Downtown Rocky Mount News

What's happening in downtown Rocky Mount? Here we cover exciting annual events, growth and opportunities in the city. New businesses pop up and help the Rocky Mount economy grow and bring jobs to our town. Learn what there is to do in downtown Rocky Mount.

Rocky Mount Honored With Several Awards

We always knew Rocky Mount was remarkable. Now, several  awards and recognitions will help us spread the word.

Several departments within the City of Rocky Mount received awards for excellence, and we’d like to congratulate them on their achievements!

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2020 Census—Why We’re Counting on You

You know that the 2020 Census is about counting the population, but are you aware how important these numbers are? We look at what you need to know about the Census including how vital it is for your community to have an accurate count.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Willie Williams, Interim Police Chief, Shares Future Plans