north carolina: November 27, 1962 here In Rocky Mount NC - 01/18/21 08:57 AM
Did you know, that before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his historic speech at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963, he gave part of that speech to a crowded high school gym in Rocky Mount, NC? According to the newspaper article, there were 1800 people gathered at the Booker T. Washington High School to hear Dr. King on the night in 1962. In the link below to the Our State Magazine article, written by Jeremy Markovich, you will find a picture from that night and some excerpts from that speech. 
During some research on King in 2013 by W. Jason Miller, a … (0 comments)

north carolina: Looking for something to do in Rocky Mount, NC? - 11/07/18 11:03 AM
Looking for Something to do in Rocky Mount, NC?
Whether you have a few hours or looking for an evening of fun, try the Rocky Mount Mills.
 
Are you visiting our area? Looking for kid friendly and/or pet friendly places to go? Do you like listening to live music, dining, outdoor yoga or participating in a 5K? Then try The Rocky Mount Mills, they offer all of the above and more.
 
The Mills is a historic development that combines living space, business space, dining, a brewing incubator and entertainment over a large campus.  Depending on what you are looking for, you might just find … (2 comments)

north carolina: How Can I Save for a Down Payment in Rocky Mount, NC? - 11/06/18 11:43 AM
How Can I Save for a Down Payment on a
Home in Rocky Mount, NC?
 
Where do I start on saving for a down payment on a home?  
First, determine how much home you can afford, your total down payment, bank expenses in conjunction with the loan, closing costs, inspections, insurance, etc.
Second, determine how soon you want to buy your home. Keep in mind that interest rates are always going to be one of the main variables as well as the type of loan you use.
So how do I come up with this information?  Your local mortgage lender. This is the best place to start, … (2 comments)

north carolina: Open House on Sunday, 11-4-18 at 104 Willow Oaks Court - 11/02/18 01:01 PM
Open House This Sunday
104 Willow Oaks Court, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
November 4, 2018
2 pm to 4 pm
 
Stop by this Sunday and see how affordable home ownership can be. This town home is located in the Willow Oaks subdivision, just off of Benvenue Road. With three bedrooms and an open concept living room/kitchen, you will be surprised at the space that is afforded in this unit. The main bedroom is on the first floor with the two additional bedrooms located upstairs.
 
          
 
There is a deck off the living room that allows you to expand your entertaining space. The home … (2 comments)

north carolina: Just Listed at 1513 Beal Street, Rocky Mount, NC - 01/27/17 07:54 AM
JUST LISTED - OPEN HOUSE
1513 Beal Street, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Sunday, January 29, 2017
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
 
 
Welcome! This is what you will feel in this 1920’s one-story bungalow located just down the block from City Lake. The home is over 1700 heated sf has a host of architectural details that will remind you of yesteryear.  You will find hardwood floors throughout, glass divider doors, glass door knobs, and clapboard ceilings in the kitchen.
 
     
 
Even with these details, you will not sacrifice the modern conveniences. This spacious home offers a formal living room and dining room, central hallway and three … (7 comments)

north carolina: Elegant Executive Home in Rocky Mount, NC - 01/24/17 12:46 PM
500 Wildwood Avenue
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Historic Westhaven Subdivision
 
 
This is an elegant executive home located in the heart of Westhaven.  From the winding driveway to the patio in the manicured backyard, no detail was left untouched.  The home was custom built by the Hinton Brothers of Nashville in 1970, and you will appreciate the care and finishing touches that have been designed for this home.
 
     
 
From the herringbone brick walkway and front porch, come through the double entry doors to the marble-floored foyer, and you will instantly see why this home is a masterpiece.  Leading off each side of the main … (5 comments)

north carolina: Open House this Sunday at 3816 Winchester Rd, Rocky Mount NC - 08/26/16 06:20 AM
Open House this Sunday, August 28, 2016
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
3816 Winchester Road, Rocky Mount, NC
 
 
This stylish executive home is both spacious and cozy, with over 3500 square-feet of family-friendly living space.  The main floor rooms flow from one to another for easy entertaining, family gatherings or quiet relaxing moments.
 
    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The brick colonial-style home has a formal living room and dining room, large family room with fireplace, sunroom with breakfast area and a kitchen with plenty of cabinets and movable island.
 
