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11/17/2017 9:20:00 PM
Six Shoals companies have been included in Tennessee Riverkeeper's ranking of the top 25 industries that dump cancer-causing chemicals into the Tennessee River based on an analysis of data reported by the industries themselves. The data, according to the ...
11/17/2017 9:08:00 PM
The environmental group Tennessee Riverkeeper has analyzed numbers from the Environmental Protection Agency that show companies self reporting their chemical waste that goes into the Tennessee river. The numbers from 2015 show that millions of pounds of ...
11/17/2017 2:16:00 PM
Times Free Press
After nine years cruising the Tennessee River, the River Gorge Explorer is docking for good. Keith Sanford, aquarium president and CEO, said the move comes amid a new vision for the 25-year-old facility, pointing to low attendance numbers for the cruises.
11/17/2017 8:12:00 AM
After operating on the Tennessee River for more than nine years, Aquarium President and CEO Keith Sanford informed staff and volunteers that cruise operations aboard the River Gorge Explorer will be ending in January. “After developing a new strategic ...
11/17/2017 7:45:00 AM
For thousands of years, the Tennessee River, like many major waterways around the world, has served as a cradle of civilization, with the area’s natural beauty and biological riches drawing people to its banks. A new interpretive trail, the Watershed ...
11/16/2017 10:25:00 PM
The Tennessee River has been lowered to its normal winter levels, revealing litter in the slough’s river bed that would otherwise be underwater. Hardin said most of the trash in the slough and drainage culvert comes from the city’s drainage system.
11/16/2017 2:23:00 PM
WRCB 3 Chattanooga
Flynn also provided an update on three of the main TDOT projects currently taking place in Hamilton County: HAMILTON COUNTY, U.S. 27 (I-124) widening from I-24/U.S. 27 interchange to north of the Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River, including widening ...
11/15/2017 2:39:00 PM
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – A memorial honoring the fallen five will be built along the Tennessee river, and on Wednesday artists gave the public a first look at the three semifinal concept designs. A design will be chosen out of the three. Each design ...
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11/13/2017 7:00:00 AM
Officials said it will help make possible a new apartment development, office building and restaurant by the Tennessee River. Cherita Allen, deputy city economic development director, said there will also be a public hearing. She said the project will go ...
11/11/2017 10:22:00 PM
We are blessed to live in a strikingly beautiful area. The Tennessee River and its many tributaries surround us. Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge is a unique and wonderful backdrop to an urban setting. Numerous parks — from downtown pocket parks to ...
11/10/2017 1:07:00 AM
WRCB 3 Chattanooga
Friday, new flags and new stories fly above the Tennessee River, each represent freedom, but to some they mean a lot more. "It means he served out country. He did it proudly, and very honorably," Sharon Grimsley, the mother of a fallen veteran, said.
11/9/2017 8:57:00 AM
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Over 150 people sat at tables adorned with shooting white branches, bright red ornaments and small Christmas trees crafted with mussel shells from the Tennessee River. Upscale floral designer and event consultant Tracy Proctor of Tupelo created over 10 ...
11/8/2017 7:00:00 AM
The Tennessee River, like other major waterways around the world, has long served as a cradle of civilization. For thousands of years, people have been drawn to the banks of the river because of the area’s natural beauty and abundant biological riches.
11/8/2017 2:22:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a body that was pulled from the Tennessee River has been identified. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Susan Niland said Monday that the body of 40-year-old Scott Ray Damon was identified through autopsy.
11/6/2017 8:23:00 PM
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A new lawsuit has been filed on behalf of 23 plaintiffs who say their illnesses are due to consumption of water contaminated by area chemical companies and sold by the West Morgan-East Lawrence Water Authority. The lawsuit filed in ...
11/6/2017 6:53:00 PM
BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. — The body of a man found last week in the Tennessee River has been identified as a missing person from Middle Tennessee. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed Monday that the man, identified as Scott Ray Damon, 40, was ...
11/6/2017 3:22:00 PM
The Jackson Sun
BENTON COUNTY—The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed the ID of the body pulled from the Tennessee River Thursday afternoon near the Benton County and Humphreys County line. TBI spokeswoman Susan Niland said the body was identified as Scott Ray ...
11/5/2017 9:16:00 PM
HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — This weekend was the 9th annual Tennessee River Training Weekend, and Hardin County Fire Chief Melvin Martin says it was a great way for volunteer firefighters or firefighters that may not have many opportunities to fight fires, to ...
City Says TIF For MLK Boulevard Extension To Help Make Possible New Apartments, Office Building, Restaurant
11/5/2017 7:00:00 AM
City officials said an extension of MLK Boulevard to be made possible by a $4 million-$4.5 million TIF (Tax Increment Financing) will help make possible a new apartment development, office building and restaurant by the Tennessee River. The TIF idea is ...
