Hannah’s Closet sale
Customer Appreciation Week will be held through Saturday at Hannah’s Closet Thrift Store, 1034 Roanoke Ave. in Roanoke Rapids. The sale includes dresses $3, suits $4, coats buy one and get another for 50% off, and more. The ongoing sale includes blouses, sweaters and pants for $1; second item 50 cents. Tuesday is Senior Day — 15% off total purchase. The store is part of Hannah’s Place, a nonprofit organization helping victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Halifax and Northampton counties. The crisis line is 252-541-2037. All donations are tax-deductible. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 252-541-1127.
Brunswick stew sale
The Jo Story Senior Center for Active Adults will hold its Brunswick stew sale Feb. 18. The stew will be available for pick-up from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Kirkwood Adams Community Center, 1100 Hamilton St. in Roanoke Rapids. Please pre-order at $8 a quart in advance. If you can not make it by to pick them up that day, they will be available to pick up the next day. This will be pick up only, as the traditional Stew & Sandwich dinner will not take place this year. To reserve stew, call the center at 252-533-2847, extension 5.
Breakfast on Saturdays
LITTLETON — American Legion Post 425, 340 Weavers Chapel Road, will hold its Saturday morning breakfasts every Saturday through March. Breakfast is served from 7 to 10:30 a.m., and includes eggs, sausage, herring, hash browns and coffee. Cost is $7 a plate, with proceeds going to the post. Primarily this is a “take out” event, as there are very few indoor seats available at this time. Social distancing and masks will be required indoors.
GAL program training this month
The District 6 NC Guardian ad Litem Program has recently relocated its office. In August, the program relocated from the Northampton County Courthouse in Jackson to the Hertford County Department of Social Services Building in Winton, 704 N. King St., Room 164. The District 6 Guardian ad Litem Program covers four counties — Bertie, Halifax, Hertford and Northampton — and serves more than 40 abused and neglected children utilizing over 15 volunteers. The mission of the NC Guardian ad Litem Program, established in 1983, is to provide trained volunteer child advocates to “Be a voice for the children in our Community.” Virtual new GAL training will be held starting in January. If interested, visit volunteerforgal.org or call the local office at 252-358-7914. The District 6 GAL program is lead by Kathleen Foreman, district administrator, and Judith Jones, supervisor.
Library to hold DVD Frenzy
The Roanoke Rapids Public Library announces a promotion with its DVD collection for the remainder of month of December and the entire month of January. Come to the library with your library card, borrow one DVD for 50 cents, and borrow a second one free. This promotion will run through Jan. 29 during library operating hours. In February, the library will return to its DVD Frenzy on Wednesdays. Normal checkout limits apply based on cardholder status. Overdue fines apply if returned late. For more information, contact Head Librarian Jeff Watson at 252-533-2890 and select prompt 4, stop by the library at 319 Roanoke Ave. or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
Fish dinners, sandwiches sale
LITTLETON — The Littleton Senior Citizens will hold their fish dinners and sandwiches sale Friday at the Littleton Community Center, 238 Oak St. This is a take-out only event and plates should be ready by 11 a.m. Plates are $7, and sandwiches are $2.50. Proceeds benefit the center.
Brunswick stew sale
Fraternal Order of the Eagles #3772, 1037 Roanoke Ave. in Roanoke Rapids, will have a Brunswick stew sale Saturday. Stew should be ready by noon for pick up. Cost is $8 a quart with proceeds going to the organization. To reserve stew, call 252-541-3133 and leave a message.
CPTA Board meeting canceled
The Choanoke Public Transportation Authority Board canceled its Jan. 20 meeting. The next meeting will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 17 by electronic communications, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Submit all public comments by 4 p.m. Feb. 16 to email@example.com.
COVID-19 rapid testing
ENFIELD — A fee COVID-19 rapid drive-thru testing event will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 23 at Ivory Hill Baptist Church, 4505 Medoc Mountain Road. No appointment is needed with same-day results. Services are being provided by Rural Health Group.