UNC Chapel Hill team aims to preserve Rocky Mount Mills history

By Brian Shrader, WRAL anchor/reporter ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — Capitol Broadcasting bought more than just an abandoned textile mill when the company purchased Rocky Mount Mills four years ago. The firm, which is also the parent company of WRAL TV, bought an iconic site near the Tar River that has loomed large and played a … Continue reading UNC Chapel Hill team aims to preserve Rocky Mount Mills history

Tobacco barn photos show appreciation for farming history

By Monica Holland for The Fayetteville Observer—They used to be prominent, cropping up from the land like the yellowing leaves they’d housed across miles and miles of Carolina farm country. A monument to the charm of country life, tobacco barns have stood for everything from good, honest work to the trust and reliance of family … Continue reading Tobacco barn photos show appreciation for farming history

The Barracks in Tarboro Available for Restoration

The Barracks 1100 Albemarle Avenue, Tarboro , NC 27886 Edgecombe County $175,000 8,063 square feet Lot Size: 1.25 acres / Zoning: Residential Contact: Maggie Gregg , Regional DirectorPreservation NC, Eastern Office 252-689-6678, mgregg@presnc.org The Barracks is an impressive and architecturally significant property, located on a large lot in the charming and historic small town of Tarboro. The house was … Continue reading The Barracks in Tarboro Available for Restoration

Arnold House restoration set to begin

Community comes together to save their history! From The News Leader, Staunton, VA: WAYNESBORO — After years of waiting to see if the red brick house on New Hope Road would be knocked down or restored, Waynesboro City Council voted in May not to demolish the house and to hand it over to Mark Holmes for restoration. … Continue reading Arnold House restoration set to begin