Four people have been charged and another wanted in a June 2 armed robbery attempt in the 900 block of Monroe Street.

The former maintenance attendant of an apartment complex has been charged in the theft of numerous pills and his aunt, the former manager of the facility, has been charged with obstruction and as an accessory in the case.

Friday, 23 June 2017 10:15

Massey dies after lengthy illness

Longtime local funeral director and country gospel singer Harold Massey died this morning, his attorney confirmed.

The victim of an early morning shooting today is in critical condition, Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty confirmed.

With approval of its upcoming fiscal year budget this evening, Mayor Emery Doughtie sees the possibility of a brighter economic future for the city.

First responders who made initial efforts to locate a boy who drowned in Roanoke Rapids Lake earlier this month were honored by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department during this evening’s city council meeting.

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

Roanoke Rapids police are still trying to determine who was driving a vehicle in which one person died and one was seriously injured Friday night, Chief Chuck Hasty said.

Monday, 19 June 2017 11:47

Severn man dies in Saturday crash

A Severn man died Saturday night in a single-vehicle crash in Northampton County.

Saturday, 17 June 2017 12:11

One dies in Smith Church Rd. crash

One man died and another was transferred to a trauma unit for further treatment following a crash on Smith Church Road Friday night.

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