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The Rocky Mount Telegram app review



If you live in the Rocky Mount area of North Carolina and are looking for a way to keep track of the news events, sports, and more while on the go, then The Rocky Mount Telegram is an app that you should consider downloading on your iPhone or iPad.

The Rocky Mount Telegram is a daily newspaper for the area but with this app you can get it completely free of charge as this is an ad-supported app. It covers the news events happening around the Nash and Edgecombe counties.

The Rocky Mount Telegram


User Interface & Layout

The Rocky Mount Telegram is a very lightweight app that clocks in at a mere 3.5 MB, and in this small space, it packs a stunning user interface which looks modern and responds swiftly to any and all user commands.

The first impression is stunning as you see the logo at the top of the screen with a red, white, and black user interface that has all the top stories listed out by default. There are tabs under the logo that enable you to switch swiftly between various sections including Police, Sports, News, and much more.

Top stories are displayed in chronological order and at the bottom of the screen you'll find the ads which surprisingly merge seamlessly into the user interface, so they're not nearly as distracting as they can be on other news apps.

Top stories
Top stories

Configure Push Notifications

Users can choose to receive push notifications or even alerts on their iPhone or iPad if they wish to do so. Content covers everything from trending stories to editorials, letters to the editor, and the famous Speak Up section.

If you feel that the publication has missed out on some crucial events of the day, you can get in touch with the support team and send in your very own feature.

Ad-supported venture
Ad-supported venture

The Rocky Mount Telegram


Pros & Cons


  • Browse breaking news and trending stories in the Top Stories tab
  • Get local breaking news alerts on your device
  • Check out the award-winning sports coverage
  • Special channels dedicated to features, police news, columnists and obituaries
  • Submit your very own story tips and photos
  • Browse today’s classifieds on an interactive interface


  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

Classifieds section
Classifieds section

Final Words

The Rocky Mount Telegram is only useful if you live in North Carolina or its surrounding areas. If not, then you can give this one a skip, but if you do, then definitely consider downloading it on your iPhone or iPad just to check it out, especially because it won't cost you a dime.


The Rocky Mount Telegram

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Neha Sinha

Neha has been writing and editing since 2010 and has been reviewing iOS apps since early 2014. She has lived in four different countries and loves having the world at her fingertips thanks to these awesome apps.