Wheeler Lake News

4/26/2017 11:37:00 PM
Times Daily
The Tennessee River at Florence rose above flood stage Wednesday afternoon, and is expected to crest at about a half a foot or more above flood stage by this afternoon, officials said. The National Weather Service office in Huntsville stated in its latest ...

4/26/2017 3:32:00 PM
The Tennessee Valley Authority is urging boaters to stay off the Tennessee River because spillways at the dams are flowing at high rates. Wilson Dam in Florence has more than 750,000 gallons of water per second flowing through the spillways causing the ...

4/26/2017 2:49:00 PM
Decatur Daily
The wreck occurred just north of the Tennessee River on I-65, and troopers received a call at 3:14 p.m., troopers said. Injuries were reported, but the extent of injuries is unavailable at this time, troopers said. Morgan County 911 Director Ryan Welty ...

4/25/2017 11:11:00 PM
Times Daily
FLORENCE -- The Tennessee River is expected to crest about 1 foot above flood level at Florence this week, but should not interfere with Saturday's Smoke on the Water Festival. That news had event coordinator Jeff McDaniel breathing a sigh of relief ...

4/25/2017 10:12:00 PM
Decatur Daily
To host a fish fry at home, try these recipes. For the freshest fish possible, head to the bass-, crappie- and catfish- populated Tennessee River, Elk River, Wheeler Lake and Guntersville Dam with a rod and reel. For non-anglers, stop by the local fish ...

4/25/2017 7:05:00 AM
The hip-hop atmosphere in Chattanooga seems imbued with a particular melodic spontaneity that allows musicians to work from inside their personal influences while also absorbing the unpredictable movements and rhythms that blow in off the Tennessee River.

4/25/2017 2:45:00 AM
Tennessee River AT Florence affecting Colbert and Lauderdale the Tennessee River AT Florence. * until Saturday afternoon. * At 3 AM Tuesday the stage was 16.1 feet and rising. * Flood Stage is 18.0 feet. * Minor Flooding is forecast.

4/24/2017 10:58:00 PM
Times Daily
A flood warning is in effect for the Tennessee River at Florence, as the river is expected to rise above flood stage beginning Wednesday morning. The river is expected to crest at 20.3 feet by Friday morning, according to a warning issued by the National ...

4/24/2017 9:04:00 PM
Daily Times
“The Little Tennessee River Valley: Treasure over Time” will be the next presentation in the Southern Appalachian Studies series at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Blount County Public Library. Mark Davidson, adjunct professor at Pellissippi State ...

4/24/2017 8:38:00 PM
Now the rain water is soaking into the ground and making its way back into streams and rivers. This has already caused flooding along the Tennessee River. The Tennessee Valley Authority reported that the Kentucky Dam turbines were at capacity while excess ...

4/24/2017 6:42:00 PM
Times Free Press
Parts of the Tennessee River overflowed its banks on Monday after TVA engineers opened spillways on the Chickamauga dam. Ellis Smith and Lesley Dale, members of the Times Free Press digital team, visited the dam to watch the swirling water rush downstream.

4/24/2017 4:49:00 PM
HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — “We got up around 5:30 and started working on the garage, getting it cleaned out, stuff moved upstairs, so it would be above the water level,” Bonnie Seawright said. Seawright says she’s lived in Hardin County along the ...

4/24/2017 9:08:00 AM
The National Weather Service says warnings were issued for the Tennessee River west of Florence and south of Huntsville. The flooding...More >> Flood warnings continue after stormy weekend Flood warnings continue after stormy weekend

4/24/2017 5:19:00 AM
Founded in 2011, the Click Pro Daily Project was the industry’s first group photography blog and has brought together hundreds of female photographers. Dozens of inspirational photos are posted daily, and participants are encouraged to share camera ...

4/24/2017 2:37:00 AM
A FLOOD WARNING WILL BE IN EFFECT TUESDAY NIGHT-SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE TENNESSEE RIVER AT FLORENCE Lower pressure will slowly push out of the Tennessee Valley where patchy fog and a few isolated showers will continue to fall across the Valley until the ...

4/23/2017 7:24:00 PM
News Channel 9
Cox won the FLW Tour Championship on Wheeler Lake last August, with Neal placing second there, as well. Cox, of course, was on Cloud Nine Saturday when the scales revealed his final 3-day weight as 68 pounds, 3 ounces. He collected more than $53,000 in ...

4/23/2017 5:46:00 PM
Clarksville Online
A links-style course that was Travel + Leisure Golf’s top new course of 2004, the Fighting Joe features an iconic 18th green overlooking the Tennessee River. The par-72, 7,258-yard course has hosted the last three OVC Men’s Golf Championships—this ...

4/23/2017 6:18:00 AM
Taste of Country
Their first No. 1 single, “Tennessee River,” hit the radio in 1980, sparking a massive career that includes 21 consecutive No. 1 hits, making Alabama one of the most successful groups in the history of country music. Just some of their career-defining ...

4/22/2017 7:40:00 PM
Part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in state of Alabama, The Shoals has two 18-hole championship courses and lies between the Wheeler and Wilson dams on the Tennessee River in the Florence area. Wheeler Dam is named in honor of General Joseph ...

