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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.

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.

The turn of Hurricane Florence has made for minimal impacts in the Roanoke Valley, officials said.

The city has amended its state of emergency proclamation issued Wednesday and lifted a curfew, prohibition of alcohol sales and restrictions on possession, transportation and transfer of weapons and substances.

Two Roanoke Rapids men have been charged in the Monday armed robbery of a Greensville County store.

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 20:33

HRMC sets clinic schedules ahead of storm

Preparation for the potential impacts of a hurricane is no easy task, but that responsibility is even greater for hospitals and healthcare systems.

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 18:39

City prepared for Florence

The city has already taken steps in the wake of Hurricane Florence, Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer said at a press briefing today.

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