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Thursday, 20 September 2018 13:17

Weldon police seek two in store heist

Weldon police are looking for two people who committed an armed robbery at a store in the 200 block of East Second Street Monday night.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 21:17

Adele Taylor Fox

Adele Taylor Fox, 78, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 21:12

Katherine Taylor

Katherine Taylor, 84, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Magnolia Gardens in Warrenton.

While Roanoke Rapids was spared from the ravages of Hurricane Florence, others weren’t.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 18:23

NEA results against Lawrence

Northeast Academy Lady Eagles tennis team fell to Lawrence Academy Tuesday in Windsor.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 17:20

Monument honoring Iraq, Afghanistan vets proposed

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.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 15:13

Lady Jackets tennis wins conference match

The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Jackets tennis team played and won 7-2 their first conference match of season against Louisburg HS.

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. 

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 00:27

Betty Jean Shurett Akers

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Betty Jean Shurett Akers, 91, died Friday September 14, 2018 at Vidant Hospital in Greenville.

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