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City to observe Stormwater Awareness Week
10/20/2020
The city of Rocky Mount will observe Stormwater Awareness Week from Oct. 18-24. The week will serve as a reminder to the community to be mindful of pollution that is discharged into the Tar River via storm drains.
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City Manager recognizes employees for excellence
10/08/2020
City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney recently recognized four employees for their exemplary service during a ceremony for the City Manager’s Award. Water Resources employees William Harkins and Timothy Richardson, Public Works’ Tyrone Hedgepeth and Energy Resources’ Terry Johnson were each honored during a meeting of Small-Toney and the city’s Executive Leadership Team.
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Robinson to retire as Chief of Rocky Mount Police Department
10/07/2020
After more than 28 years of service to the citizens of Rocky Mount, Chief George Robinson is set to retire from the Rocky Mount Police Department, effective, Dec. 1.
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Parks and Recreation earns state grant award
09/25/2020
The city’s Parks and Recreation Department recently received statewide recognition by earning a prestigious grant award from the North Carolina Parks and Recreation Trust Fund Authority (PARTF) in the amount of a $350,000 grant that will be used specifically for upcoming renovations to Battle Park.
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Virtual arts options available via Imperial Centre
09/24/2020
The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic and is offering a wide range of free, online arts programs.
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City provides update to computer system disruption
09/02/2020
On August 14, 2020, the City of Rocky Mount discovered that certain City systems were infected with a malware impacting our ability to access those systems. The City immediately launched an investigation and notified law enforcement. Although this investigation is ongoing, the City has learned it was the victim of a sophisticated ransomware attack. Fortunately, the City maintains backup copies of impacted systems and data which is allowing the City to securely restore systems and City services.
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Housing rehab and repair available to residents
08/26/2020
The city of Rocky Mount’s Community and Business Development Department is committed to improving neighborhoods and properties. The department currently is accepting applications for its Urgent Repair Program through Monday, September 1. Applications also are being accepted for the Housing Rehab Matching Rebate program; which will continue until all funds are exhausted.
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City campaign encourages face coverings
08/14/2020
The city of Rocky Mount has launched the Rock the Mask Rocky Mount! Campaign featuring the Mayor and City Council members to encourage citizens, visitors and other travelers to wear face coverings in public. As part of the campaign, two vinyl and one digital billboard were recently installed, along with an online media campaign encompassing social media and email marketing. The Rock the Mask! billboards are located on eastbound Highway 64 just past the Atlantic Avenue on-ramp, Benvenue Road near Hunter Hill Road and on Winstead Avenue near the Highway 64 interchange.
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Nominations open for City Manager’s Award
02/25/2020
City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney is accepting nominations from employees and citizens for the first installment of the City Manager’s Award, which will be presented to city of Rocky Mount employees who best exemplify the organization’s core values of Customer-Centered Service, Professionalism, Respect, Teamwork & Leadership and Supportive Work Environment.
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