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9/7/2014 3:11:00 PM
Hickory Daily Record
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…

9/5/2014 8:12:03 AM
Trails.com
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…

9/4/2014 10:59:00 AM
West Orange Times
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…

8/27/2014 2:13:00 PM
Patch
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…

7/29/2014 6:41:00 PM
Lenoir-Rhyne University
Hickory, N.C. – Woody Durham, who served as “The Voice Of The Tar Heels” for 40 years (1971-2011), will be this year’s Keynote Speaker at the annual Piedmont Educational Foundation’s Board Of Trustees Dinner on Tuesday, August 5, at Lake Hickory…

6/26/2014 3:53:14 AM
Hickory Daily Record
HICKORY, N.C. — As the current school year came to a close, five local students have received assistance toward their higher education thanks to scholarships awarded to them by the Rotary Club of Lake Hickory. The club awarded five scholarships…

5/14/2014 9:12:05 AM
The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
Hi guys I’m a new retired transplant from the Salt Water in San Diego, CA and am looking for a fishing partner in the area that fishes M-F. I have been targeting the most beautiful lake around my area (Salmon Lake) but so far are only able to catch 10…

5/13/2014 8:55:00 PM
wcti12.com
Officials said 19-year-old Vince Njoku from Woodstock, Georgia, died Monday afternoon while swimming with a group of friends in Lake Hickory. Officials were called around 5:30 p.m. Monday to Geitner-Rotary Park. Divers found Njoku's body in about 13 feet…

5/13/2014 9:36:00 AM
Greensboro News & Record
Officials said 19-year-old Vince Njoku from Woodstock, Georgia, died Monday afternoon while swimming with a group of friends in Lake Hickory. Officials were called around 5:30 p.m. Monday to Geitner-Rotary Park. Divers found Njoku's body in about 13 feet…

5/13/2014 4:48:00 AM
Charlotte Observer
A Lenoir-Rhyne University student drowned late Monday afternoon while swimming with college friends in Lake Hickory, school officials and Catawba County authorities said. Vince Njoku, a 19-year-old freshman from Woodstock, Ga., had gone to Geitner-Rotary…

5/13/2014 1:59:00 AM
WFMY News 2
Officials said 19-year-old Vince Njoku from Woodstock, Georgia, died Monday afternoon while swimming with a group of friends in Lake Hickory. Officials were called around 5:30 p.m. Monday to Geitner-Rotary Park. Divers found Njoku's body in about 13 feet…

5/12/2014 6:29:00 PM
KPTV Fox-12
Just a day before exams would be over and it would be time to head home, Lenoir Rhyne University freshman running back Vince Njoku drowned near Geitner Park in Lake Hickory Monday afternoon. Njoku was with several friends when he jumped off a rock into the…

12/29/2013 5:18:00 PM
Augusta Chronicle
Heavy summer rains frustrated farmers and event planners in record-setting fashion in 2013. Augusta had its wettest June in history with 10.78 inches, and rainfall through July and August gave the area its third highest total ever over those…

12/22/2013 6:16:00 PM
WRDW-TV
The Greenville News reports the Savannah River Site near Aiken will start receiving convoys of the highly radioactive liquid waste containing weapons-grade uranium sometime next year. The waste comes from the Chalk River Laboratories in Canada. It was part…

12/3/2013 12:17:00 PM
BRNow
The Hollifield Leadership Center on Lake Hickory, owned by North Carolina Baptists since 2000, will become the home for a new ministry to troubled boys in 2014. A branch of worldwide Teen Challenge is purchasing the property for a ministry to be known as N…

12/13/2012
They're reclaiming the Hooch along the southern border of Georgia and Alabama. In Columbus, the strategic demolition of old dams along the Chattahoochee River will soon unleash what the city is calling the River City Rush, the "longest urban whitewater course in the world," according to the event's website.Read more: http…

10/10/2012
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District announced today they will be changing the hours and days of operations of their locks on the Alabama River and the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Rivers (ACF) system beginning February 1, 2013. The changes in the Levels of Service at each lock are being…

4/20/2011
Alabama Power
Georgia Power President and CEO Paul Bowers today announced the company will host an innovative research facility to develop and test water conservation technologies at Georgia Power's Plant Bowen, near Cartersville, Ga. The Water Research Center (WRC) will provide a venue for developing and testing technologies to improve…

4/16/2011
Alabama Power
Thomas A Fanning, chairman, president and CEO of Southern Company, today told members of Congress that proposed regulations aimed at emissions from power plants could reduce reliability, raise electricity prices, slow economic development and eliminate American jobs."My message today is that the reliability and…

3/22/2011
Environmental Protection Agency
March 22 is World Water Day - a day to appreciate all that water gives us in providing public health, environmental and economic benefits. To help educate Americans on the need to save water, EPA's WaterSense program is joining its partner American Water, together with the Student Conservation Association, in promoting the…

3/15/2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today the awarding of more than $13.5 million in competitive grants to 11 states for 16 boating infrastructure projects. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service awards these grants, which will help fund construction of docks, boat slips and other facilities to support recreational…

3/14/2011
Environmental Protection Agency
As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ongoing We’re for Water campaign, this year’s Fix a Leak Week—March 14 - 20, 2011—encourages Americans to help put a stop to the more than 1 trillion gallons of water wasted from household leaks each year. Finding and fixing leaks can save the average household…

