The advisory is the result of fish tissue sampling at multiple stations in the summer and fall of 2018, which indicated that in species such as smallmouth bass and largemouth bass, mercury trigger points recommended by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Food and Drug Administration are being exceeded.
At the J. Percy Priest lake that is fueled by the Stones River out of Murfreesboro and into Smyrna and Nashville, the Dam is discharging water at a rate of 11,140 cubic feet per second. At such a release rate, the lake flowing through the dam could fill an Olympic size swimming pool every 7 seconds.
Nashville Detectives from the Homicide-Cold Case Unit charged Michael Goff III, age 15, with criminal homicide for the May murder of his father whose bones were found September 2nd in a small duffel bag at the shoreline of Percy Priest Lake behind Lincoya Bay Apartments.
Looking Back: "In 2016, more than 21 million people recreated at Lake Barkley, Cheatham Lake, Old Hickory Lake, J. Percy Priest Lake, Cordell Hull Lake, Center Hill Lake, Dale Hollow Lake, Lake Cumberland, Laurel River Lake and Martins Fork Lake in the Nashville District."
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.
A swimmer in Percy Priest Lake reported that he was walking in the water when he stepped on the body.
In 2016 during Operation Dry Water, there were 10 boating under the influence (BUI) arrests across the state.
On Saturday, April 25 starting at 9:00 a.m., volunteers will gather at the Hurricane Creek Recreation Area next to Stones River Road clean along the lakeside. With tons of trash expected to be picked up, Stormwater Project Manager Katherine Green expects several tons of trash to be collected.
On Percy Priest Lake, a cleanup event is planned 8 a.m. (Saturday) Sept. 13, 2014 at Anderson Road Recreation Area...
It's the most common form of cancer in the country, but the risk of skin cancer can be greatly reduced with some simple protections.
A man died after drowning in Percy Priest Lake on Sunday. The victim has been identified as 28-year old David...
Police officers in La Vergne are looking for fishermen to be a part of the 5th Annual Officer Benefit Bass Tournament.
Some marinas may have to make a few changes if pending legislation regarding electrical shock passes.
La Vergne has formally lifted the request for water conservation. Water quality was never compromised as the utility addressed various impacts to the system as a result of cold weather-related...
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency participated in the fifth annual Operation Dry Water weekend which has been held the weekend prior to the July 4 holiday since its inception.
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