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Upcoming Event: Twin County Hall of Fame

Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is made up of Edgecombe County and Nash County, both of which bring wonderful community and traditions to the city. History is something the residents of Rocky Mount want to preserve and honor. One of the many ways they do this is by nominating well-deserved community members into the Twin Counties […]

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Basketball Drills You Can Do at Home

Basketball takes practice, hand-eye coordination, and athleticism. Without proper practice and training, it will be challenging to hit the hardwood and take on your opponents. But what if you don’t have a basketball hoop at your house or access to an indoor sports facility? Thankfully, this is a sport that can be practiced both on […]

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5 Fun Things to Do in Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is full of fun attractions, beautiful scenery, and intense sporting events. This city of 55,000 people, about an hour east of Raleigh, brings visitors from across the country. The tourism boost can be attributed to the Rocky Mount Event Center, along with other fun family activities. If you are visiting Rocky […]

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Back to Basics: How to Play Volleyball

Volleyball requires athleticism, communication, and strategy. This sport consists of many variables that need to be executed to play correctly. Whether you are a beginner or a veteran, it is always a good idea to brush up on your volleyball knowledge by studying the fundamentals. Rocky Mount Event Center wants to help you become a […]

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All You Need to Know About “A Flood of Love with Bob Goff”

Rocky Mount Event Center is happy to host Bob Goff, New York Times Best Selling Author, for an upcoming event on September 13th, 2019. This author and encourager focuses on motivating others to dream big and follow through with their passions. Through the philanthropic work of Goff and his team, thousands of lives all around […]

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Differences Between Sand and Indoor Volleyball

Volleyball is a sport that takes athleticism, endurance, hand-eye coordination, and skill. From the outside, many spectators don’t understand how sand volleyball and indoor volleyball are different. But if you are a player, there are too many differences to count! The transition from the hard floor to the cushioned sand is extremely difficult, even for […]

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Top 5 Most Anticipated Sporting Events During the Year

The sports world is full of thrills, excitement, anticipation, and even disappointment at times. Everyone has their favorite team, and that can stir many emotions throughout the year. There are some events that fans across the US start a countdown for immediately after the final buzzer sounds. Whether you are cheering at a basketball tournament, […]

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5 Ways to Get Noticed at a Trade Show

Trade shows are a place for you to gain new customers, meet new competition, and network with other businesses. They can be extremely helpful for exposing your business to new and existing markets. But what happens if you aren’t getting as much attention as you thought? In today’s blog, Rocky Mount Event Center lists five […]

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Importance of Teamwork in Sports

Some level of teamwork takes place in any sporting event. One of the common challenges of working in a team setting is certain players either playing too large of a role or not pulling their weight. Today, Rocky Mount Event Center discusses why teamwork in a sporting event is essential.  Increasing Cooperation Whether you are […]