“Signage is in place at a North Church Street location that is going to be the retrofitted Rocky Mount distribution facility of a temperature-controlled food products motor carrier — and the building at that location also now has a fresh exterior coat of paint.

The street-side sign says FFE, which stands for Frozen Foods Express, which is based in Dallas. The state on Sept. 3 announced FFE’s commitment to the former MBM building, which is just south of the junction of North Church and North Wesleyan Boulevard.

The Telegram in a May 6 story reported that FFE planned to open up locally after the lifting of safety restrictions resulting from the spread of the coronavirus.

Carolinas Gateway Partnership President and CEO Norris Tolson on Friday told the Telegram he and his team are quite pleased FFE is moving to get the facility ready for business.”

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Article written by Rocky Mount Telegram Staff Writer, William F. West