Category Archives: Mills Village Families

Grandma Casey’s Chocolate Cake – Part 2 – A Village Family Remembered

Listening to Maggie Casey Langrehr talk about her beginnings in The Mills Village, about her parents, Annie & Jim Casey, her brother, Jimmy and many friends, it was like taking the top off an Oreo cookie in order to get … Continue reading

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Remembering a Village Family – Annie and Jim Casey – Part 1

                            History is the essence of innumerable biographies                                          Thomas … Continue reading

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Remembering a Village Family – Milton and Cora West – Part 2

“History is the essence of innumerable biographies.” Thomas Carlyle  An excerpt from the letter Mr. Hyman Battle wrote to Milton West on the occasion of his retirement from The Rocky Mount Mills …He doesn’t recall the names of all the … Continue reading

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Remembering A Mill Village Family – Milton and Cora West

“History is the essence of innumerable biographies.” Thomas Carlyle 22 Carr Street 1940 historic marker on the house Originally from the Lumberton, NC area, Milton West & Cora Register West made The Mill Village their home for sixty-plus years of … Continue reading

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