While Roanoke Rapids was spared from the ravages of Hurricane Florence, others weren’t.
Efforts to place a monument honoring veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan are supported by the city, Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer said following a presentation at Tuesday’s meeting.
Due to an North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) rule dealing with football players missing 5 or more consecutive school days of practice and needing 3 practices to be able to play in a game, Roanoke Rapids High will not be playing Vance County in football (JV or Varsity) this week. Vance County also fits into this rule of missing days.
Betty Jean Shurett Akers, 91, died Friday September 14, 2018 at Vidant Hospital in Greenville.
Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening backed a resolution supporting the location of a passenger rail station and service in Weldon.