Cherokee Lake News

11/18/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/14/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss Lake

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

9/27/2017 12:28:00 PM
WALB 10 News
We are learning more about the plans to renovate one of Thomasville's biggest and most used parks. Cherokee Lake is still being drained, but once that is complete, folks will see construction begin. We are learning more about the plans to renovate one of ...

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

8/17/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

8/14/2017 10:55:00 AM
Mountain Press
Competitors had the option of fishing from a boat or from the banks of the lake. The Mountain Music Kids Bass Tournament originated on Cherokee Lake in 1990 thanks to Stanley Jackson, who remains in charge, and the late Joe Greenlee. After two years ...

8/10/2017 6:00:00 AM
Standard Banner
It’s about a mile — as the osprey flies — to Cherokee Lake. Ospreys generally lay three eggs, which hatch in four to five weeks. Young have their flight feathers in another 10 weeks. The female stays on the nest most of the time while the male hunts ...

8/2/2017 4:55:00 PM
WALB 10 News
If you are in Thomasville and visit Cherokee Lake you may notice that it looks a little bit different. The lake is being drained as crews prepare to work on the dam. City staff said the park is still open for running and recreational activities.

7/20/2017 12:54:00 AM
Mountain Press
It's to help these kids get into fishing and get off the streets." For the first two years, the bass tournament geared to those 16 and under was held at Cherokee Lake. Since then, it takes place in Sevierville at Douglas Lake. "It's easier to catch bass ...

7/14/2017 10:53:00 AM
Claiborne Progress
The information he shares is priceless to others. His peers respect him for his knowledge so much they have named a small island in Cherokee Lake after him. He rises early, prepares for the day and then puts his clients and friends on the fish. Cox has a ...

7/13/2017 2:36:00 PM
Thomasville Times-Enterprise
THOMASVILLE — The improvement project announced previously by the City of Thomasville for Cherokee Lake Park is now underway, with the goal to fully return one of Thomasville’s most popular green spaces to the community in early 2018. Beginning this ...

7/13/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (July 2017)

6/30/2017 4:06:00 AM
Rogersville Review
Terry and Joann, who live on Cherokee Lake in Hamblen County, have just celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary and are keeping plenty busy with their new business. To reach Old Stage Printing and Awards by phone, readers may call 423-345-3314 ...

6/29/2017 5:38:00 AM
heraldcourier.com
For this show, Addington is displaying a sunrise scene on Cherokee Lake in Tennessee plus the fog rising over a river point called the Devil’s Jump in Kentucky. “I do most of my shooting in the morning, if possible. I like the morning light ...

6/23/2017 12:00:38 PM
The Union-Recorder
THOMASVILLE — Cherokee Lake fish have to go, no doubt, but the removal method is the question. Whether man or nature will do the job has not been settled. City of Thomasville officials said the Georgia Department of Natural Resources would relocate the ...

6/19/2017 3:08:00 PM
WALB 10 News
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.

6/19/2017 2:44:28 PM
WALB 10 News
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.

6/19/2017 4:07:00 AM
Lake Expo
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 ...

6/16/2017 5:15:00 PM
wyff4.com
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 ...

6/16/2017 1:46:00 PM
Thomasville Times-Enterprise
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 ...

6/8/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (June 2017)

6/6/2017
EPA
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
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (May 2017)

5/17/2017 9:23:00 AM
Citizen Tribune
Cherokee Lake is at summer pool depth early this year. That’s the message from the TVA as they prepare for the summer season on June 1. The announcement is in stark contrast to last season when the beginnings of a dry spell that would turn to severe ...

5/11/2017 9:12:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
Please call the shop to reserve your space. Class sizes are limited. SUNSET CANOE FLOAT - CHEROKEE LAKE Panther Creek State Park at 423-587-7046 7:30 pm at Panther Creek State Park - Boat Ramp Parking Lot Join Ranger Shaun at the boat ramp as she ...

4/29/2017 4:25:00 AM
Rogersville Review
ROGERSVILLE -- Cherokee Lake Users Association held its annual lake-wide cleanup day on April 22. Adults, students and even little Briley turned out to help! Tons of garbage, including a pile of scrap tires, were picked up and disposed of properly.

4/27/2017 6:05:00 AM
Thomasville Times-Enterprise
And yes, through it all, all of those wonderful roses are the centerpiece. Have you been by the Rose Garden by Cherokee Lake, where over 600 plants are full of flowers (again, quite clearly not under my care ... but I wonder if the city workers feed them ...

4/19/2017 4:26:00 PM
Press Release Point
Towns County Big Sweep on Chatuge Reservoir, Hayesville, N.C., currently underway and continuing through April 22 Cherokee Lake Users Association Annual Earth Day Cleanup at multiple marina locations around the lake near Morristown, Tenn., 9 a.m. – 1 p.m ...

4/18/2017 7:44:00 AM
Johnson City Press
Visit www.sustainabingdon.com for more information about the Abindgon event. The annual Cherokee Lake spring cleaning day is scheduled to coincide with Earth Day, and event organizer Donna Dunn is hoping that getting the word out early will help ensure a ...

4/4/2017 11:40:00 AM
Standard Banner
At the conclusion of these tests at JES, the waters in Cherokee Lake scored well on quality measures, and the fifth-graders learned how important it is to protect our natural resources. “You guys did awesome,” Venable told the group. As she put away ...

3/25/2017 1:00:00 AM
Valdosta Daily Times
The 2017 countywide recreation budget is $1.75 million. Cold and wind did not prevent Moultrie and Cairo women from taking their children to Cherokee Lake Park on a recent afternoon. The women are friends and meet at Cherokee Lake Park — halfway between ...

3/16/2017 10:45:00 AM
WRCB 3 Chattanooga
Some East Tennessee reservoirs have a long way to go. Cherokee Lake needs to come up 24 feet, while Fontana needs to come up 48 feet. In order for all the lake to be at their summer recreation levels by June 1, we need to receive an inch-and-a-half or rain ...

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/14/2017 9:00:00 PM
WBIR-TV
Some East Tennessee reservoirs have a long way to go. Cherokee Lake needs to come up 24 feet, while Fontana needs to come up 48 feet. In order for all the lake to be at their summer recreation levels by June 1, we need to receive an inch-and-a-half or rain ...

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

2/22/2017
EPA
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…

2/21/2017 6:00:00 AM
Payson Roundup
The Rim Country’s favorite hometown angler, Clifford Pirch, was among the 106 pros competing in the 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series held Feb. 9-12 at Cherokee Lake near Knoxville, Tenn. Pirch turned in a solid showing finishing 46th overall weighing in 12 ...

2/20/2017 7:23:00 PM
Times News
ROGERSVILLE — The annual Cherokee Lake spring cleaning day is scheduled to coincide with Earth Day on April 22, and event organizer Donna Dunn is hoping that getting the word out early will help ensure a big crowd to help cover an area of nearly 30,000 ...





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