Lake Guntersville News

5/24/2017 2:31:00 PM
First developed to provide flood control, navigation and hydroelectric power, TVA's integrated development plan for the Tennessee River and its tributaries also provides boating, swimming, and fishing enthusiasts their choice of unique destinations across ...

5/24/2017 9:24:00 AM
United States Army
GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (May 24, 2017) – A ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 30 at 9 a.m., to name the US Highway 62 Bridge across the Tennessee River below Kentucky Dam the “George A. (Tony) Ellis Bridge.” The ceremony will be held at the Grand Rivers ...

5/24/2017 9:08:00 AM
Pink Bike
With three prominent mountains (Signal, Raccoon, and Lookout) flanking the city from the northeast to the southeast, the Appalachian Mountains draped along the western border, and liquid assets that include the venerable Tennessee River flowing through ...

5/23/2017 10:29:00 PM
Times Daily
The sheriff said he expects the vessels to become valuable tools for his department. "The entire southern boundary of Lauderdale County is the Tennessee River," Singleton said. He said there also are numerous creeks in the county. "We have all this water ...

5/23/2017 9:20:00 PM
Times Free Press
After helping to harness the power of the Tennessee River, Appalachia's coal fields and the atom first split in Oak Ridge, the Tennessee Valley Authority is preparing to slow down a bit after 84 years. In TVA's preliminary budget plan for fiscal 2018 ...

5/23/2017 9:09:00 PM
Photographer Troy Stolt snapped this photo of a crane along the Tennessee River. He said the majestic bird was scanning for fish near Coolidge Park Monday afternoon. Follow Stolt on Instagram here. Want your photo to be featured on as a Photo ...

5/23/2017 3:18:00 PM
For a limited time, download two album singles – "Tennessee River Runs Low" and "He's Fine" – along with a special acoustic version of "He's Fine" recorded at the PledgeMusic offices in New York. The new album You Don't Own Me Anymore is available June ...

5/22/2017 6:36:00 PM
If you prepare now, you can have fun this summer without worry! Living near a major river like the Tennessee River means we need to be prepared in the event of a flood. Consider recent rainfall and expected rainfall before heading out to the river.

5/22/2017 1:28:00 AM
Times Free Press
due to a faster-moving Tennessee River — coming from out of town. But that's the cost of tourism, and we need tourism dollars more than ever to continue the meteoric rise of our downtown. Heck, over time, some of that money might even find its way into ...

5/21/2017 10:10:00 PM
About $4 million will be used to install a system to filter the fluorosurfactants perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) that leached into the Tennessee River from Daikin’s fluoropolymer manufacturing site in Decatur.

5/21/2017 10:06:00 PM
Decatur Daily
“One of my favorite places to fly is over the Tennessee River,” White said. “I love seeing all the boats gathered on the water and all of the people waving. It’s really remarkable.” The Memorial Day weekend festival earned Decatur the moniker of ...

5/21/2017 6:03:00 PM
Around 22 minutes in, IRONMAN 70.3 competitors start flowing out from the 1.2 mile swim against the Tennessee River current, the first stretch of the triathlon. More competitors flood the swim finish at the IRONMAN 70.3! ...

5/21/2017 4:21:00 PM
WRCB 3 Chattanooga
The course took athletes for a 1.2 mile swim along the Tennessee River, a scenic 56 mile bike ride through North Georgia, and a 13.1 mile run through downtown Chattanooga. Matthew Russell, of Sarasota, Florida, took the win in 3:57:35, after trailing seven ...

5/20/2017 9:43:00 AM
When the Civil War raged throughout the Union and Confederate lands from 1861 to 1865, it ranged to Tennessee, from the fields of Shiloh to the town of 5,545 citizens at the time of the Great Rebellion along the bend of the Tennessee River, Chattanooga ...

5/20/2017 4:46:00 AM
News Courier
Residents won't be wining and dining at an Athens restaurant overlooking the Tennessee River any time soon. A bill that would have allowed Athens to annex Lucy's Branch Marina in western Limestone County died Friday on the floor of the state Senate ...

5/19/2017 9:46:00 PM
Go Upstate Campus Commuter
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Sherri Parker Lee Stadium is on the banks of the Tennessee River. That’s not what USC Upstate softball head coach Chris Hawkins was talking about when he told his players after their practice earlier this week in Spartanburg ...

5/19/2017 9:03:00 PM
Times Free Press
When dawn breaks Sunday over the Tennessee River and more than 3,000 athletes dive into its chilling waters, Chattanooga's year of the Ironman will be upon us. East Tennessee's outdoor mecca will be the first city in the world to host a full Ironman ...

5/19/2017 6:09:00 PM
The indictment shows that the obstruction of justice charge is regarding the allegation that the 50-year-old threw cell phones in the Tennessee River near Decatur. We've heard the accusations the FBI has made against Cummins, but not how his attorney ...

5/19/2017 6:00:00 PM
He is also proof that people that seem ordinary, can do extraordinary things. It was Mother's day, Dayden and his family were fishing on Lake Guntersville. When the dam opened, and the water started to flow, Dayden noticed that something wasn't right.

5/19/2017 12:29:00 AM
One of the more significant sites is in Marshall County, on the Tennessee River. "Painted Bluff has a number, probably over 100 rock art images," Pritchard explained, "The Native American stuff we think probably dates to at least 600 years old or older.

