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March 17, 2019

J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station:  1040 Roanoke Avenue

(252) 533-2800


(All City meetings are open to the public):

Beautification Committee

Monday, March 18, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall.

Main Street

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in the 1st Floor Conference Room, City Hall.

City Council

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 5:15 p.m. in the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall.


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

Police Officer (Roanoke Rapids Police Department)

An employee in this class performs a full range of general law enforcement duties to protect life and property in the City.   Basic Law Enforcement Training is preferred but not required.

All Positions are Open Until Filled

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

Kathy A. Kearney – HR Manager – City of Roanoke Rapids

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


Notice is hereby given that the Roanoke Rapids Planning Board will hold a public meeting Thursday, March 21, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall located at 700 Jackson Street to hear the following item:

A Conditional Use Permit (CUP) request from Anthony Floyd (Applicant) and Dan Williams (property owner) to operate a private social club with alcohol sales, generally labeled as a “bar”, at 310 Roanoke Avenue. The proposed use location is the 1,900 sq. ft. middle storefront in a one-story building with three (3) storefronts This parcel is identified as Halifax County Tax Parcel 0901225, with 0.241± acre (10,500 sq. ft.) in a B-1, Commercial District.


Notice is hereby given that the Roanoke Rapids City Council will hold an evidentiary public hearing on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 5:15 p.m. at the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall located at 700 Jackson Street to hear the aforementioned item.

Related information is available for public inspection in the Planning and Development office at the J. Reuben Daniel City Hall, 1040 Roanoke Avenue. Any persons, firms, organizations or corporations interested in this matter are urged to attend these meetings.

The City of Roanoke Rapids will provide reasonable accommodations and services for any qualified disabled person interested in attending the meetings.  To request the above you may call the Planning and Development Office at (252) 533-2844 no later than three (3) days prior to the date of the meetings.


ROANOKE CANAL HALF MARATHON & 8K – Saturday, March 30, 2019. To register: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/RoanokeRapids/TheRoanokeCanalHalfMarathonand8k


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

►Planning Board/Board of Adjustment (In-Town & ETJ)

►Senior Center Advisory Committee     

►Historic Preservation Advisory Committee


Mayor Emery G. Doughtie       Mayor Pro Tem Carl Ferebee        

Council Members:  Ernest C. Bobbitt, Suetta S. Scarbrough, Carol H. Cowen, Wayne Smith

Joseph Scherer, City Manager   Gilbert Chichester, City Attorney

Traci V. Storey, City Clerk  Kathy Kearney, Deputy City Clerk