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11/21/2014
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Names and Faces: Rotary Club of Lake Hickory honors Paul Harris Fellows

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 11/17/2014 4:03:00 AM

The Rotary Club of Lake Hickory presented several of its members with recognition as Paul Harris Fellows during a recent meeting. Club member Bill Loehr made the presentations, alongside club president Ernie Sills

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Symphony to hold first Holiday Pops Weekend

Charlotte Observer

Date: 11/14/2014 9:36:00 PM

Angels of the Arts Brunch: The 40th annual Angel of the Arts Brunch will be held 10 a.m. Dec. 6 at the Lake Hickory Country Club, 430 17th Ave. N.W., Hickory. The event begins with a silent auction, followed by brunch at 11:30 a.m. and a live auction

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United Arts Council of Catawba County to present fundraising event

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 11/12/2014 4:10:00 AM

To be held on Monday, Dec. 8, at Lake Hickory Country Club, the BASH has the same concept as its predecessor, the Mercedes Gala, and will feature the same outstanding food, silent auction and draw down raffle

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Incumbents victorious in county elections

Neighbor Newspapers

Date: 11/11/2014 5:40:00 PM

Barham carried the McMullen, East Lake, Hickory Flat, Lake Dow, Mount Bethel, Lake Haven, McDonough Central and Timberridge precincts, for a total of 8,640 votes. Payton prevailed in Westside, Wesley Lakes and McDonough, with a final tally of 4,879

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Incumbents victorious in county elections

Neighbor Newspapers

Date: 11/11/2014 5:40:00 PM

Barham carried the McMullen, East Lake, Hickory Flat, Lake Dow, Mount Bethel, Lake Haven, McDonough Central and Timberridge precincts, for a total of 8,640 votes. Payton prevailed in Westside, Wesley Lakes and McDonough, with a final tally of 4,879

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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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