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Tombigbee

(tŏmbĭg`bē), river, c.400 mi (640 km) long, rising in NE Miss. and flowing SE into W Alabama, then generally S to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River before entering into Mobile Bay at Mobile. The Tombigbee is an important artery for manufactured goods. Dams and locks improve navigation on the river. In 1972 construction was begun on a canal between the Tombigbee and Tennessee rivers. The 253-mi (407-km) waterway, completed in 1984, is another modern link in a navigable system from the Tennessee Valley to the Gulf Coast.
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Tombigbee State Park manager Jeff Rosamond participated in many of the park renovations.
A Survey of the Primary Tributaries of the Alabama and Lower Tombigbee Rivers for Freshwater Mussels, Snails, and Crayfish.
The region of residence was assessed through aggregation of the state's Public Health Districts as follows: Northern Region includes Northwest (District I), Northeast (District II), Delta/Hills (District III) and Tombigbee (District IV); Central Region includes West Central (District V) and East Central (District VI); and the South Region includes Southwest (District (VII), Southeast (District VIII) and Coastal Plains (District IX), respectively.
Alabama Electric Cooperative owns the Lowman plant on the Tombigbee River.
From Knoxville it flows southwest toward Chattanooga and forms a small part of the state's border with Mississippi, then crosses into Alabama before returning to Tennessee and connecting with the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway, created by the U.
Pollock; Winston County, Tombigbee National Forest, 33[degrees]0'20"N, 89[degrees]03'55"W, 10-V-1999, T.
University of West Alabama's Phi Kappa Phi chapter, the school's Students in Free Enterprise organization, and the HealthStart Maternity Care Program within the Tombigbee Healthcare Authority partner on this effort.
Nicolai and Daniels cruised through historic and appropriately-named White Bluff along the Tombigbee River.
Located along the Tennessee Tombigbee waterway, the facility has storage for gasoline, diesel and ethanol, and features direct access to most of the Gulf Coast refining centers through an interconnect with the Colonial pipeline system.
34) The coverage of federal protection ranges from the small portion of tortoise habitat in Louisiana, throughout the entire tortoise range in Mississippi, and into the area of Alabama west of the Tombigbee and Mobile rivers (see Figure 1, below).
flashed to big Tombigbee a little earlier that morning.
Despite her constant complaints of pain, the nurse returned to work with the Tombigbee Home Health Agency as a medical re-certification nurse, rather than as a visiting nurse, which provided her with a more comfortable work environment.