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
A familiar face has been tapped to lead the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District’s early college program.
Roanoke Rapids police officers have been honored not only in-house but by the State Bureau of Investigation for the part they played in arresting one of the suspects in the murder of Dr. Nancy Alford at her home at Lake Gaston last month.
Strong winds early this morning may have contributed to a fire in the 100 block of Monroe Street, according to the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department.
A man who presented himself as a witness in a murder in Hollister last week has been arrested at Bangor International Airport in Maine, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp confirmed this evening.