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Letter to the Editor: CCC board member thanks newspaper for coverage

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 10/19/2014 11:13:00 AM

The Rotary Club of Catawba Valley, Lake Hickory Rotary, Hickory Rotary, Hickory Sunrise Rotary, Newton-Conover Rotary and Lincolnton Sunrise Rotary, along with past Brett’s Ride supporters, Hickory Velo Club, Hickory Foundation YMCA and the city of

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Dantzler just misses second Tour event in a row

Times and Democrat

Date: 10/15/2014 9:00:00 PM

he had to finish in the top six in a qualifying tournament on Tuesday at North Carolina’s Lake Hickory Country Club/Catawba Springs. It was the type of challenge he had conquered just a week earlier by finishing second in a prequalifier and then tying

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Daniel, Flack Win 2015 Alabama Bass Trail Championship

Wired 2 Fish

Date: 10/14/2014 8:03:00 PM

Amongst those were the team of Craig Daniel and Jackie Flack, tournament veterans who had proved their mettle over the years all over; but especially on Lewis Smith Lake, the venue for the inaugural Alabama Bass Trail Championship. Saturday, the pair of

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UPDATE: 35 NC counties under tornado watch until 10 p.m.

Mountain Xpress

Date: 10/14/2014 12:05:00 PM

Longview, Hickory and Lake Rhodhiss. Granite Falls and St. Stephens. Lake Hickory and Bethlehem. Ellendale and Kings Creek. Recommended actions: A tornado is likely developing. Seek shelter in an interior room on the lowest level of a house or office building

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Grassland birds, waterfowl, professional anglers and more: Outdoor Insider

Penn Live

Date: 10/14/2014 6:12:00 AM

After postponing the 2014 PAA opener originally slated for Sept. 25-27 on Douglas Lake in Dandridge, Tenn., the Board of Directors has also cancelled the remaining two PAA events for 2014. Starting with a single event on Choke Canyon, Tex., in 2008

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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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