Dallas Harding Jones, 90, of Colonial Heights, VA, formerly of Halifax, died Sunday, December 8, 2013, with his loving family by his side.
A Sunday night fire hammered home all the investment the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department has been making in fire prevention and the need for smoke detectors as a family on... Read more
The city today released the winners of from Sunday's Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade.
Following the Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade Sunday, children will have an opportunity for a Santa story time at Wise Ole' Owls.
It is crunch time for the Angel Tree at Becker Village Mall as unforeseen circumstances warranted a delay in publicity.
One man is wanted and two have been arrested in a motor vehicle breaking and entering case, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
A Scotland Neck man died Wednesday morning from injuries sustained in a crash after allegedly ducking a checking station in Scotland Neck Tuesday night.
Halifax Regional Medical Center and Winston-Salem-based Novant Health announced today an initial partnership that will ultimately lead to a merger.
A Roanoke Rapids man was charged Thursday with several sex offenses against a 13-year-old child.
The commitment is long-term, the method to fund a badly needed upgrade unconventional, but Janelle and Blaine Given are in it to give the Roanoke Cinema a much-needed makeover, if... Read more
Northampton County Sheriff Jack Smith is warning citizens of Northampton County and the surrounding counties of a recent scam by mail.
Beginning at midnight, the area's local ESPN radio station will be found on WSMY at the 1400 dial.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for the man pictured in the surveillance photo below in connection with the theft of an iPhone from an office at Halifax Regional... Read more
As law enforcement continues its search for clues into the disappearance Amy Bridgeman, a group of friends and concerned supporters plan a purple balloon release in recognition of her and... Read more
A Roanoke Rapids woman is wanted by police for allegedly using counterfeit checks to obtain goods and services.
An early morning house fire displaced its occupant and left the dwelling on Ivey Street with some $35,000 in property and content damage.
Roanoke Rapids will usher in the Christmas season beginning Thursday night with a tree-lighting ceremony at the Lloyd Andrews Building and Veterans Park.
The city pulled $311,000 from its undesignated fund balance this evening to cover several critical needs, especially its storm water project and radios for the police department.
City council this evening recognized a hometown hero — a four-legged hero named Elle.
A new city council member was sworn in and an old one was bid farewell this evening.
Saturated patrols in the Enfield area Monday evening led to the arrest of a convicted felon as well as the seizure of marijuana and paraphernalia in a separate investigation during... Read more
The North Carolina Symphony is coming to town.
A last-minute donation of $500 has assured that 20 needy children will have clothes and toys and that the Roanoke Rapids Police Club will have seed money for next year's... Read more
An Enfield woman has been charged with allegedly posting nude photos of the complaining victim on Facebook, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
It almost appeared there would be a deadlock on who would get to lead the Halifax County Board of Commissioners as chair for next year until Commissioner Rives Manning made... Read more
Weldon City Schools and the Roanoke Rapids Graded School School District will continue to wait for an answer on whether they can spend money on design fees after Halifax County... Read more
A Monday night assault victim in Hobgood was treated and released while the ensuing investigation led to four arrests.
A third person has been arrested in the October 27 murder of Chris Harrison and is also charged in the shooting death of the alleged co-conspirator in the case, Monte... Read more
Five arrests are expected from a compliance check of around 60 of Halifax County's 120 registered sex offenders that began late Tuesday night and ended this morning around 3.
With the holiday shopping season beginning in full force Friday, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office is offering safety tips for shoppers.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office received a report that a 16-year-old Wilson County boy missing under a Silver Alert may have been seen at Southeast Halifax High School around 8... Read more
Roanoke Rapids Cinema starts Kickstarter Campaign
Tyree Davis, who is a candidate for Halifax County Sheriff, has been appointed by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory to the North Carolina Safer Schools Task Force.
The Garysburg Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Saturday night at GIC Sweepstakes on Old Highway Road.
A board of elections meeting planned today to allow James Mills to protest the results of the November 5 municipal election was postponed and will be held next Tuesday.
A Saturday night disturbance call included shots fired but investigation led to no arrests, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
A woman who allegedly managed to steal a wallet from a courthouse employee and use the credit cards contained inside for a small shopping spree has been arrested and jailed... Read more
Two brothers were charged today for allegedly selling scrap metal stolen in Northampton County to a Halifax County scrap metal plant.
Manning Elementary School will be releasing students at 1:05 p.m. after a vehicle apparently struck a utility pole this morning at the corner of Virginia Avenue.
A call about a possible impaired driver led the Halifax County Sheriff's Office today to seize a total of 59 bindles of heroin from a man and his girlfriend.
Three people have been arrested in connection with a breaking and entering that occurred last Friday at a residence on Highway 48 in Enfield.
Arrests have been made in two different breaking and entering cases — one in the Enfield area and one in the Littleton area.
Two Edgecombe men have been arrested following an investigation into the theft of a trailer containing 150 bushels of soybeans.
A former federally convicted bank robber now faces marijuana charges lodged by the Seaboard Police Department Sunday.
Roanoke Rapids police have arrested a man for the Tuesday break-in of an animal hospital and are investigating two other business break-ins that occurred with in the same time span.
A woman is being treated at an undisclosed hospital after she was shot in the head, allegedly by her boyfriend, following a domestic dispute outside Roanoke Rapids this evening.
Copper theft has been on the rise in Halifax County over the last three months, the sheriff's office reports.
During his 2,703 days in captivity, Bill Robinson often thought of home.
Petsense is eyeing is locating at the former Blockbuster building on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway and Sheetz continues its plans to locate at the former Ryan's, city Planning and Development... Read more