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Latest Economic Developments in Rocky Mount

There are good things on the road ahead for Rocky Mount’s economic growth. From industries that are taking a closer look at the area to the fantastic development at Rocky Mount Mills, the city is experiencing a Renaissance, moving forward with bright optimism.

Rocky Mount Police Department Opens Cold Case Division

In many police departments, cold cases linger on the shelf while the victims and victim’s families want justice. These cases have run cold because police have exhausted all leads and there is no new evidence. This is not the case with the Rocky Mount Police Department, which recently created a Cold Case Homicide Task Force to help with these investigations and make sure these cases don’t sit on the shelf. The bottom line is that this will go a long way toward making Rocky Mount a safer community and lowering the crime rate in Rocky Mount.

Meet Rocky Mount’s First African-American Fire Chief

Now, as the department enters a new era of leadership, it also makes history--- Rocky Mount’s Fire Department recently named its first African-American fire chief.

Rocky Mount Police Department Community Initiatives

Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? Perhaps you’d just like to know more about what our officers do as part of their routine. If these ring true for you, then you’ll want to take advantage of the community educational programs available through the Rocky Mount Police Department.

Police Complete T.R.R.U.T.H Training

The Rocky Mount Police Department has once again reaffirmed its dedication to the community as more than 20 sworn and non-sworn officers completed the T.R.R.U.T.H training program. T.R.R.U.T.H – which stands for Taking Race Relations and Understanding To Heart – is a specific course taught by the North Carolina Justice Academy.

2019 Fall Festivities in Rocky Mount

Take time out to taste a sample of the best barbecue, enjoy dynamic live music and escape to the magical world of the theater this autumn with some of the fantastic fall festivities in Rocky Mount. This year sees a repeat of some of the most popular events: First Fridays and the Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down.

Rocky Mount Severe Weather and Hurricane Preparedness

We encourage everyone in Rocky Mount to be prepared for severe weather and hurricanes. Here's a great list of what you need in the event of an emergency.

Summer Job Fair Signals Economic Growth in Rocky Mount

Another indicator of positive Rocky Mount economic development was the success of a July job fair where 20 local companies were on hand to speak with potential employees. Roughly 500 people attended the fair hosted by the Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation Department.

Rocky Mount Economic Growth: Industries Showing Interest in Our City

We all know that Rocky Mount is a special place…and businesses and industries are starting to take notice. This year has been a huge step forward for Rocky Mount’s economic growth.


Major industries and companies are turning their eyes to the Twin Counties to invest in the area by building new plants and production facilities. Three of these are Triangle Tire, Corning and CSX.

Get in Motion for the Spin Exhibit at the Imperial Centre

Check out “Spin,” the latest showcase at the Rocky Mount Imperial Centre. Through these hands-on exhibitions, visitors can learn the science behind centrifugal force and the effect weight has on rotation. There’s even a chance to get into a human centrifuge and feel the power of spin for yourself.