AC, OR tourism officials tout relaxation, American history opportunities

Leave the stress at home and float the day away in a quiet cove on beautiful Norris Lake. Paddle the calm waters of Melton Hill Lake, a world renowned rowing venue and the perfect spot to kayak, stand-up paddleboard or canoe.  Grab a fishing pole and hit the Clinch River, a premier trout fishery that is sure to provide great fishing stories for years to come.

Explore American history at the Manhattan Project National Historical Park in Oak Ridge and learn why it is known as the Secret City.  Learn how twelve African American students in Clinton, TN were the first to desegregate a state supported high school at the Green McAdoo Cultural Center. Explore Appalachian heritage and culture at the Museum of Appalachia. Start your exploration today!

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About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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