5/18/2017 9:00:00 PM
Phase 1A includes the construction of a dock and canoe launch point on Fourth Creek, a river walk and pier on the Tennessee River, doubling the length of the green way from two to four miles, and additional parking and restroom facilities. The City of ...

5/18/2017 1:20:00 PM
The eastern tributaries of the Tennessee River illustrate discrepant drainage and topography, although the causes for this are still under investigation (see the figure) (3). Quantifying such discrepancies between drainage and topography gives a new ...

5/18/2017 7:33:00 AM
Cleve Scene
The resulting album, You Don't Own Me Anymore, opens with the tender, bluegrass-y “Tennessee River Runs Low." It features a set of songs that sound so organic, you'd swear they were traditional ballads. The duo even used a PledgeMusic campaign to ...

5/17/2017 9:16:00 PM
Times Free Press
The hotel is named after Edwin Thacher, who in 1891 led the development of the Walnut Street Bridge across the Tennessee River from downtown to the North Shore. Go to for more. Chattanooga's biggest hotel developer said Wednesday that its ...

5/17/2017 2:41:00 PM
The Miami Herald
It's a win-win for everyone involved. Most long-time Shoals residents cross over the Tennessee River several times each week without pausing to reflect on how important the river is to our region. They see people fishing or boating on the water.

5/16/2017 10:36:00 PM
Bleacher Report
Rather than drive to the game and pay to park, folks can hop in a boat, party all the way up or down the Tennessee River, dock right outside the Neyland Stadium walls and live it up right up till game time. It's a floating "sail-gate" party. Or ...

5/16/2017 10:27:00 PM
Decatur Daily
Most longtime Decatur residents cross the Tennessee River several times each week without pausing to reflect on how important the river is to our region. They see people fishing or boating on the water. They have probably spent some time at Rhodes Ferry ...

5/16/2017 9:26:00 AM
where they both threw their cell phones into the Tennessee River. Cummins dismantled his in-car GPS system and replaced his license plate with an Alabama tag taken from an abandoned car. He then drove the pair to Birmingham before spending their first ...

5/16/2017 12:26:00 AM
“It was pretty horrific,” David Carter told me. “You think you’re ready, but when the time comes…” Carter, 60, who’s retired and a licensed captain, was talking just a few days after his 2001 Bayliner 4788 Carter’s Cove 2 caught fire and ...

5/15/2017 5:00:00 PM
The IRONMAN Foundation will partner with the Tennessee River Gorge Trust to provide a new boat supporting the trust’s ongoing mission to protect and provide open space, clean air and clean water to the 27,000-acre gorge. In addition, the IRONMAN ...

5/15/2017 4:21:00 PM
The women on the University of Tennessee’s Rowing Team look flawless and effortless as they glide across the Tennessee River. Their paddles dip in unison, cutting across the water. “You think about basketball or volleyball you can always call a timeout ...

5/15/2017 1:00:00 PM
Due to excessive rainfall, the TVA is cautioning all boaters to stay off the Tennessee River for at least one week. This warning applies for the entire river system. The power of moving water is nothing to take lightly. Do not risk your life for a fish.

5/15/2017 6:54:00 AM
The Christian Post
FBI agent Utley Noble told CNN that to avoid discovery, Cummins changed license plates and removed the car's GPS and then threw their phones into the Tennessee River. According to Noble, Cummins also purchased a tablet to keep tabs on the news about their ...

5/14/2017 7:49:00 PM
The soldiers are crossing the Tennessee River. My question is: Did the troops wade through across the river, or how did they get across without getting their muskets and powder wet.

5/14/2017 7:01:00 PM
where he and Thomas each threw their cell phones into the Tennessee River. Cummins dismantled his in-car GPS system and replaced his license plate with an Alabama tag taken from an abandoned car. He then drove the pair to Birmingham before spending their ...

5/14/2017 5:17:00 PM
News 4 Jax
Before ending up in California, they made stops in Alabama, where they threw their phones into the Tennessee River, federal authorities said. They also allegedly switched license plate tags from Tennessee to Alabama, then from Alabama to Colorado.

5/14/2017 9:48:00 AM
Tad Cummins and his student, missing since March 13, threw their phones in the Tennessee River, switched licenses plates and disabled their car's GPS device to avoid detection, an FBI agent said. The fugitives were found 1,900 miles away from their ...

5/13/2017 11:44:00 PM
Times Daily
Holmes said it’s obvious commissioners understand what a key asset the Tennessee River is to the area’s economy. “New boat ramps, docks and keeping the area clean, the money we are spending is a good investment,” Holmes said.

5/13/2017 8:44:00 PM
Teams of twenty paddlers, a drummer and steerer raced the Tennessee River in 46-foot-long dragon boats. Saturday was the 6th Annual Dragon Boat races at Point Mallard in Decatur. The races drew a huge crowd behind the water park on the banks of the ...

5/13/2017 4:18:00 PM
According to the FBI, Cummins was allegedly not only able to dismantle his navigation system but tossed their cell phones in the Tennessee River as well. The FBI also claims Cummins changed his name because the goal was to go to Mexico. The couple's final ...

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