Lake Hickory


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AHFA hosting Education golf tournament in N.C.

Furniture Today

Date: 4/23/2015 6:51:00 AM

HICKORY, N.C. — The American Home Furnishings Alliance will hold its 25th annual Education golf tournament at Lake Hickory Country Club here on Sept. 30. The event helps fund various education initiatives in the home furnishings industry, including a new

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Soccer tournament will bring youth teams to Hickory

Hickory Daily Record

Date: 4/16/2015 4:03:00 AM

The Rotary Club of Lake Hickory, with the support of Galaxy Foods and other local contributors, will be coordinating the tournament, using the sponsorship proceeds to provide local scholarships to deserving students

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Leon Staples Pierce

Watauga Democrat

Date: 4/14/2015 11:13:00 AM

In Hickory, North Carolina, he was a member of the Congregational Church, Lake Hickory Country Club, and was co-founder of the Rotary Club of Hickory. He was a member of Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church, Blowing Rock Country Club, Blowing Rock Rotary

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'Dads Rally For Walk-Off Win

Go Blue Ridge

Date: 4/11/2015 9:47:00 PM

The first 1,000 fans in attendance for the 'Dads game on Sunday, April 12 will get a FREE team poster schedule, courtesy of Lake Hickory Vet, Wells Fargo Advisors, Dan'l Boone Inn. Make-A-Difference Monday: Fans can get a FREE ticket to the 'Dads game on

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James Best, Sheriff Rosco on 'Dukes of Hazzard,' dies at 88


Date: 4/8/2015 6:34:00 AM

It was a fun thing." Best and his wife Dorothy moved to the Bethlehem community near Hickory in 2006. At their home on Lake Hickory, he did the thing in life he liked the best - fishing, said Latshaw. He also wrote a book about his career as an actor

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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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