Repurposing in Rocky Mount, NC: Studio 13 on Pearl Street With Blue Ribbon Results

Studio 13 118 S Pearl StreetRocky Mount, NC 27803 info@simmonsandharris.com(252) 977-1616 Oh my! I went to check on how the Studio 13 project was coming along. I make no apologies for how I reacted by throwing up my hands, and smiling with appreciation for the handsome facade before me. This repurposing is tasteful, handsome, a … Continue reading Repurposing in Rocky Mount, NC: Studio 13 on Pearl Street With Blue Ribbon Results

Rocky Mount, NC: How Best To Spend 5 Million Dollars

... it's an irresponsible government that fails to choose priorities. Tony Blair A series of public engagement hearings are under way in regards to the $5 Million from the American Rescue Plan and how it should be spent. This large sum dangled before me strongly suggests I can be a hypocrite. I fume and swear … Continue reading Rocky Mount, NC: How Best To Spend 5 Million Dollars

The Crowd Cheers as Sam Battle Leaves the Baseball Field in Rocky Mount, NC

As the evening of September 13, 2022 comes on, the humidity has lifted, which is the gift of September. The air is clear, the Carolina blue sky is letting go of its vivid color. I stand looking on my garden, once again amazed that our Rocky Mount life spins on with only the slightest hesitation … Continue reading The Crowd Cheers as Sam Battle Leaves the Baseball Field in Rocky Mount, NC

Post Cards from Salisbury, NC The Kluttz Drug Store

“The world before us is a postcard, and I imagine the story we are writing on it" ― Mary E. Pearson, The Miles Between Thanks to North Carolina Preservation we have these photos and bit of history about The Kluttz Drug Store; Salisbury's most significant surviving Gothic Revival-style antebellum commercial building. It is also the … Continue reading Post Cards from Salisbury, NC The Kluttz Drug Store

Stepheny Laying Cards on the Table About The Main Street Program For Rocky Mount, NC

The length of this blog is longer than usual. I suggest you read the links from past posts over several sittings. Cards on the Table is about Rocky Mount's commitment to The Main Street Program. I'd like my enthusiasm, point of view and information included in this post to influence those currently discussing the matter … Continue reading Stepheny Laying Cards on the Table About The Main Street Program For Rocky Mount, NC