      
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
On the first floor is an in-law suite with office/sitting room and an adjacent room that can be used … (3 comments)

north carolina: New Listing at 1508 Beal Street in Rocky Mount, NC - 03/22/16 06:31 AM
Updated Bungalow at 1508 Beal Street, Rocky Mount, NC
$79,900.00
 
 
 
They say looks are deceiving and that is so with this home. From the street, this house looks smaller than its actual size, but once inside, you will see that it has lots of space.  The first floor has 1697 heated square feet of space, and an additional 225 square feet available on the second floor as well as a walk-in attic.
      
This bungalow has a Living room, Dining room, and Den with built-in bookcases.  There is new flooring and many updates.  The Butler's Pantry has been redesigned to allow for a … (1 comments)

north carolina: Open House this Sunday at 200 E Baker Street, Tarboro, NC - 02/19/16 05:26 AM
Open House this Sunday, February 21, 2016
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
200 E Baker Street, Tarboro, NC
Tarboro's Historic District
 
 
The J. E. Simmons House (1926) is a Dutch Colonial located in the Tarboro Historic District, just one block from the Blount-Bridgers House.  This home has over 3600 square feet of quiet, comfortable living space and the first floor is designed for entertaining.
 
          
 
There is a formal living room, dining room, library, sun-room and covered porch off the dining room that opens up and allows for easy flow throughout the downstairs.  Each room can be closed off for a more quiet, intimate … (1 comments)

north carolina: Nash County Home for Sale, 3155 S Halifax Rd, Rocky Mount, NC - 02/04/16 11:22 PM
Nash County Home for Sale
3155 S Halifax Road, Rocky Mount, NC 27803
$139,900.00
 
 
From the moment you step foot on the front porch, you will know this house feels like home.  This immaculate brick ranch located in Nash County has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a formal living room.  There have been numerous updates and additions since the seller purchased the home.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Den with lots of windows was an addition off the Kitchen and Dining area. This open space allows plenty of room for entertaining and relaxation.  The multiple windows offers natural light throughout the day.  The Kitchen has had some updates as … (0 comments)

north carolina: New Listing on Winchester Rd in Rocky Mount NC - 01/27/16 06:17 AM
New Listing at 3816 Winchester Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Dawson Subdivision
 
 
This stylish executive home is both spacious and cozy, with 3571 square feet of family-friendly living space.  The main floor rooms flow from one to another for easy entertaining, family gatherings or quiet relaxing moments.
 
               
 
This brick colonial-style home has a formal living room and dining room, large family room with fireplace, sun-room with breakfast area and a kitchen with plenty of cabinets and movable island.  You will not want to miss the unique pantry.
 
 
 
On the first floor is an in-law suite with office/sitting room and an … (3 comments)

north carolina: Steps to Purchasing a Home in Rocky Mount, NC - 01/11/16 04:33 AM
Steps to Purchasing a Home in Rocky Mount, NC
 
 
There are numerous steps to the home buying process and multiple points within each step.  By working with a REALTOR®, you will be able to navigate from contract to closing knowing you have a knowledgeable expert on your side.
 
1. You've decided to become a home owner.  Diligence has been taken in saving the funds needed during the purchase process.  You have insured that your credit report is clean and your credit score is the range needed to obtain a loan.  You are ready to move forward.
 
2. Finding an agent that you can trust and work … (0 comments)

north carolina: New Listing in Westry Crossing in Rocky Mount, NC - 08/18/15 05:50 AM
New Listing in Westry Crossing Subdivision
4700 Honeysuckle Lane
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
 
 
This is a charming, easy to maintain vinyl sided home that sits on a corner lot in Westry Crossing Subdivision.  The home has a nice size living room with a corner fireplace.  The kitchen has plenty of cabinets and a pantry.  The dining area has a large window and a bay window to offer lots of natural light.  The bay window would make an excellent spot for growing your favorite flowers or adding a cushion and enjoying your morning coffee and reading.
 
