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Need Help for Nessie Foundation Bus!

It was 24 years old, had an odometer with mileage deep into six digits and ran without air conditioning. But every day the big white school bus rescued more than 100 children from summertime boredom. The decommissioned Chevrolet bus, bought from Johnston County for roughly $3,500, carried kids aged 6 to 17 to Boys & […]

N&O Tarheel of the Week

RALEIGH — Early on, Chris Parrish found room for improvement at the Southeast Raleigh mobile home park he runs with his father. Kids were tossing footballs in the 20-foot sliver between trailers or fishing in the park’s pond without knowing how to unhook their catch. Residents were changing the oil in their cars and dumping the […]

2008 Community of the Year

Raleigh, NC-Parrish Manor, located in Raleigh, NC, has been named as the 2008 Community of the Year (Southern Region). The Raleigh based community was awarded this honor at an awards luncheon held on April 23, 2008 at the Annual National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing in Las Vegas, Nevada. The National Industry […]

Sir Walter Raleigh Award Winner

Parrish Manor has received a 2008 Sir Walter Raleigh Award for MAINTAINED OUTSTANDING APPEARANCE. The Sir Walter Raleigh Awards annually honor projects, groups, and individuals that have made a difference in improving the visual and natural environment of the City of Raleigh. To qualify, each must exhibit exemplary design, environmental stewardship, community involvement, preservation of natural […]