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BUSINESS CARD DIRECTORY 2021 EDITION

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Nashville

Graphic Nash County’s First Newspaper Since 1895

203 W. Washington Street Nashville, NC 27856

252.459.7101 ©Copyright Nash County Newspapers, Inc. 2021


ACCOUNTING Got Tax? We Can Help? • Tax Preparation • Bookkeeping • Payroll Services Serving the area for • Year Round Service over 30 years. CALL FOR HOURS

252-235-3344

12642 S. NC 231 • Middlesex

ATTORNEY AT LAW Thomas W. King Attorney At Law

3202 Sunset Avenue, Suite F Post Office Box 7805 Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 Telephone Office (252) 443-0113 Fax (252) 443-3407

ATTORNEY AT LAW THE

VALENTINE LAW FIRM

Valentine, Adams, Lewis, Bass & Webb, L.L.P. Real Estate • Litigation • Estates, Wills & Powers of Attorney Traffic Tickets • Personal Injury • Criminal & Domestic Cases 203 S. Barnes Street, Nashville, NC 27856 252-459-1111~ www.valentinefirm.com

AUTO BODY REPAIR

Y 100 Industrial Dr. • Nashville, NC 27856 Behind LBJ Chevrolet Buick

Body Repair & Painting • Full Insurance Claim Service Complete Auto Glass Service • Quality Service

FREE ESTIMATES

Phone

(252) 462-0018 –– 2 ––


AUTOMOBILE SALES

K-BOY

Used Cars & Used Parts

MOTOR SALES We Buy Junk Cars

Keith & Patricia Vernon 2621 S. Wesleyan Blvd • Rocky Mount, NC 27803

(252) 454-0201, (252) 903-9626, (252) 442-8095

AUTOMOBILE SALVAGE

COX AUTO SALVAGE We Buy Junk Cars, You Bring or We Pickup, Scrap Metal & Appliances

We Pay Top Dollar! Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Sat. 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Call 252-977-0005 • 252-236-4127 7622 E. Langley Road Elm City, NC 27822

BANKING - FINANCE AMY BEASLEY VICE PRESIDENT CITY EXECUTIVE

amy.beasley@southernbank.com o: 252.459.2117 f: 252.459.4007 NMLS #756448

P.O. Box 758 • 209 S Barnes Street Nashville. NC 27856 southernbank.com

BOUTIQUE Your Favorite Namebrands

Simply Southern ~ Low Country Southern Attitude ~ Heybo Thompson Candle Southern Couture ~ It’s a Girl Thing Tidewater Flip Flops Warmies ~ Tellities ~ Life Rings Earth Luxe & More!

2343 Oak Level Road (between Nashville/Rocky Mount) www.harpersgardenandstonecenter.com 252.459.2189 –– 3 ––


BUSINESS CARDS

WE WILL DESIGN and PRINT YOUR

BUSINESS CARDS! Affordable Professional Fast

THE NASHVILLE GRAPHIC Call or stop by for samples and quotes.

252-459-7101

203 W. Washington Street, Nashville, NC 27856

CHIROPRACTOR

Auto Accident • Headaches Neck Pain • Low Back Pain

443-7400

3123 Sunset Ave • Rocky Mount, NC

Dr. Allen R. Bolin Chiropractic Physican

CLEANING SYSTEMS

The HEALTHY Way To Clean!

Rainbow Naturally Cleans Your Home and Purifies Your Air With the Power of Water Let us show you the difference!

Langley & Company 310 East Elm Street, Nashville, NC 252-462-0303 –– 4 ––

Donnie & Layla Langley


COMMUNITY NEWS

Your Community, Your Newspaper the

Nashville

GRAPHIC Nash County’s ’’s First Newspaper Since 1895

The Nashville Graphic, 203 W. Washington St., Nashville, NC 27856

252-459-7101

CREMATION

Family Owned and Operated 1052 South First Street Nashville, NC 27856 Daniel Moss, Owner Cell (252) 904-2222 Phone (252) 459-0001 Fax (252) 459-0002 Email: Cornerstonefh@embarqmail.com

www.cornerstonefuneralhomeandcremations.com

CREMATION

JOHNSON FUNERAL HOME ANd CREMATION SERv SER ICES

Family Owned ~ Family Operated 661 English Rd • Rocky Mount, NC • 252-937-8886 johnsonfuneralsandcremations.com

CREMATION

Funeral Home & Cremation Services (Centered) Royal David, CFSP, CPC, Funeral Director, Owner with sons, Kemp David, Funeral Director & Dexter David, Funeral Service Trainee.

Family Owned, Family Operated, Family Service.

