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1/28/2015
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Paradise found in isolation

Wilkes Journal Patriot

Date: 1/26/2015 11:11:00 AM

I’d be willing to bet we had the only pond in Wilkes County that held yellow perch. We caught them in Lake Hickory and gave them a new home. The remnants of that pond now sit filled with silt just below an upscale housing development that fills most of

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Topic matches for "birds"

Statesville Record & Landmark

Date: 1/25/2015 9:03:00 AM

Mrs. Benbow grew up in Taylorsville and at her family home on Lake Hickory, where she learned to love nature. She was an avid birding enthusiast. She also had many native wildflowers and shrubs in her backyard on Oakwood Dr. She taught her children and

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Benbow, Millicent

Statesville Record & Landmark

Date: 1/23/2015 9:59:00 AM

Mrs. Benbow grew up in Taylorsville and at her family home on Lake Hickory, where she learned to love nature. She was an avid birding enthusiast. She also had many native wildflowers and shrubs in her backyard on Oakwood Dr. She taught her children and

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Take the Polar Plunge for a good cause

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 1/22/2015 8:09:00 AM

HICKORY, N.C. — The Hickory Police Department will be hosting the 10th annual Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics North Carolina. This charity event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Whittenburg Wildlife Access on Lake Hickory

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CBC events attract large fields

The Dispatch

Date: 1/16/2015 1:20:00 AM

The trail swings east for an April 4 competition at Jordan Lake, then moves west to Lake Hickory on May 9. The last qualifying tournament takes place June 20 in the central part of the state at High Rock Lake. The N.C. Championship is set for Oct. 10 at a

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• River: North Fork Catawba River
• Surface Area: 4,223 Acres
• Shoreline: 109 Miles
• Volume: 137,821 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,310 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 33 Feet
Lake Hickory was created on the Catawba River in 1927 with the completion of the Oxford Dam 11 miles northeast of Hickory. The dam parallels the NC Highway 16 bridge over the Catawba River between Interstate 40 and Taylorsville. It is 122 feet high, with an overall length of 1,200 feet. The spillway section of the dam is 550 feet long.
Lake Hickory was named after the city of Hickory and runs along its northern edge. The lake covers almost 4,223 acres with 105 miles of shoreline. Full pond elevation is 935 feet. Lake Hickory is a reliable source of water for the cities of Hickory and Conover and the town of Longview.
Duke Energy provides five public access areas on the lake in cooperation with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
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