Lake Wedowee


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Full Pool: 793.0
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Report: Tanner contributes nearly $852 million to region's economy


Date: 4/19/2017 9:22:00 PM

“We’re expanding our facilities in Villa Rica and Bremen, building a new hospital in Wedowee and continuing to expand our services, even as many smaller health systems and independent hospitals throughout Georgia are struggling, and many are being

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Lake Wedowee property featured on HGTV

The Randolph Leader

Date: 4/19/2017 9:15:00 AM

LAKE WEDOWEE--DVR alert: A Lake Wedowee home will be featured on an upcoming episode of "Lakefront Bargain Hunt" on HGTV. According to the HGTV website, the episode, "A Big Wow on Alabama's Lake Wedowee," will air Saturday at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. and

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Fuller: Down by the river

Opelika-Auburn News

Date: 4/19/2017 8:54:00 AM

My little creek somehow flowed through the woods, through a tunnel, under the railroad tracks until it eventually found its way to Stink Creek, which is a tributary of the Tallapoosa River. In recent weeks, I’ve been down to the Tallapoosa River quite a

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Flesh-eating bacteria survivor Aimee Copeland starts work as therapist

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Date: 4/14/2017 8:10:00 AM

Copeland fell from a zipline into the Little Tallapoosa River in May 2012, severely injuring her leg, and was later diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, a bacterial infection caused when contaminated water entered an open wound in her calf. She lost parts

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Wedowee Elementary outdoor classroom opens

The Randolph Leader

Date: 4/12/2017 8:45:00 AM

Students of Wedowee Elementary School returned from spring break to a new outdoor classroom last week, compliments of East Central Alabama Master Gardeners. Although adjacent to the school garden, the classroom can be used for all types of classes

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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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