1130 North Winstead Ave. Rocky Mount 252.451.8800 www.WheelerWoodlief.com –– 5 ––


DENTIST 615 East Nash Street P.O. Box 460 Spring Hope, NC 27882

H. Howard Weeks, D.D.S. 252-478-3422 (Phone) • 252-478-5445 (Fax) hhw@drhowardweeks.com (Email) drhowardweeks.com (Web)

FINANCIAL INVESTMENTS

Brian Hutson - Agent

221 S. Barnes St, PO Box 40, Nashville, NC Office: 252-459-2613 Fax: 252-459-3208 Email: brian@hhins4u.com

If you want customers from Nash County, you need The Nashville Graphic! FLORIST

Madelyn’s Flowers & Gifts

221 W. Washington Street Nashville, NC (across from courthouse)

Monday - Friday: 9AM–5PM

252-459-7181

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Locally owned by Kaylan Collie Whitehurst


FUNERAL SERVICES

Family Owned and Operated 1052 South First Street Nashville, NC 27856 Daniel Moss, Owner Cell (252) 904-2222 Phone (252) 459-0001 Fax (252) 459-0002 Email: Cornerstonefh@embarqmail.com

www.cornerstonefuneralhomeandcremations.com

FUNERAL SERVICES

Hunter-Odom

Funeral ServiceS

“Where Sympathy Expresses Itself Through Sincere Service” ETHEL L. TAYLOR ~ Vice President/Mortician 121 S. Fairview Road • Rocky Mount, NC 27801 PO Box 1239 • Rocky Mount, NC 27802-1239 (252) 977-3122 • Cell: (252) 903-3928 • Fax: (252) 977-2580 Email: hofe01@yahoo.com www.hunterodomfuneralservices.com

FUNERAL SERVICES

JOHNSON FUNERAL HOME ANd CREMATION SERvICES

Family Owned ~ Family Operated 661 English Rd • Rocky Mount, NC • 252-937-8886 johnsonfuneralsandcremations.com

FUNERAL SERVICES

Richardson Funeral Home Est. 1918

“Dedicated To Those We Serve.”

Directors: Geraldine C. Richardson • Herbert C. Richardson Stacy A. Richardson • Tabatha D. Richardson 607 South Main St Louisburg, NC 27549 Tel (919) 496-4731 Fax (919) 496-2393

204 North Alston St Nashville, NC 27856 Tel (252) 459-3361 Fax (252) 459-4524

www.RichardsonFuneralHomeInc.com –– 7 ––


FUNERAL SERVICES

Spring Hope Funeral Home Spring Hope Memorial Gardens 7881 Webbs Mill Road • PO Box 448 • Spring Hope, NC • (252) 478-5560 VERA HAWLEY ~ Funeral Director

Shingleton Funeral Home 2413 Nash Street NW • PO Box 1909 • Wilson, NC • (252) 243-3148 CHRISTOPHER TURNAGE ~ Funeral Service

FUNERAL SERVICES

Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Funeral Home & Cremation Services

(Centered) Royal David, CFSP, CPC, Funeral Director, Owner with sons, Kemp David, Funeral Director & Dexter David, Funeral Service Trainee.

1130 North Winstead Ave. Rocky Mount 252.451.8800 www.WheelerWoodlief.com

Family Owned, Family Operated, Family Service.

GARDEN & NURSERY

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2343 Oak Level Road (between Nashville/Rocky Mount) www.harpersgardenandstonecenter.com • 252-459-2189

GAS & OIL

L.H. Dickens & Son, Inc. 2311 White Level Road, Louisburg, NC 27549

Family Owned & Operated

919-853-2117 Fax 919-853-3151

Dickens Gas

Customer Service Is Our #1 Priority

Residential, Commercial & Farm Accounts Welcome!

Propane • Fuel Oil • Kerosene

www.dickensgas.com • Email: dickensgas@hotmail.com –– 8 ––


GLASS & MIRROR

Floras Glass

& Mirror Co., Inc. 501 Instrument Drive Rocky Mount, NC 27804

252-442-4166 ICE CREAM - FROZEN 922 Eastern Ave Nashville, NC 27856 Open 1pm-9pm daily (drive thru available)

Call us for your next event

(252)467-3055

Over 100 flavors Classic Italian Ice Hand dipped ice cream

SOME THINGS ARE JUST WORTH HOLDING ON TO. PRINT FULL COLOR

THE NASHVILLE GRAPHIC VOLUME 122– NO. 37

Nash County’s First Newspaper – Since 1895 • NASHVILLE, NC

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

75 CENTS

NRMS noted as low performing district BY AMANDA CLARK GRAPHIC STAFF WRITER

Preliminary data released by the State Board of Education have the Nash-Rocky Mount School System once again on the list of low-performing districts. This is the third year the school system has been on the list. Low-performing schools are that receive a School Perfor-

mance Grade of D or F and do not exceed growth. Low-performing districts are districts where the majority of schools received a School Performance Grade and have been For the 2016-2017 school year, 505 schools in North Carolina forming and 11 districts were low performing, both up from 489 schools and 10 districts in the 2015-2016. The number of recurring low-performing

schools increased from 415 in 2015-16 to 468 in 2016-17. Accountability for the NashRocky Mount School District, presented the information to the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education last Thursday night at the board’s regular meeting. ”This year we have 24 replained. “Our K-2 schools do not report so they are not considered reporting schools.”

