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7/22/2017 6:34:00 PM
Some of the prizes include a seven-bedroom houseboat vacation from Norris Lake Houseboat Rentals, a $1,000 Kroger gift card, a $500 James Free Jewelers gift card and a $1,000 Buffalo Wild Wings gift card.

7/21/2017 3:05:00 PM
Percy Priest Lake. TWRA said it cracked down on BUI this year, especially on Tennessee's busiest waterways -- Percy Priest Lake and Norris Lake in East Tennessee. J. Percy Priest Lake is about 15 minutes from downtown Nashville and runs through Davidson ...

7/12/2017 9:27:00 PM
ANDERSON COUNTY, Tenn, (WVLT) -- Behind the gates of Camp Tanasi close to Norris Lake, Girl Scouts have been sleeping in hammocks, cooking over an open fire and learning how to survive in the wild. "Today we made a fire by ourselves without any help ...

6/28/2017 12:33:00 PM
If you want to get your fix of fireworks before the Fourth of July, then you should definitely think about heading to Norris Lake this Saturday! The Tennessee Valley Authority said Sequoyah Marina is hosting its annual 'Fire on the Water' fireworks show ...

Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/18/2017 12:08:00 PM
ABC Newspapers
A portion of Highway 47 between Norris Lake Road (County Road 24) and Viking Boulevard (County Road 22) will be closed on Sunday, May 21. The temporary closure will be between the hours of 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, according to the Minnesota ...

5/15/2017 8:02:00 PM
"There are no rules on the lake," said Lynne Miller, who owns a floating home on Norris Lake. "We really love Norris Lake," agrees Terri Stemple, Miller's neighbor and friend. "We wouldn't want to be anywhere else." A new law allows for existing floating ...

5/15/2017 3:47:00 PM
Stardust Marina in Anderson County is well-known and loved by the locals. The marina has more than 450 boat slips, a restaurant, rental properties and more. Manager Frank Satterfield says they have a very unique menu. "A lot of people that come here are ...

5/12/2017 9:55:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
The mystery on Island F that has everyone talking Sharps Chapel residents say explosions coming from Norris Lake island are rattling homes. Check out this story on

5/1/2017 8:33:00 PM
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) NORRIS (WATE) – Last week’s flooding is still causing big problems ...

4/30/2017 7:49:00 PM
CAMPBELL COUNTY - After East Tennessee saw heavy rain more than a week ago, Norris Lake rose 6.5 feet above its average summer pool. Now, marinas along the lake are struggling to keep up with high water levels. Mark and Amy Bardo have owned Norris Dam ...

4/26/2017 9:41:00 AM
Oak Ridge Today
WYSH Radio in Clinton reported that TVA is seeking to lower the water level in Norris Lake, which was about six feet above the summer pool level following last weekend’s relentless rainfall. “Following last weekend’s record rainfall totals across ...

4/23/2017 9:00:00 PM
Those levels are causing issues at the waterside marina off Norris Lake. There property owners said watching the water rise has been incredible. “It’s been amazing," said Kandi Bailey, a dock owner at the marina. "It’s rained a lot and you can ...

4/11/2017 4:12:00 PM
Claiborne Progress
The 16th Annual Claiborne County Rescue Squad (CCRS) Bass Fishing Tournament was held on Norris Lake April 1 and was launched from the Brogan Hollow Boat Ramp. This annual tournament is a major fund raiser for the CCRS and once again the tournament was a ...

4/6/2017 7:01:00 AM
LaFollette Press
The following is a weekly summary of the fishing conditions on Norris Lake as reported by creel clerks from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA). The lake level on Friday, April 8 was 1,014.70 feet, which is four feet higher than the previous week.

3/28/2017 2:27:00 PM
Riders of all skill levels and all bike types are welcome. Organizers of the ride say the course is “picturesque” with beautiful scenery and winding roads along Norris Lake. The ride leaves at Hot Bagle Company at 10:00 a.m. The first 200 registrants ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/15/2017 2:02:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Dive teams are reportedly searching Norris Lake near Snellville for a vehicle. Gwinnett County police are at the scene, Cpl. Deon Washington confirmed Wednesday afternoon, but he said the investigation is being led by DeKalb County. “They’re checking ...

Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

1/24/2017 9:12:00 PM
Daily Times
She served on the Altar Guild for 18 years and in the library for 4 years. Two of her favorite pastimes were sharing memories of many years on Norris Lake and crocheting for those she loved. At the age of 14, Barbara began a long and devoted career as a ...

