RMPD Demonstrates Dedication to the Community

For the Rocky Mount Police Department, their role in the community extends far beyond “to serve and protect.”  The RMPD showcased its dedication to area citizens through several projects geared to help local residents. This included backpack and school supply giveaways, the National Night Out celebration, and donating supplies to the Covenant House.  Backpack Giveaway  The Rocky Mount Police Department realized the importance of ensuring our local students had the best possible start in the school year. As a result, they organized several Back to School Drive-Thru Giveaways for those in kindergarten through fifth grade.   At the event, students were given a pack full of needed school supplies including notebooks, pens/pencils and other important items.  Attendees also registered for a chance to win a laptop, tablets, Bluetooth speakers and gift cards.  The giveaways were a part of the department’s Night Out Against Crime.  ...

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The City’s COVID-19 Resources

You may have seen billboards posted throughout Rocky Mount reminding you to "Rock the Mask!" and help stop the spread of COVID-19. The city has launched some extensive projects to help area residents, including a Citizens Resource Center. We'll give you an in-depth look at them.

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Your Complete Guide to the Sunset Avenue Corridor Study

Imagine biking down Sunset Avenue in a special lane created just for cyclists. Can you envision an improved corridor that will be both safer and more inviting? City officials did, and they've created a new outlook on improvements to the Sunset Avenue corridor.

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2020 Census—Why We’re Counting on You

You know that the 2020 Census is about counting the population, but are you aware how important these numbers are? We look at what you need to know about the Census including how vital it is for your community to have an accurate count.

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Minority and Women Business Enterprise Virtual Workshop

The Minority Women Business Enterprise Program makes sure minority women have a place at the table during the city's purchasing process. Recently, a virtual workshop was held to help these professionals understand the process of working with the city and placing bids on projects.

 

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New Rocky Mount City Proclamations

The city of Rocky Mount made several proclamations recently. These announcements honored citizens, recognized employees and encouraged us all to take an active role in our community. Find out more about the latest developments in our city.

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Rocky Mount, N.C.’s Response to Covid-19

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on communities and cities across the country and around the world. Rocky Mount also faces the challenges of keeping city services running while protecting employees and community members.

As it has on so many other occasions, Rocky Mount has risen to meet the challenge. New heroes are created every day by those whose selfless dedication paves the way for the safety and well-being of others. 

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Resources for Owning a Building in Downtown Rocky Mount, NC.

For those who own downtown buildings, or for those who are considering Rocky Mount as a potential business location, the city wants to talk to you. They not only provide assistance with business planning, but they can also provide information on financial resources related to restoration. 

We’ll provide a brief overview of these programs, list a few of the qualifications and give you the facts you need.

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K-9 Teams Are Fighting Crime in Rocky Mount, NC

There are four-legged members of the Rocky Mount police department who are fighting crime in Rocky Mount, NC. These patrol canines have been a part of the Police Department since the early 90s, where they have been...

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Remembering a Titan: The Life of Herman Boone

Herman Boone, a Rocky Mount native, was the inspirational coach behind the movie “Remember the Titans,” in which he was portrayed by Denzel Washington. He passed away on December 18 at the age of 84 from lung cancer.

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