Lake Wedowee


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789.42 FEET
Full Pool: 793.0
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Development council is back

The Randolph Leader

Date: 3/22/2017 8:00:00 AM

The legislative delegation jointly appoints their representatives. Wedowee Mayor Tim Coe was expected to make an appointment at Tuesday's council meeting. The act says county commissioners for commission districts 1, 2, and 3 shall each appoint one member

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County board approves new school calendar

The Randolph Leader

Date: 3/22/2017 7:50:00 AM

WEDOWEE--Randolph County Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year at its meeting on Thursday evening of last week. * Kimberly Heard, teacher at Wedowee Middle School. Heard has taught for 23 years, 10 of those at Randolph County

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Alabama Power

Date: 3/17/2017

Drought precautions expanded on Alabama Power lakes Drought conditions that began last fall persist across many parts of Alabama, and limited rains combined with early vegetation growth continue to pose a challenge as Alabama Power prepares to raise lake levels for the summer. Higher-than-normal temperatures have

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Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 3/16/2017

Water Resources Outlook (March

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County dissolves garbage service

The Randolph Leader

Date: 3/15/2017 8:13:00 AM

WEDOWEE--Randolph County Solid Waste trucks were running routes on Tuesday--manned by Randolph County Highway Department employees. Randolph County Commission voted on Monday afternoon to dissolve the solid waste department, a move that would have happened

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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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