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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

TVA reservoirs
TVA says it is releasing water from area reservoirs due to heavy rainfall in mountainous areas of East Tennessee and Western North Carolina. The mountains of East Tenn. and North Carolina have received 5 to 9 inches of rain since Thurs. And levels at tributary reservoirs like Douglas, South Holston, and Fontana are above normal. .The power generator says it is using generators to release water gradually to protect downstream communities. TVA is gradually releasing water from those dams to lower lake levels back to normal. The process is done slowly to protect downstream communities from flood impact, according to TVA. The agency said boaters should be on the lookout for floating debris and higher and faster river conditions than normal.


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Monday, June 24, 2019

  • NU power outage
  • Judge Duane Slone honored
  • Opioid deaths decrease in Tennessee
  • Congress blocks Saudi arms sales
  • Baby milk formula is recalled
  • Newport Street Department

    Sunday, June 23, 2019

  • Housing starts in Tennessee
  • Retirement costs
  • Suicide increases in Tennessee

    Friday, June 21, 2019

  • Roe representative to be in Newport

    Thursday, June 20, 2019

  • McCord visits Newport
  • Alexander sponsors legislation to reduce out of pocket medical costs
  • Messer arrest
  • Special session of CLB

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019

  • Cocke County budget discussions continue
  • Phillips charged in double murder
  • ETSU tuition to increase
  • Small business job growth
  • Library is closed
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