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Dry conditions extend voluntary water conservation through November
10/31/2019
Traditionally, the city of Rocky Mount issues a Voluntary Water Conservation Stage 1 notice to its residents between June 1 and October 31 each year. However, as a result of abnormally dry conditions in the region, the city is extending this request to November 30, 2019.
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Food Truck Invasion crowd
Inaugural Food Truck Invasion a success
10/31/2019
More than 1,200 people flooded N.E. Main Street between Goldleaf and Thomas Street in downtown Rocky Mount on Saturday for the inaugural Food Truck Invasion. From seafood to burgers and Mexican to Cuban, cuisine to suit even the most finicky of taste buds was available. Sponsored by the city of Rocky Mount’s Community and Business Development Department, the invasion included an on-site beer garden and music from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee DJ Terminator X.
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December full of holiday events
10/25/2019
Celebrate the holidays with family-friendly options in the city of Rocky Mount.
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Dorothy Brown Smith photo
Former Rocky Mount city employee to serve as Communications and Marketing consultant
10/23/2019
Rochelle Small-Toney has announced the hiring of Dorothy Brown Smith to serve as a Communications and Marketing consultant for the city of Rocky Mount. Brown Smith previously worked for the city as a Public Service and Public Information officer from 1988 to 1994. Before leaving in 1997, she had served as head of Public Affairs and Equal Employment Opportunity officer.
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RMPD houses IBIS technology
10/21/2019
The Rocky Mount Police Department has taken the lead on a new initiative to address gun violence with its ballistic identification technology.
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Basketball
Registration open for basketball, cheerleading
10/17/2019
Registration for the 2019-20 youth basketball season and cheerleading seasons are ongoing for the city of Rocky Mount’s Parks & Recreation Department. Age groups will include co-ed (3-4, 5-6), boys (7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15) and girls (7-9, 10-13). Leagues will play their games Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Rocky Mount Event Center.
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Volunteers needed for litter pick-up
10/04/2019
Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe Counties is seeking volunteers for litter cleanup. According to Stephanie Collins, Keep America Beautiful coordinator, cleanup efforts are needed now more than ever as litter has increased along areas like US 301, Thomas A. Betts Parkway and more.
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SPIN exhibit opens at the Imperial Centre
09/23/2019
Spin has taken over the Children’s Museum and Science Center in the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences through Dec. 31. Designed to engage visitors in the science of rotation by looking at how objects spin, why things spin at different speeds and how spinning objects are used in daily life, Spin is an interactive exhibit that uses real-life examples.
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Black Light Project selects finalists
09/18/2019
Fourteen members of the community have been selected to take part in the Black Light Project photography documentary that will be displayed at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences beginning in January 2020. The Black Light Project, founded by Tonya Jefferson-Lynch, presents black males in a positive manner while shifting narratives that are often shared through media outlets.
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Atlantic-Arlington Study Holds Open House
09/18/2019
The Atlantic-Arlington Land Use Open House meeting held Tuesday, Sept. 17 could be comparable to a night of speed dating. While the purpose was not for participants to seek a romantic relationship, the event did include six different stations (dating tables) which elicited short conversations with others. Each station’s purpose was for the facilitator to relay information in 12 minutes, resulting in an exchange of ideas, with participants determining if there is a mutual interest between their needs and the draft results of the study.
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RMPD employees take TRRUTH courses
09/11/2019
More than 20 sworn and non-sworn Rocky Mount Police Department personnel will take part in a conflicts and trust course this month.
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Normal collection schedules to return
The Environmental Services Division will return to normal collection schedules this week.
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Roof repair and replacement grants offered
The Community and Business Development Department is offering a roof replacement and repair grant for downtown commercial properties located within the boundaries of Franklin St., Goldleaf St., Atlantic Ave. and Raleigh Blvd.
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