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Masked convicted killer with a gun is arrested while ‘pacing’ near ATM in Roanoke Rapids, police say
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WNCN) — A convicted murderer wearing a camo mask was arrested after he was found with a handgun while creeping around near a bank’s ATM last week in Roanoke Rapids, police said. The incident was reported around noon on Monday, Feb. 19, at a bank...
RRPD roundup: DWI after crash; suspicious person; ID theft
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Shane Guyant:. On Friday around 2 a.m. Officer P. Dueitt and Lieutenant D. Jenkins responded to a hit-and-run crash at a restaurant on Roanoke Avenue. Jenkins located the vehicle on Roanoke Avenue near Medlin Street. The vehicle was stopped...
Exploring Roanoke Rapids Through 5 Spectacular Pizzas
This article presents a selection of five outstanding pizzas in Roanoke Rapids. Have you had the chance to savor any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Woman linked to wild Walmart theft now accused in bank scam transfer to Cash App, Roanoke Rapids police say
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WNCN) — A woman linked to a wild robbery at a Walmart a year ago was accused this week of scamming cash from an ATM and moving funds from the bank account to Cash App, Roanoke Rapids police say. The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office said the...
Onslow County roadway closing for weeks for construction
ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A roadway here in the east is closing Monday morning for a couple of weeks for construction. The North Carolina Department of Transportation says a section of Blue Creek Road southwest of Jackson will close today at 8 a.m. Officials say it’s scheduled to be...
Photo of overturned tractor-trailer in Franklin; driver suffered minor injuries
Southampton County Sheriff's Office responded to an overturned tractor-trailer on Feb. 22 around 8:25 a.m., deputies said.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.09 and $3.18 in Franklin as of 2024-02-25. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Southampton board plans to decrease real estate tax rate
Southampton County Board of Supervisors Chair Dr. Alan W. Edwards said he guarantees the board will be decreasing the real estate tax rate later this year to offset assessment increases that real property owners in the county should be learning about any day now. With the last county reassessment coming in 2018, another one is […] The post Southampton board plans to decrease real estate tax rate appeared first on The Tidewater News.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority welcomes new members
The Ahoskie Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority continues to grow. The organization welcomed 30 new sorority sisters into their sisterhood recently. Edna Brown Coleman, one of the 22 women at Howard University who founded the sorority in 1913, would be proud the organization continues to expand. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a...
Murfreesboro Council approves rezoning for old motel
New owner plans to offer rental housing for senior citizens The post Murfreesboro Council approves rezoning for old motel appeared first on The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald.
‘All clear’ given at Southampton Middle School after lockdown
The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office completed an investigation and search and then gave the “all clear” at Southampton Middle School on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 21, after the school was put on lockdown following a report of a weapon on campus. In a voice message sent out at 2:47 p.m. to parents, Will Melbye, of Southampton […] The post ‘All clear’ given at Southampton Middle School after lockdown appeared first on The Tidewater News.
Southampton County School Board approves funds for two facilities projects
The Southampton County School Board gave its official approval Feb. 12 to use approximately $2 million in American Rescue Plan Act money to build a Student Health and Education Center on the high school campus and to revitalize the old school board building to establish a Parent Resource Center. Board Chair Dr. Deborah Goodwyn introduced […] The post Southampton County School Board approves funds for two facilities projects appeared first on The Tidewater News.
Woman faces bank card fraud counts
A Roanoke Rapids woman was arrested and charged Monday in a bank card fraud case after surrendering to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office. Jalissa Slade, 32, who as of this report remains in the Halifax County Detention Center, was charged with felony identity theft and felony obtaining property by false pretense.
Accident closes NC 461 due to propane leak
AHOSKIE – An accident this morning (Friday) involving a propane delivery truck and a car has shut down a portion of NC 461 between Union and St. John. Hertford County Emergency Management Director Chris Smith told the R-C News-Herald that the delivery truck is leaking propane. “We’ve shut down the road and called in a […] The post Accident closes NC 461 due to propane leak appeared first on The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald.
Emporia to Build Significant Sports Tourism Destination in Downtown
Emporia, VA – The City of Emporia has partnered with Station 67 Partners, LLC to create a new sports and event complex in downtown Emporia. This is a significant step for the city to compete in the fast-growing sports tourism market, while also driving economic development and improving community development. The new facility will feature a variety of amenities, including.
How a Hampton Roads Black farmer, church and food bank are tackling food insecurity
SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY, Va. — A unique partnership is fighting hunger in Hampton Roads. A food bank, a church and one local Black farmer are teaming up to feed thousands of people in need. How a Southampton County farmer began working with the Hampton Roads-based Foodbank. Every morning, bright and...
Halifax County job postings: Feb. 23, 2024
Office Assistant IV (Child Support) Description: This position provides clerical support to the Child Support Unit. The duties include setting up records; preparing correspondence; notarizing legal documents; data entry; locating non-custodial parents; significant public contact involving scheduling initial and follow-up appointments for custodial and non-custodial parents; and researching/analyzing/and reconciling electronic interface errors; attend court twice a month to assist with clerical duties. The person in this position also provides back-up for the reception and switchboard worker.
Roanoke Rapids, February 26 High School ⚽ Game Notice
The Granville Central High School soccer team will have a game with Roanoke Rapids High School on February 26, 2024, 17:30:00 CST. Building the Complete Soccer Athlete: Train Like a Pro!.
Elberon man dies in motorcycle crash
According to a report from the Virginia State Police (VSP), a local motorcyclist perished on February 15 when the vehicle he was driving hit a ditch, became airborne, and landed in a wooded area. The incident occurred when 45-year-old James Charles Farey of 10200 Rolfe Highway was observed driving an...
Northern Nash skates past Roanoke Rapids with ease
The Northern Nash Knights came tearing into Friday's game with 12 straight wins (a stretch where they outscored their opponents by an average of 20.7 points) and they left with even more momentum. They simply couldn't be stopped as they easily beat Roanoke Rapids 83-54 at home. Northern Nash has made a habit of sweeping their opponents off the court, having now won ten games by 20 points or more this season.