Rocky Mount Education

Rocky Mount's education system is training residents for careers with biotech & medical simulation centers at Edgecombe Community College and Emergency Dispatch Academy at Nash Community College.

Rocky Mount is First City in North Carolina to Adopt Mobile App for Art Exhibitions

Now in its 22nd year, the juried event attracts both internationally acclaimed and emerging artists throughout America. These professionals express their art through a variety of media, from wood to metal. The varied nature of the work is reflected in the name of the exhibition: Salmagundi means an eclectic mixture of people, objects or ideas.


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How the Rocky Mount Nextdoor Program Can Help You Fight Crime in Your Neighborhood

Facebook is great. Twitter may be fun. But there is one social network that can actually help you, your neighbors and your community create a safer environment. It’s called Nextdoor, and the Rocky Mount Police Department is using it to make an impact on the crime rate in Rocky Mount, NC.

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Congratulations to the Latest Inductees of the Twin County Hall of Fame

How do you honor those who have made a difference in the community? How can you preserve the legacy of those who have transformed the lives of others? For Rocky Mount and the surrounding areas, this recognition is best personified in the Twin County Hall of Fame. This museum is dedicated to the heroes of our area, honoring those of the present and past who have made their corner of the world a better place.

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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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By the Numbers: Statistics on Rocky Mount, NC

How many hotel rooms does Rocky Mount? If you live in the city limits of Rocky Mount, do you pay more than the median monthly rent? Do you work at one of the top 5 employers? Find out more in this informative infographic.

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New Emergency Dispatch Academy at Nash Community College

Nash College curriculum prepares students for much more than the job market; it prepares them to help save lives. How can Nash College help you?

Nash Community College recently announced its first graduating class of its Emergency Dispatch Academy---the first of its kind in North Carolina.

Four of the six graduates have already started their career with Nash County Emergency Services.

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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Rocky Mount’s African-American Heritage

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.

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Learn About Fighting Crime in Rocky Mount at the Citizen's Police Academy

Would you like to ride along with a patrol officer, gaining insight into the day-to-day lives of law enforcement? How about gathering behind-the-scenes information on what happens during a criminal trial?

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5 Simple Resources to Help You Find a Job in Rocky Mount

If you're looking for employment, we have some good news about searching for jobs in Rocky Mount, NC: There are several wonderful local job hunting resources that can help you.

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