J. Percy Priest Lake News

8/16/2018 6:46:00 AM
WTVF
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - No one was injured when a boat overturned at Percy Priest Lake in Nashville. The call initially came in around 5:45 a.m. Thursday for a welfare check after a man and his daughter ca...

8/15/2018 1:59:00 PM
The Auto Channel
Nashville, TN (August 2018) - Lane Motor Museum's Amphibious 1992 Hobbycar B612 sank to the bottom of Percy Priest Lake in Nashville on Saturday, August 11 during the Lane Motor Museum's Annual Amphib...

8/15/2018 11:33:00 AM
The Tennessean
Capsized amphibious car fished out of Percy Priest Lake Divers spent around four and a half hours on Tuesday afternoon fishing an amphibious car from the bottom of Percy Priest Lake Check out this sto...

8/14/2018 6:47:00 PM
The Tennessean
Amphibious car recovered from Percy Priest Lake Crews help recover an amphibious car that sank in Percy Priest Lake on Saturday when Jeff Lane, owner of Lane Motor Museum, was driving dit uring an exh...

8/14/2018 5:35:43 PM
The Tennessean (Nashville)
The capsizing lasted around 20 seconds. The recovery, however, took a little longer. Divers spent around four and a half hours on Tuesday afternoon fishing an amphibious car from the bottom of Percy P...

8/14/2018 7:10:00 AM
WKNO-FM
Lane Motor Musem Life vests — not seatbelts. That was the lesson over the weekend when an amphibious Hobbycar went from driving on land to boating across the water to sinking to the depths of Percy Pr...

8/13/2018 11:10:00 PM
WTVF
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Sad news for car and tech enthusiasts an amphibious car is now touring the bottom of Percy Priest Lake. A 1992 Hobbycar B612 owned by Lane Motor Museum in Nashville went for a ride ...

8/12/2018 8:10:00 AM
Jalopnik
Oh, the humanity! I have bad news, everybody: the Lane Museum’s wonderfully ridiculous amphibious car, the French-built Hobbycar, is at the bottom of Percy Priest Lake. That’s bad! The Hobbycar sank y...

8/7/2018 9:00:00 PM
WSMV
"We made eyes for a while." The two got married four months ago. On Sunday, the couple spent the day on Percy Priest Lake with some friends. Between running errands in Mount Juliet and the boat ramp, ...

8/5/2018 4:32:00 PM
WTVF
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police have been searching for two men and a woman after a shooting near Percy Priest Lake. The crime happened just before 2 a.m. Sunday at the Lotus Inn and Suites on Percy Priest ...

7/30/2018 10:56:00 AM
The Daily News Journal
Smyrna woman, 25, drowned while swimming in Percy Priest Lake A woman drowned in Percy Priest Lake after swimming with her husband, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has reported. Check out this ...

7/30/2018 5:54:00 AM
WGNS
A person drown at the Jefferson Springs Boat Ramp in Smyrna. It's on the Percy Priest Lake. Rutherford County Special Operations Response Team (SORT) and the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported to the a...

7/30/2018 1:46:00 AM
WKRN-TV
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - A drowning victim was recovered from J. Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna Sunday night. Rescue crews were called to the Jefferson Springs Recreation Area around 9:15 p.m. C...

7/26/2018 1:44:00 PM
The Lebanon Democrat
I’ve made several trips to Percy Priest Lake in recent years trying to catch some of the hard-fighting hybrids –technically, Cherokee bass – that live there, with no luck. I’d talk with fishermen who ...

7/26/2018 2:35:00 AM
The Lebanon Democrat
I’ve made several trips to Percy Priest Lake in recent years trying to catch some of the hard-fighting hybrids –technically, Cherokee bass – that live there, with no luck. I’d talk with fishermen who ...

7/24/2018 8:46:00 PM
WSMV
You can’t just ignore it,” Webb said. She and her husband spend time almost every week at the small islands on Percy Priest Lake, which are popular campground sites. Webb says she finds trash there 80 ...

7/24/2018 8:00:07 AM
The Tennessean (Nashville)
Lured by the city’s laid-back vibe, people travel from across the U.S. to enjoy the free live music scene and countless party-friendly activities, whether it’s karaoke on Broadway or a double-decker p...

7/21/2018 4:33:00 PM
WTVF
Mayor David Briley joined other city officials to open the doors to the Smith Springs Regional Center and Park in the 2800 block of Springs Road near Percy Priest Lake. The special event was particula...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/13/2018 5:11:00 AM
Anchor of Gold
Today is the fourth annual Dores at the Shores, where Vanderbilt football players will be at the Nashville Shores Resort on Percy Priest Lake signing 2018 posters. Admission is $19.99. Vanderbilt bowl...

7/3/2018 12:13:00 PM
Vanderbilt University News
Be sure to enjoy the new Aqua Park, an interactive playground on Percy Priest Lake featuring 40 colorful, interconnected water elements including monkey bars, action towers, wiggle bridges, hurdles, a...

