Three Roanoke Valley youth will be flying out to the University of New Mexico to connect with other youth who are making changes in communities across the country.

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Elizabeth Havis and her family have lived on Roanoke Avenue for years, and she’s often gone past the Roanoke Rapids Fire station without stopping by.

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Some residents of Tillery in Halifax County are having their quiet disturbed by low-flying aircraft.

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Roanoke Rapids Graded School District superintendent Dain Butler has released a letter in an effort to assuage the worries of students and parents as to the fate of the JROTC program at Roanoke Rapids High School.

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When William Robinson arrived home to Roanoke Rapids in 1973, after 2,703 days as a prisoner of war in various North Vietnamese prison camps, his father simply said his son “looked beautiful.”

Chester Williams speaks in public in this 2014 file photo. Williams, through his nonprofit ABC2, is launching 'Making Healthy Cool' program starting Friday at Becker Village Mall. 

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• Some human trafficking-type cases have happened in area

The Reser’s Cares Committee agreed to sponsor The Distinguished Young Women of Roanoke Valley which provides scholarship and leadership opportunities for young women of Halifax, Northampton, Hertford and Warren counties. To participate in this scholarship program, the young ladies commit to …

Edward Gardner, Roanoke Rapids High School world history teacher, recently invited N.C. SAR Halifax Resolves Chapter President Ken Wilson to speak to his classes about the American Revolution in North Carolina. Wilson presented a program titled ‘From Mecklenburg to Halifax’ to three classes.…