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March 3, 2019

J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station:  1040 Roanoke Avenue

(252) 533-2800


(All City meetings are open to the public):

City Council

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 5:15 p.m. in the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall.

Library Advisory Committee

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Conference Room.


The City of Roanoke Rapids is accepting applications for the following positions:

(Part Time) Public Works Worker (Public Works)

An employee in this position performs skilled technical and trades work in the maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, facilities, and equipment.  Job duties include but are limited to grass cutting, leaf collection, street sign maintenance, and other duties necessary in the Public Works Department.  Must have a valid NC Driver’s license.

Police Officer (Roanoke Rapids Police Department)

An employee in this class performs a full range of general law enforcement duties to protect life and property in the City.   Basic Law Enforcement Training is preferred but not required.

All Positions are Open Until Filled

The City of Roanoke Rapids is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Applications may be obtained at www.roanokerapidsnc.com or may be picked up at City Hall – 1040 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids, NC

Kathy A. Kearney – HR Manager – City of Roanoke Rapids

Phone: (252) 533-2845 – Fax (252) 537-2097


SHAMROCK SUPPER STROLL – Saturday, March 16, 2019. A progressive dinner on Roanoke Avenue. Tickets: $30/person or $55/couple. Tickets available at participating locations or call (252) 533-2838. Only 100 tickets will be sold so get your tickets early!

ROANOKE CANAL HALF MARATHON & 8K – Saturday, March 30, 2019. To register: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/RoanokeRapids/TheRoanokeCanalHalfMarathonand8k


Contact Traci Storey, City Clerk, at (252) 533-2840 for committee information.

►Planning Board/Board of Adjustment (In-Town & ETJ)

►Beautification Committee

►Senior Center Advisory Committee     

►Historic Preservation Advisory Committee


Mayor Emery G. Doughtie       Mayor Pro Tem Carl Ferebee        

Council Members:  Ernest C. Bobbitt, Suetta S. Scarbrough, Carol H. Cowen, Wayne Smith

Joseph Scherer, City Manager   Gilbert Chichester, City Attorney

Traci V. Storey, City Clerk   Kathy Kearney, Deputy City Clerk