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Black River Reclamations

Yale Daily News

Date: 1/19/2017 9:18:00 PM

Later, by Watauga Lake, someone asked me, “Y’all ever been to the Green Hole? They say there’s no bottom.” The Green Hole was a pool at the bottom of a waterfall, dark green and murky. As I walked around, picking up trash, the roar of the falling

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Watauga Lake Cleanup nets 130 bags of garbage

The Tomahawk

Date: 1/15/2017 4:00:00 PM

Since its completion in 1948, Watauga Lake has been a family-friendly source of recreation for the peoples of Johnson and Carter counties. No matter what socioeconomic class, there is much to be enjoyed at the lake by everyone. Families enjoy fishing

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Jackie & David Garner: This Totally Makes Sense - Watauga Democrat: All About Women Magazine

Watauga Democrat

Date: 1/13/2017 2:11:00 PM

In a similar vein, David’s proposal plans did not go as expected. His idea for the two of them to take a morning hike at Watauga Lake with their dogs and a bottle of champagne to celebrate took a turn when he forgot the champagne and Jackie forgot the

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Attorney finds no encroachment on county right of way on Old Railroad Grade

Johnson City Press

Date: 1/9/2017 7:24:00 PM

One of the bridges, spanning Laurel Fork Creek on Dennis Cove Road in Hampton, would be named for John Paul Mathes, a former Carter County Circuit Court clerk who was killed in a windstorm at Watauga Lake last year. The second bridge, spanning the Little

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Authors Larry C. Timbs Jr., Michael Manual to speak at High Country Writers

Watauga Democrat

Date: 1/4/2017 9:14:00 PM

Michael Manual and his wife Joyce live on a mountain overlooking Watauga Lake near Hampton, Tenn. They like to hike on the Appalachian Trail and kayak on the lake. His screen writing ultimately led to the co-writing of “Fish Springs: Beneath the Surface

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• Length: 105 Miles
• Surface Area: 4,690 Acres
• Volume: 324,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 468 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 52 Feet
Watauga Lake, located southeast of Elizabethton, Tennessee, was created by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) with the completion of the TVA Watauga Dam and Reservoir. More than half of Watauga Lake's shoreline lies within the Cherokee National Forest. Recreational uses include boating, fishing, water-skiing, camping, whitewater rafting, trout fishing, and kayaking. Houseboat owners have also conducted an annual July 4 Boat Parade on Watauga Lake since 2001.
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