Tag Archives: Revitalization of Rocky Mount NC

Hiding Behind The Word Gentrification – An Excuse for Inaction

The other night at ECC,  the candidates were asked about gentrification,  Ward 3 candidate Gwen Wilkins went to the heart of the matter. “You have to ask yourselves, ‘How are we going to fix the abandoned, boarded-up housing if we don’t … Continue reading

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Are You Using Your Imagination When It Comes To Rocky Mount?

You might say it is my age, but I have always looked at the world through an emotional blur. I count this as a gift that includes observation, memory, and a propensity for nostalgia. It makes me do things like … Continue reading

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Remembering The Ricks Hotel – Part 1

Like a ‘lady of the night’ I am here to lure you into the world of hotels, hoping to catch your imagination. If I could take money from you for the pleasure of these ramblings, I would. You see, I … Continue reading

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