Seriously, this is the TRUTH about Rocky Mount
Okay, I'm writing this review because I use this site a lot. I think there's some mis-information about Rocky Mount here. Truth be made known, it is neither as good, nor as bad, as folks are writing.
So, here is my honest-to-God opinion about this place. I'm not a native, but moved here for a job and have been here for 10 years.
Pros and Cons:
The people here are very, very, nice. The city has a great arts center, a wonderful kayaking trail, and a community theatre that is actually surprisingly good for a small city of this size. Housing $$ can go much farther here--- you can have a great home overlooking the golf course for $200k. The traffic is not bad. Downtown has had some rough times, but revitalization seems to be slowly, slowly, taking hold. While there aren't a lot of restaurants, shops, etc. a good 80 percent of your basic needs can be met without driving to Raleigh. (chain restaurants, Target, WAl MArt, that type of Read More