Pickleball may be best described as the offspring of tennis and ping-pong, a game played on a small court with a low net, wiffle balls and oversized paddles.
Roanoke Rapids police are attempting to locate a truck and its owner who reportedly tried to steal a utility trailer from parks and recreation over the weekend.
The Jo Story Senior Center will have a better way to promote its events thanks to a sign donation by East Tenth Church of Christ.
Some took to it quickly. Others had to be coaxed and one still has to be convinced there is nothing to fear.
Roanoke Rapids kicks off the Christmas season with its annual tree lighting ceremony in Veterans Park Thursday night and its parade Sunday afternoon.
Parks and Recreation Director John Simeon laid out a timetable for renovations to Chaloner pool which includes receiving three quotes on how much the work will cost.
The city is currently trying to assess drainage problems at the Chaloner Recreation Center pool which have forced its temporary closure.