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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.

The city anticipates a splash pad at Chaloner Recreation Center should be ready for use by next summer.

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening recognized the accomplishments of four girls softball teams.

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening decided to take no action on a proposed resolution requesting the state Department of Transportation consider redesigning the widening of Highway 125 to include an unobstructed turn lane.

Sandy Showalter has opted to buy the 8 acres of land she envisioned would serve as the location for expansion of Crestview Cemetery.

Roanoke Rapids will draft a resolution in opposition to the current configuration of the proposed widening of Highway 125.

The keys to the Roanoke Rapids Theatre were handed over to Tom and Evon McLean this afternoon and in turn the couple handed over the city a check as they promised upon closing.

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 22:49

Theater deed-signing set Monday

The deed-signing for the Roanoke Rapids Theater, which will give Thomas and Evon McLean ownership of the venue, will be held Monday at 1 p.m., City Manager Joseph Scherer told council this evening.

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