HELPING OTHERS

“Thirteen of our 24 schools met or exceeded growth,” cent of our schools met or exceeded growth this year.” Eleven of the schools reporting received a “D” or an “F” letter grade and were considered not exceeding growth. “That’s 58% of our popula-

performing school as one with a “D” or an “F” and does not

exceed growth. “If the formula were “D” or “F: and met or exceeded we would have 33 percent,” GrifSchool Performance Grades are based 80 percent on the school’s achievement score and 20 percent on students academic growth. The only exception to this is if a school meets expected growth but inclusion of the school’s growth reduces the school’s See NRMS page 10-A

Local woman launches Autism support group BY AMANDA CLARK GRAPHIC STAFF WRITER A retired educator has started an autism support group to provide resources and support to Nash County residents. Barbara Batts recently started up the Nash County Chapter for the Autism Society of North Carolina. The goal of the Autism Society of North Carolina is to improve the

lives of individuals with autism, support their families, and educate communities. Batts said she decided to start the group because she has a nine-yearold grandson with autism. “I saw my family needed support and talked to other people that wanted to share their stories,” Batts said. “And they wanted support too.” See SUPPORT page 10-A

Nashville Hometown In this era of tweets and all the other Heroes& 5Ktext is Saturday electronic media and communication, it’s good to know you can still enjoy that morning BY AMANDA CLARK GRAPHIC STAFF WRITER

HARVEY RELIEF - Students in the National Honor Society at Northern Nash High School decided they wanted to play a role in collecting items for victims of Hurricane Harvey. On Friday, students from the Honor Society, along with Skills

If you haven’t made plans to participate in Nashville Elementary School’s Hometown Heroes 5K race, don’t worry, there’s still time. Registration will be accepted on Saturday morning, September 16 until 7 a.m., just before the race. The second annual Hometown Heroes Race will kick off at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. The 5K course will start behind Nashville Elementary School, on E. Green

A one-mile run follows the 5K race. That race will also begin near

Awards will be presented following the race. Awards will be given to the overall top three male

three male and females in each age group category. In addition, all students participating ages 13 and younger will receive a special award for participating. So far, Carrie Morningstar, one See 5K page 10-A

School system receives

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AUTO • HOME • LIFE • HEALTH • BANK • RETIREMENT

INSURANCE

Brian Hutson - Agent

221 S. Barnes St, PO Box 40, Nashville, NC Office: 252-459-2613 Fax: 252-459-3208 Email: brian@hhins4u.com

INSURANCE Insurance for all your needs Cindy Scheipers

Certified Insurance Counselor, AAI Auto ~ Homeowners Business ~ CommerCiAl life / HeAltH

333 W. Washington Street, Nashville, NC 27856 • 252-459-3025 www.insurancecenter-nashville.com

INSURANCE Milton “Sandy” Frazier, Agent 219 W. Washington Street Nashville, NC 27856 252-459-2025 sandy.frazier.cj2k@statefarm.com Providing Insurance and Financial Services LIKE A GOOD NEIGHBOR STATE FARM IS THERE State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (Not in NJ) Bloomington, IL PO400034 12/04

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JEWELER / JEWELRY

Taylor Made Jewelry JEWELERS Have your jewelry, “Taylor Made”

729 E. Washington St • Nashville, NC • (252) 459-0095 SCAN TUE-FRI 10am-6pm SAT 10am-1pm TaylorMadeJewelryNC.com TaylorMadeJewelryNC@Facebook.com

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LAWN CARE

DAN BAKER - OWNER

252-314-3639

danbakerpro@gmail.com • www.BakerProLawn.com

LAWN EQUIPMENT For Your Lawn & Garden Needs Since 1949

309 S. Barnes St.• Nashville NC 27856 stricklandequipment@gmail.com

MARY CREEKMORE • MATT STRICKLAND

252-459-2713

www.stricklandequip.com

MANUFACTURED HOMES Fred Bishop

Home Consultant

2120 N Wesleyan Blvd Rocky Mount, NC 27804 claytonhomesofrockymount.com

Office: 252.442.9988 Cell: 252.822.3415 Fax: 252.442.8320 fred.bishop@claytonhomes.com