4/21/2017 10:18:00 PM
Decatur Daily
Lift stations pump the sewage out of the low points and keep it moving toward the treatment plant off Alabama 20 at the Tennessee River. Hardin said most of the first stage focused on sewerage improvements in Southeast Decatur “in areas that are the ...

4/21/2017 5:36:00 PM
DECATUR COUNTY, Tenn. — Imagine you’re kayaking with your family on the Tennessee River. You decide to climb some nearby rocks when you stumble upon human remains. The Decatur County sheriff says this happened to a 9-year-old girl near Perryville ...

4/20/2017 6:25:00 PM
And there are some fun little areas for photos, and a great view of the Tennessee River. Hunter Museum of American Art – This is another place we only visited from afar, but I still feel good about recommending it because even if you just walk by and ...

4/20/2017 5:22:00 PM
Tennessee Journalist
The sunlight bounces off the flowing water of the Tennessee River and connecting streams. It might be a picturesque scene for residents, but what lays in the water is a concern for professionals and environmental groups in the Knoxville area.

4/19/2017 7:13:00 PM
Construction on the Interstate 24 Tennessee River Bridge at the Marshall-Livingston County line will be moved from the westbound lanes to the eastbound lanes on Tuesday. Construction on the Interstate 24 Tennessee River Bridge at the Marshall-Livingston ...

4/19/2017 12:11:00 PM
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
The organization also provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system, and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.

4/18/2017 9:10:00 PM
Times Free Press
Studio 59 Aveda Salon and Spa are inviting area residents to come "Do Good, Feel Good" at a fundraiser to benefit Tennessee River Rescue Thursday, April 20. The fundraiser is part of the larger Aveda Corporation's focus on clean water initiatives ...

4/18/2017 2:19:00 PM
The units at the power station are independent power plants and share few systems. Browns Ferry is located in Alabama, near Tennessee River. It is named after a ferry which operated at the site up to mid 20th century. Browns Ferry has three BWR nuclear ...

4/18/2017 2:02:00 PM
I specialize in aquatic habitat restoration in the Upper Tennessee River Basin. We hear complaints from farmers when riverbanks erode into their hay fields. As the bank retreats, trees fall into the river and valuable productive land is lost. Animals ...

4/18/2017 10:17:00 AM
The city’s economy tanked in the 1980s, people moved away in droves, and crime filled the spaces left behind. The Tennessee River was poisoned by generations of heavy industry and a gray blanket settled over the valley. “Downtown hadn’t been fun for ...

4/18/2017 4:33:00 AM
Construction on the Interstate 24 Tennessee River Bridge at the Marshall-Livingston County line will be moved from the westbound lanes to the eastbound lanes on Tuesday. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says crews had been working on joint replacement ...

4/17/2017 10:57:00 PM
Decatur Daily
“They were done wrong and they’re still being done wrong.” The mound is surrounded on three sides by the Bay Pointe Condominiums near Lucy’s Branch Marina on the Tennessee River. Topped with decorative shrubbery and surrounded by a garden ...

4/17/2017 7:57:00 PM
Times Daily
FLORENCE -- The Police Department's new patrol boat could soon have a high-tech piece of equipment when it plies the waters of the Tennessee River. The department is seeking an $18,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security to obtain a radio ...

4/17/2017 1:56:00 PM
It goes on to list his vast amount of charitable works: The Darryl Worley Foundation, The Leader In Me program, the Tennessee River Run, and his patriotism and support to those serving in the United States Armed Forces. “Darryl Worley’s every endeavor ...

4/16/2017 11:52:00 PM
Times Daily
Colbert County Commissioner Tommy Barnes said the entrance to the proposed Inspiration Landing resort development on the Tennessee River at the mouth of Spring Creek will cut through park west but will not impact Tuscumbia Landing. "It will provide better ...

4/16/2017 11:26:00 AM
Oak Ridge Today
Besides offering water play for children, the exhibit highlights the TVA’s role in flood control, navigation, and land management for the Tennessee River system. A corporate agency of the federal government that receives no tax dollars, TVA provides ...

4/15/2017 11:32:00 PM
The fish are blocked by the dam in their upstream run out of Wheeler Lake to spawn; they gather in the swift water below the gates, sometimes in large schools, and for anglers who know the tricks of catching them, they form a considerable attraction.

4/15/2017 10:18:00 PM
Appalachian State Mountaineers
THE COURSE: The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals is home to two 18-hole championship courses and lies between the Wheeler and Wilson dams on the Tennessee River. The Fighting Joe course at The Shoals was the first Trail course to break 8,000 yards.

4/15/2017 10:11:00 PM
Decatur Daily
That’s one point more than the state average. The Tennessee River, walking and biking trails, Point Mallard Park and youth sports are among the opportunities for residents to participate in physical activities, Harris said. He said the low number of ...

4/15/2017 7:13:00 PM
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A large smoke plume from a fire near the Tennessee River was visible on radar Saturday afternoon. Although it looked like rain on radar, dual-pol products suggest this is smoke drifting into the air. Several WHNT News 19 viewers sent us ...

4/15/2017 2:05:00 PM
Taste of Country
Alabama snagged a record contract with RCA in the late ’70s and picked up steam in the ’80s with hits including “Tennessee River” and “Mountain Music,” garnering 25 No. 1 hits, 21 of which were consecutive. The Southern country rockers boast ...

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