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Tweetsie looks to close out trail projects with fundraising

Tweetsie looks to close out trail projects with fundraising

February 4th, 2015 9:19 am by Tony Casey

Another fundraising push by the Tweetsie Trail task force in the coming weeks is expected to help finish off several projects.

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Outdoors
Youth waterfowl hunts set for Tennessee

Youth waterfowl hunts set for Tennessee

January 27th, 2015 11:11 am by Contributed to the Press

The dates that appear in the annual Tennessee Wildlife Magazine calendar were listed incorrectly.

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Outdoors
Tennessee bird-watchers can find helpful details on new website

Tennessee bird-watchers can find helpful details on new website

January 20th, 2015 9:28 am by Associated Press

Details on more than 130 of the best places to watch birds across Tennessee can now be found on a website being launched by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

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Town of Unicoi looks to expand recreational trails with grant

Town of Unicoi looks to expand recreational trails with grant

January 20th, 2015 9:10 am by Brad Hicks

Unicoi Town Recorder Larry Rea said the grant funding would be used to determine what would be necessary to construct a biking/pedestrian trail that would essentially "loop" around the town and eventually connect with other area trails.

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Outdoors
Hog hunting opens at Big South Fork

Hog hunting opens at Big South Fork

December 9th, 2014 9:28 am by Associated Press

A statement from the park says hunters are allowed to take wild hogs in Tennessee and Kentucky with weapons legal for the season through Feb. 28.

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News Regional & National Outdoors
Crews find body of missing hiker in SE Tennessee

Crews find body of missing hiker in SE Tennessee

December 2nd, 2014 8:57 am by Associated Press

First responders say the rainy, foggy weather, as well as the rough terrain, made for a difficult search.

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News Regional & National Outdoors
Last shot: Hiker took photos of bear before it killed him

Last shot: Hiker took photos of bear before it killed him

November 26th, 2014 11:43 am by Associated Press

A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his cellphone before it mauled him to death.

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Retired Marine hopes to take a hike for Wounded Warriors

Retired Marine hopes to take a hike for Wounded Warriors

November 11th, 2014 9:54 pm by John Thompson

Veterans Day was the first day of a rugged year for retired Marine Jim Chambers. He traveled to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, on the holiday to begin a year of hiking on the Appalachian Trail.

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Community Outdoors
Rapid Boone Lake drawdown not hurting the fishing so far

Rapid Boone Lake drawdown not hurting the fishing so far

November 7th, 2014 4:23 pm by George Thwaites, NET News Service

Because of seepage issues discovered at Boone Dam that will require repair work this winter, the TVA is dropping water levels on Boone Lake way ahead of schedule.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Some roads in Smokies reopen

Some roads in Smokies reopen

November 3rd, 2014 8:51 am by Associated Press

Some parts of the park saw record snowfall over the weekend.

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