1/11/2017 11:03:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
The first Loyston Loop section of our hike meanders through hardwood trees with a great view of Norris Lake. We turn left onto the Hemlock Bluff trail, wading through ankle-deep leaves and canopied by hundreds of golden-leafed beech trees. After a hard ...

1/2/2017 4:51:00 PM
NORRIS LAKE - Now that a new law says existing floating homes can remain on TVA lakes, owners are gearing up for discussions with TVA about annual fees and regulations. In mid-December, President Obama signed legislation that overturned a May 2016 decision ...

Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of December 2016.

12/5/2016 1:05:00 PM
Press Release Point
UNION COUNTY, SR 33 Bridge over Clinch River (Norris Lake): Motorists should be alert for temporary traffic shifts and narrowed lanes approaching and exiting the bridge in both directions. Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures ...

11/23/2016 1:03:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
The upper Clinch and Powell rivers are as rich in life as anywhere in Tennessee. More rare species live upstream from Norris Lake than anywhere else in North America. Of the 222 native fish found throughout Tennessee’s sprawling river systems ...

11/11/2016 4:20:00 PM
Previous story: Search for Campbell County missing woman stretches into 2nd week Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Aaron Evans says the hunter found what he believed to be human remains around 4 p.m. just off the lake bank of Norris Lake ...

11/10/2016 10:59:00 AM
Claiborne Progress
A new tradition was started between two rival schools Nov. 5 on East Tennessee’s Norris Lake. Claiborne High School and Cumberland Gap High School both have bass fishing teams and for the first time ever the Bulldogs and Panthers would for once not meet ...

10/25/2016 11:18:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
FALL COLOR BOAT RIDES Norris Dam State Park at 865-426-7461 11:00 am; 12:30 pm; 2 pm and 3:30 pm at Norris Dam State Park Enjoy the fall colors on Norris Lake by taking a leisurely boat ride with your family, friends, and friendly park ranger every day but ...

10/24/2016 9:04:00 PM
He'd much rather use his own two eyes to determine his fishing locations. He was able to do that at last week's Norris Lake FLW Tour Invitational, and he left Andersonville, Tenn. with the most lucrative victory of his pro career. "It was a completely ...

10/23/2016 6:48:00 PM
Fishing World
(Oct 23, 2016 - ANDERSONVILLE, TN.) Norris Lake is setting up for a dramatic final-day shootout tomorrow at the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational at Norris Lake presented by Quaker State. Seven-year FLW Tour veteran James Watson of Nixa, Missouri, who started ...

10/22/2016 8:23:00 PM
The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
ANDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2016) – After three career FLW Tour top-20 finishes, numerous wins at the AAA-level and two career championship appearances, pro James Watson of Nixa, Missouri, earned the first FLW Tour victory of his career and $95,400 ...

10/22/2016 8:17:00 PM
earned the first tour-level victory of his career and $95,400 Saturday at the FLW Tour Invitational at Norris Lake in Andersonville, Tenn. He caught a 8=9-12 sack on the final day for a 3-day total of 36-10. He prevailed by 3 ounces over runner-up Jason ...

10/22/2016 4:45:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
James Watson had his worst day of the FLW Tour Invitational on Norris Lake on Saturday with a somewhat average five-fish catch of 9 pounds, 12 ounces. But it turned out to be his best day as a pro bass angler. The Nixa, Mo., resident’s total of 36-10 ...

10/21/2016 8:30:00 AM
Bassmaster Elite Series pro David Williams caught a 15-01 sack on Thursday to grab the early lead at the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational at Norris Lake. Right behind him in 2nd place is Tour veteran James Watson, who boxed 13-10. Williams will take a 1-07 ...

10/20/2016 4:12:00 PM
Knoxville News Sentinel
FLW pros seeking Norris Lake's bass David Williams of North Carolina claims first-day lead at pro bass fishing tournament on Norris Lake. Check out this story on

10/19/2016 8:58:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
"This will speed up the process." Norris Lake, for example, is already at winter pool, something that did not occur last year until the end of the month. "We have been preaching (about the drought conditions) since April," Brickey said. "People during the ...

10/2/2016 12:39:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
More than half are on Norris Lake. Other popular reservoirs include Fontana, South Holston, Boone and Fort Loudoun. TVA, concerned about water pollution, safety, navigation and other issues, decided to formulate a new policy to address floating houses.

9/24/2016 2:39:00 PM
The Jackson Sun
Nearly all the floating homes are moored in waters already leased by marinas, and thus are not taking up space in public waters, said Michael Wilks, who owns a floating home on Norris Lake in Campbell County and is president of the Tennessee Valley ...

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