River Runs Through Georgia-Tennessee Fight For nearly 200 years, Georgia and Tennessee have shared a border. But now Georgia legislators are poised to order a survey of the border they think will show that it should move a mile-and-a-half. What's on the land Georgia would gain? Access to the Tennessee River — at a time when water is especially precious in drought-stricken north Georgia. John Sepulvado from member station WGPB in Rome, Ga., reports.