A motion to appoint Kelly Traynham as interim city manager, pending the execution of an employment contract, was approved during the Roanoke Rapids City Council meeting Tuesday.

Looking Back

This photo originally ran on Dec. 16, 2015, and was submitted by Jean Bowers. The photo shows the 1970 Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jacke…

This photo originally ran on Aug. 20, 2015, and was submitted by Catherine Bell. The photo shows herself and her husband on their wedding day …

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This photo, which originally ran on July 11, 2014, was submitted by Mable Shoulders and shows 11-month-old Jerome Shoulders during his first C…

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This photo originally ran on Aug. 16, 2013, and was submitted by Gary “Rummy” Jones. The photo was taken by Clyde Kittrell in 1960 at Akers El…

ROCKY MOUNT — Kevin M. Webb was born on March 1, 1973, in Halifax County. His pare…

WELDON — Mrs. Bessie Greene, 97, of Weldon, died on Monday, July 19, 2021, at her …

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mrs. Laura Powell Daniel, 89, of Washington, D.C., and a native…

Bobby Wardell Mills and Sonda Mar, both of Chapel Hill, exchanged wedding vows on June 25, 2021.

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Paula Elaine Hardy of Roanoke Rapids and Randall Austin Britton of Ahoskie exchanged wedding…

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