The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue — Edward R Murrow
The Roanoke Rapids Fire Departments holds its third Safety Fair Friday in an coinciding with the last Fridays in the Park concert later that evening.
Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty confirmed a white nationalist stayed in a hotel and broke no laws and had no organizational meetings while in the city.
A federal detainer has been placed on a Columbus County pair who were stopped in Scotland Neck Wednesday night, a stop which led to the seizure of 102 bricks of heroin.
A notice filed by United States Attorney John Stuart Brice ties one of the defendants in a March heroin trafficking case to a recent indictment of seven reputed Blood members from Scotland Neck.
With possible funding options for a new Chaloner pool all but exhausted, Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening voted by a 3-2 margin to proceed with implementing the Highway 158 masterplan.