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Fish consumption advisory issued for Dale Hollow

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has announced a precautionary fish consumption advisory due to mercury on Dale Hollow Reservoir in Clay, Pickett, and Overton counties. In the fall of 2019 and spring of 2021, TDEC and the Tennessee Wildlife...

Burglars sought after Blue Heron break-in at Big South Fork

STEARNS, Ky.  |  The National Park Service is seeking information leading to the identification and arrest of two men who burglarized and vandalized the Blue Heron Train Depot here Friday. According to the NPS, the two men broke into the facility during...

Norris Dam’s Lenoir Museum to feature coal mining exhibit

Lenoir Museum, located at Norris Dam State Park, will open a new coal mining exhibit on Thursday at 3 pm, Tennessee State Parks announced last week. The exhibit will showcase the history of the Coal Creek community. It is in partnership with...


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How Bronco Overlook got its name

Editor's Note: Because Bronco Overlook is featured as the Week 8 hike on the #40MileChallenge, we thought it would be interesting to take a look back at how the overlook got its name. Step out onto the unprotected outcropping at Bronco Overlook...

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