Visit North Carolina announced today domestic visitors to and within Halifax County spent $91.78 million in 2016, an increase of 2.3 percent from 2015.
We realize there is probably bitterness today, a lingering bad taste from months of debate on the Chaloner pool debacle.
Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Superintendent Dain Butler told concerned parents and JROTC cadets the program is not going away.
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.
An agreement is in the works for the Gingerbread House preschool to expand and open a second facility.
VitalSoul Group will present Michael Colyar and Friends: LOL Comedy Explosion at Roanoke Rapids Theatre October 14 at 8 p.m.
A continued probe into cocaine sales at a residence in the 900 block of Carolina Avenue led to more arrests today but investigation continues.
The newest member of the City County Drug Task Force, a dog named Tony, helped agents seize 77.3 grams of cocaine — a trafficking amount.