News is found here throughout the day in an easy-to-read, easy-to-subscribe format by clicking the RSS button below. Feel free to comment on any post you read, keeping in mind youngsters may be reading, too. We value your input.
The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board on a 5-3 vote this evening turned down a conditional use permit that would pave the way for construction of eight buildings that would contain 192 multi-family residential units at Villages at Cross Creek.
Three of the four charged in the August 5 murder of Dy'Uanna Anderson are expected to go through capital proceedings, it was revealed during a special hearing in Halifax County District Court this afternoon.
A man who goes around town with a hungry sign on his bicycle has been charged with crack cocaine possession, according to the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.
Jimmie Lee Mason will serve a life sentence without the possibility of parole in the September 4, 2011, murders of Jennilee Foster and Thomas “Tom Cat” Davis.
In the wake of last week's fire on River Road that destroyed a house, the family is trying to help their daughter get ready for her impending college journey by helping her replace some of the things she will be needing.