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Thursday, 20 September 2018 13:17

Weldon police seek two in store heist

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.

While Roanoke Rapids was spared from the ravages of Hurricane Florence, others weren’t.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 17:20

Monument honoring Iraq, Afghanistan vets proposed

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.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 00:03

Photo gallery: JROTC opens city council meeting

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.

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 16:39

Commissioners OK Montfort design plans

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.

Halifax County commissioners Monday night approved two economic development incentive grants — one for a company considering locating in the area and another for an established industry looking to expand.

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has been activated by the North Carolina Sheriff's Association and deployed to assist Sheriff Asa Buck and the Carteret County Sheriff's Office.

When Steve Felton talks about the impact of community colleges on the lives of students, one cannot help but be inspired.

Monday, 17 September 2018 14:53

Police seek leads in late night B&E

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for leads in a breaking and entering in which shots were fired late Sunday night.

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