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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.

The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department has received a grant for the Chaloner Park Improvement Project from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem.

Herman and Ruth Moseley and volunteers from DIRT Ministries will be honored as grand marshals of the 2017 Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade.

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 20:23

Trunk or treat, carnival set for Halloween

The Roanoke Rapids police and recreation departments are providing an alternative to trick-or-treating next Tuesday.

Improvements to Chaloner Recreation Center would be the first priority in a Highway 158 corridor plan, city officials said at a forum Tuesday night.

Thursday, 06 July 2017 17:33

Pickleball comes to the T.J. Davis

Pickleball may be best described as the offspring of tennis and ping-pong, a game played on a small court with a low net, wiffle balls and oversized paddles.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 18:22

Festival to celebrate history of canal

The Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail will be the site of a May 6 festival.

Roanoke Rapids police are attempting to locate a truck and its owner who reportedly tried to steal a utility trailer from parks and recreation over the weekend.

The Jo Story Senior Center will have a better way to promote its events thanks to a sign donation by East Tenth Church of Christ.

Celebrating the first anniversary of the skate park Saturday, the Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department is letting its users show off their talents during an event called Skate Jam.

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