Month: July 2016

Meigs receives tourism grant

by Andyb – Daily Post Athenian Meigs County is among 29 Tennessee communities to receive a portion of nearly $1 million of state dollars to enhance tourism infrastructure. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TDECD) Commissioner Randy Boyd announced last Wednesday the statewide allocation of more than $999,000 in …

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Norris Dam celebrates 80 years

WATE 6 On Your Side staff ROCKY TOP (WATE) – To commemorate the 80th birthday of Norris Dam, TVA’s first hydroelectric project, TVA is offering offering tours of Norris Dam’s powerhouse, sponsoring a race, presenting displays (including a TVA transmission truck) and hosting a celebration with food, live music, family-friendly activities—including educational performances by “Dr. …

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