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Williamston in the News!

The "Dart" Found Williamston Fox News-Detroit does a segment called "throw the dart." Wherever the dart lands - that town gets a call. Well, it landed on Williamston, NC, and they called the Martin County Travel & Tourism Authority. Check out this fun video of small town meets big city.  (Sorry for the annoying commercial [...]

Big Mill B&B Named Inn of the Year by NCBBI

Big Mill B&B has been chosen Inn of the Year by North Carolina Bed & Breakfast and Inns.  We are waving flags and tooting horns. This is a great honor - we are thrilled. At the celebration dinner at King's Daughter Inn (in Durham) our outgoing president Frank Salvo of White Gate Inn (in Asheville), standing in [...]

Hank Cochran – The Legend

We sailed into Green Turtle Cay in the Abaco Islands in 1978 and I met Hank Cochran that day. Hank was lounging on the back of his Grand Banks 50, aptly named "The Legend." Photo by Chloe Tuttle Garland Perry "Hank" Cochran was born in Isola, Mississippi in 1935. Hank moved to Nashville in 1960, and with Harland [...]

Frogs and Critters

Wildlife in North Carolina magazine's 2009 Photo competition boasts a winning photo taken at Big Mill Bed and Breakfast.

Best in the South – Cause for Celebration

We won!  BedandBreakfast.com, the foremost online Bed and Breakfast directory has released their 2009-2010 winners for the “Best Bed and Breakfast of” series. And we won -- Again! This is better than winning the lottery. Winning the lottery is totally by chance.  But winning a BedandBreakfast.com award is an honor given by our guests. The winners are [...]

Big Mill Wins Top 10 Eco-Friendly Inns Award!

Not one to toot my own horn, I just have to share this good news.  Big Mill B&B has been singled out as one of the Top 10 earth-friendly inns by BedandBreakfast.com.  And we are the only North Carolina Bed and Breakfast to make the cut.  WOW!  Of course, it was wonderful to be acknowledged last [...]

Big Mill Clothesline and the Washington Post

I hear Going Green is now trendy and it is high time. Big Mill has been Green long before the rest of the world noticed. But they notice now!   In May the Washington Post ran a story on Eco-friendly Inns and used a photo of the Big Mill Clothesline with the innkeeper hanging out [...]

Bunnies at Big Mill?

In May, Playboy ran a pictorial shot at Big Mill. They were in Greenville on location for a photo shoot of the Coeds of Conference USA. They called me, came by Big Mill and we struck a deal. The photo ran in the May issue and if you look closely, you can recognize the Big Mill Bicycle and hamock.  oh, [...]