2017 Juneteenth Celebrations Planned Across North Carolina

May 10, 2017

Across the state, Juneteenth commemorative events are being planned. Community gatherings include music, speakers, vendors, food, and family activities. Juneteenth, a combination of June and nineteenth, commemorates June 19, 1865, when news of the abolition […]




Rocky Mount Ramping Up for Summer Events

April 21, 2017

The City of Rocky Mount keeps summers busy, with free concerts, movies, and special events — and not just on weekends. Check out some of the planned events. This is a special year for the […]




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 […]




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