News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4516)

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Thursday, 16 September 2010 14:12

RRHS football: Creating a community buzz

There is a buzz in Roanoke Rapids and it’s not coming from the theater issue, taxes or displays on sidewalks.

Wednesday, 15 September 2010 21:54

Planners to discuss displays, rezoning

The city’s planning board will discuss several matters Thursday afternoon including the sidewalk display ordinance.

Wednesday, 15 September 2010 21:30

Perdue will be at airport for announcement

Governor Beverly Perdue will be at the Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport Thursday at 2 p.m. for what county Economic Development Director Cathy Scott called a major economic development announcement.

Wednesday, 15 September 2010 18:56

Land transfer allows scouts to keep hut

On Monday a more than year wait will be over and AMVETS Post 320 and the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District will celebrate a land transfer between the two.

Wednesday, 15 September 2010 17:15

New animal hospital coming

Construction of a new veterinary clinic is expected to be completed in the next eight months.

Wednesday, 15 September 2010 03:07

Man escapes serious injury in 186 wreck

An 80-year-old Margaretsville man escaped serious injury despite being trapped in his overturned truck for more than an hour and being airlifted to Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville for head injuries.

Wednesday, 15 September 2010 01:57

City seeks parade sponsor


Chief Jeff Hinton presents Chris Woodruff his certificate.

Widow’s Son Lodge will not sponsor this year’s Christmas parade, Roanoke Rapids City Manager Paul Sabiston told council tonight.

Wednesday, 15 September 2010 01:33

Council tables sidewalk display matter

Councilman Greg Lawson hopes other members of the city’s governing panel will go with his recommendation on the sidewalk display issue for Roanoke Avenue.

Tuesday, 14 September 2010 17:17

Man faces rape charges from '97

A Roanoke Rapids man has been arrested for a 1997 statutory rape case which wasn’t discovered until the completion of an abduction investigation case involving the child’s mother.