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Diamond Rio Releases Their First Live Album

hallels.com

Date: 11/22/2014 11:13:00 PM

"It's hard to remember being in grade school, but I remember being a struggling musician in the Tennessee River Boys [the group's name before Diamond Rio] and everything we've done. I've actually been involved in this band for 30 years. It's been a great

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Missouri Hangs On, Turns Back Tennessee, 29-21

Chattanoogan

Date: 11/22/2014 10:26:00 PM

before 95,821 fans on a chilly night on the banks of the Tennessee River. "Their front seven is the best we've played all season," Tennessee coach Butch Jones said. "We knew this would be a tight game. We had to earn every yard we got." Down 29-13 in the

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Love Aaj Kal… Factoids from History for Team Obama

The New Indian Express

Date: 11/22/2014 10:07:00 AM

Jawaharlal Nehru engaged with the Americans for their scientific prowess and for the big ideas—the Bhakra Nangal project was conceived when Nehru visited Tennessee River Valley. The Americans reciprocated—even if spurred by the need to stall the

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Rome native competes in ironman competition

Fish Wrap

Date: 11/22/2014 4:50:00 AM

Jennifer Whitley (center) of Rome participated in the Chattanooga Ironman, a 2.4-mile swim in the Tennessee River, a bike ride of 116 miles, and a run of 26 miles, on Sept. 28. The line of participants, approximately 2,500, was about a mile long

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Top 10 free or cheap things to do in the Chattanooga area

Examiner

Date: 11/21/2014 8:53:00 PM

Take walk, jog, or bike ride along the Tennessee Riverwalk. This 13 mile paved trail meanders along the Tennessee River and stretches from downtown all the way to the Chickamauga Dam. Head up to the Bluff View Art District for a look at the free River

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• River: Tennessee River
• Surface Area: 43,100 Acres
• Shoreline: 308 Miles
• Length: 53 Miles
• Volume: 924,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 32,800 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 21 Feet
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.

LAKE PROFILE

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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