High Shoals, NC

High Shoals, NC Now and Then

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Posting videos on the web site

If you would like to post videos on this web site it is easy to establish a Photobucket account and then download the files here.  Go to Photobucket.com and you can load pictures and videos.  It's free to a point but if you want the mor advanced, it's $30.00 a year to set up your account.  I have used this for about 10 years for a catalyst for posting pictures and videos.

Added by Steve D.Bailey on September 14, 2011 at 9:55am — 2 Comments

Bob Rice, If you known Bob Rice PLEASE respond to this by adding a "Remember When"

Melea Jimenz writes:


Many of you know Bob Rice and are aware that he is courageously battling kidney cancer.  Bob grew up in High Shoals with my dad, Avery Tucker.  My name is Melea-Tucker Jimenez.  My dad Avery also courageously fought lung cancer and went to be with the Lord on September 10th of 2009.  My mom is Martha Withers Tucker and my Grandparents are Robert & Rudy Tucker and Ralph & Olie Withers, all of High Shoals.


The Rice family lived one…


Added by Steve D.Bailey on August 5, 2011 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

A book "Cotton Mill, Commercial Features" By Daniel Augustus Tompkins

D.A. Tompkins bought the land and water rights in 1892 to build the cotton mill which started production on October 1, 1901. This is a book that he wrote in 1899. The book goes into great detail from the development of the cotton mill village, the raw cotton, the building of the community, building the factory, and the shipping of the finished product world wide. It was reprinted by the Univerity of Michigan Library and can be viewed at the address below..

.click here to view…


Added by Steve D.Bailey on April 2, 2010 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

DVD High Shoals, NC The Cotton Mill Years Now available

This DVD is now available at Drums Florist in Lincolnton, NC. Many people have helped to put this project together from donating pictures to stories and information on High Shoals. David Foster was a great help in the project.

Jeffery Lynn Reed was also very helpful in donating his music to the project.

Thanks to all who worked on this window into the past.

Added by Steve D.Bailey on March 31, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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