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What’s a nice Jewish Girl doing in a place like this?

The Times of Israel

Date: 3/29/2015 11:07:00 PM

I also had my brother’s friend call with a thick New York Italian accent threatening Lurch, with cement shoes, and a swim in the Tennessee River. Chick called with his Southern accent and said “If you lay a hand on that girl or her dog, we’re going

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Dalton State Men’s Golf To Play In The Tennessee River Rumble


Date: 3/28/2015 6:21:00 PM

Loudon, TN – The Dalton State men’s golf team will join the field for the Tennessee River Rumble on Monday and Tuesday at the prestigious Greg Norman designed Tennessee National Golf Course. This year's Tennessee River Rumble field is comprised of

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Mocs Scrimmage at Scrappy Moore Field Today


Date: 3/28/2015 12:32:00 PM

The Mocs went through a 79-play workout at Scrappy Moore Field on the banks of the Tennessee River. “It looked like the offense had some nice runs and hit some nice plays,” stated UTC head coach Russ Huesman. “We will go in and watch the film and see

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Genealogy at Shiloh National Military Park

The Jackson Sun

Date: 3/28/2015 7:25:00 AM

Each national cemetery worked a zone. Shiloh National Cemetery gathered the dead Union soldiers from battlefields and areas along the Tennessee River and went as far south as Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and as far north as Fort Henry on the Tennessee-Kentucky

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Chattahoochee River Whitewater Community & Visitors Guide

Date: 3/28/2015

Take a Wild and Crazy ride on the Best Man-made Whitewater Course in the World (USA Today)! The Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park is fun for rafting, kayaking, paddle boards, surfing, ziplining or just taking in the view. There is only one Community and Visitors Guide that covers both sides of the Chattahoochee River for

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 308 Miles
• Surface Area: 43,100 Acres
• Volume: 924,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 32,800 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 21 Feet
• Length: 53 Miles
Pickwick Lake has often been called the best trophy smallmouth fishery in the country. This is due in large part to the numerous beneficial conditions of the river system and its location. The lake is situated at the southern boundary of habitable climate for smallmouth. This southern location allows for a longer growing year, which produces larger fish. Pickwick is also at the northern boundary for threadfin shad, the primary prey for smallies, and contains an abundance of them. Add the strong current of the Tennessee River to these two factors and it is easy to see why Pickwick bass are arguably the largest and strongest bronzebacks around.


Size and Depth - 47,500 acres and 53 miles long with a maximum depth of 59 feet.

Water Source - An impoundment of the Tennessee River, Pickwick Lake is defined by the Wilson Dam in the south Pickwick Landing Dam in the north. With a short exception near its inflows at Florence, the current primarily flows north.

Shoreline - 496 miles long. The shore is approximately 40 percent developed and is comprised of both privately-held land and Tennessee Valley Authority ownership. The remaining shoreline is undeveloped.

Bottom - Sand, gravel, bedrock, mud and muck. The main river channel is mostly bedrock and mud. In tailwater areas and coves, sand, gravel and muck bottoms are found.

Water - Moderately fertile water with a light green to brownish color. In the main river channel the water is lighter colored than the brownish color found in the backwater areas of coves and bays. Visible clarity is between 2 and 4 feet depending on location, rainfall and current.

Cover - There is little submerged vegetation and what is present is sporadically dispersed throughout the lake. The most common emergent plant is water willow, which can be found along the lakes shoreline and in bays and coves.
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