High Rock Lake News

1/15/2018 8:54:00 PM
North Carolina Sportsman
Guide Jerry Neely targets several lakes in January when he’s crappie fishing, and he said one that can be sneaky good is High Rock Lake on North Carolina’s Yadkin-Pee Dee system. “High Rock is better known as a spring and summer lake, but I do well ...

1/13/2018 9:22:00 PM
Salisbury Post
Greg Edds, chairman of the Rowan County Board of Commissioners, is working with a group of citizens to capitalize on the rare asset Rowan has in High Rock Lake. This initiative could be one of the most exciting developments to take place in Rowan County in ...

1/8/2018 3:19:56 PM
DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – Neighbors living on the lake are dealing with damages of broken and docks and boats now that High Rock lakes levels are low. According to the Cube Hydro Partners website, the High Point Reservoir fell about 9.5 feet “ below full ...

12/31/2017 10:36:00 PM
Salisbury Post
The request to rezone to commercial, business and industrial with a conditional district was tabled as commissioners feared setting a precedent of spot zoning in the area of High Rock Lake. The county planning board has since met and is proposing ...

12/28/2017 3:41:00 PM
Elko Daily Free Press
The steep rock walls echoed their shouts and calls. Suddenly, the colorful canyon had ended, flaring out into a small valley, floored by an alkali lake (High Rock Lake) and rimmed with tall sagebrush. Fremont realized this was no “Mary’s Lake,” and ...

12/26/2017 9:20:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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12/25/2017 9:08:00 PM
Winston-Salem Journal
She retired from Hanes Corporation after 37 1/2 years of service. Lynn loved fishing and camping at High Rock Lake, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was adored and loved by all who knew her. She was preceded in ...

12/5/2017 11:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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12/5/2017 1:34:00 PM
The Business Journal
Easter Creek Partners is preparing to launch a multi-location boat business with a $4.1-million, 35,000-square-foot dealership and service operation near High Rock Lake along N.C. 8, south of Lexington. The dealership will be named Rock Outdoors.

11/23/2017 9:03:00 PM
Salisbury Post
SALISBURY — What started as a request to rezone property near High Rock Lake may lead to changes in Rowan County’s zoning ordinance. On Monday, the county commissioners held a public hearing on a request to rezone property owned by Travis Cauble of ...

11/20/2017 9:06:00 PM
Salisbury Post
The rezoning of property owned by Travis Cauble was tabled because of its proximity to High Rock Lake and a lack of similarly zoned parcels in the area. The commissioners are seeking to re-evaluate the neighborhood business zoning and pursue modifications ...

11/16/2017 1:50:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/13/2017 9:11:00 PM
Salisbury Post
Patchy fog could linger as late as 11 a.m. Visibility will be greatly reduced, down to a quarter mile or less in some areas, particularly near the Yadkin River and High Rock Lake. It will clear gradually today, then become sunny, with a high of 59.

11/13/2017 4:43:00 PM
Greensboro News & Record
45 acre) and it's across the street from High Rock Lake. Home is very rough, repair or remove it and build either way this property is a great value. This home is sold "AS IS and is not habitable in its present condition.

11/11/2017 10:39:00 PM
Salisbury Post
Back on Sept. 7, 2016, Michael had been fishing on High Rock Lake all day with his Uncle Bill and cousin Emile. The men did not bring the boat back to Tamarac Marina until late at night. Michael rolled up to their truck to go home and pushed himself from ...

11/5/2017 11:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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10/26/2017 6:03:00 PM
Great price for water view on High Rock Lake! This property is a blank canvas. Use some imagination and make this an adorable bungalow to enjoy year-round by the lake or as a weekend get away. Lots of potential in this 1921 fishing cabin. Have a boat?

National Weather Service

10/15/2017 10:12:00 PM
Salisbury Post
In the summer of 2015, Tom and Diane Jones’ son moved to High Rock Lake. Diane decided she’d go down and look for driftwood. The first piece she picked up, she decided, looked like a giraffe. “It looks like a stick,” Tom told her. But she went home ...

10/2/2017 7:49:00 PM
"I'm always on the water, it's just something I like to do and I like to spread it." Batchelor has been wakeboarding for 15 years, both on High Rock Lake and at wakeboard parks across the country. He said he is excited to be able to bring the experience to ...

