The Chaloner Recreation Center pool repair project has received a $10,000 boost from a local ministry.
Obviously, there was a pragmatic, cold, number-crunching side which led to the unanimous approval of Chaloner pool repairs Tuesday night.
The city is expected to enter formal negotiations later this week to restructure its current debt on the Roanoke Rapids Theatre which, if successful, will significantly reduce its payments on the venue.
Matt Sanders beamed as his cardboard creations — mainly replicas of city landmarks and businesses — were recognized Tuesday night.
Councilman Carl Ferebee made it clear this evening he is not giving up on repairs for the Chaloner pool.
Residents in the neighborhoods surrounding Becker Drive may weigh their options for recourse after city council this evening passed a contentious rezoning proposal which could lead to a senior apartment complex.
Roanoke Rapids Fire Chief Stacy Coggins recognized six firefighters this evening, two for administering CPR and four for going above and beyond the call of duty in helping a fire victim.
Nearly eight months of intense debate ended this evening as three members of Roanoke Rapids City Council shot down a motion to fund repairs of the Chaloner Recreation Center pool.