          
 
The 1276 heated square foot home … (3 comments)

north carolina: Open House this Sunday at 1303 N Main Street, Tarboro, NC - 05/16/15 01:46 AM
Open House this Sunday, May 17, 2015
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
1303 N Main Street, Tarboro, NC
Tarboro Historic District
 
 
The historic Diana Wooten House (1907) has a welcoming front porch that just beckons for you to sit down and relax.  Located on Main Street, just north of the town common, the home is within walking distance to the downtown area and the shopping, dining and retail that is offered.  You will also be just a few blocks from the library, Main Street In and the Blount-Bridgers House.
 
          
 
Enter into the living room and be swept back in time.  You will find … (4 comments)

north carolina: Open House this Sunday at 1509 Beal Street, Rocky Mount, NC - 03/27/15 01:44 AM
Open House this Sunday, March 29, 2015
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
1509 Beal Street, Rocky Mount, NC
 
 
This lovely home located at 1509 Beal Street is city convenient without the city atmosphere.  You will feel welcomed when you walk up the sidewalk to the front porch.  Stop for a few quiet moments in one of the rocking chairs or on the swing and experience that comfortable, easy sensation.  This home is just down the block from City Lake and around the corner is Sunset Park which are all within walking distance.
 
                     
 
Whether you sit … (7 comments)

north carolina: Open House this Sunday at 1691 Deerwalk Drive, Rocky Mount, NC - 01/30/15 12:26 AM
Open House this Sunday, February 1, 2015
 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
1691 Deerwalk Drive, Rocky Mount, NC
Bunn Farm Subdivision
 
 
Yes, we are open on Super Bowl Sunday at 1691 Deerwalk Drive in Bunn Farm.  Whether you are rooting for the Seahawks or the Patriots, you will be a winner purchasing this three bedroom home.
 
Step inside and fall in love with the Great room and its vaulted ceiling and fireplace.  Don't miss the beautiful easy-to-care for Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors that run throughout most of the home.  The Master Bedroom has lots of space with room for a sitting area.
 
          
 
In … (2 comments)

north carolina: Where were you last night in Rocky Mount, NC - 01/23/15 12:23 AM
Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce
111th Annual Meeting
 
Where were you last night in Rocky Mount, NC?  If you were like my husband and I and approximately 400 other people, you were in attendance at the 111th Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce.  The Annual Meeting highlights the events of the past year, recognizes volunteers who have help forward the goals of The Chamber and ends with the passing of the gavel to the new Chair of the Board of Directors.
 
 
The keynote speaker was North Carolina Attorney General, Roy Cooper, a native son.  Mr. Cooper spoke about the … (0 comments)

north carolina: Are you feeling Cajun today? - 11/24/14 11:48 PM
Are you feeling Cajun today?
 

 
 
 
This cute little car was parked in the lot of the Hampton Inn here in Rocky Mount this morning.  I was attending my weekly meeting of the Women's Professional Networking Group and as I left, I noticed the car.  Just had to take a quick picture to share.
 
Go out and make it a Cajun kind of day...
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north carolina: Open House at 1816 Sparrow Hawk Lane Rocky Mount NC - 11/22/14 01:25 AM
New Listing in Beaver Pond Subdivision
1816 Sparrow Hawk Lane Rocky Mount, NC 27804
$109,900.00
Open House on Sunday, November 23, 2014
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This Dutch Colonial home is amazingly price.  With an over-sized Great room that connects to the formal Dining room, you will have plenty of room for entertaining.  The Great room and Dining room have bay windows to allow for more floor space.  Can you imagine your Christmas tree in that bay window? The Kitchen includes a breakfast area for those more casual meals.  There is a new stove and dishwasher in the Kitchen as well … (4 comments)

north carolina: Something Out of the Ordinary - 1111 Lafayette Ave, Rocky Mount, NC - 11/07/14 04:09 AM
'Something Out of the Ordinary'
1111 Lafayette Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC
$253,000.00
Four Bedrooms, Three Full Bathrooms, Over 3000 Square Feet
 

You will find that this home is 'Something Out of the Ordinary'. Located in historic West Haven, this executive home has European open styling that would only be found in the pages of a magazine. The home has been complete renovated with a careful redistribution of space and attention to detail.  There are architectural touches throughout the home and no room has been overlooked.
         
The four bedroom home offers a Living room, Dining room, … (2 comments)

 
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