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November 11, 2022

J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station:  1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800



(All City meetings are open to the public)

City Council Regular Meeting

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. in the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall, 700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC. 

City Council meetings can be viewed through Zoom (See City website for link).




The City Council of the City of Roanoke Rapids has authorized the sale by sealed bid of the following parcel of real property:

Roanoke Rapids Theatre

Located at 500 Carolina Crossroads Pkwy, Roanoke Rapids, said property described more completely as:

All that certain lot, tract or parcel of land, and all improvements thereon, lying and being situate in the City of Roanoke Rapids, Weldon Township, Halifax County, North Carolina, being shown and designated as Lot 1, containing 8.822 acres, according to the map or plate entitled “Plat Showing Revision of Lot #1, Carolina Crossroads Music and Entertainment District, Phase One:, dated April 26, 2006, prepared by Jonathan C. Waters, Professional Land Surveyor, recorded in Plat Cabinet 6, Slide 143-O, Halifax Public Registry; and being the identical property conveyed to B & C Roanoke, LLC, by deed of Roanoke Rapids Entertainment, LLC, dated June 21, 2006, and recorded in Book 2138, Page 464, Halifax Public Registry. Reference to said plat and deed is hereby made for greater certainty of description.

This description also includes all fixtures, appurtenances, related equipment and items of personal property, which are located at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre.

The City will accept sealed bids for the property until 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2022; a qualifying bid must be one of at least the Minimum Bid set at One Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500,000.00). Sealed bids shall be delivered to the office of the City Manager, Roanoke Rapids City Hall, 2nd Floor, 1040 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870.  At 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2022, all bids received shall be opened in public at the Roanoke Rapids City Hall and the amount of each bid announced and recorded.  The record of the bids shall be reported to the City Council at a public meeting as soon thereafter as possible. 

Each bid must be accompanied by a bid deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid.  A bid deposit may take the form of cash, a cashier’s check, a certified check, or a surety bond.  The deposit of the bidder to whom the award is made will be held until sale of property is closed; if that bidder refuses at any time to close the sale, the deposit will be forfeited to the City.  The deposits of other bidders will be returned at the time City Council awards the property to the highest responsible bidder.  

The sale shall be closed within 60 days of award by City Council, or the deposit shall be forfeited to the City. 

In order for a bid to be considered, a bidder shall not be delinquent on any property taxes, fees, liens, or other payments due the City.

The Roanoke Rapids City Council reserves the right to withdraw the property from sale at any time and the right to reject all bids.

The property may be shown by appointment. Inquiries about the sale of the property may be made to:

Kelly Traynham, City Manager 

City of Roanoke Rapids

P.O. Box 38, 1040 Roanoke Avenue

Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

Phone: (252) 533-2840    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The City of Roanoke Rapids is now accepting applications for the following positions:


Street Maintenance Worker

Athletic Field Maintenance 

Certified Police Officer

(Part Time) Parks & Recreation Building Supervisor

For more information on our job opportunities, please visit www.roanokerapidsnc.com/employment

The City of Roanoke Rapids is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Applications may be obtained at www.roanokerapidsnc.com or may be picked up at

City Hall – 1040 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids, NC

Christina Caudle – Human Resources Director – City of Roanoke Rapids

Phone: (252) 533-2845 – Fax (252) 537-2097



Municipal offices will be closed on Friday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.  


Contact Traci Storey, City Clerk at (252) 533-2840 for committee information.

Beautification Committee

Historic Preservation Advisory Committee


Mayor Emery G. Doughtie   Mayor Pro Tem Carl Ferebee             

Council Members:  Sandra W. Bryant, Tommy Daughtry, Wayne Smith, Rex Stainback

Kelly Traynham, City Manager  Geoffrey Davis, City Attorney