Wheeler Lake News

5/18/2018 9:14:00 PM
wdef.com
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – It only seems fitting, with the Tennessee River, mountainous scenes, and an outdoor spirit that Chattanooga would host Ironman events. Well, that relationship is going a step further. “We are now the first community to host ...

5/18/2018 12:01:00 PM
Experts-Exchange
Tucked around a curve of the Tennessee River there’s a private school that’s making waves in the local community to encourage young girls to code. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, a private all-girls’ school has made computer science courses a requirement ...

5/18/2018 1:09:00 AM
The Tennessean
A public meeting to discuss concerns about Asian carp, which have become unwelcome inhabitants in the Tennessee River and Cumberland River systems, is scheduled for May 24 in Paris, Tenn. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Enoch Building at the Hen ...

5/18/2018 12:29:00 AM
Benzinga.com
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The slow-moving barge creates subtle ripples in the glass-like surface of the Tennessee River as it makes its way toward Wilson Dam. The gentle wake gives rise to rolling waves which reach the bank ...

5/17/2018 9:47:00 PM
The Business Journals
On May 18, 2018, the TVA will be celebrating 85 years of service to the people of the Tennessee River Valley. One of the multiple "alphabet" agencies of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal, the TVA has been a critical partner in shaping the economic and ...

5/17/2018 12:28:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
Kim Trevathan and dog end 652-mile Tennessee River canoe journey Kim Trevathan, Maryville College professor and writer, and his dog Maggie ended their 652-mile and 58-day canoe journey up the Tennessee River Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the Houston River Park.

5/17/2018 12:28:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
Kim Trevathan and dog Maggie end 652-mile Tennessee River canoe journey Kim Trevathan and dog Maggie end 652-mile Tennessee River canoe journey Check out this story on knoxnews.com: https://knoxne.ws/2GrKHt7

5/17/2018 5:16:00 AM
WREG
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — Army engineers have completed a $1.4 million project designed to protect a vital storm sewer channel that runs into a Mississippi River tributary in Tennessee. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday that it turned over the ...

5/16/2018 12:43:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
It takes athletes south of downtown Chattanooga into North Georgia and Walker County, providing incredible views of Lookout Mountain and the Tennessee River. Offering a total professional prize purse of $30,000, the race will award a total of 30 age-group ...

5/16/2018 7:39:00 AM
WSMV
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (AP) - Army engineers have completed a $1.4 million project designed to protect a vital storm sewer channel that runs into a Mississippi River tributary in Tennessee. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday that it turned over the ...

5/15/2018 8:27:00 PM
WBIR
In the late 90's -- Maryville College professor Kim Trevathan paddled all 650 miles of the Tennessee River. Now, he has almost finished the journey again... this time upstream. Photojournalist Hunter Joyce has his story.

5/15/2018 4:08:00 PM
wdef.com
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — TVA is known primarily for creating industrial growth over the years by producing electric power. But there’s another side to that government-owned agency – promoting tourism using TVA recreation areas along the Tennessee ...

5/14/2018 8:42:00 PM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
This story was updated May 14, 2018, at 11:33 p.m. with more information. Tennessee American Water will begin installing a 30-inch pipe beneath the Tennessee River next week to improve water service and pressure to the 20,000 customers on the north side of ...

5/14/2018 6:59:00 PM
TimesDaily
FLORENCE — Nestled near the banks of the Tennessee River, the historical Indian mound stands 43 feet tall. It was built by American Indians of the Woodland period between 100 BC and 400 BC, and is the largest American Indian mound in the Tennessee River ...

5/14/2018 10:58:00 AM
Chattanoogan.com
During the week of May 21, Tennessee American Water will begin a $3.2 million project to install a 30-inch pipe in the Tennessee River. This pipe is one of three - and the largest - that delivers water to the 20,000 customers on the north side of ...

5/14/2018 9:25:00 AM
Fox News
The pilot of a single-engine Cirrus SR22 ended up sliding into the Tennessee River after a botched landing at Knoxville’s Island Home Airport on Sunday night. The man, 66, was the sole person aboard the aircraft. He was able to extract himself from the ...

5/14/2018 9:08:00 AM
The Leaf-Chronicle
Body of Fort Campbell soldier who went missing in Tennessee River found Lyon County Judge Executive Wade White said crews had found the body of missing Private First Class JuWan Richardson. Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: https://www ...

5/14/2018 12:39:00 AM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Mullins Cove Road is a 22-mile-long, winding county road in Marion County that runs along the Tennessee River from the Marion-Hamilton county line near the Suck Creek confluence, where the road name at one point changes to River Canyon Road, to Griffith ...

5/13/2018 7:13:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
The Knoxville Fire Department responded to a small plane that ran off the runway into the Tennessee River at Island Home Airport around 9:15 p.m. Sunday. The pilot, a 66-year-old man from Knoxville, was the only person aboard the plane. He suffered no ...

5/13/2018 5:55:00 PM
The Washington Post
Multiple agencies are searching for a Fort Campbell soldier who went missing May 11 on Kentucky’s Tennessee River. The name of the soldier has not been released. She rented an apartment owned by Sean Hannity. Then came the bedbugs, late rent and eviction.

