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10th Annual Polar Plunge: Lake leaping for Special Olympics

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 2/26/2015 8:23:00 AM

They’ll be converging on Lake Hickory this Saturday for the Polar Plunge. The money raised goes to Special Olympics North Carolina. It’s the kind of cause that makes people willing to jump into what forecasters predict will be 40-degree water

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Event will benefit The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 2/24/2015 4:06:00 AM

HICKORY, N.C. — Friends of The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club are presenting a spring fashion show Wednesday, March 18. The event will be a luncheon at Lake Hickory Country Club. The time is 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m

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TED Talk videos to be shown in Hickory March 21

Charlotte Observer

Date: 2/20/2015 10:03:00 PM

Each student presented her essay during the chapter’s February luncheon meeting at Lake Hickory Country Club, and received bronze medals and certificates. The DAR American History Committee aims to promote American history in schools, encouraging

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Walk this way... ride that way

Gold Course Industry

Date: 2/18/2015 4:00:00 PM

Some are weighing the decision Jeff Clemmons faced in 2011. Following a shakeup that resulted in Clemmons holding the top agronomic post at Lake Hickory Country Club in Hickory, N.C., he approached the private club’s decision-makers about hiring more

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Names and Faces: Students honored with DAR awards

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 2/16/2015 6:47:00 AM

Each student presented her essay at the chapter’s February luncheon meeting at the Lake Hickory Country Club, and each was awarded a bronze medal and a certificate

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• River: North Fork Catawba River
• Length: 109 Miles
• Surface Area: 4,223 Acres
• 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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