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.
The Roanoke Rapids High School JROTC posted colors at the opening of this evening's city council meeting.
Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening backed a resolution supporting the location of a passenger rail station and service in Weldon.
Roanoke Rapids police are looking for leads in a breaking and entering in which shots were fired late Sunday night.
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.
Preparation for the potential impacts of a hurricane is no easy task, but that responsibility is even greater for hospitals and healthcare systems.
The city has already taken steps in the wake of Hurricane Florence, Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer said at a press briefing today.