Rocky Mount’s inclusion in a federal initiative to help economically distressed cities will bring resources to help the city rebound, a top-ranking economist for the U.S. Department of Commerce said Tuesday.
Speaking before a full house at the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce’ annual meeting at the Gateway Convention Center, senior economist David S. Langdon outlined initiatives that the Commerce Department is taking to improve the economy.
And he said that Rocky Mount’s inclusion in the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative will bring resources and personnel to this area to work on improving the local economy. Rocky Mount is among seven cities chosen for the expansion of a national initiative designed to help communities recover from the economic recession. (Source: Read more)