are paddling meccas. And while they share that, plus a few ...

7/18/2017 6:51:00 PM
WRCB 3 Chattanooga
TWRA along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating the shooting of two bald eagles in the Tennessee River Valley. The first injured eagle was reported on January 30 around 2:00 p.m. in Meigs County. TWRA Wildlife Sergeant Chris Combs ...

7/17/2017 6:24:00 PM
LOCAL8now
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – One professor is coming to East Tennessee to do some research – but it doesn't involve laboratories or a trip to the library. Andreas Fath, Professor of Medical and Life Sciences at Furtwangen University in Germany, is coming ...

7/17/2017 1:15:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
5 things to know about the Tennessee River The drainage basin of the Tennessee River covers approximately 41,000 square miles and includes parts of seven states Check out this story on knoxnews.com: http://knoxne.ws/2uqPc5b

7/17/2017 11:22:00 AM
WSB-TV Atlanta
Channel 2’s Rikki Klaus was in Chattanooga Sunday as dozens of people gathered at the Tennessee River Park to listen to music and remember the sacrifice of five service members slain two years ago by terrorist gunfire. These are remarkable people ...

7/17/2017 8:00:00 AM
Chattanoogan
(click for more) German Professor To Swim And Analyze Entire Tennessee River Rock Creek Presents Checks To North Chickamauga Creek Conservancy, Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Boating Accident On Cherokee Lake Claims The Life Of A Georgia Man Kayak Tour ...

7/17/2017 4:40:00 AM
wpsdlocal6.com
Drivers should expect delays on the Interstate 24 Tennessee River Bridge this week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is planning to restrict traffic to one lane so that crews can inspect the bridge. The inspection team will have a different lane closed ...

7/17/2017 2:18:00 AM
Associated Press
Chattanooga firefighters, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officials and Hamilton County Special Tactics and Rescue Services responded to a reported drowning about 200 yards above the Chickamauga Dam on the Tennessee River. No further details have been ...

7/17/2017 2:12:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
Andreas Fath hopes his swim down the Tennessee River goes a little better than one he took down the Rhine River in Germany in 2014. “I was almost dead when I finished,” said Fath, 52, a professor at Furtwangen University in Germany. “It was very cold.

7/16/2017 8:53:00 PM
Tuscaloosa News
BIRMINGHAM — A federal lawsuit involving chemical contamination in the Tennessee River near a city in Alabama will go to trial in 2019. Al.com reports that Judge Abdul K. Kallon scheduled a pretrial conference for Jan. 23, 2019 in Birmingham, Alabama.

7/16/2017 6:21:00 PM
WATE
Skip Wells, and Petty Officer 2nd class Randall Smith. Two others were also hurt. Chattanooga remembered the lives lost during a celebration in Tennessee River Park on Sunday. “The fact that it’s been two years does not change that it affects the ...

7/16/2017 8:10:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal lawsuit involving chemical contamination in the Tennessee River near a city in Alabama will go to trial in 2019. Al.com reports that Judge Abdul K. Kallon scheduled a pretrial conference for Jan. 23, 2019 in Birmingham ...

7/15/2017 1:39:00 PM
usrowing.org
Some clubs are accustomed to racing on a national scale and have their sights set on medaling, while newer teams, like Tennessee River Rowing Association, enjoy the sheer experience just as much as the pursuit of a medal. TRRA was created this summer to ...

7/14/2017 5:52:00 PM
Times Daily
A civil lawsuit filed against 3M Corp. and other entities concerning chemical contamination of the Tennessee River will go before a federal judge in Huntsville in March 2019. The trial will begin at 9 a.m. March 4, 2019, in U.S. District Court. A pretrial ...

7/14/2017 4:44:00 PM
WRCB 3 Chattanooga
On Saturday is the Chattanooga Heroes Run, the five-mile run will start at 8:00 a.m. at the navy operational support center near Amnicola highway and will end at the Hubert Fry Center in the Tennessee River Park, there will also be a children's fun run at ...

7/14/2017 8:21:00 AM
Busbyway
Conservation organizations, including the Tennessee Aquarium, are collaborating on an unprecedented examination of North America's most diverse river. Dr. Andreas Fath will swim the Tennessee River's 652-mile length collecting and analyzing water samples ...

7/14/2017 12:54:00 AM
The Paducah Sun
Traffic on Interstate 24 will be restricted to one lane on the Tennessee River bridge near the 30-mile marker beginning Monday, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The lane restriction is necessary to allow a detailed inspection of the bridge.





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