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What's New

Council works to find balance with truckers and new ordinance
08/16/2018
The Rocky Mount City Council recently adopted an amendment to the city’s Land Development Code defining the maximum size of commercial vehicles and trailers that may be parked on a residential property. The amendment was drafted in response to complaints from residents.
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Community volunteers to build new playground
08/14/2018
Volunteers from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC), Rocky Mount Housing Authority, the city of Rocky Mount and the community will join KaBOOM! on Wednesday, Aug. 29 at Aycock Park to transform this empty site into a kid-designed, state-of-the-art playground in just six hours.
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Tickets available for football classic
07/27/2018
There’s no need to wait until game day. Tickets are now available for the 21st annual Down East Viking Football Classic.
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Popsicles & Stories in the Park to improve reading
06/12/2018
The city of Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with Braswell Memorial Library, is now hosting Popsicles and Stories in the Park. The free event will be held every other Tuesday at 10 a.m. at various parks throughout the city.
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Residents asked to conserve water
06/11/2018
Voluntary Water Conservation Stage I is now in effect. During this stage of voluntary water conservation, the city asks all water customers to be mindful of their water usage and to conserve when possible.
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City of Rocky Mount Fire Department awarded international reaccreditation status
The Rocky Mount Fire Department (RMFD) recently received Internationally Accredited Agency (IAA) status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI).
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Rocky Mount Event Center Update
Rocky Mount Event Center Consultant Charles Penny and John McDonald, vice president and account executive for Sports Facilities Management, updated the Rocky Mount City Council on the progress happening at the center.
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City elicits feedback for next police chief hire
Community members gathered for a pair of focus groups Wednesday, Aug. 15 regarding the next chief of the Rocky Mount Police Department. The city is seeking to replace interim Police Chief Willie Williams who has served in his current position since Dec. 12, 2017.
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