Weldon, NC - If you haven't visited Weldon lately, plan a day trip for this summer. Make your first stop at Weldon Mills Distillery; they are crafting some of the world's finest spirits, including Bourbon, Whiskey, Vodka, Gin, and Tequila. This distillery is committed to becoming the most accomplished distillery in North Carolina and on equal footing with the long-time legends of the spirits world. Many ingredients flavor this distillery, including a naturally beautiful environment, pristine river water, and people with an insatiable desire to succeed. Open seven days a week, don't miss this tour and tasting experience.
If bargains are on your list, Riverside Mill combines an antique mall and artisan's gallery in a historic cotton mill on the banks of the Roanoke River. Antiques, estate jewelry, furniture, and collectibles give shoppers a unique experience. American crafts, including pottery, glass, jewelry, metal, and wood are featured. They also feature major retail outlets! Just around the corner is Red Wagon. Find great treasures from over sixty vendors. Vintage, collectibles, and home goods are all waiting at this eclectic market.
When you are ready for some local eats, Ralph's is the place for the best in Eastern NC barbecue. Owned and operated by the Woodruff family for over 60 years, Ralph's offers a full buffet of home cookin' like chopped, minced, and sliced barbecue with a spicy vinegar-based sauce, fried chicken, Brunswick stew, hushpuppies, and banana pudding. Weldon is also home to the Sunshine Grill, featuring their famous hot dog sandwich.
Weldon’s Bicycle + Pedestrian Project Acceleration Plan is funded by the NCDOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Grant Initiative and will identify priority infrastructure, program, and policy recommendations that will establish Weldon as a bicycle and pedestrian-friendly community. The plan will expand on the existing network of sidewalks and trails to recommend bicycle and pedestrian facilities that will connect key transportation corridors, parks, schools, employment centers, and other destinations throughout the community. The plan will also outline action steps to implement plan recommendations.
What is a bicycle and pedestrian project acceleration plan? A project acceleration plan is an abbreviated plan that focuses on priority bicycle, pedestrian, and multimodal project identification and project implementation.
How is this type of plan helpful?
Project acceleration plans focus on efficiently identifying multimodal projects and implementation steps to foster a more walkable, bikeable, and transit-friendly environment in communities that might otherwise have difficulty resourcing or funding a multimodal network plan.
Weldon’s Bicycle + Pedestrian Project Acceleration Plan will answer the following questions:
Where do people want to bike and walk in Weldon?
Identify key locations the people want and/or need to reach by biking and walking.
How do we connect to these places?
Identify corridors and appropriate facility types to connect key locations.
How do we build Weldon’s bicycle + pedestrian network?
Identify priority projects, implementation strategies, and funding opportunities.
How do we build a bicycle + pedestrian-friendly community in Weldon?
Identify policies and programs to promote biking and walking.
Map of Existing Bicycle + Pedestrian Facilities
Steering Committee Meeting #1 Presentation
Steering Committee Meeting #1 served as the project kick-off for the Weldon Bicycle + Pedestrian Project Acceleration Plan. The meeting agenda included an overview of previous planning efforts, a project visioning exercise, a review of existing conditions, an overview of the community participation approach, and an exercise to identify key destinations and opportunities and challenges.
The Town of Weldon is seeking community input for the bicycle and pedestrian plan. Your feedback is incredibly valuable and will provide the framework for developing a safe and equitable bicycle and pedestrian network for residents and visitors of all ages and abilities.
Please take a few minutes to fill out the survey at the link below:
The survey will be open for public comment through May 19, 2023.
Pursuant to NC General Statute 158-7.1(c), notice is hereby given that the Town of Weldon Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed YF 2022-2023 Budget during the Regular Meeting of the Board, which begins at 6:30 p.m., on June 13, 2022. This meeting will be held at the Weldon Town Hall located at 109 Washington Avenue, Weldon, NC. A copy of the proposed budget is on file and available for public view at the Town Clerk’s office located in the Weldon Town Hall.
Shanelle B. Harris
Clerk to the Board
Weldon Board of Commissioners