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TVA celebrates 80 years of service

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The Tennessee Valley Authority is celebrating 80 years of service.

The TVA was founded back in 1933 when President Franklin D Roosevelt signed the TVA Act into law.

TVA serves a large portion of north Alabama, with reservoirs in Wheeler, Wilson, and Guntersville.

The company also provides jobs in Florence and Decatur.

It was created to provide affordable electricity, maintain natural resources, and provide a place for recreation.

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