9/30/2017 9:33:00 PM
Salisbury Post
In September 2016, Alcoa got a new license for operating four dams on the Yadkin River. One component of this agreement is the opportunity for a significant amount of land to be conserved. The LandTrust for Central North Carolina was part of the original ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017 12:28:00 PM
The Courier-Tribune
Grants also went to a few nearby areas: $1.2 million for Alcoa tracts at High Rock Lake and $1.2 million for Tuckertown tract related to Alcoa, both in Davidson County, and $295,000 for Hender tract for Cane Mountain in Alamance County. Redding wouldn’t ...

9/24/2017 8:49:00 AM
Grants also went to a few nearby areas: $1.2 million for Alcoa tracts at High Rock Lake and $1.2 million for Tuckertown tract related to Alcoa, both in Davidson County, and $295,000 for Hender tract for Cane Mountain in Alamance County. Redding wouldn't ...

9/18/2017 9:32:00 PM
Salisbury Post
“It makes you think you’re back with the old telephone company.” The group met for dinner and drinks at T.J.’s High Rock Lake Restaurant and Lounge. Many of them started their telephone careers with Southern Bell. Then through the days of ...

9/12/2017 12:44:00 PM
This home is directly across the street from High Rock Lake! You can see the lake from your front porch! Move in ready! New carpet! New paint! Site built home features include 8ft stipple ceilings, finished sheet-rock walls in main living areas (plus ...

9/11/2017 5:48:00 AM
Elkin Tribune
They believe another settlement was on the Yadkin River at modern-day High Rock Lake in Rowan County. After about a year-and-a half, though, our region’s natives had had their fill of the Spanish, responded with war and wiped them out. Who says the ...

9/5/2017 10:01:00 PM
Salisbury Post
Harper, who grew up at High Rock Lake, is a five-year veteran of the city of Wilson’s planning and community revitalization department. She served as in-kind city staff for two nonprofit agencies to promote development of vacant and underutilized ...

9/1/2017 6:05:00 PM
WFMY News 2
Law enforcement. IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and power lines. * Locations impacted include... Granite Quarry, Rockwell, Faith, High Rock Lake, Gold Hill and High Rock. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Scattered trees and power lines will be blown ...

9/1/2017 12:38:00 PM
WFMY News 2
At 332 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8 miles east of Salisbury, or near High Rock Lake, moving northeast at 35 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Downtown Concord, Kannapolis, Granite Quarry, Rockwell, Mt Pleasant ...

8/30/2017 8:15:00 AM
Smoky Mountain News
“When I was 6 years old, I got thrown out of a boat at High Rock Lake. It scared me to death,” Creason, now 67, recalled from a comfortable leather armchair in his home near Caney Fork. “I was petrified of water after that.” Young Creason was ...

8/30/2017 1:00:00 AM
Bass pro Brad Staley of Pleasant Garden, N.C., is more at home at Randleman Lake or Greensboro’s municipal lakes than he is at High Rock Lake, but the nature of High Rock’s bass bite this month makes it easier on him to find fish. Bass are moving from ...

8/24/2017 9:11:00 AM
Maynard Edwards operates Yadkin Lakes Guide Service and Extreme Fishing Concepts. He said September is the top month for blue and channel catfish at High Rock Lake. “Badin gets the glory, but I catch just as many catfish at High Rock,” he said.

8/18/2017 11:22:00 AM
The Business Journal
Home of the Day is presented by the Charlotte Business Journal with Allen Tate Realtors. This is your invitation to view some of Charlotte's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

8/14/2017 8:41:00 PM
WFMY News 2
Locations to be impacted include... Mocksville, Bermuda Run, Cooleemee, Harmony, High Rock Lake, Fork Church, Advance, Sheffield, Farmington and Turnersburg. Wind gusts up to 40 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches per hour will be possible in ...

8/9/2017 6:04:00 PM
The News & Observer
“I used to prefer High Rock Lake,” said Edwards, 64, who operates Yadkin Lakes Guide Service and Extreme Fishing Concepts. “But, Randleman is only 20 minutes from my house in Lexington. If you like catching bass, this is the place.” While fishing ...

8/7/2017 9:16:00 PM
Salisbury Post
Lifelong lake resident or newly arrived retired couple, lake homeowner or visitor from a neighboring city — it seems everyone can find something to do on a Friday evening at High Rock Lake. “I love the scenery. It’s a break from the monotony of ...

8/4/2017 9:07:00 PM
McCarter, Jr. in 1998; and sister, Patsy McCarter Hulon Campbell in 2012. He is survived by his children, Sylvia McCarter Miller of High Rock Lake, Shanna Barnhart (Phil) of China Grove, Esther McCarter of Richmond, VA, and Roy C. McCarter, Jr. (Synthia ...

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