Weldon police are looking for two people who committed an armed robbery at a store in the 200 block of East Second Street Monday night.
Adele Taylor Fox, 78, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018.
Katherine Taylor, 84, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Magnolia Gardens in Warrenton.
While Roanoke Rapids was spared from the ravages of Hurricane Florence, others weren’t.
Northeast Academy Lady Eagles tennis team fell to Lawrence Academy Tuesday in Windsor.
Efforts to place a monument honoring veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan are supported by the city, Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer said following a presentation at Tuesday’s meeting.
The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Jackets tennis team played and won 7-2 their first conference match of season against Louisburg HS.
Due to an North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) rule dealing with football players missing 5 or more consecutive school days of practice and needing 3 practices to be able to play in a game, Roanoke Rapids High will not be playing Vance County in football (JV or Varsity) this week. Vance County also fits into this rule of missing days.
Betty Jean Shurett Akers, 91, died Friday September 14, 2018 at Vidant Hospital in Greenville.
Blanche Jones Spence, 91, died Monday, September 17, 2018.
The Roanoke Rapids High School JROTC posted colors at the opening of this evening's city council meeting.
Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening backed a resolution supporting the location of a passenger rail station and service in Weldon.
Halifax County commissioners have agreed on design plans for the renovation of the Joseph Montfort Amphitheater, which was home to the outdoor drama First for Freedom.