Monthly Archives: August 2016

Mission Impossible: Good morning, Rocky Mount – Your mission should you choose to accept it, involves finding D.J. Rose Residential Homes

Perhaps you are a familiar with the Mission Impossible TV Series and Movies.                    Just for fun, here is a sound clip to click on. In a moment I will disclose your mission, … Continue reading

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An August Sunday in Nash and Edgecombe County

There are many things to be thankful for this Sunday and everyday living where we do.  In today’s political correctness, which drives me mad, I delight in the fact that many of the organizations we belong to begin their meetings … Continue reading

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Battle Park Cemetery – Announcing Great News – Looking for People With Memories

Battle Park Cemetery, Nash County, NC 1308 Falls Road Rocky Mount, NC The story of the Battle family is a long and interesting tale. I spent time the other day exploring the Battle Park Cemetery once owned by The Rocky … Continue reading

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Pineview Cemetery: Families Gathered Together

Charles Dunn graciously took me on a ‘drive around’ one day. It was my first visit to Pineview Cemetery. I thought of Allen Gurganus, who wrote the opening piece in a book called 27 Views of Hillsborough – Old Houses & … Continue reading

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A Salute to Nash General Hospital – Another Rocky Mount Asset

Passing Through The Hands of Strangers I’d never been to Nash General Hospital until our first great grandchild was born six months ago. The new parents extolled the care and kindness they were experiencing. In all the excitement, I paid … Continue reading

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Today’s Concept: Walkable Neighborhoods

Vann Joines is our Resident Downtown Prophet; he always explains things in the language of possibilities. Don’t be surprised if the revitalization folks in town follow him off the end of a bridge because he has bewitched everyone with his … Continue reading

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Setting the Scene to Explain The Concept of Walkable Neighborhoods – Part 1

 People Enjoy The Streetscape in Greenville, SC We’re on the fast train, as the English call them, called The Learning Curve. Admit it, we’re feeling quite grown up bantering words about like, Anchor Projects, (The Train Station, Imperial Center, The … Continue reading

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