Lake Wedowee


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Full Pool: 793.0
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Envirnmental Lunch & Learn next Tuesday

The Randolph Leader

Date: 7/20/2016 8:51:00 AM

She will share information on Wolf Creek, the Little Tallapoosa River and potential upcoming projects for Randolph County. Please join us for this informal educational chamber event. Reservations can be made by calling the chamber office at 334-863-1402 or

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Walls’ book details century of Tallapoosa County gold mining

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/19/2016 7:17:00 AM

The source of the gold in these southern states were the intermittent veins of the Wedowee Schist, which reached as far south as Randolph, Tallapoosa and Talladega counties. The most productive decade of gold production in Alabama was 1904 through 1913

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'Several' cops shot dead as religious radical attacks police station

Daily Star

Date: 7/18/2016 12:31:00 AM

Randolph County Alabama police shooting hostage situation SWAT teams arrive Randolph County Alabama police shooting hostage situation SWAT teams arrive Police made dozens of arrests in Baton Rouge as protests grow following the fatal police shooting of

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Alabama woman charged in police standoff

Times Free Press

Date: 7/14/2016 6:12:00 AM

WEDOWEE, Ala. (AP) — An east Alabama woman has been arrested in a standoff in which authorities say her husband shot a sheriff's deputy before killing himself. Randolph County authorities say 73-year-old Brenda Marie Lee is charged with five counts of

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Woman charged in connection with shooting of Randolph County sheriff's deputy

ABC 33/40 News

Date: 7/13/2016 5:00:00 PM

Eli Lee is suspected of shooting a Randolph County deputy on June 9 in Wedowee. The deputy was later released from UAB hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. Brenda Lee is being held on $265,000 bond, according to the Randolph County Sheriff's

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• River: Tallapoosa River
• Length: 271 Miles
• Surface Area: 10,660 Acres
• Volume: 425,700 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,453 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 40 Feet
• Length: 24 Miles
The lake was created by the flooding of the plains behind the Harris Dam, which began construction on November 1, 1974. The last part of construction of the dam ended on April 20, 1983.

There are many recreational attractions on Lake Wedowee such as boating, swimming, fishing and camping. Fishing brings the most attraction to the lake. It is known to be one of the finest lakes in the Southeast because the quality of the water and it’s sizeable bass population. There are many different species of fish in the lake that include crappie, largemouth bass, spotted bass, striped bass, hybrid striper, channel catfish, and flathead catfish.
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