Lake Hickory

NORTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
97.35 FEET
12/10/2016
Full Pool: 99.0
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US Highway 321 widening project could undergo changes

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 12/5/2016 9:13:00 PM

The funding would help tear down and rebuild the two brides on U.S. Highway 321 over Lake Hickory, Surratt said. On Thursday, U.S. Highway 321 project development engineer Eugene Tarascio said to his knowledge, the project would begin in fiscal year 2020

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Plan could possibly undergo changes

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 12/3/2016 5:13:00 AM

The funding would help tear down and rebuild the two brides on U.S. Highway 321 over Lake Hickory, Surratt said. On Thursday, U.S. Highway 321 project development engineer Eugene Tarascio said to his knowledge, the project would begin in fiscal year 2020

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Air Quality a Concern Ahead of Panthers Game

Wccb Charlotte

Date: 11/17/2016 8:59:00 PM

Jonathan Lowe’s uncle lives closer to the fires. And the health threat is all too real. “He lives on Lake Hickory, and says that he’s been on oxygen,” says Lowe, who lives in South Charlotte. “Been very hard to breathe.”‘ The air quality in

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Soulman's Bar-B-Que Launches North Texas Franchise Initiative

fooddrinkbuzz.com

Date: 11/17/2016 9:05:00 AM

Dallas, TX Brett Randle, CEO of Soulman's Bar-B-Que, has just announced the company will roll out the first phase of a national expansion plan for the treasured barbecue concept early next year. In the past decade, the 40-plus-year-old brand has seen

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Catch more bass by understanding Wylie's shad

northcarolinasportsman.com

Date: 11/16/2016 12:34:00 AM

Lake Hickory, also known for quality bass fishing, had a similar sampling rate. Lake Rhodhiss typically produces about 70 bass per hour and Lake James about 50, he said

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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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