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A Roanoke Rapids woman surrendered to city police Thursday night and faces a charge of perpetrating a hoax involving use of a fake biochemical substance sent to the campus of North Carolina Central University in Durham.

A Roanoke Rapids couple was charged today following execution of a search warrant based on complaints alleging the sale of prescription pain pills from their residence in the 600 block of Jefferson Street.

Thursday, 30 August 2018 14:58

Police seek clues in tobacco store B&E

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is currently investigating a breaking and entering at Tobacco Express, which is located next to Big Lots.

Andy Bryant can look back and realize he turned two of his boyhood dreams into careers — law enforcement and emergency medical services.

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:32

Tuesday night gas leak required no evacuations

A gas leak outside Signature HealthCARE late Tuesday night forced no evacuations of the facility on East Fourteenth Street, according to the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department.

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 10:02

Tyndall show to help firefighter in lymphoma battle

As the Roanoke Rapids Theatre continues booking acts for its fall entertainment series, one show has been selected to help a Roanoke Rapids firefighter battling a rare form of lymphoma.

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 10:24

Rocky Mount man dies in I-95 crash

A Rocky Mount man died Monday in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 95.

The city has been awarded a $200,000 North Carolina Parks and Recreation Trust Fund Grant which with funds received from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and local matching funds will mean $400,000 allocated for improvements at Chaloner Recreation Center.

Monday, 27 August 2018 12:36

Roanoke Rapids students back in school

Roanoke Rapids students returned to class today and here a few scenes of opening day.

Friday, 24 August 2018 16:28

Tourism spending rises in county

Visit North Carolina announced today domestic visitors to and within Halifax County spent $96.95 million in 2017.

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