The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department's Fire Safety Fair saw a good turnout today as children took advantage of a water slide, practiced aiming a hose at Freddy the Flame and watched a puppet show on fire safety.
In January, some 150 children came to Oak Grove Baptist Church to hear about lineman scholarship opportunities.
The Roanoke Rapids Fire Departments holds its third Safety Fair Friday in an coinciding with the last Fridays in the Park concert later that evening.
Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty confirmed a white nationalist stayed in a hotel and broke no laws and had no organizational meetings while in the city.
The Roanoke Rapids High School Marching Yellow Jackets will preview its halftime performance for the year Friday at 5:30 p.m. at Aker’s Field.
The following letter from Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Superintendent Dain Butler is going out to parents:
Visit North Carolina announced today domestic visitors to and within Halifax County spent $91.78 million in 2016, an increase of 2.3 percent from 2015.