As the city continues to study whether to grant a 10-month extension on its theater lease with HSV Entertainment, the company is seeking to do whatever it can to push... Read more
A debilitating back injury sustained in the line of duty forced veteran Roanoke Rapids police officer Chris Woodruff into early retirement after 15 years on the job.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a white panel van that may have been involved in an attempted church break-in Friday morning.
Jeff Peedin, age 57, is a candidate for the Halifax County Schools Board of Education.
Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a break-in at Hibbett Sports that occurred around 1 this morning.
Claude “Clutch” Cooper is a candidate for the Halifax County Schools Board of Education.
Enfield police are investigating a shooting into an occupied vehicle that occurred Monday evening, as well as an assault that occurred in the same area earlier.
After six fiscal years of using fund balance to prevent a tax increase, at least a 1-cent boost in the levy could be a possibility in Halifax County.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office received a call Friday evening regarding an undisciplined juvenile who ran away from home.
The bottom date of the North Carolina flag is a testament to its importance, says Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American... Read more
For two Halifax County families coping with the pain of missing loved ones, the mission is keeping their names in the public eye.
While their home was destroyed, the lives of five dogs were spared when a Halifax businessman noticed smoke rising near his garage on Highway 301 this afternoon.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a 2008 Kawasaki KX100 was stolen from the Thelma Road area Tuesday.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a break-in at a convenience store in the Hollister area where the security camera equipment, along with cash, was stolen.
With spring break coming for the three school systems in the county, the sheriff's office is encouraging motorists to exercise more caution than normal.
Roanoke Rapids police are looking for a woman who passed a note at Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank Wednesday afternoon demanding money.
As early voting is set to begin in 15 days for the May 6 primary, the deadline for updating voter registration information is Friday at 5 p.m.
Roanoke Rapids police have set up a dragnet around the area of the Becker Drive Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank following a robbery this afternoon.
Halifax County Sheriff's Office deputies early this morning arrested a man reportedly breaking into a car on Three Bridges Road outside Roanoke Rapids.
A car that was stolen from Georgia Avenue last month has been recovered, but Roanoke Rapids police continue to investigate other car break-ins where unlocked vehicles are targeted.
Thieves for the past several weeks have stolen chrome rims and low-profile tires from three vehicles in Halifax County, leaving their owners to find them sitting on cinder blocks.
A 16-year-old Woodland boy faces child sex counts following an investigation by the Northampton County Sheriff's Office.
With two people now in custody, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office is trying to figure out the motive behind a March 24 shooting that occurred in the South Weldon area... Read more
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the larceny of multiple items from a local store in the Bolling Road area of Roanoke Rapids on March 28.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office made two marijuana arrests Saturday, both in Roanoke Rapids.
Halifax County commissioners today approved capital outlay funds of $148,669.66 so the county school system can replace network servers.
What was to be a march that was cancelled late Thursday night became what its organizer called a prayer walk this afternoon.
Two Halifax County Sheriff's Office deputies helped a man safely get out of his home during a house fire Wednesday morning.
Sam true has learned salesmanship.
A Garysburg man was arrested Thursday for a March 20 breaking and entering, according to the Northampton County Sheriff's Office.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a local man for his alleged role in fraud crimes that took place in the Roanoke Rapids area.
Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer said in a statement today the city was not responsible for any delays or complications in the permitting process for the Halifax County Black... Read more
Reverend C. E. McCollum, chairman of the Halifax County Black Caucus, said in a statement issued late Thursday evening, the governing board of the HCBC voted not to hold the... Read more
A 24-year law enforcement veteran, Emerson Carroll of the Halifax County Sheriff's Office, has been through rapid deployment training before.
An uncle and his niece have been charged with allegedly attempting to leave two packs of cigarettes and two nickel bags of marijuana for an inmate at the Northampton County... Read more
As a tax preparer, April is a busy month for Leigh-Ann West. Now that the Roanoke Rapids woman is the first to win $1 million playing the lottery’s new Millionaire... Read more
The planning director for the city of Henderson has been named assistant county manager for Halifax County.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible harassment case that occurred Tuesday along Huckleberry Bottom Road when four men in a pickup made threats to a teen-aged pedestrian.
The city will again be looking at a tight budget for the upcoming fiscal year, City Manager Joseph Scherer told council this evening.
Tyron M. Mills is in custody of the U.S. Government, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office and federal court records confirm.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has implemented a program that will allow citizens to receive emails regarding crime in their neighborhoods, according to Sheriff Wes Tripp.
Roanoke Rapids firefighters speculate that a duplex fire this afternoon may have been caused by a child playing with a lighter.
One person is being held for questioning in a morning shooting in the 100 block of Madison Street.
One car was stolen and several others broken into following a rash of vehicle break-ins on Georgia Avenue.
Three phones with a total value of $1,500 were stolen following a breaking and entering at U.S. Cellular Sunday night.
A 30-year-old man was beaten in the parking lot of a local motel Saturday night, according to Roanoke Rapids police.
CSX Monday begins an aggressive rail crossing upgrade that will involve 42 crossings in Halifax, Roanoke Rapids and Weldon.