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Cherokee Park in Thomasville to be renovated

WALB 10 News

Date: 6/19/2017 3:08:00 PM

If you visit Cherokee Lake Park in the near future you may notice some work going on. The city will start repairs to the lake's dam, fix parts of the boardwalk, and widen the trail on the west side of the lake so that it connects to the community trail

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'The Silent Killer': Why Boaters Are Turning To Dock Lifeguard

Lake Expo

Date: 6/19/2017 4:07:00 AM

Both children were pronounced dead after being transported to Lake Regional Medical Center. About two hours later, in Cherokee Lake in Tennessee, a 10-year-old died and his 11-year-old friend was mortally injured in a similar manner. During the same week

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Widespread storm damage in Oconee County

Date: 6/16/2017 5:15:00 PM

Storm damage has been reported from thunderstorms that are moving through the Oconee County area around 6 p.m. The damage was reported on Jumping Brand Road and Cherokee Lake Road in Tamassee, Oconee County, near Lake Cherokee. Meteorologist Chris Justus

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City addresseing Cherokee Lake concerns

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Date: 6/16/2017 1:46:00 PM

THOMASVILLE — The City of Thomasville has a plan for Cherokee Lake Park that will eventually connect the community trail with one of Thomasville’s most popular public green spaces. While the park was not initially included in the 2017 park improvement

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Organizations Across the Country Seek to Improve Water Infrastructure, Grow Local Economies


Date: 6/6/2017

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

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• River: Holston River
• Length: 463 Miles
• Surface Area: 30,200 Acres
• Volume: 1,565,400 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 3,428 Square Miles
• Length: 60 Miles
Water Source - A TVA impoundment of the Holston River constructed in 1943 to provide hydroelectric power, flood control and recreation. Major tributaries include Poor Valley, Ray and German creeks.

Water - Fertile and often stained from muddy runoff, or algae that produces a greenish tint. The thermocline develops in April and is most pronounced during the priod between June and September.

Bottom - Rock, gravel and clay dominate the bottom.

Shoreline - Much of the rolling, hilly land surrounding the lake is developed with homes and farmland. Many rocky bluffs are present around the lake.

Cover - The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has a program for the installation of fish attractors. In additiona, planting black willow and buttonbush is ongoing. Half-log nesting devices have been installed to increase natural reproduction of smallmouth bass.
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