Sunday, May 26, 2019

City puts focus on downtown incentives

May 26, 2019

Rocky Mount has an aging downtown and many neglected buildings, but a city official is quick to point out the municipal government has financial incentives to help stimulate rehabilitation efforts.

City Business Development Director Kevin Harris spoke about three such programs in place at a…

Man brings old building back to life

May 25, 2019

A former local resident is working to renovate a more than century-old two-story building in downtown Rocky Mount.

Zack Poll, 33, since 2013has  been engaged in his project, which is at 234 S.W. Main St.

Poll said his plan is for the bottom part of the structure to be open for commercial use…

Local developer arrested at City Hall

May 24, 2019

A prominent local property developer learned firsthand about serious new security measures at City Hall on Wednesday when police arrested him for trespassing.

Troy Davis, 31, is charged by the Rocky Mount Police Department with second-degree trespassing and resisting a police officer. He's accused…

YMCA celebrates fundraising effort

May 24, 2019

Staff mem­bers at the Har­ri­son Fam­ily YMCA had much to cel­e­brate Thurs­day night at the Even­ing of Con­nec­tiv­ity held at the Rocky Mount Mills as they made his­tory with this year’s an­nual giv­ing cam­paign.

This year, the…