"A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad" — Albert Camus
City Manager Joseph Scherer gave a brutally honest assessment Tuesday night when he recommended residents in the community around Rochelle Pond get behind its cleanup.
After spending a few hours with Pokemon Go players Thursday night, we see the activity as something local businesses and government agencies can rally behind.
The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board made the correct decision Thursday night — sending a recommendation to city council to approve MaSuki Incorporated's plans for a luxury apartment complex in Villages at Cross Creek.
I'm still a little confused state lawmakers called a special session to talk about bathrooms and didn't discuss any of my bathroom needs.
The Roanoke Rapids Skate and BMX Park serves as a great example of how local government can be responsive to its constituents.
I decided several months ago when it came down to a choice between pie or cake, pie was the clear winner.
I'm dispensing with writing a Super Bowl prediction column because there appears to be only one team playing.
If there had to be a decision made on the rezoning of the former Carolina Crossroads concert site Tuesday night then the one made to continue the hearing on the matter made more sense than just flat out rejecting the proposal as was the original direction four members of city council were headed.