7/3/2018 11:42:00 AM
DVIDSHub
Briley added that his father passed away four years ago, and his fondest memories of him were fishing at J. Percy Priest Lake. “I know there are a lot of parents who spend time with their kids here, a...

7/1/2018 2:24:00 AM
WTVF
TWRA officers have already made several boating under the influence arrests this summer on Percy Priest Lake, so make sure if you're the boat driver, you stay sober. "Alcohol and boats and impaired dr...

6/29/2018 12:06:13 PM
USA TODAY
Speaking in front of the dam that created J. Percy Priest Lake, Nashville Mayor David Briley said that the reservoir is vital to the region and serves a growing population far larger than when President Lyndon B. Johnson dedicated it 50 years ago Friday.

6/26/2018 4:45:00 AM
WTVF
The incident happened early Tuesday morning at an apartment complex on Lincoya Bay Drive near Percy Priest Lake. A neighbor reportedly spotted two juvenile suspects breaking into a car and confronted ...

6/17/2018 5:16:00 PM
The Tennessean
At least three severe thunderstorm warnings were issued in the Nashville area on Sunday afternoon, mirroring the hot and stormy weather pattern that Nashvillians were treated to throughout the weekend. The National Weather Service issued a pair of ...

6/16/2018 4:26:00 PM
The Tennessean
Storms were starting to pop up in the Nashville area about 5:45 p.m., including one near Franklin and another near Percy Priest Lake. Franklin storm S of downtown, drifting S, torrential rain at Carnton Plantation. Storm may grow, anyone in Franklin may ...

6/12/2018 12:52:00 PM
GlobeSt.com
The asset is approximately 100 yards from Percy Priest Lake, Nashville’s primary recreational lake, and is near a variety of associated amenities. Hamptons is also proximate to corporate and industria...

6/9/2018 9:00:00 AM
Athletics
Fog filled the air while a thin film covered the murky-green water of J. Percy Priest Lake. As the clock struck seven, a silver Ford sedan followed by an F150 rolled into the parking lot of the Fate Sanders boat ramp in Smyrna. As the pickup circled toward ...

5/23/2018 6:43:00 AM
The Lebanon Democrat
Bryan Montgomery of Lebanon won the Cedar City Bass Anglers’ tournament on Percy Priest Lake out of Fate Sanders Marina last Saturday. He used a jig on ledges to reel in 19.36 pounds. Jeffrey Johnson of Franklin was second with 13.9 pounds using a jig ...

5/22/2018 5:40:00 PM
WGNS
With the outdoor SportsCom pool opening Monday and multiple lakegoers headed to Percy Priest Lake this weekend, it is key to remember swimming safety. Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and summertime is swimming time for many Tennesseans.

5/20/2018 4:23:00 PM
WTVF
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Metro's Office of Emergency Management conducted a training exercise with its search and rescue K9 team at Percy Priest Lake. Sunday afternoon, OEM volunteers demonstrated a body recovery exercise and explained how the dogs use their ...

5/16/2018 5:03:00 AM
WTVF
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Three boaters had to be rescued after they ran into some problems on Percy Priest Lake early Wednesday morning. Metro Nashville Fire Department was called to the area of Smith Spring Dock at about midnight. Three men went out on a ...

5/15/2018 6:48:00 AM
WGNS
Headed to Percy Priest lake this weekend? Even though boating season is just starting to get underway, Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency has already seen some accidents, according to TWRA officer Jeff Webb. Webb said some of the common causes of boating ...

5/13/2018 1:57:00 PM
The Tennessean
Metro Police have identified a man whose body was found late Friday night in Percy Priest Lake after a search and recovery effort. The body of 19-year-old Corey Polk Jr. was recovered by an Office of Emergency Management diver 45 yards from shore in 8 feet ...

5/12/2018 6:39:00 AM
USA Patch
NASHVILLE, TN -- A little more than a week before his graduation, a 19-year-old Riverdale High School student drowned in Percy Priest Lake Friday. Searchers found the body of Corey Polk, who was set to graduate from the Murfreesboro high school May 19 ...

5/11/2018 8:59:00 PM
WSMV
Emergency personnel has recovered the body of a missing man from Percy Priest Lake. The body was pulled from the lake around 10:20 p.m. on Friday after the adult was reported missing about dusk. The victim was identified as Corey Polk, 19, by his mother at ...

5/11/2018 8:59:00 PM
WLOX
Emergency personnel has recovered the body of a missing man from Percy Priest Lake. The body was pulled from the lake around 10:20 p.m. on Friday after the adult was reported missing about dusk. The v...

5/11/2018 7:36:00 PM
The Tennessean
Officials respond to report of drowning at Percy Priest Lake Fire officials appeared to be searching the water in boats on Friday night. Check out this story on Tennessean.com: https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2018/05/11/percy-priest-lake-drowning ...

5/11/2018 7:20:00 PM
WKRN-TV
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - After a search that lasted for a few hours, emergency crews pulled the body of a drowning victim from Percy Priest Lake. The Nashville Fire Department responded to the call a little after 8:15 p.m. Responders from the police ...





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