Rocky Mount had its beginning in the early part of the 19th century.
It centered around the first post office which was established at the Falls of the Tar River on March 22, 1816.
September is North Carolina Preparedness Month, so the city of Rocky Mount would like to remind citizens of the importance of being prepared before disaster strikes. There’s no such thing as a calm season when it comes to natural disasters.
The city of Rocky Mount will begin offering its afterschool programs starting Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. The programs will continue through Friday, June 9, 2017.
James C. Gardner, chairman of the NC ABC Commission and Rocky Mount native, was happy to announce today that his hometown is the first municipality in the state of North Carolina to support the Talk it Out initiative.
City officials were recently informed that a tax credit project for the development of 80 townhomes leading into the South Rocky Mount Community Center has been approved. Ravenwood Crossing will be developed by the Woda Group, Inc.
The crowd for today’s grand reopening and ribbon cutting more than doubled the number for the ground breaking, with half of the newly air conditioned gym filled to standing room only.
Some citizens have contacted the Rocky Mount Police department regarding a couple impersonating city employees who claim they need to check the water quality in their home. Once inside, these individuals are reportedly stealing property, such as purses and jewelry.
A review has been done of the city’s parks facilities, and the city will not pursue removal of its Pokémon sites, unless there is a specific hazard at the park.
The Carolinas Gateway Partnership, in collaboration with Governor McCrory and CSX, announced today that Rocky Mount has been selected as the location for the Carolina Connector intermodal terminal (CCX).
331 S. Franklin St., PO Box 1180
Rocky Mount, NC 27802-1180
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