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MONUMENTS An Everlasting Memory Monument Company LLC Monuments u Grave Markers Mausoleums u Inscriptions Pet Memorials 1036 N. Winstead Ave - Rocky Mount, NC 27804 ~ Locally Family Owned and Operated ~ Michelle Viverette-Strickland u 252-937-7399  Mstrickland609@aol.com www.aneverlastingmemory.net

OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT

PERFORMANCE

SMALL ENGINE CENTER, INC. PARTS – SALES – SERVICE

OutdOOr POwer equiPment 4456 SUNSET AVE., ROCKY MOUNT • 252-443-1740 MONDAY-FRIDAY 8am-6pm; SATURDAY 8am-1pm Kevin Dornseif, Owner

252-443-1740

www.performancesmallenginenc.com

OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT

For Your Lawn & Garden Needs Since 1949

309 S. Barnes St.• Nashville NC 27856 stricklandequipment@gmail.com

MARY CREEKMORE • MATT STRICKLAND

252-459-2713

www.stricklandequip.com

PHARMACY

P H A R M A C Y

98 Dodd Street, Spring Hope, NC 27882 Phone (252) 478-5969  Fax (252) 478-2978 Emergencies: (919) 622-1099

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Mark Cloninger RPh

Manager


PLUMBING

Plumbing Specializing In County Water Connections Residential & Commercial • All plumbing repairs

252-904-2681

Nashville, NC

Your Community, Your Newspaper the

Nashville

GRAPHIC Nash County’s First Newspaper Since 1895

The Nashville Graphic, 203 W. Washington St., Nashville, NC 27856

252-459-7101

WE WILL DESIGN and PRINT YOUR

BUSINESS CARDS! Affordable Professional Fast

THE NASHVILLE GRAPHIC Call or stop by for samples and quotes.

252-459-7101

203 W. Washington Street, Nashville, NC 27856 –– 13 ––


REALTOR

BUYING, SELLING, or INVESTING in Real Estate? Put the TEAM to work for you! Jo Ellen Reams • Owner/Broker, REALTOR®/ABR • cell 252-883-0259 120 N Franklin Street Ste C Rocky Mount, NC 27804 KefferReamsTeam.com • email: joellenreams@gmail.com

REALTOR

Real Estate Leadership You Can Trust Joe Reams • Broker/REALTOR • cell 252-883-5834 120 N Franklin Street Ste C Rocky Mount, NC 27804 KefferReamsTeam.com • email: joe.reams @gmail.com

REALTOR Mary Grace Daughtridge Broker ~ REALTOR ~ GRI ~ ABR

MGD REALTY GROUP LLC

919 Eastern Ave, Nashville NC 27856 Mary Grace Daughtridge ~ 252-908-2500 Cell marygrace@mgdrealtygroupl.com 252-459-0080 Office Visit my website at 252-459-0082 Fax www.MaryGraceDaughtridge.com A referral is the best compliment you could give me! “Call Mary Grace and experience the difference.”

REALTOR Bill Bain, GRI Nashcombe Realty, Inc. 749 Fenner Road Rocky Mount, NC 27804

252.972.6830 • wmb52@suddenlinkmail.com –– 14 ––


RETIREMENT

Brian Hutson - Agent

221 S. Barnes St, PO Box 40, Nashville, NC Office: 252-459-2613 Fax: 252-459-3208 Email: brian@hhins4u.com

RETAIL MARKETING

If you want customers from Nash County, you need The Nashville Graphic! www.nashvillegraphic.com 203 W. Washington Street Nashville, NC 27856

252.459.7101

Jo Anne Cooper - Publisher jcooper@nashvillegraphic.com Advertising: ads@nashvillegraphic.com THE NASHVILLE GRAPHIC

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SHIPPING - HOME OFFICE

We’re your neighborhood service station! FShipping FMailbox Rentals FPackaging FNotary FCopies FColor Copies FPassport Photos FFaxing FKey Cutting FLaminating FBinding FOffice Supplies FGreeting Cards

NOW OFFERING FREIGHT SHIPPING!! FPosters FBanners FPortrait Packages FCanvas Prints Museum Wraps Visit our gift shop featuring Melissa & Doug Toys 3361 Sunset avenue, Rocky Mount,  NC 252-443-2225 Independently Owned & Operated

TAX SERVICE

Rev. Vernon E. Potter, Jr. Owner (252) 813-2215 vpotterj@embarqmail.com

106 Bunn Lane • PO Box 281 • Spring Hope, NC 27882

THRIFT STORE

252-442-8484 1020 Liberty Lane - Rocky Mount (Behind Western Sizzlin) Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. –– 16 ––

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