5/13/2018 1:30:00 PM
WSAZ
LAKE CITY, Ky. (AP) --Authorities are searching for a Fort Campbell soldier reported missing while enjoying the water with friends along the Tennessee River in Kentucky. Media outlets report the man was reported missing Friday while tubing at Kentucky Lake ...

5/13/2018 10:16:00 AM
Reuters
Multiple agencies are searching for a Fort Campbell soldier who went missing, Friday, on Kentucky’s Tennessee River. Jillian Kitchener reports. Multiple agencies are searching for a Fort Campbell soldier who went missing, Friday, on Kentucky’s ...

5/12/2018 7:09:00 PM
WBIR
Authorities are searching for a missing soldier in the Tennessee River in Kentucky. Media outlets report the man was reported missing Friday while tubing on the river near Lake City. The Lyon County Emergency Management Agency says the man is a soldier ...

5/12/2018 3:22:00 PM
WBKO
LAKE CITY, Ky. (AP) -- Authorities are searching for a missing soldier in the Tennessee River in Kentucky. Media outlets report the man was reported missing Friday while tubing on the river near Lake City. The Lyon County Emergency Management Agency says ...

5/12/2018 2:00:00 PM
WTVF
LAKE CITY, Ky. - Multiple emergency agencies have been searching for a Fort Campbell soldier who went missing in the water on the Tennessee River in Kentucky. Officials with the Coast Guard said they received the report of the missing man around 4:50 p.m ...

5/12/2018 12:55:00 PM
WZTV
UPDATE: The Coast Guard reported at around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday that their search has been suspended, as their assistance is no longer being requested, however, the search is still ongoing, according to The Lyon County Emergency Management. GILBERTSVILLE, Ky.

5/10/2018 4:02:00 PM
Decatur Daily
Crews will be doing repair work on the Interstate 65 northbound bridge at the Tennessee River on Friday from 9 a.m. to noon, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Motorists are advised to drive with caution and expect delays due to the ...

5/10/2018 7:39:00 AM
DVIDSHub
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 10, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Tennessee Valley Authority invite the public for a free tour of Wheeler Lock at Tennessee River mile 274.9 in Rogersville, Ala., Saturday, July 21, 2018. Four ...

5/9/2018 10:10:00 PM
TimesDaily
FLORENCE — Court Street has been named an American favorite. Starting near the Tennessee River and ending at the University of North Alabama, the scenic downtown Florence street made the list of "America's 50 Favorite Streets" in an MSN.com article this ...

5/9/2018 7:40:00 AM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
"I like the Tennessee River, but that ain't it." Just like that, the five-year swan song of the most nationally decorated coach in UTC athletic history — architect of 903 wins at four Division I schools (those schools reaching the NCAA tournament a total ...

5/9/2018 6:53:00 AM
World Nuclear News
The final project, a new seven-foot (2.1 metre) high concrete flood wall at Fort Loudoun Dam, would hold back the waters of the Tennessee River in the event of an extreme flood. Fort Loudon's new flood wall will protect two nuclear power plants in worst ...

5/9/2018 5:42:00 AM
Chattanoogan.com
S. Coast Guard. After saluting the area’s vets, he met with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Tennessee Valley Authority officials at the lock, which is located at Tennessee River mile 471. “I took this opportunity to meet with the ...

5/8/2018 9:11:00 PM
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Reservations: 423-899-5341. ' Back Inn Cafe, 412 E. Second St. Enjoy brunch on the bluff overlooking the Tennessee River. Back Inn Cafe is serving its annual Mother's Day Brunch featuring dishes from its new spring menu created by ...

5/8/2018 10:16:00 AM
DVIDSHub
After saluting the area’s vets, he met with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Tennessee Valley Authority officials at the lock, which is located at Tennessee River mile 471. “I took this opportunity to meet with the Corps of Engineers ...

5/8/2018 7:15:00 AM
Saturday Down South
He served as UT’s athletic director until he died in 1962. There is a street named after him that runs parallel to the Tennessee River and the stadium that is named after him. A statue also stands at the gates of Neyland Stadium. There is another piece ...

5/7/2018 11:21:00 AM
Knoxville Daily Sun
KNOXVILLE — For the first time in its 49-year history, the GEICO Bassmaster Classic will be held on the Tennessee River, Knoxville in 2019. The event is presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods. The prestigious championship bass tournament — widely known ...

5/7/2018 10:52:00 AM
al.com
Nearly 600 machinists voted today to strike ULA's massive rocket plant on the Tennessee River in Decatur and other company sites after contract negotiations broke down. The plant builds rockets for ULA's successful business of launching government and ...

5/7/2018 8:07:00 AM
Paris Post-Intelligencer
KNOXVILLE (AP) — Jurors in the murder trial of former Division III college football player William Riley Gaul heard a recording Thursday in which he was arrested while preparing to throw a gun in the Tennessee River after his ex-girlfriend’s death.

5/7/2018 3:02:00 AM
Consumer Electronics Net
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Each year, millions of outdoor enthusiasts take part in the endless recreational opportunities waiting in a national forest. According to the U.S. Forest Service, an estimated 148 million recreation ...

5/7/2018 2:43:00 AM
The Business Journals
While national forests offer endless possibilities for the outdoor enthusiasts, the wooded outdoor playground also serves as a sanctuary for those in search of peacefulness and solitude. The Tennessee River Valley is home to three national forests, each ...





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