After Reviving Me, The Emergency CPR Unit Is Leaving Because.....In today's Telegram, a William West article reports on City Manager, Keith Rogers Jr.’s recommendation to spend $1 million of Federal American Rescue Plan funding for the city to update long-range plans for Rocky Mount. Adding up the sum of money already spent on PLANS will … Continue reading Great! Let’s Spend $1 million of Federal American Rescue Plan Funding To Update Long-Range Plans for Rocky Mount.
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Rocky Mount, NC: Ward 1 – “The Reasons I Haven’t Voted for Councilman Knight”
People leave interesting comments on the blog posts I write for Mainstreetrockymount.com. Unless one is particularly snarky and divisive, which is seldom, I welcome the information that people add. Today's blog is in response to a comment from someone who lives in Ward 1. I find it insightful and informative. I believe you will agree. … Continue reading Rocky Mount, NC: Ward 1 – “The Reasons I Haven’t Voted for Councilman Knight”
Kevin Harris, Rocky Mount Downtown Development Manager Retires
A Main Street building, unoccupied and silent is now the new offices of Rocky Mount Downtown Development. The repurposed space that Architect Milan Mehta designed is another successful project in his portfolio. The repurposed historic building speaks to what Preservation, Restoration, and Repurposing can be. A tribute to Architect Milan Mehta is in order. What … Continue reading Kevin Harris, Rocky Mount Downtown Development Manager Retires
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Rocky Mount, NC: Troy Davis Talked Truth to Power at a Council Meeting And Was Punished. He Came Back!
Bill West's April 26th Telegram Article, is a great read about Troy Davis and the city investments in his projects. It comes on the heels of the article about the attack Councilman Knight made on Troy at a prior City Council meeting. (If you missed the dustup, basically translated, Knight said, "After all I've done … Continue reading Rocky Mount, NC: Troy Davis Talked Truth to Power at a Council Meeting And Was Punished. He Came Back!
The Enigma of Rocky Mount’s City Council Public Comments – April 24, 2023
An Enigma: a person or thing that is mysterious, puzzling, or difficult to understand. Judge Thomas is back in the news in an effort to tarnish The Supreme Court. I've just finished The Enigma of Clarence Thomas by author, Corey Robin. The book focuses on Justice Thomas's jurisprudence. It is fascinating, readable, difficult for me … Continue reading The Enigma of Rocky Mount’s City Council Public Comments – April 24, 2023