11/4/2017 1:48:00 PM
Foul play is suspected in the death of a 40-year-old Wilson County man whose body was found in the Tennessee River. Scott Ray Damon was found in the river in an area between Benton and Humphreys counties on Thursday, according to information provided by ...
11/4/2017 12:55:00 AM
Times Free Press
CAMDEN, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff says an unidentified man's body found in a river has prompted a homicide investigation. Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher tells The Jackson Sun the body was pulled from the Tennessee River near the Benton ...
11/3/2017 11:09:00 PM
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said agents are investigating a homicide after a missing man's body was found in the Tennessee River this week. Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher said 40-year-old Scott Damon was found in the river on Thursday ...
11/3/2017 5:26:00 PM
A crash has knocked out the power supply to the traffic signal at the US 60/US 62 intersection, and crossover at the west end of the US 60 Tennessee River “Ledbetter” Bridge at Ledbetter. This intersection is at about the US 60 20-mile marker in ...
11/3/2017 3:26:00 PM
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) Scott Damon (Courtesy: Wilson County Sheriff's Office) NASHVILLE, Tenn.
11/3/2017 9:01:00 AM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
CAMDEN, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee sheriff says an unidentified man's body found in a river has prompted a homicide investigation. Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher tells The Jackson Sun the body was pulled from the Tennessee River near the Benton ...
11/3/2017 5:50:00 AM
The Tennessee River Gorge is one of many areas in the eastern U.S. used as summer breeding grounds for the Louisiana waterthrush (also known as LOWA) after migrating north from their wintering grounds in Central America. As summer ends, the waterthrush ...
11/2/2017 9:54:52 PM
HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Tenn.- The Benton County Sheriff’s Department is conducting a death investigation after a man’s body was pulled from the Tennessee River. Now, new details are being released that have law enforcement treating the death as suspicious.
11/2/2017 4:56:00 PM
The Jackson Sun
BENTON COUNTY — Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher confirmed they are investigating a homicide after a body was pulled from the Tennessee River Thursday afternoon near the Benton County and Humphreys County line. Christopher said the body pulled ...
11/2/2017 3:15:00 PM
A body found in the Tennessee River in Benton County is being investigated as a possible homicide. According to Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher, the body of a white male was found by a fisherman about a mile north of the Tennessee River Bridge on ...
Is your kidney disease linked to pollution in the Tennessee River? A new study will attempt to answer the question.
11/2/2017 2:42:00 PM
DECATUR, Ala. – We’re continuing to follow a developing story out of Morgan and Lawrence Counties that could potentially affect hundreds, maybe even thousands of our viewers. We now have more details about a medical research study that will address the ...
11/1/2017 9:31:00 PM
The Roanoke Times
In the 1980s, there was nothing in country music as big as Alabama. Starting with “Tennessee River” and continuing with such tunes as “Old Flame,” “Love in the First Degree,” “Lady Down on Love,” “Dixieland Delight” and “Mountain ...
11/1/2017 1:19:00 AM
Almost exactly a year ago, as I drove across one of the bridges that span the Tennessee River near my home in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a bumper sticker “Proud of everything a liberal hates” flashed before me on the back of a white pickup truck.
10/31/2017 8:56:00 AM
This year’s Pangorge adventure race, which takes place in the Tennessee River Gorge Nov. 18, will be different from previous years’ events. Participants in this year’s event, called Pangorge: The Suck, are advised to expect the unexpected as they ...
10/30/2017 8:00:00 AM
Chattanooga had been known as the 'Gateway to the South,' a city nestled between mountain passes on the confluence of several major railroads and the Tennessee River. No wonder soldiers were willing to shed their lifeblood on some of the deadliest ...
10/29/2017 11:59:00 PM
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) (Photo: WKRN) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – Investigators say they have ...
10/29/2017 10:11:00 PM
The district boundaries would be the boundaries of the proposed Inspiration Landing resort development on the Tennessee River in Sheffield. The cooperative district will be a vehicle to pay back a United States Department of Agriculture loan sought by ...
10/29/2017 1:46:00 PM
An observation deck on the fourth floor offers free admission and 360-degree views of World’s Fair Park, downtown, the University of Tennessee campus, the Tennessee River and the Smoky Mountains. Our base for the weekend was a block away at the Sheraton ...
10/29/2017 12:23:16 AM
Seattle Post Intelligencer
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Investigators say they have found the body of a man who jumped into the Tennessee River while fleeing sheriff's deputies. G.A. Bennett of the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office confirmed that the body of 28-year-old Michael Shane ...
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