Monthly Archives: August 2015

Rocky Mount Farmers Market – A Farm to Table Recipe

TOMATO, CUCUMBER, AVOCADO SALAD Serves: 2 INGREDIENTS 1½ cups of chopped tomatoes – I used cherry tomatoes 1 cucumber – peeled and seeded then diced 1 avocado – diced 4 oz feta cheese – cubed 2 tbs minced red onion … Continue reading

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A Family Leaves A Legacy – The Battle Family

You are familiar with how a rosary looks; a string of beads made up of five sets of one large and ten smaller beads, called decades. A person prays their way around the rosary, holding each bead between their fingers. … Continue reading

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Saying “YES” to Rocky Mount Everyday

I heard a story once that I have never forgotten. A man built a boat, painstakingly, lovingly, with skills and precision. It took time and patience. The day finally came when the man took the boat to the waters edge … Continue reading

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People Making a Difference In Rocky Mount – John M. Mebane, Jr.

John M. Mebane, Jr. A Question Southerners Understand The first time I participated in Rush as an initiated member of my Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority at the University of Kentucky, I didn’t understand a question that was asked about a … Continue reading

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Ringing the Bell – Classes Begin for Seven Important Students

Monday, August 17th is a RED LETTER day for Nash Community College, and for seven students starting the first offered classes in the Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation Degree Program of Study. It might seem like a ‘no never mind day’ … Continue reading

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Rocky Mount Farmers Market – Be a Farm to Table Participant

The middle of August has come round far too quickly, which leads me to write about our Rocky Mount Farmers Market once again.  “Farm to table” is the concept of purchasing locally grown food directly from the source. The term … Continue reading

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Plan an Outing With Friends – Downtown Rocky Mount, NC

Click on the Follow button and join me on Main Street  We’re never too old to invite friends to come out to play on a fine summer day, which is what I did not long ago. Truth be told, my … Continue reading

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