Rocky Mount Videos

Videos of Rocky Mount are a great way to learn what is going on in the city and watch out for news and happenings in the Rocky Mount NC area.

Sowing The Seeds of Community Wellness: Rocky Mount Chaplain Honored

Fighting Rocky Mount Area Poverty

During his time as pastor of Conetoe Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Joyner found that he was presiding over far too many funerals. In one year alone, 30 congregants under the age of 32 died. “It just started to feel unconscionable that you would see someone 100 pounds overweight on Sunday and not say anything about it. Then they’d die of a heart attack.”

See how he's turning all of that around.


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Rocky Mount, NC Race Relations: Women Of A New Tribe

Rocky Mount Race Relations: Women Of A New Tribe

This season the Maria V. Howard Arts Center welcomed a traveling exhibition celebrating the spiritual and physical beauty of Black Women: Women of a New Tribe. The 12 local women portrayed by famed photographer, Jerry Taliaferro, represent the Black American Woman in many of her social and physical manifestations. Each woman photographed has made a significant impact on the great city of Rocky Mount, NC.



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Rocky Mount, NC Police Department Welcomes New Sergeants

Meet the Rocky Mount Police Department's new sergeants! Find out more about each one in this short recap on City Beat.

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Rocky Mount, NC Revitalization: Cheers to the New Brewmill Project

Rocky Mount NC Brewmill

Historic Rocky Mount Mills lies just 45 minutes away from Raleigh, halfway between New York and Miami. For years the area has been dormant, but that’s all about to change. The new Rocky Mount Brewmill will support local economic development, create jobs and breathe new life into a charming, historic mill town. Read more about the project!

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Rocky Mount, NC Housing Plan

Housing influences our population and economic growth! Watch the recap of the new Rocky Mount Housing Plan, presented by Ken Graves, Planning and Community Development Director. You'll also see the Parks and Recreation master plan, presented by Kevin Yarrell, Director of Parks and Recreation.

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For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf Comes to Rocky Mount, NC

You've read the book by by Ntozake Shange; you've seen the movie directed by Tyler Perry; now see the stage play live at the Maria V. Howard Arts Center! Through words and movement, this play presents the stories of 7 different women. But truthfully, these are the stories of all women, and all people.

 

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Life Well Run in Rocky Mount, NC

Turning Great Ideas Into Reality

From exciting economic development projects to curbside recycling programs to the water for your shower . . . city and county managers are responsible for the things that help our Rocky Mount community thrive. Find out more about a Life Well Run in this short video!

Rocky Mount, NC Housing: Cost of Living Analysis

Cost of Living

Considering moving to Rocky Mount? You'll be pleased to know that compared to other cities in eastern North Carolina, Rocky Mount's cost of living is close to or significantly less!

Why? Because Rocky Mount boasts

  • Affordable housing
  • Lower water/sewer rates
  • Overall lower utility rates

When utility costs are combined with property taxes, the overall cost of living is well below other city averages: Apex, Greenville, and High Point, to name a few.

Watch this short video to learn more!

Tips for Saving Money on Your Energy Bill in Rocky Mount, NC

Discover Tips for Saving Money on Your Utility Bills

If you've been looking for ways to save money on your utility bills, you'll appreciate this video introducing two very important programs serving the citizens of Rocky Mount, NC.

City Beat host, Tameka Kenan-Norman, shares helpful information about the Winter Assistance in Rocky Mount (WARM) program as well as the Energy Share program.

Rocky Mount, NC Crime: Operation Cerberus

Operation Cerberus was Rocky Mount's largest 3-week collaborative warrant roundup of drug offenders and probation compliance offenders in the history of the city. This video of Chief of Police, James Moore, tells about the promising results of this historic venture.

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