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The Grove Oak Store

Nestled among a stunningly beautiful area of northeast Alabama  is a small  unincorporated community called Grove Oak. Most folks know Grove Oak as a small community you drive through on your journey to beautiful Buck’s Pocket. The area was once busier and hosted a school, store, post office, cotton gin, and restaurant. Grove Oak is located in…

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Best Waterfalls In Alabama

Noccalula Falls Park and Campground The waterfalls is roughly 90-foot tall and depending on the season can be raging all the way to a small falls. For more information visit: Noccalula Falls   High Falls Park High Falls park is located between Geraldine and Grove Oak Alabama. The waterfall spans over 300 feet wide and…

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5 Best Alabama Vacation Hot Spots In Spring

Lake Gunterville If you are looking for great spring camping and great fishing you can’t go wrong with Lake Gunterville. Enjoy exploring Lake Guntersville State Park with awesome views looking over the Tennessee River. Expect to see alot of deer and other wildlife in the area including all kinds of water fowl and birds. The…

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Gold Prospecting In Alabama

Alabama has a long a solid history as a gold producing state and one of the most gold rich states east of the Mississippi. Both placer deposits and lode has been found in Alabama.  Around 1830 major gold discoveries were found at Chestnut Creek and Blue creek in Alabama. Gold has been found in Chilton,…

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Top Magical Fishing Lakes In Alabama

Lake Guntersville is Alabama’s largest fishing lake with an estimated 69,000 acres and 900 miles of shoreline. Lake Guntersville host some of best bass fishing in the country if not the world.  Not only does Lake Guntersville offer wonderful bass fishing opportunities but is a great fishing destination for catfish also. Wheeler Lake is a…

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Dr.Francis Medical Museum Gets New Facelift

The Dr.Francis Medical Museum is currently being restored and looking for volunteers to paint on the 14th of June. The exterior  is currently being prepped for the new paint job. Don’t miss a great opportunity to help restore a wonderful historic building here in Jacksonville, Alabama.   For more info:  Restore the Doctor Francis Museum Dr.Francis…

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Gadsden Riverfest 2013

Dont miss Gadsden Riverfest 2013 featuring some great  talent!  May 31st & June 1st will be the 27th annual Riverfest located in Gadsden, Alabama. 5/31 – 6:00pm Reluctant Saints 5/31 – 7:30pm St. Paul and the Broken Bones 5/31 – 9:00pm Styx 6/01 – 5:30pm Kate Falcon 6/01 – 6:30pm Jeremy Jackson 6/01 – 7:30pm…

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Mentone’s Annual Rhododendron Festival 2013

The festival features  southern  food, music, arts and crafts. Events start  at 9am on Saturday and 11am on Sunday may 18th-19th.  Events are located at Town Hall, the Kamama Gallery, Brow Park, Mason Park, the Mentone Inn Pavilion,  St. Josephs-on-the-Mountain Episcopal Church  and DeSoto Falls.   For more info: http://www.gadsdentimes.com

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Logan Martin Lakefest and Boat Show 2013

Don’t miss Logan Martin Lakefest and Boat Show May 17-19 in Pell City, Alabama. The show is the largest in water boat show in the southeast. Come enjoy live music and great fun in the sun. The event is located at… Horizons in Pell City. 6008 Rainbow Road Pell City, AL 35125 Fore more info:…

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Save B.B. Comer Bridge In Scottsboro, Alabama

One of my favorite bridges is B.B. Comer Bridge In Scottsboro, Alabama. The bridge was opened in 1931 and has been landmark spanning 2,143 ft across the beautiful Tennessee, River. One of earliest memories was crossing the steel trustle bridge after coming down 35 from Sand Mountain. The B.B. Comer Bridge will soon be torn…

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Bo Bikes Bama 2 -2013

For the second year Bo Jackson will be riding through Alabama to help raise money for tornado victims. He will be leading a 20 and 60-mile charity bike ride starting and ending in Cordova, Alabama. All money raised will go to The Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund to help those in need from the April 27,…

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Lake Gunterville and Birmingham Host The 2014 Bassmaster Classic in Alabama

The 2014 Bassmasters will be hosted in Birmingham and Lake Guntersville! Daily weigh-ins will be held at the  Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC). The Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo will be hosted at the BJCC also! Guntersville Lake holds a certified lake record for large mouth bass  at 14-8 Check out this great article–>    Bassmasters 2014 Lake Guntersville

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Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain is the world’s largest exposed granite monolit and is located  in Stone Mountain, Georgia. The summit is an  elevation of 1,686 feet. The Northface  features a carving depicting the Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis , and Stonewall Jackson of the Confederate States of America. Website: www.stonemountainpark.com

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Grandfather Mountain North Carolina

Grandfather Mountain North Carolina looks like one the coolest trips you can take in the Appalachian Mountains. Located at a whopping Elevation of 5,945′ it is a great destination to view the blue ridge mountains and experience life high above the Appalachians. Grandfather Mountain is  the highest point in the eastern part of the Appalachian…

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