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
City Manager Joseph Scherer says he will not recommend a tax increase for the upcoming fiscal year as council begins to deliberate its financial plan later this month.
Roanoke Rapids City Council will be asked next month to approve a streetscape master plan for Roanoke Avenue.
A reputed Rich Square drug dealer was arrested on heroin and cocaine trafficking charges Friday as a result of an investigation by the Down East Drug Task Force.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of black tar heroin, which has been seized in the north end of the county.
State Attorney General Josh Stein says North Carolina is “in a state of crisis” as it faces an overwhelming opioid addiction problem.