1/28/2011
REALTOR - Sharon Miller - RE/MAX Platinum
Confluence at Smith Lake New Digs For Professional Types By Sharon Miller RE/MAX Platinum Historically, the accelerated level of development at Smith Lake began sometime around the 2001-2002 time period. Prior to this time…

1/11/2011
Environmental Protection Agency
EPA's Watershed Academy will sponsor a free webcast on "Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution and Harmful Algal Blooms in Lakes” on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern. This webcast will highlight an emerging issue of nutrient enrichment leading to harmful algal blooms in lakes. The webcast will explain…

12/29/2010
LakesOnline.com
Tuesday, December 28, 2010, Governor Bob Riley signed Executive Order #54 encouraging the creation of the “Treasured Alabama Lake” designation. The ceremony was held at 10:30 at Children's Harbor on Lake Martin. The designation will be awarded by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management to Alabama lakes that meet…

10/19/2010
Cathouse Marine, LLC
It’s that time of year once again (I hate starting an article with that line) when we all wonder, will we use our boats anymore this year? We wonder, when is it time to winterize? I wonder if it will be a cold winter as last year was? And, worst of all, the most ridiculous one…. I wonder if I hang that 100 watt light bulb…

10/1/2010
Environmental Protection Agency
EPA's Office of Water launched a new Web clearinghouse of Lake Shoreland Protection Resources, http://water.epa.gov/type/lakes/shoreland.cfm, which provides practitioners with links to key resources to protect and restore fragile lake shorelands and to promote better stewardship by lakeside property owners and others who…

8/25/2010
Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting the public to comment on the agency’s draft strategy to protect and restore our nation’s lakes, streams and coastal waters. The strategy, “Coming Together for Clean Water: EPA’s Strategy for Achieving Clean Water,” is designed to chart EPA’s path in furthering EPA…

7/6/2010
Environmental Protection Agency
July 15th Webcast: Healthy Lakeshores Through Better Shoreline Stewardship The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Watershed Academy is pleased to sponsor its 50th free Webcast Seminar on July 15, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern in honor of Lakes Appreciation Month. In this Webcast participants can learn…

4/20/2010
The decision to purchase property can be daunting. Purchasing on the water can mean the stakes are even higher. If you have ever dreamed of buying a piece of shoreline for your dream home there are many things that you should consider. Here we present some of the issues that you need to take into account before…

4/8/2010
Boat U.S. Marine Insurance
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will decide on whether to allow a 50% increase in the amount of ethanol in the nation’s gasoline supply, from the current E10 (or containing 10% ethanol) up to E15 (containing 15% ethanol). However, with testing data on the new “mid-level” ethanol…

3/19/2010
Spookeay Marine
Heather Babecki - Spookeay Marine, Hanover, AlabamaThe most neglected part of your boat, is often the hull bottom. It might be a ticking time bomb that could lead to a premature end to your boating season and budget.1. A Brief History of Marine FiberglassSome 50 years ago, fiberglass came into wide use in the…

2/14/2010
ESPN Bassmaster
Bassmaster Classic (February 19th - 21st)February is not only known for the NFL's Superbowl, but it is known for Bassmaster's Superbowl of bass fishing, the Classic. The 2010 Bassmaster Classic is being held on Lay Lake in Alabama. For those of you that may not know, the field consists…

2/11/2010
Cathouse Marine, LLC
Although the cooling system on your boat shares some of the same features as your car or truck, the systems are actually quite different. For this article, we will use a standard inboard/outboard configuration for discussion. First off, when you are cruising around in your boat, you are riding in one big huge radiator…

1/28/2010
LakesOnline.com
The NBC news team at KXAN in Austin, TX is reporting that Sea Ray has chosen Lake Travis to be the 2010 AquaPalooza. The exact location on the lake and musical artists have not been announced as they are still being planned.Local Sea Ray dealer Sail & Ski Center recently captured the…

1/12/2010
LakesOnline.com
Due to the deep freeze in the past few days, many lakes in the southeast have unusually formed ice in calm waters. Lakes Online members have uploaded some photos of ice in the water. Check out photos in the galleries below. Galleries: Lake Weiss Freeze and Lake…

12/22/2009
Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released its most comprehensive study of the nation’s lakes to date. The draft study, which rated the condition of 56 percent of the lakes in the United States as good and the remainder as fair or poor, marked the first time EPA and its partners used a nationally…

12/1/2009
Cathouse Marine, LLC
The next time you're in the convenient store, or local marina and pick up a quart of oil for your boat think about this column! Several years ago, when combustion engines were designed and built the most common valve train/camshaft combination were a flat tappet lifter and the…

11/24/2009
Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued a final rule to help reduce water pollution from construction sites. The agency believes this rule, which takes effect in February 2010 and will be phased in over four years, will significantly improve the quality of water nationwide. Construction activities like…

6/29/2009
Environmental Protection Agency
EPA’s Watershed Academy sponsors free Webcasts to help build the capacity of watershed practitioners from around the globe. On Wednesday, July 1, 2009, the Watershed Academy will sponsor the first in a series of Webcasts about the Clean Water Act (CWA). This first Webcast will provide an introduction to the CWA including a…


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