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Virtual session to provide information about Bicycle Boulevards
04/15/2021
– Residents are invited to take part in a virtual session regarding Rocky Mount Bicycle Boulevards that will be developed within the city limits. The session will take place from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 22. Bicycle Boulevards are designed to provide traffic calming measures while making it easier and safer for cyclists and drivers to share the roadway.
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Hassell selected as Chief of Rocky Mount Police Department
03/30/2021
City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney has completed a national search for the Rocky Mount Police Department Chief of Police vacancy. Robert Hassell, who currently serves as Chief of Police for the city of Reidsville, North Carolina, has received a conditional offer to become Rocky Mount Police Chief beginning May 3, 2021. Hassell’s appointment is pending the outcome of a background investigation.
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Community Development and Fair Housing Month to feature virtual sessions
03/24/2021
The city of Rocky Mount Community and Business Development Department is partnering with the Human Relations Department to celebrate Community Development and Fair Housing Month. The recognition will take place during April and is highlighted by four virtual presentations.
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Tar River Transit offering free vaccination appointment service
02/16/2021
To assist with COVID-19 vaccination opportunities, the city’s Tar River Transit service is offering free rides to those with scheduled appointments to "drive-up" sites.
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Business and Collections Services to offer utilities payment assistance
02/03/2021
The city of Rocky Mount’s Business and Collections Services Department will utilize the Community Development Block Grant CARES Act to assist utilities customers within the city limits who meet income requirements. The program is designed for low-to-moderate income households impacted by the loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic
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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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