Reed's Gold Mine, Midlands, NC

Reed's Gold Mine, Midlands, NC   There's a lot to say about Reed's Gold Mine!  So much, in fact, that we are going to recap a little history on this state historic site, and refer you to their link for more extensive information. Reed Gold Mine Midland, NC (Cabarrus County) (704) 721-4653 ** Reed's Gold Mine will be closed Friday, July 3rd, and will reopen with their regular hours: Tuesday - Saturday--9 a.m.-5 p.m. The site is closed on Sundays and [more]

Mountains & Piedmont, June 2015

Mountains & Piedmont, June 2015It is rare that we have so few mountain or piedmont photos for our roundup, however, the coast really took center stage last month for photos.  However, stay tuned, as the rhododendron has bloomed, and we anticipate quite a few mountain photos  for our next issue! William Mauney Photography On Facebook Grandfather Mountain   Cindi Mullis Poole, Photographer Hummingbird Cindi lives in the Albamarle area, and is a [more]

Coastal Photo Roundup for June, 2015

Coastal Photo Roundup for June, 2015Welcome to our coastal photo roundup for June!  Here are the photos that followers showed the most appreciation for...hope you enjoy them! Allen Phelps Photography On Facebook You can also email Allen at the following:   Thomas Lee with Oak Island shrimper Damn Yankee Photography You can follow Thomas Lee on Facebook by clicking here.   Rick Anderson Photography On [more]

Dry Falls (Upper Cullasaja Falls) The "Honey Locust Place"

Dry Falls (Upper Cullasaja Falls) The   Dry Falls (aka Upper Cullasaja Falls)   Located near Highlands, NC,  Dry Falls is one waterfall that catches everyone's attention.  Not only is it outstandingly beautiful, the name "Dry Falls" often makes people curious as to the origin of the name.  In reality, the name Dry Falls actually refers to the fact that you can stand behind this waterfall and still remain dry (unless it is extremely high water flow..then [more]