Monthly Archives: March 2017

Main Street Rocky Mount Blog Honored – Sharing My Good News

Staff Writer Monday, March 27, 2017 A local blogger has received state recognition for writing about downtown Rocky Mount. Stepheny Houghtlin was named a Main Street Champion, which are individuals who have gone the extra mile in … Continue reading

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Your Friend on Main Street – Asking For Your Prayers

Remembering Robert G. Houghtlin, Jr. You have been keeping me company on Main Street since July 2015. We’ve spent time together remembering the interesting and wonderful people who have been a part of Rocky Mount’s Story and we have celebrated … Continue reading

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Seeing the Beauty of Historic West Haven Through the Eyes of Its Architecture – Part 2

A Dry Stacked Stone Wall to Appreciate in Historic West Haven  (The walls) endure in part because a rock is as near a definition of “forever” as exists. Do it right — square, plumb, and well-tied throughout — and the wall will … Continue reading

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Seeing the Beauty of Historic District West Haven Through Its Architecture – Part 1

“A place without meaning is no place to be.” Wayne Gerard Trotman I experienced a glorious early spring day on March 9, 2017, while driving through the Historic District of West Haven. I knew the weather was a gift to relish because … Continue reading

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Celebrating The Rocky Mount Historic Districts – Why They Are Important

Central City Historic District There is a reason why Rocky Mount’s seven historic districts matter. Neighborhoods preserve the historic, architectural, and aesthetic character and heritage of a community. They provide a sense of place and continuity that not only contributes to community … Continue reading

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