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The Herald

Date: 9/16/2014 5:04:00 AM

Wilmington: Matt Zimmer 90, Zeb Horchler 99, Matt Beck 115, Dylan McGuirk 119. At Shenango Lake, Hickory (7-0) remained undefeated, led by medalist Abby Hearns’ round of 44. Hickory tallied 185 strokes to outlast host Reynolds (204) and West Middlesex (228)

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Names and Faces: Rotarians honored

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 9/7/2014 3:11:00 PM

Two members of Lake Hickory Rotary Club — Eddie Icard and Bill Gruman — received the Paul Harris Fellowship recently. Shown, from left, are Icard; Camille Gruman; Bill Gruman; and Gary Bray, district governor. Also, Ernie Sills was awarded the Lake

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Riverbend Park and Lower Lake Hickory

Date: 9/5/2014 8:12:03 AM

Riverbend Park is a 400-acre park owned and operated by Catawba County. It includes a mile of shoreline on the Catawba River just below Lake Hickory. Habitats: Pine forest, mixed hardwood-pine, upland oak-hickory, small wetlands, Catawba River floodplain

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WINTER GARDEN/OAKLAND: John’s Lake home tops sales in August

West Orange Times

Date: 9/4/2014 10:59:00 AM

The price per square foot is $152.63. HICKORY LAKE ESTATES The home at 9448 Lake Hickory Nut Drive, Winter Garden, sold Aug. 26, for $485,000. Built in 1997, it has four bedrooms, three-and-one-half baths and 3,116 square feet of living area on 1.28

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Hickory Flat-Out 5K Road Race: Registration Details, Traffic Alert


Date: 8/27/2014 2:13:00 PM

The Hickory Flat-Out 5K returns on Labor Day this year in the Canton area, and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is urging motorists to be aware of the route and potential delays. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 4096

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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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