The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue — Edward R Murrow
The city has amended its state of emergency proclamation issued Wednesday and lifted a curfew, prohibition of alcohol sales and restrictions on possession, transportation and transfer of weapons and substances.
Two Roanoke Rapids men have been charged in the Monday armed robbery of a Greensville County store.
The city will enact a curfew beginning Thursday as well as restrictions on alcohol sales.
Despite a southward shift of Hurricane Florence, the National Weather Service says prolonged rain and freshwater flooding is still expected across much of the area.