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Lance Martin

Lance Martin

A validated write-in candidate is running for a seat on the Halifax County Board of Commissioners in November.

Monday, 27 August 2018 16:36

Roanoke Rapids students back in school

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

Monday, 27 August 2018 13:54

Bessie Miles Moss

Bessie Miles Moss, 64, of Gaston, NC, died, August 25, 2018, at her residence.

Sunday, 26 August 2018 21:40

Lizzie Lee Etheridge Carroll

Lizzie Lee Etheridge Carroll, 93, a beautiful, compassionate, loving lady, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018, at Magnolia Gardens Senior Care in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, surrounded by her loving family and caregivers.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted several undercover operations throughout the week resulting in multiple arrests, including one in which an alleged suspect texted a deputy to make a sale.

Friday, 24 August 2018 20:28

Tourism spending rises in county

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

Friday, 24 August 2018 20:11

PD seeks assistance in two larcenies

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating two larceny cases in which the public’s help is needed.

Thursday, 23 August 2018 20:40

Brian Keith Blanchard

Brian Keith Blanchard, 52, died Sunday, August 12, 2018, at Transitions Hospice Center with his loving wife by his side.  

Thursday, 23 August 2018 20:33

Photo gallery: Back to school cookout

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department along with the fire department and public works held a back to school cookout in the parking lot of A&D Laundromat in the 100 block of Roanoke Avenue today.

Thursday, 23 August 2018 19:15

1026 green space water feature installed

The water feature at the 1026 Roanoke Avenue urban green space has been installed and the city’s public works department is working on tweaks to the system which allows the water to fall down metal screening and into a tank.