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251.79 FEET
3/31/2015
Full Pool: 252.0
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Find bargains and treasures at Marble Falls city-wide garage sale

The River Cities Daily Tribune

Date: 3/30/2015 1:00:00 PM

“Ten dollars buys you a lot,” the Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce events coordinator said with a laugh. And that’s the bargain for those who attend the event, which is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 4 at Johnson Park, 230 Ave. J South. Twenty-three

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Baggerley residents say Lamar left them behind

Barnesville

Date: 3/30/2015 10:16:00 AM

A relatively small corner of eastern Lamar County, once known as “Baggerley,” is cut off from the rest of the county by I-75 and bracketed on the other side by High Falls Lake, residents told the Lamar board of commissioners last week

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Wake park attraction gets visitors swinging through the trees

The News & Observer

Date: 3/28/2015 2:24:00 PM

About 50 people signed up for the first day Saturday at Blue Jay Point County Park. The park is about 30 minutes north of downtown Raleigh, near Falls Lake. The course is the result of four years of planning between Wake County and a private partner

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Fishing cranks up at Kerr Lake

Henderson Daily Dispatch

Date: 3/28/2015 11:28:00 AM

Upcoming area tournaments – There’s a CATT Old North tournament on Falls Lake out of Ledgerock and a Virginia West division of the Fishers of Men on Kerr out of Occoneechee both on April 4. Do a Google search to find more information. Next week’s

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The Raleigh Rewind

Raleigh Public Record

Date: 3/27/2015 4:40:00 AM

Looking over the major headlines for the week of March 23, 1985 it would appear not much has changed — growing concern over the protection of Falls Lake, a drunk NC State fan injuring himself following a Pack win and drama over downtown development

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• Length: 175 Miles
• Surface Area: 11,310 Acres
• Volume: 131,395 Acre Feet
Falls Lake is a 12,410 acre reservoir located in Durham, Wake, and Granville counties in North Carolina, USA. Falls Lake extends 28 miles up the Neuse River to its source at the confluence of the Eno, Little, and Flat rivers.
The lake is named for the Falls of the Neuse, a section of the Neuse River that falls from the Piedmont into the lower Coastal Plain and which is now submerged under the lake. The lake provides drinking water for several of the surrounding communities, including the city of Raleigh, NC, aids with flood control and serves as a recreation area and wildlife habitat.
The construction of the dam that holds the lake began in 1978 and was completed in 1981. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers constructed and manages the dam. Falls Dam is an earthen structure having a top elevation of 291.5 feet and an overall length of 1,915 feet.
The height above the stream bed is 92.5 feet.
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