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Reprinted with permission from the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
A Northampton County Board of Education member dismissed herself from a regular meeting Monday night after fellow board members did not move on a resolution placing sanctions on Lafayette Majette and civility policy she presented to them.
With the economy so bad, everyone is looking for a deal, especially on expensive meats.
Greensville County Sheriff Jimmie Edwards is cautioning county residents to call his office and have the salesmen checked out. Some individuals selling meat are legitimate. They buy meat from a packer then sell it to the public.
Roanoke Rapids police continue to investigate a crash in which a car smashed through the Sunbeam Discount Bakery Store on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway Friday.
Deputy Chief Adam Bondarek said the 87-year-old driver may have become confused when the 1994 Honda went inside the store. Two employees were working at the time. No one was injured.
The crash destroyed the front of the building.
Lee Carter is already an hour and a half behind on his canned vegetable and fruit run. So the trucker coming from Charleston, South Carolina, on his way to Greencastle, Pennsylvania, takes this attitude about the 45 minutes it will take Trooper Russell Taylor to inspect his rig at the Halifax County weigh station: “They have a job to do to keep us safe, make sure our trucks are in good shape so we can run it down the road. We get this from time to time.”