A man whose outstanding court dates include charges in a 2014 traffic fatality, faces additional drug charges following a stop today.
A United States magistrate judge today found Clarence Burgess Jr. not suitable for release pending proceedings in his federal weapon case.
Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a failed robbery which occurred in the 500 block of Roanoke Avenue Friday night.
Leann Bryant believes human remains found last week behind a vacant beauty salon are those of her friend Gary Joe Youngblood.
A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged in a Wednesday night stabbing stemming from a domestic dispute.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline Community Investment Program awarded an $1,680 grant to the North Carolina Center for Automotive Research to support the GEM program.
The victim in a Monday fire remains hospitalized and is in stable condition.
The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation says the primary focus of its investigation into a standoff in Enfield Saturday night is the officer-involved shooting.
A Roanoke Rapids woman surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office today and faces numerous counts related to the alleged theft of $1,800 worth of lottery tickets from the store...
Clarence Lee Burgess Jr. was remanded to federal custody pending his detention hearing set for March 27.
A dog which was beginning to overheat while locked in a car is OK now and its owner has been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty.
The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fight which occurred at Northampton County High School in Gaston this morning.
A Roanoke Rapids man is scheduled for a first appearance this morning in Greenville after his indictment last week on a federal weapon possession charge.
Skeletal remains found Tuesday afternoon in Roanoke Rapids have been taken to the medical examiner’s office in Greenville, city police Chief Chuck Hasty said this morning.
The Chaloner Recreation Center pool repair project has received a $10,000 boost from a local ministry.
The Roanoke Rapids High School Army JROTC posted colors at this evening’s city council meeting.
Roanoke Rapids police are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains found beside a vacant beauty salon in the Spring and Carter street area of Highway 158.
A man already out of jail on trafficking counts was arrested again after he reportedly handed his stash and cash to a drug agent who encountered him at a convenience...
A Halifax County grand jury today returned true bills of indictment on 10 counts against a local funeral director.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and City County Drug Task Force reported the following recent drug arrests:
A Roanoke Rapids woman was being transported to UNC Medical Center after she sustained smoke inhalation and burns in the aftermath of a fire this morning on Raleigh Drive.
The suspect in a botched robbery inside the Enfield post office Saturday night died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound following a standoff with law enforcement.
Celebrating the first anniversary of the skate park Saturday, the Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department is letting its users show off their talents during an event called Skate Jam.
An Enfield man was charged Wednesday for reportedly making 16 harassing phone calls in violation of a domestic violence protective order.
The Becker Village Mall J.C. Penney is on a list of stores to close, according to information on the company’s website.
Gaston Fire and Rescue says two people were listed in critical condition following a crash on Interstate 95 Thursday night.
The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution recently conducted its annual Americanism Poster Contest.
Halifax Regional Medical Center will honor its 44 board-certified nurses Monday with a high tea event and presentations and awards.
A boyfriend and girlfriend, along with a friend, were arrested Wednesday evening on cocaine and marijuana counts, the City County Drug Task Force reports.
A search warrant filed by the City County Drug Task Force details information on the investigation of a man charged with trafficking heroin.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in locating a suspect who stole a carton of cigarettes from a store in the Highway 903 area of Halifax.
A Roanoke Rapids man was arrested today for felony possession of cocaine and an outstanding order for arrest from Northampton County.
Two Roanoke Rapids High School seniors, Semaj Smith and Meghan Shearin, have been awarded the Ethel W. Crawley Memorial Education Fund Scholarship.
Michael Rakim Belfield could receive enhanced penalties pending a review of his prior convictions, federal court records show.
The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department will begin flushing hydrants on Monday, April 3.
Brenda West-Hudson of Littleton was recently recognized for her contributions to the Jo Story Senior Center.
A traffic stop which led to a major heroin find and the arrest of two men on trafficking charges this morning was the ending of a story which began last...
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who had four tires put on his vehicle last week and left Powell’s Garage without paying.
Halifax Regional Medical Center is witnessing an exceptionally high spike in documented flu cases across the Roanoke Valley, making its prevention measures extremely important.
Discussions on the potential closing of Westmoreland Coal Company’s Roanoke Valley Power Facility began surfacing in 2013, documents regarding the plant in Weldon show.
A new urology system is making life better for both patients and medical staff at Halifax Regional Medical Center.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in two cases.
An Enfield woman died Thursday in a crash at the intersection of highways 301 and 125 outside Halifax.
The Roanoke Valley Power Facility in Weldon is up for sale, the president of Westmoreland Partners confirmed today.
A man who reportedly stole from an older victim who took him in was arrested by Roanoke Rapids police on warrants issued by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday.
More arrests of heroin dealers are expected as the City County Drug Task Force has enlisted the assistance of an SBI unit which specifically deals in pills and opiates.
Roanoke Rapids police are investigating the armed robbery of I-95 Sweepstakes.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:
Intensive investigation led to arrests by multiple agencies into a metal theft ring involving local people.
A 19-year-old man has been charged in armed robberies which occurred in Weldon and Roanoke Rapids overnight.
Three men linked to the theft of 4,000 pounds of copper wire from a Highway 903 construction site were arrested Monday, the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reports.
Significant savings expected to be realized from refinancing Roanoke Rapids Theatre debt played a part in council’s decision to move forward with $300,000 in repairs to the Chaloner Recreation Center...
The victims in a February 26 fatal crash have been identified as a Gaston man and woman, according to the State Highway Patrol.
Halifax County commissioners agreed to a more streamlined version of regulations to present to landowners and hunt clubs.