The National Weather Service is predicting heat index values to approach or exceed 100 degrees beginning Saturday and extending through Monday.
A Littleton man came forward today and has been charged in a fatal hit and run collision which occurred Saturday morning.
The planning board this evening passed to city council a recommendation for approval of two proposals — one a rezoning which could lead to a retail development and the other a conditional use permit for a U.S. Cellular tower.
Roanoke Rapids High School principal Tammie Williams won the Outstanding LDC-MDC School Principal Award from the Southern Regional Education Board.
The state Highway Patrol has filed charges against two men in a fatal hit and run collision which reflect crimes allegedly committed prior to the victim being run over early Saturday morning.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has received a $40,000 grant to fight Internet crimes against children.
A rezoning request could bring a retail development to the Highway 48 area pending approval by city council while a separate conditional use permit request could fill in coverage gaps for a cellular service provider.
Despite the Roanoke Rapids Theatre being up for sale as well as being listed on an auction site, shows will go on in the event of a sale.
The Chaloner Recreation Center pool will remained closed throughout the summer as the parks and recreation department prepares a plan for what maintenance and repairs will be needed to have the facility ready for next year.