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Drop A Line At Mountain Island Lake!

Drop A Line At Mountain Island Lake!

So you wanna go fishing?…… So it is hot outside and you got a little time on your hands.  Why not get that fishing rod out and blow the dust out of it?  You are welcome to go fishing on the banks of Mountain Island Lake. I was lucky enough to have the chance to go fishing as a child.  I still remember how to put that worm on a hook and I also still remember that … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Hobbies, Out and About

Hardee’s Auto Show – Friday Night’s Stanley NC

Hardee’s Auto Show – Friday Night’s Stanley NC

A Car Show at Hardee’s I don’t know what to expect when passing by a Hardee’s anymore.  We have already covered the Hoedown in Hardee’s in Lincolnton and then I found out they have a car show every Friday in Stanley NC.  I wasn’t sure if I should file this under Vintage Charlotte or not as all the cars there were classics.  It seems that the locals of that area enjoy meeting there on Fridays.  They … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Out and About, Vintage Charlotte

April 5, 2011 The Night the Lights Went Out in Dallas, NC

April 5, 2011 The Night the Lights Went Out in Dallas, NC

Dallas, NC 4/5/2011 Early in the Am on April 5th, 2011 a storm hit  Charlotte and the surrounding areas.  The wind knocked over trees all over the area and even two large transmission towers located in Dallas, NC.  I drove around the area and got some great pictures.  Hard to believe this was not a tornado that did all this damage. You cannot tell from the pictures how massive this actual tower was.  Now I drive … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Out and About

Guns Blazing in Cherryville for New Years!

Guns Blazing in Cherryville for New Years!

New Year’s Shooters It seems kind of weird going from the Opera to the Cherryville Shooters Event.  Here at the Charlotte Banter we try to give you a little taste of all that the Charlotte NC area has to offer. New Years Eve I had made it home safe and sound before the ball dropped bringing in the  2011New Year.  The plan was to get safely home before all the drunk drivers hit the road.  I innocently … Read entire article »

Filed under: Events, Featured, Out and About

Where in the QC? (Game 3)

Where in the QC? (Game 3)

Where in the QC is This? This week when I was out and about I came across this fish out of the water.  I thought this would be great for the game.  I didn’t know if a bunch of people had a great mailbox like this so I thought it was cool the numbers were included.  That’s right you have to find this fish!  Fish #9312. The way we play the game is simple.  While you are … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Featured, Where in the QC?

Fun I Spy Contest – Where in the QC? (Queen City)

Fun I Spy Contest – Where in the QC? (Queen City)

Do you think you have been everywhere in the Charlotte and surrounding areas?  Do you notice things around you when you are out and about?  Do you want to receive the bragging rights for being the most observant Charlottean?  Then you need to sign up to be a part of the Charlotte Banter and play our new game called “Where in the QC?” The rules are simple.  I will post a picture that I took.  All … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Featured, Out and About, Where in the QC?

Halloween 1939 Ford

Halloween 1939 Ford

I wanted to share this spooky Ford parked outside a store in Gaston County. Don’t be fooled this car actually starts and will leave you in the dust. The pictures do not give this car the respect it deserves.  Anyone want to guess the model? … Read entire article »

Filed under: Out and About