Monthly Archives: September 2015

Making Their Home In Rocky Mount -Carole Mehle

Carole Mehle An artist, a writer, Carole Mehle is a Rocky Mount native with a drive and dedication that contributes everyday to the place she calls home. She graduated from Rocky Mount High School and laughingly says, “I teach to … Continue reading

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Introducing A Great ‘Sidekick’ – Polly Warner

Poly Warner Arranged A Morning with Evan Chavez An important supporting character in many genres is the ‘sidekick,’ but never more so than in a mystery. An amateur sleuth needs a friend who can access inside information; an acerbic coworker … Continue reading

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Rocky Mount Ghost Signs

Our own Rocky Mount Ghost Sign on Peoples Bank Ghost signs are the typically faded remains of advertising once painted by hand onto the brickwork of buildings. They can be found in cities, towns and villages across the world advertising … Continue reading

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A Place Not To Be Missed – Sky-Vue Skateland Happy Anniversary

Denise Watkins “I’m going to the skating rink tonight.” People have been saying this since September 1958. For 57 years, Vernon and Pauline Holder, and now their children, David Holder and Denise Holder Watkins, have been making a difference at … Continue reading

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A Place Not To Be Missed – Twitch Bar and Grill

It starts with a dream, a vision of what is possible if you renovate a beautiful old building, give it a new life and a reason to carry on. In this case, Garland Clark is the dreamer who brings to … Continue reading

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The Village Historic District – The Mill Houses #2

ONCE I WAS LOST BUT NOW AM FOUND Looking at the photograph above I can hear you saying, “Stepheny, you’re excited about this?”  I absolutely am because I believe in the “blind, but now can see” phenomenon.  You have to … Continue reading

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The Village Historic District – The Mill Houses #1

I love the Rocky Mount Mills, and the Village Historic District. We are fortunate that there is wonderful information on the subject. To capture your imagination, however, it takes more than googling the subject. Stand quietly with me on the … Continue reading

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