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
Trail Life USA and American Heritage Girls Troops NC-0100 are beginning their annual toy drive to put in Shoebox Gifts through the Operation Christmas Child project of Samaritan’s Purse.
Throughout the year, there are numerous fundraising efforts for Project Graduation, an evening for Roanoke Rapids High School seniors to celebrate commencement with an alcohol-free event.
Tony Ray Reams has entered a guilty plea in a federal heroin distribution conspiracy which led to his and Herbert Lamont Cherry’s indictment following a traffic stop in Roanoke Rapids in March.
The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District has nominated Clara Hearne Pre-K teacher Jennifer Neathery as its 2017 Exceptional Children’s Educator of Excellence.