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12/21/2014
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Buzz Brief: HMA guild to host arts brunch Saturday

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 12/3/2014 6:15:00 PM

HICKORY, N.C. – The 40th annual Angel of the Arts Brunch is Saturday at The Lake Hickory Country Club. Hosted by the HMA Guild, it begins at 10 a.m. with a silent auction, followed by brunch at 11:30 a.m. and a live auction after brunch, starting at 12

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Alabama Bass Trail and BoatUS Team Up for Towing

News 8 KFMB

Date: 12/3/2014 1:01:00 AM

The 13 bass fishing lakes consist of Lake Guntersville, Wheeler Lake, Pickwick Lake, Lewis Smith Lake, Neely Henry Lake, Lay Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Lake Jordan, Alabama River, Lake Eufaula, and the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Weiss Lake and Lake Martin

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In Hickory, 435,000 gallons of wastewater discharged

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 12/2/2014 5:37:00 AM

HICKORY, N.C. – Almost half-a-million gallons of untreated wastewater discharged from a Hickory treatment plant Friday and reached the surface waters of Lake Hickory. The leak of 435,000 gallons of untreated wastewater occurred about 10 a.m. Friday

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Sams, Tony

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 11/30/2014 4:48:00 AM

he was the son of Tony W. and Michele B. Sams. Tony was a golf professional and a member of the PGA. He most recently worked at Lake Hickory Country Club. Tony is preceded in death by his grandparents, G. Paul and Rose V. Sams and Gene and Christeen

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Angels of the Arts event benefits Hickory Museum of Art

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 11/29/2014 7:00:00 AM

HICKORY, N.C. — The Hickory Museum of Art Guild lights up the holidays with its 40th annual Angels of the Arts Brunch and Auction on Saturday, Dec. 6, at Lake Hickory Country Club. The event benefits the museum, a nonprofit organization, and proceeds go

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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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