Rocky Mount, NC Crime: Lowest Rates Since the 1980s

Crime is Down and Our Future Looks Bright

Rocky Mount crime is down. In fact, our numbers across the board are lower now than they were in the 1980s! Our Chief of Police, James Moore, highlights the facts in this spring letter to the editor of the Rocky Mount Telegram.

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Overcoming Poverty with Downtown Revitalization in Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount Overcoming Poverty

Have you heard the news? Southern Bank will complete a three-story business center in our own downtown Rocky Mount, North Carolina. This is great news for the city’s revitalization efforts. We know that an increase in downtown employees means an increase in revenue for all downtown businesses – restaurants, retailers and gas stations, just to name a few. Having a vibrant downtown benefits the entire community!

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Tips for Saving Money on Your Energy Bill in Rocky Mount, NC

Discover Tips for Saving Money on Your Utility Bills

If you've been looking for ways to save money on your utility bills, you'll appreciate this video introducing two very important programs serving the citizens of Rocky Mount, NC.

City Beat host, Tameka Kenan-Norman, shares helpful information about the Winter Assistance in Rocky Mount (WARM) program as well as the Energy Share program.

Rocky Mount, NC Crime: Operation Cerberus

Operation Cerberus was Rocky Mount's largest 3-week collaborative warrant roundup of drug offenders and probation compliance offenders in the history of the city. This video of Chief of Police, James Moore, tells about the promising results of this historic venture.

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Rocky Mount Housing: What To Do When You Live In Rocky Mount

Imperial Arts Centre

Explore earth’s climate, examine the contents of a runny nose, stroll through a visual art garden fair and hold a wedding reception - all in one place. Where is this all possible? At the expansive Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences in downtown Rocky Mount, of course! This highlight of the Imperial Centre is the second article in a Rocky Mount Review series showcasing the wonderful things to do when you make Rocky Mount, North Carolina your new home.

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Rocky Mount Housing: Reducing Your Energy Costs

Rocky Mount Housing: Reducing Your Energy Costs

We all want to keep our housing costs down; now customers of Rocky Mount Public Utilities can do just that with a free energy audit. Check out this short video that walks you through the audit process.

Rocky Mount Housing: What To Do in Our Remarkable City

Visit the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences in Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount Housing: the Benefits of Living Near the Great Outdoors

Tar River Paddle TrailOften folks who are relocating and in search of Rocky Mount housing want to know about the outdoor activities the city has to offer. They don’t have to look far! North Carolina is among our country’s finest resources for flat-water paddling, and our own backyard here in Rocky Mount is full of waterways you can explore: our creeks and river provide an ocean of opportunity. And the best place to start is on the Tar River Paddle Trail.

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Community Policing Lowers Rocky Mount Crime

Coffee with a Cop in Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount crime is down, and it’s no accident. In 2013 The Rocky Mount Police Department proactively established programs designed to work with its citizens in reducing crime. And the numbers don’t lie: it’s working!

·      Burglaries decreased by over 4%

·      Aggravated assaults decreased by 25%

·      Homicides decreased by 50%

Check out these new programs in Rocky Mount policing and see why our community engagement initiatives are so successful in lowering crime and educating this wonderful community of ours.

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Rocky Mount Imperial Centre: See the New Exhibits!

See the Rocky Mount Imperial Centre's Newest Exhibits