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Diamond Girl is up for adoption at Rainbow Animal Rescue. She is estimated to be about 6 years old, weighs 40 pounds and is possibly a bully mix. She is spayed, up to date on vaccines and has been heartworm treated. If you are interested in adopting Diamond Girl, go to rainbowanimalrescue.or…

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RALEIGH — In a press release Friday, Gov. Roy Cooper announced the state is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Reginald Tyrice Edwards, 34.

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WELDON — Seven locals were selected for Halifax Community College’s annual award ceremony for their heroism in the community.

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This photo originally ran on Jan. 7, 2016, and was submitted by Rummy Jones and taken in 1956 at a filtering plant. If you would like to see your old photographs printed, please bring them by the office at 1025 Roanoke Ave. in Roanoke Rapids. The office is closed to the public because of the…

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On Jan. 16, Roanoke Rapids Police officers responded to Windchase Apartments in reference to a male subject lying on the ground unresponsive, according to a press release from Chief Bobby Martin.

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WELDON — For the 14th year, Halifax Community College holds it “Saluting Our Local African American Heroes” celebration. Seven honors will be bestowed on seven community leaders on Feb. 25 during a virtual ceremony. The event will begin at 10 a.m. Register to attend by going to halifaxcc.edu…

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ENFIELD — Flooding has been a growing issue in the Town of Enfield, prompting town officials to seek aid from the county, state and federal levels.