The city’s Benevolent Awards and Recognition Committee recognized its 2017 scholarship recipients and the police department honored two officers for lifesaving Tuesday night.
Carlton Wayne Morris, 58, formerly of Weldon passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.
Ricky Dail Nowell, 64 of Roanoke Rapids passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh.
Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening approved the plans of a mother-daughter team to open an electronic gaming business in the former Gold Mine arcade at Becker Village Mall.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Deputy Chief Andy Jackson:
Archie Edward Pope, Jr., 79, died Tuesday, June 06, 2017, at Halifax Regional Medical Center.
A Whitakers farmer was sentenced today to six months in prison in a fraudulent tobacco-selling scheme, the United States Attorney’s Office said in a statement.
A man speeding on Interstate 95 Monday on his way to Massachusetts had his THC-infused Fruity Pebbles bar confiscated after he was stopped near the 173 exit.