Located in the southern crest of the Southern Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina...Cashiers, North Carolina is a lush green valley 3,500 feet high surrounded by majestic mountains rising 5,000 feet. This village is conveniently located at the crossroads of U.S. 64 west of Highlands, NC and N.C state road 107 just south of Glenville, North Carolina.
name is said to be derived from the gem mining trade from the early 1900’s. Miners were paid “cash” for their gemstones mined from the North Carolina Mountains hence the name “Cashiers”. You to can relive this activity daily, as numerous gemstone mining “camps” are located in this area offering you the opportunity to find your treasure here in the North Carolina Mountains.
Drawing visitors from nearby Atlanta, Georgia, and the entire southeastern United States, Cashiers is a favorite destination in NC State for visitors who relish a glimpse at the magnificent color on display in the fall months. Early reservations are highly recommended if you are thinking about renting a local cabin or booking a stay at a bed & breakfast.
Cashiers, NC Weather and Beauty
The obvious appeal to Cashiers is the weather and the area’s natural beauty. Offering a cool summer climate and multiple opportunities for recreation such as local ski areas, a choice of many area golf course resorts, etc., Cashiers is a magnate for those who want to get back to nature. Thundering waterfalls break the silence of the mountain solitude and offer unforgettable views. Along with waterfall watching at Whitewater Falls, residence and visitors share in mountain biking and hiking in the Nantahala Forest and fly-fishing on the Chattooga River. If you seek more water-born activities, Lake Glenville is located minutes away.
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Tuesday, August 15 - The TAMS - THE TAMS have been entertaining and thrilling audiences for over 50 years! Known for such hits as "Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy", "What Kind of Fool", "I've Been Hurt" and "Untie Me #12 on the R&B Charts", The Tams have had Several Gold Records, and 1 Platinum Single. "What Kind of Fool" hit #9 on the Billboard charts, and #6 on the R&B charts. "Hey Girl Don't Bother Me" hit #1 in the UK in 1971.
While "Be Young, Be Foolish" only hit #26 on the Top 40, the single sold over 1,000,000 copies, sending it to Platinum status. In 1986, "Ain't Nothin Like Shaggin' " hit #6 in UK Billboard charts, before being banned due to the UK's definition of "shag". Though their style of music has historically been referred to as Beach Music which they have had many Beach Music hits, it can be also classified as a mixture of Smooth Soul, and R&B. Their show is fun, fresh and exciting and appeals to audiences of all ages and musical tastes.
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