Items filtered by date: August 2016
Friday, 30 September 2016 15:30

RRPD blotter: September 26-29

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

The Roanoke Valley Southern Christian Leadership Conference is one of the groups leading a push for a supplemental school tax which its administration believes will provide equitable funding for the Halifax County School system.

Supporters of a supplemental school tax for the Halifax County School system say those leading an effort to fight the measure, which will be on the November 8 ballot, have misrepresented how much would be requested should the referendum pass.

Fighting which began Wednesday night and carried over to Thursday night have led to arrests and continued investigation by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

Thursday, 29 September 2016 18:08

Weldon man arrested on felony pot counts

A Weldon man was arrested on felony marijuana counts today following investigation by the City County Drug Task Force.

With a positive test for rabies in a raccoon which randomly attacked a dog, as well as the arrival of fall when interactions between wild animals and pets increase, the Halifax County Public Health System is encouraging all pet owners to make sure their dogs and cats are up-to-date on rabies vaccinations.

Thursday, 29 September 2016 17:06

Pedestrian dies in Monday collision

A Halifax County woman died Monday night in a pedestrian collision on Reese’s Store Road, according to the state Highway Patrol.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 12:38

Harvest Days begin Friday

Halifax Harvest Days begins Friday at 9 a.m. and continues Saturday at 9 a.m.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 12:17

Rosenwald School part of Harvest Days celebration

The Allen Grove Rosenwald School will be open both Friday and Saturday for Harvest Days.

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 15:36

MedAssist bringing OTC giveaway to HCC Friday

NC MedAssist will hold a free Over the Counter Medicine Give Away Day in Halifax County on Friday.

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