Lake Wedowee


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Wedowee Tour of Homes will be Dec. 21

The Randolph Leader

Date: 12/7/2016 8:05:00 AM

The public is invited to tour three homes at Lakeside Preserve, a new neighborhood located on Lake Wedowee. The homes, located off County Road 240, will be brightly decorated for Christmas. The $15 ticket will include cookies and a hot drink at each home

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Rain In The North At Midday, More Will Develop Later

Date: 12/5/2016 3:08:00 PM

The SPC have put that area in a “Slight Risk” for severe weather, with the areas north of that to a line from Wedowee to Calera to Moundville in a “Marginal Risk” for severe weather. The main threats will be from damaging winds and an isolated

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Manhunt ongoing for Randolph County escapee

Date: 12/5/2016 2:16:00 PM

Chief Deputy Billy Lane said Jason Harmon was charged with first degree theft. About 2 p.m. today, he was being walked over to the Randolph County Jail in Wedowee when he ran in direction of Dollar General. "We traced him to a wooded area," Lane said

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Learn about the battle that led to Jackson's presidency at Alabama's Horseshoe Bend

Date: 12/2/2016 12:35:00 PM

Jackson and his troops advanced on the Red Sticks, who utilized the land to their advantage. With a horseshoe-shaped bend in the Tallapoosa River at the rear and a massive barricade ahead, the Red Sticks seemed prepared for battle. The Americans fired

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Walker on drought: ‘Not out of the woods yet’


Date: 12/1/2016 1:04:00 PM

“We’re hoping in the next week to get a helicopter from the Department of Nautral Resources again and fly over the Tallapoosa River again to see if we have water again or if we just have those same pockets,” Walker said. “I’ve looked at where the

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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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