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June 9, 2023

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, June 20, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. in the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall, 700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC.

City Council meetings may now be viewed on YouTube (See City website for link).


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

Police Chief

Police Patrol Captain

Police Patrol Sergeant

Police Investigations Captain

Certified Police Officer


Street Maintenance Worker

Cemetery Groundskeeper

(Part Time) Parks & Recreation Building Supervisor

(Part Time) Library Assistant

(Part Time) Lifeguard

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

Public notice
Sale of city property

An offer of $1,500,000 has been submitted for the purchase of certain property owned by the City of Roanoke Rapids, NC, more particularly described as follows:

Roanoke Rapids Theatre

500 Carolina Crossroads Parkway

Parcel ID 1205489

Legal Description: 

Hwy. 125, Carolina Crossroad Music & Entertainment District, Lot 1

Persons wishing to upset the offer that has been received shall submit a sealed bid with their offer to the office of the City Clerk located at the J. Reuben Daniel City Hall, 1040 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids, N.C., by 11:00 a.m., Monday, June 19, 2023. At that time the City Clerk shall open the bids, if any, and the highest qualifying bid will become the new offer. If there is more than one bid in the highest amount, the first such bid received will become the new offer.

A qualifying higher bid is one that raises the existing offer to an amount not less than $1,575,050.  A qualifying higher bid must be accompanied by a deposit in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid; the deposit may be made in cash, cashier’s check, or certified check. The City will return the deposit on any bid not accepted, and will return the deposit on an offer subject to upset if a qualifying higher bid is received. The City will return the deposit of the final high bidder at closing.  The buyer must pay cash at closing.

The Roanoke Rapids City Council must approve the final high offer before the sale is closed, which it will do within 30 days after the final upset bid period has passed. The City reserves the right to withdraw the property from sale at any time before the final high bid is accepted and the right to reject at any time all bids.

Further information may be obtained at the office of the City Clerk or by telephone (252) 533-2840 during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



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

Beautification Committee

Historic Preservation Advisory Committee

Planning Board/Board of Adjustment

Library 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

Traci V. Storey, City Clerk