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
As the Roanoke Rapids Theatre continues booking acts for its fall entertainment series, one show has been selected to help a Roanoke Rapids firefighter battling a rare form of lymphoma.
Odom Correctional Institution staff and its Men's Service Club participated in Governor Cooper's Second Annual School Supply Drive.
The city has been awarded a $200,000 North Carolina Parks and Recreation Trust Fund Grant which with funds received from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and local matching funds will mean $400,000 allocated for improvements at Chaloner Recreation Center.
A validated write-in candidate is running for a seat on the Halifax County Board of Commissioners in November.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted several undercover operations throughout the week resulting in multiple arrests, including one in which an alleged suspect texted a deputy to make a sale.