The Roanoke Rapids Police Department received a call about an attempted kidnapping and assault in the 1300 block of Chase Avenue Sunday morning around 12:30.
Four men, all with past criminal records and one currently behind bars in the state prison system, have been identified and are wanted in the July 24 theft of food from a Roanoke Avenue grocery store.
A kayaker clinging to a pillar of the Rockfish Capital Bridge was rescued this afternoon by the Gaston Fire and Rescue swiftwater team.
A Wednesday night shooting in the 900 block of Henry Street has now turned into a homicide investigation.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for four men who on July 24 took approximately $70 worth of steaks and pork chops from Food Lion on Roanoke Avenue.
Thursday’s State of Our Community luncheon served as a measure of the progress made in Roanoke Valley over the past year and the direction it needs to go in the future.
A widespread search for a missing man in the area of the old airport this afternoon ended with no signs of him.