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TVA plant closes April 2016

By Russ Corey Staff Writer Times Daily BARTON — Four of the five coal-fired units at the Colbert Fossil Plant continue to produce power more than a year after the Tennessee Valley Authority announced it would shut down the 60-plus-year-old facility. One by one, those units will be taken offline […]

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Whiteside seeks clean waterways

Leah Cayson Staff Writer Decatur As a descendent of a civil rights-driven family, David Whiteside’s activist roots run deep. From a young age, Whiteside knew he wanted to continue his family’s legacy and help as many people as he could. In the first grade, Whiteside started to learn about […]

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Stand Up For Our Rivers

By Catherine Godbey The Decatur Daily Twenty mph winds slashed through the Tennessee Rivers, whipping up waves and rocking the Riverwalk Marina dock. Kneeling on the wooden planks, Sean Miller gingerly slipped the yellow 10-foot-long paddleboard into the turbulent water. “I purposefully set up obstacles. I want to practice when […]

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