March 5-11 is Severe Weather Preparedness Week

March 5, 2017

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount Rocky Mount Emergency Management officials urge city residents to prepare for severe weather that may occur with little to no warning this spring. March 5-11, 2017, is Severe Weather […]




February Teen Programs at Rocky Mount NC Library

January 31, 2017

By Scott Houston, Braswell-Library.org The list of Braswell Memorial Library’s teen programs for February 2017 includes movies, Valentine’s, games, and more. Braswell Memorial Library is located at 727 N Grace Street, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. For more […]




February Adult Programs at Rocky Mount NC Library

January 30, 2017

Contributed by LaKesha W. Joyner, Adult Programming Librarian The February adult programs described below are held at Braswell Memorial Library, located at 727 N Grace Street, Rocky Mount NC. For more information on these events, contact Kesha Joyner at […]




MLK Oratorical Competition postponed

January 6, 2017

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount Due to expected inclement weather, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission and the city of Rocky Mount have postponed Saturday’s scheduled MLK Oratorical Competition. According to Archie Jones, […]




January Teen Programs Announced by Rocky Mount NC Library

December 30, 2016

By Scott Houston, Braswell-Library.org Below are the upcoming Teen Programs. Unless otherwise noted, the location is Braswell Memorial Library, 727 N Grace Street, Rocky Mount, North Carolina.   Keva: Impossible Build Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 5-7pm Meeting in […]




Imperial Centre Closing Dates and Upcoming Exhibits

December 29, 2016

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC The Maria V. Howard Arts Center and the Children’s Museum and Science Center will close January 1-28, 2017, for maintenance and an exhibit changeover. The Imperial Centre for […]




“I Dream” Concerts Headed to Rocky Mount NC

December 28, 2016

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount Rocky Mount’s rich history as part of the Civil Rights movement has garnered nationwide attention in the last few years. With North Carolina State University’s Dr. Jason Miller’s restoration […]




Tar River Reservoir Gate Temporarily Lowered

December 12, 2016

By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount NC The north bascule gate at the Tar River Water Supply Reservoir has been temporarily lowered for routine maintenance and repairs to the hydraulic controls associated with the […]




A Little Bit of History: Rocky Mount Station

November 14, 2016

Rocky Mount Station — actually named the Helen P. Gay Rocky Mount Historic Train Station — was originally built and opened in 1893. Over the years, the station has been part of the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad, the […]




Braswell Library Offerings for November

November 6, 2016

Braswell Memorial Library is located at 727 N Grace Street, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. A variety of programs are planned for November, with a “Discover Space” theme featured on several events this month. Teen Programs November […]




America Recycles Day to Return Nov. 12

October 31, 2016

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle By Tameka Kenan-Norman, City of Rocky Mount On Saturday, November 12, 2016, Keep America Beautiful (KAB) of Rocky Mount, Nash and Edgecombe counties, will host a recycling event for America Recycles Day. The […]




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