Lake Hickory

NORTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
97.95 FEET
12/16/2017
Full Pool: 99.0
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Three-alarm blaze destroys Garland church

Clintonnc

Date: 12/14/2017 1:16:00 PM

Along with the Sampson units, Magnolia Fire Department from Duplin responded as well as White Lake, Hickory Grove, Ammons, Bay Tree and Elizabethtown, all from Bladen. When units showed up, there was “very heavy smoke” billowing from the church

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Recreational Property at Weiss Lake

Roger Griffeth

Date: 12/10/2017

Weiss Lake has a lot of property that touches the shoreline in Cherokee County. Are there restrictions on the use of this property? Who controls the land mass around the lake? When do you need a permit? All these questions are answered in my latest blog: "Weiss Lake Recreational Property"

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University of North Texas students among winners at statewide debate competition

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 11/28/2017 5:05:00 AM

The University of North Texas debate team won the Debate Sweepstakes Award at the fall competition for Texas college students. It's the tournament's the highest award possible for a team performance. At the Texas Intercollegiate Forensic Association

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Weiss Lake is Getting a Face Lift

Cathy Griffeth

Date: 11/18/2017

Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate

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Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

National Weather Service

Date: 11/16/2017

Water Resources Outlook (November

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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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