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Operation Dry Water: keeping boaters under the influence off the water

Date: 6/28/2015 11:35:00 AM

Those do tend to make the effects a little greater.” According to O’Quinn, since water levels at Boone Lake have been lower, the number of boaters on South Holston Lake has increased by more than 30%

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Water Resources Outlook - June 18 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 6/22/2015

Water Resources Outlook for June 18

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Woman gets fork in eye during dispute over last rib

Date: 5/29/2015 1:41:00 AM

across South Holston Lake, and past the Bristol Motor Speed... Bikers revved their engines for a good cause Saturday in Johnson City.The 7th annual Hope on Wheels Motorcycle Ride, benefiting local cancer patients, started at the Market Street Centre

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New book explores mountain fire towers


Date: 5/28/2015 10:07:00 AM

In his new book, Sorrell shares stories as he climbs up to the fire tower on Holston Mountain, high above South Holston Lake in Tennessee. He also ventures to find the newly rebuilt High Knob Fire Tower in Wise County, Virginia. And he explores the

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Early registration for South Holston Lake cleanup set for August - WFLA News Channel 8

Date: 5/25/2015 10:13:04 AM

For those early birds clamoring for the opportunity to sign up early for the South Holston Lake and River Cleanup Aug. 10, here's your chance. In an effort to maximize time on cleanup morning, early registration will take place Aug. 9 from 4-6 p.m. at

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• Length: 160 Miles
• Surface Area: 4,860 Acres
• Volume: 189,100 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 703 Square Miles
South Holston Lake is located near the cities of Abingdon, Virginia and Bristol, Virginia / Bristol, Tennessee and is operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority. South Holston offers quality fishing for black bass, bluegill, crappie, walleye, sunfish, and catfish.The lake's shoreline offers anglers a good diversity of structure including rock bluffs, shale banks and flat clay points. For the anglers who prefer trolling, a good selection of open water structures, ranging from mud flats to river channel drop-offs to submerged islands, is available. There are also other recreational activities including the annual 4th of July fireworks display along with fishing contests and boat racing events in the summer.
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