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"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened."
Stray four-legged friends in Rocky Mount have an even better chance at being adopted thanks to the renovations at the new Animal Shelter on Church Street.
Want to adopt a new family member? Wonder what to do if you encounter a stray dog or feral cat? We've got the answers and information you need.
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Who doesn't love vacation? But one thing you don't need is to come home to find someone has stolen your precious belongings. The Rocky Mount Police Department have some useful advice on how to keep your home safe while you're away. The department is working with local citizens and organizations to help fight crime in Rocky Mount, and their hard work is paying off: the city's crime rate is at a 37-year low.
10,000 jobs statewide.
When you look at that figure, don’t merely see a set of statistics.
Think of the men, women and
families involved. Think of the economic impact on cities and towns throughout North Carolina.
Think of the transformation of downtowns and revitalization of historic downtown buildings.
Think of it as $300 million in annual wages, representing a $1.2 billion economic impact.
It's great to be one of the first, and it's even better when this means more opportunities for economic development and fighting unemployment in Rocky Mount, NC. Rocky Mount was recently named a Gig City, which means it boasts some of the fastest internet speeds in the state.
Of course, you recognize the name Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but what about Rev. George Dudley? You’ve grooved to the smooth jazz of Thelonious Monk, but do you know about Luther Barnes?
There are a lot of interesting tidbits about Rocky Mount's African American heritage with which you may not be familiar. Join us as we look at four things you may find surprising.