Welcome to Spring City — The Town of Spring City is rich in natural resources, scenic wonders, and southern hospitality. Located in Rhea County, in Eastern Tennessee, Spring City is home to Watts Bar Lake with over 780 miles of shoreline. As part of the Cumberland Plateau, Spring City also enjoys rolling hills for your hiking pleasure. Come see what we have to offer.
The Town of Spring City congratulates Parris Edwards for winning the 2021 KAST State Tournament. His winning 5 fish measured a combined total of 89.50″ and all were caught in Piney River! There were 97 anglers total that competed and a total of 484 fish caught. Here are the tournament results.
2021 KAST Tournament Results
The Town of Spring City proudly sponsors the 8th Annual Rhea Alliance Scholarship Fishing Tournament. The event will be held on Watts Bar Lake and Chickamauga Lake this weekend.
The bass tournament is open to Rhea County residents who are in the sixth- through twelfth-grade on the day of the tournament. The two-day event will begin on Saturday, Oct. 9, on Watts Bar Lake from the Rhea Springs Boat Ramp. Day 2 action will take place on Sunday, Oct. 10, on Lake Chickamauga out of the Dayton Boat Dock ramp. Blast off will be at safe light and weigh-in at 2 p.m. each day.
The winner of the High School Division Angler and Co-Angler (9-12th grade) will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to the college or trade school of their choice from Rhea Alliance, and a $2,500 scholarship to Bryan College. The second place winning team will each receive $500 scholarships to the college or trade school of their choice from Rhea Alliance. College starter funds will also be awarded to the winners of the Middle School division (6-8th grade) for both angler and co-angler. Each of the winners will receive $250.
The Rhea Alliance is a collaborative organization comprised of leadership representing Rhea County, Spring City, Dayton, Graysville, Dayton Chamber of Commerce, Spring City Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Dayton, and the Rhea Economic & Community Development office. The goal of the Rhea Alliance is to have a unified voice representing the public interests of all citizens across all of Rhea County.
Event sponsors include:
VOLUNTEER ENERGY CO-OP
MIDDLE TENNESSEE NATURAL GAS
RHEA MEDICAL CENTER
CITY OF DAYTON UTILITY GRANT
Door prize sponsors:
BLUE WATER OUTDOORS & TACKLE
THE BAIT BOX
JERRY’S BAIT SHOP
BAILEY REED MOTORS
TOWN OF SPRING CITY
SPRING CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
STUMBO EXIT REALTY
RESTORING HOPE CHURCH OF GOD
DAYTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
RHEA AMBULANCE SERVICE
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Here are some additional resources –
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
World Health Organization (WHO)
Tennessee Department of Health