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Smyrna Wow House: 'Gone With The Wind Foyer' And 'Teen Retreat'

USA Patch

Date: 3/12/2018 7:44:00 AM

SMYRNA, TN -- This 8,094 square-foot home in Smyrna backs up to Percy Priest Lake on a 1.3 acre lot and includes many million-dollar home amenities for $839,000. There's a private pool, a library, sauna, workout room and "Gone With The Wind" foyer

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Landfill owner authorized to explore consolidation

Murfreesboro Post

Date: 3/5/2018 9:38:00 PM

Eventually, pipes could crumble and waste fluid could flow out of the landfill and into the Stones River East Fork, the drinking water supply for Murfreesboro, as well as Percy Priest Lake, he said. The group wants Rutherford County officials to take a

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'Widespread Flooding' Possible In Middle Tennessee: NWS

USA Patch

Date: 2/24/2018 4:07:00 PM

The Corps released water from Percy Priest Lake to make room behind the dam, resulting in higher water levels on the Cumberland River, which was at 27 feet mid-morning Friday, 13 feet below flood stage. The river is not expected to flood. Stay with Patch

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Leadership retreat adds director

Nashville Post

Date: 2/22/2018 8:55:00 AM

Wiggins is responsible for overall operations at the facility, located at Percy Priest Lake. She was most recently communications manager for arts non-profit Tennessee Craft and spent more than a decade in brand management in Atlanta. She holds a Master

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Stolen Car Pulled From Percy Priest Lake


Date: 2/20/2018 1:18:00 AM

LA VERGNE, TN -- Rutherford County divers pulled a stolen car from Percy Priest Lake Sunday. Divers with the county's Special Operations Response Team arrived at the Poole's Knob boat ramp in La Vergne shortly before 1 p.m. and a diver quickly went into

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• River: Stones River
• Length: 213 Miles
• Surface Area: 14,200 Acres
• Volume: 202,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 892 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 29 Feet
Percy Priest Lake is a reservoir in north central Tennessee. It is formed by J. Percy Priest Dam, located about 10 miles east of downtown Nashville. The lake and dam are named for Congressman Percy Priest.The dam project was first authorized by an act of Congress approved on July 2, 1958. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project was completed in 1967.

The Natural Resource Management Office maintains three campgrounds, eleven day-use/picnic areas, and twelve boat launching ramps. There are also six marinas located on the lake.
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