Merry Christmas!

Look at the Lights!

McAdenville, NC (aka Christmastown USA) puts on a grand show of lights and decorations each year that draws hundreds of thousands of visitors to the tiny town. These are a few photos I shot in McAdenville on December 21.

Christmastown USA


Middle School Soccer Championship
John Niemeyer runs past Cramerton players Cole Poole (#7) and Colden Beert (#27) as he celebrates scoring a goal for the Grier Knights in the Gaston County middle school soccer championship at Cramerton Middle School on Thursday December 18. Grier defeated Cramerton 5-0 to take the title.

Lights on Parade

Gaston Tourism

Mary Lynn Geisler, left, and Christine Palko take in the McAdenville Christmas lights from a tour bus on Dec. 9. The two were part of a tour group from Tennessee that was visiting Gaston County attractions, including McAdenville, downtown Belmont, and Stowe Botanical Gardens.

Panthers vs Buccs

Panthers vs Buccaneers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Bryant, right, breaks past the defense of Carolina Panthers cornerback Ken Lucas as he runs into the end zone for a touchdown early in the second half of NFL game action at Bank of America Stadium on Monday December 8, 2008. Below: Carolina wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad, left, stretches for extra yards as he is tackled by Tampa Bay safety Jermaine Phillips after receiving a Jake Delhomme pass in the first-half.

Panthers vs Buccaneers

Panthers vs Buccaneers