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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. 

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.

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...

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.

Rocky Mount Utilities Earns National Excellence Award

The Rocky Mount Public Utilities division earned a national award for its exemplary service in providing natural gas. The American Public Gas Association (APGA) organization is comprised of companies across the country that provide natural gas to more than 5 million customers. 

The Dream Continues…Highlights of the 2020 Unity Breakfast

Rocky Mount is gearing up for its 32nd annual Unity Breakfast and other January events that highlight the message of equality of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The theme for this year’s events is “Shared Humanity—Equal Opportunity.”

How to Keep Your Neighborhood Safe During the Holidays

While there are a lot of people who wish everyone warmth and good wishes over the holidays, there are quite a few Grinches out there as well. Just like the Grinch, they are out to steal Christmas—or at least Christmas gifts. From thieves who keep an eye out for Amazon deliveries that arrive at your doorstep to those who sabotage or steal holiday lights, it’s important to do what you can to continue to fight Rocky Mount crime.

Get Ready to Celebrate the Holidays in Rocky Mount

Likely, there won’t be snow on the ground in Rocky Mount this Christmas, but that won’t stop our fair city from pulling out all the stops and ringing in the holidays with cheer, goodwill, and a lot of wonderful activities. From holiday concerts to carriage rides, we have a wealth of diversity in our community, and the December season is the perfect opportunity to enjoy yourself.

National Night Out Against Crime Highlights

Neighborhood block parties, cookouts and back to school festivals marked Rocky Mount’s 23rd annual National Night Out Against Crime. The city joined more than 15,000 communities in 50 states to commemorate this event, although Rocky Mount took a slightly different approach.

Get Ready for First Friday Events

Whether you want to try your hand at the No Shame open mic night or you hope to catch a performance by our outstanding community theater team, you don’t want to miss out on what’s happening at the Imperial Centre! We’ve highlighted some of the upcoming events in Rocky Mount that are sure to make you smile.

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