Category: Town Council

Town Council Resorts to Secretive Meetings to Avoid Scrutiny
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Town Council Resorts to Secretive Meetings to Avoid Scrutiny

Mayor Steve Angle has participated in more than 180 secret meetings since January 2007. Angle was elected to Town Council in 1990 and served in ... Read More

Town Manager Awarded Contract 647% Higher Than Town’s Median Income
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Town Manager Awarded Contract 647% Higher Than Town’s Median Income

The Town of Rocky Mount announced Robert J. Wood as its newest town manager. Wood will replace James Ervin, who is retiring after 14 years ... Read More

US Capitol Attacker uses $5,000 Police K9  To Thwart Law Enforcement
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US Capitol Attacker uses $5,000 Police K9 To Thwart Law Enforcement

::::::: SEE NEW INFO BELOW ::::::: The Town of Rocky Mount, Virginia, in cooperation with the Rocky Mount Police Department, has allegedly given a K9 ... Read More

The Harvester and The Meals Tax Mislead
The Harvester, Town Council

The Harvester and The Meals Tax Mislead

In a March 2020 letter, former Assistant Town Manager Hatt Hankins wrote, "If the Town programmed a parks & recreation department, you would rationally count ... Read More

Harvester Scheme Drains Taxpayers
The Harvester, Town Attorney

Harvester Scheme Drains Taxpayers

By the time the doors of The Harvester Performance Center opened in April of 2014, the Rocky Mount Town Council had sunk $4,000,000 into the ... Read More

Build It And They Will Come…Maybe
The Harvester, Town Council

Build It And They Will Come…Maybe

A show at The Harvester Performance Center can be a wonderful experience. The sound is great. The lighting is great. Even the seats are comfortable. ... Read More

Harvester Performance Center Receives Hundreds of Thousands In Town Taxpayer Money Each Year
The Harvester, Town Council

Harvester Performance Center Receives Hundreds of Thousands In Town Taxpayer Money Each Year

Arts and culture are consistent sources of economic growth. Specifically, arts and culture programs increase economic development by attracting businesses, creating new jobs, increasing tax ... Read More