Rocky Mount Police Department Has Federal Jurisdiction

Officers assigned to the Narcotics and Violent Offender Task Forces now have federal jurisdiction, meaning they can follow a crime wherever it leads. One of the main advantages of this is that they can gather information and conduct interviews immediately, allowing them to thoroughly investigate a case without having to wait to transfer the information to another entity. Learn about this and other efforts that are reducing the crime rate in Rocky Mount, NC. 

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Do You Qualify for the Brewery Incubator Program?

Through the brewery incubator program at Rocky Mount Mills, budding entrepreneurs find the perfect place to let their dreams take flight as their label has a chance to become popular among customers. Read this article to find out if you qualify.

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The Science of Baseball: Buck Leonard Association Encourages STEM Education

Why the baseball example? It’s in honor of the Buck Leonard Association, which is encouraging students to engage in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education. The association, which was founded in 1999, strives to bring a variety of programs to low-wealth and inner city communities of Nash, Edgecombe and Halifax counties. The baseball program uses baseball to promote academic readiness through field trips and excursions.

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Get Involved in Your City: Become a Member of One of These Commissions

So often, we all express concerns but don’t take the initiative to make our community, city, and even our world, a better place. We’re very fortunate that Rocky Mount provides a wide variety of commissions to offer citizens the opportunity to take a more active role in city government.

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10 Ways to Keep Rocky Mount Litter-Free

Keep Rocky Mount litter-free by following these 10 simple suggestions. We live in a beautiful area. These are some great opportunities to help us keep it that way. If everyone works together, we can make a big difference.

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Time to Get In Shape: Some of the Best Places to Walk in Rocky Mount

You don’t have to be a weekend warrior or CrossFit champ to take steps to get into shape. Studies show that even just walking can go a long way toward improving your health. We’re very fortunate to live in a city with excellent areas for walking. Let’s take a look at some of them.

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How Rocky Mount Citizens Are Making A Difference

Rocky Mount: A Perfect Location for Retirees

Progress Update on the Rocky Mount Event Center

The 165,000 square foot Rocky Mount Event Center is scheduled to open this fall. All indicators are that the center will be completed on time and under budget. The event center features eight basketball courts, 16 volleyball courts, an indoor Family Entertainment Center and seating for more than 4,000 people.

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Juneteenth: A Community Empowerment Event in Rocky Mount, NC

On June 19, 1865, the slaves received word that they were free, and the resulting celebration---termed “Juneteenth” --- is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery. It has been an African-American tradition since the late 19th century. Recently, Rocky Mount kept that tradition alive through the Juneteenth Community Empowerment celebration.

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