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Senior Center earns national accredited status
02/22/2021
The Rocky Mount Senior Center has earned accreditation status from the National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC). The recognition lasts for the next five years and brings the Rocky Mount Senior Center into a select group of only 120 honorees who have met accreditation standards set by the NISC.
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Four employees honored with City Manager’s Award
02/22/2021
City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney recognized four employees during a ceremony for the quarterly City Manager’s Award. James Arrington (Public Works), Brian Harrell (Parks and Recreation), Sandy Rainey (Finance) and Gregory Silver (Parks and Recreation) were honored for their outstanding work and ability to excel in the city’s core values of Customer-Centered Service, Professionalism, Respect, Teamwork, Support and Leadership.
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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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Public Works Department to begin project
12/07/2020
The city of Rocky Mount Public Works Department began its Dirt, Street, Grading, and Paving Project on Monday, Dec. 7. The project includes Freer Drive, Swift Road, Jasper Street and Allen Street.
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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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