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Rocky Mount, Virginia is located in Franklin County. Zip codes in Rocky Mount, VA include 24151. The median home price in Rocky Mount is $179,900 which is roughly $97/per square foot. More Rocky Mount information.

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5 hrs ago | Franklin News-Post

Jefferson Center & Harvester partner for show

Publicity Photo: Grammy Award-winning instrumentalist Sam Bush will perform in Rocky Mount on Oct. 30 as a joint production of the Jefferson Center and the Harvester Performance Center.

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8 hrs ago | Franklin News-Post

Pack the Bus' set for Aug. 1

The 15th annual "Pack the Bus" event to collect school supplies for underprivileged children will take place Friday, Aug. 1 at Walmart in Rocky Mount.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Franklin News-Post

National Guard unit prepares for intense training

The local National Guard unit, the 229th CBRN Company, participated in a drill event last weekend at the Rocky Mount Armory to prepare for a training rotation in Fort Irwin, Calif., in September.

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Franklin News-Post

Ferrum man faces up to 20 years for selling steroids

Joseph Jason Denoto, 35, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Franklin County Circuit Court to distribution of Testosterone Cypionate on Oct. 10, 2013, and Nandrolone Decanoate on Oct. 17, 2013.

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Franklin News-Post

Sontag, Rocky Mount students to receive free meals

All students attending Sontag and Rocky Mount elementary schools will receive free breakfast and lunch this year, thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Community Eligibility Provision program.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Local band to open for Ty Herndon at Harvester

Courtesy Photo: Steve Shively and Wildfire will open Thursday night for Ty Herndon's concert at the Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount.

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Franklin News-Post

Rocky Mount meals tax

The Town of Rocky Mount collected $603,588 in meals tax during the first six months of this year, according to the finance department's July report.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Twin brothers build, fly remote control airplanes

Photo by Emily Wood: Twin brothers Dan and Don Hale hope to get more young people involved in flying remote control airplanes.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Local mortuary marks 40 years of service

Stanfield Mortuary Service is celebrating 40 years of service to Franklin County and surrounding areas.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Rocky Mount theater goes digital

Photo by Morris Stephenson: Dennis Shaver and son, Robert, of Shaver's Sound Service of Mooresville, N.C., are shown with "Tee" Brookes and Wendy Smith beside the new digital movie projector that is monitored on a small screen, visible in the center of photograph.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily News-Record

#2 - NEW: Two Charged In Monday's Chase

The driver accused of leading police on a high-speed chase Monday afternoon in Rockingham County was wanted on drug charges, police announced today.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Franklin News-Post

PHCC lists fall courses at The Franklin Center

Patrick Henry Community College at Franklin County will offer courses in emergency medical services, English, information technology and more starting this fall.

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Franklin News-Post

Americana folk band to perform at the Harvester

Publicity Photo: Grammy-nominated harmony duo The Milk Carton Kids will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 20 at the Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount.

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Franklin News-Post

Rocky Mount man's custom bike to be revealed on the History Channel

Courtesy Photo: A Rocky Mount man commissioned Danny "The Count" Koker in Las Vegas to build a custom motorcycle to honor those lost on the USS Belknap in 1975.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Franklin News-Post

What's in a name?'

Franklin County has its share of those, including the county name itself, which was given in honor of Benjamin Franklin and officially established in 1786.

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Franklin News-Post

Coates chosen for Franklin County Patriot Award

Photo by Katie Shively: Harry S. Coates Jr. of Callaway is presented with the Franklin County Patriot Award by Del.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Rocky Mount man to serve 30 years for murder of 3-month-old boy

A Rocky Mount man will serve 30 years of a 40-year sentence for the murder of a 3-month-old boy in May 2013.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Suzy Bogguss to perform at Harvester Friday

Publicity Photo: Country music artist Suzy Bogguss will perform at the Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount on July 11. Grammy-Award winning country artist Suzy Bogguss will perform at the Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount on Friday, July 11 at 8 p.m. One of country music's most pristine and evocative vocalists, the Illinois native ... (more)

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Franklin News-Post

Rocky Mount man is Goodwill's - Achiever of the Year'

Staff Photo by Stacey Hairston: Allen Woods of Rocky Mount poses with a letter he received from U.S. Senator Mark Warner congratulating Woods on being chosen Goodwill Industries' Achiever of the Year.

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Cybergrass

Randy Cook & Commonwealth Bluegrass Band Dates for New Album

Randy Cook & Commonwealth Bluegrass Band is based in central Virginia. The band has been together since 2012, quickly building a fan base in central Virginia and beyond.

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