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Marcia Davis: Book's suggestions for urban hikes also good for bird-watching

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 12/13/2014 12:52:00 PM

I used the guide to explore the trails at 117-acre Melton Hill Park at 3400 Williams Bend Road last Sunday. The views of Melton Hill Lake were spectacular, though the ducks were too far away to identify. A paved trail wound through fields with tall dried

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Alabama Bass Trail and BoatUS Team Up for Towing

News 8 KFMB

Date: 12/3/2014 1:01:00 AM

The 13 bass fishing lakes consist of Lake Guntersville, Wheeler Lake, Pickwick Lake, Lewis Smith Lake, Neely Henry Lake, Lay Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Lake Jordan, Alabama River, Lake Eufaula, and the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Weiss Lake and Lake Martin

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Murfreesboro Checkpoint: Police Caught Lying on Camera

Liberty Playbook

Date: 12/2/2014

The day after Thanksgiving, police checkpoints took place all around Tennessee, where they manufacture probable cause with false drug dog alerts, saying "I smell alcohol," etc. . . in order to force people into detainment. They also have a trailer nearby to strap people down and forcibly take their blood without their

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Former Catholic student Isla McRae signs to row at Clemson

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 11/27/2014 3:12:00 PM

He was confident that the protégé was on her way to becoming a star. "I remember telling her father on the shores of Melton Hill Lake during her eighth-grade year that I would make his daughter a Division I athlete. "He said, ‘We'll see.' " Family ties

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Adventure tourism: Invaluable economic development tool for Oak Ridge

OakRidger

Date: 11/19/2014 12:32:00 AM

One of Oak Ridge’s most obvious adventure tourism opportunities is Melton Hill Lake and its nationally known 2,000 meter rowing course. And there is an abundance of other outdoor recreation opportunities that the City of Oak Ridge can capitalize on now

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• River: Clinch River
• Surface Area: 5,690 Acres
• Shoreline: 173 Miles
• Length: 64 Miles
• Volume: 2,092,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 3,343 Square Miles
Melton Hill Lake provides nearly 193 miles of shoreline and 5,470 acres of water surface and includes parts of Loudon, Roane, Anderson, and Knox counties. The reservoir stretches 56 miles up the Clinch from the dam to the base of Norris Dam, and is navigable for 38 miles from Melton Hill Dam to Clinton. Melton Hill is the only TVA dam on a tributary stream, or not on the Tennessee River, with a navigation lock. The lock lowers and raises vessels 60 feet between Melton Hill Lake and Watts Bar Lake and vice-versa.

Melton Hill Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Clinch River just south of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The dam is operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, which built the dam in the early 1960s. Melton Hill Dam was named for Melton Hill, a knob atop Copper Ridge where the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey established a triangulation station in 1884.
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