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Council refutes article & provides review info.
02/12/2019
During Monday night’s Rocky Mount City Council meeting, members refuted claims in a recent Rocky Mount Telegram article that says a councilmember confirmed the existence of a list of employees administrators are expected to remove from City Hall.
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Council signs LOI for downtown deal
02/12/2019
On Monday night, the Rocky Mount City Council authorized the mayor to execute a Letter of Intent. This non-binding agreement means that council will exercise its due diligence for the consideration of a $60-70 million development in downtown Rocky Mount.
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Sports
Registration open for youth spring sports
01/31/2019
Rocky Mount Parks & Recreation is gearing up for its busiest season yet as the spring sports calendar draws closer. Youth are now encouraged to sign up for the department’s wealth of activities including baseball, softball and soccer.
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City schedules winter loose leaf collection
01/04/2019
The city of Rocky Mount’s Public Works and Water Resources Department will offer loose leaf collection during specified weeks in Jan., Feb. and March.
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Participants needed for International Festival of Cultures
The time is fast approaching for the 2019 International Festival of Cultures, an event that celebrates the great diversity and ethnic communities represented in the city of Rocky Mount and surrounding areas.
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Former town manager to lead Rocky Mount’s Parks and Recreation Department
City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney has announced the appointment of Elton Daniels as Rocky Mount’s director of Parks and Recreation.
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Statement from Mayor Pro Tem Tom Rogers
The City Council has authorized an independent, in-depth review into matters that it has identified relative to the activities of the city manager and leadership of our city, including employee morale, employee turnover, compensation practices, hiring practices, financial management – including HUD’s relationship with Rocky Mount – and any other items that may be identified.
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Statement from Mayor Combs
Thank you all for being here this afternoon. At our called meeting last week, I know some of you were disappointed that I did not comment. Since the council and I were dealing with a personnel issue and no action was taken, I was advised by the city attorney not to make any comments. However, as your mayor, I feel a need to make some comments today before we move to our next agenda item.
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Job fair coming to community center
The city of Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation Department will host its 2019 Job Fair on March 4 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Booker T. Washington Community Center. Representatives from more than 20 local companies will be on hand to talk with prospective employees.
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Citizens Academy to begin in March
Registration is now open for the city of Rocky Mount’s 2019 Citizens Academy.
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Spring blooms at the Imperial Centre
Spring comes into full bloom at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences’ Arts Education Building. With returning favorites and new classes, the spring season has something for everyone.
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International Festival of Cultures set to bring people together
The city of Rocky Mount’s International Festival of Cultures, hosted by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, showcases the variety of diverse communities that call Rocky Mount home. Held in the Brown Auditorium on the campus of Nash Community College, the International Festival of Cultures will take place Saturday, March 2 from 12 p.m-4 p.m. and has become an area favorite.
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