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Investigation Continuing into August 4th Rape of Woman at Hamilton Creek Recreation Center


Date: 8/22/2016 9:24:00 AM

Nashville Metro Police have yet to make an arrest in a rape case that unfolded near Percy Priest Lake at the Hamilton Creek Recreation Center, so WGNS thought that we would further circulate the information in case our listeners have any details for

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J. Percy Priest Lake

Date: 8/16/2016 5:00:00 PM

The J. Percy Priest Lake Park Ranger staff partnered with Fisk University to remove invasive species from Federal lands near the Visitors Center this week. Fisk encourages incoming freshman students to use time to volunteer with local organizations and

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Water bills could go up, pending study results

The Murfreesboro Post

Date: 8/16/2016 3:53:00 PM

Rutherford County's water suppliers are anticipating a long-awaited U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study to determine how much it will cost to continue tapping into Percy Priest Lake, figures that could affect ratepayers' bills. Set to come out in September

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J. Percy Priest Lake

Date: 8/16/2016 3:03:13 AM

Percy Priest Lake covers an area of 14,400 square acres, and has 265 miles of shoreline. At normal maximum pool the lake storage capacity is 392,000 acre feet of water, with a maximum storage capability of 652,000 acre feet of water. The water shed area of

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Lake or Landfill? Trash troubles mount at Percy Priest cove


Date: 8/10/2016 8:28:00 PM

Percy Priest Lake continues to be rocked by growing amounts of trash. One neighborhood is trying to keep a cove clean, but they say with regular visits from drunk party goers it's no small task. FOX 17 originally came out to Woodland Pointe neighborhood a

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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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