AMVETS posts 101 and 320 honored fallen veterans today at Cedarwood Cemetery with its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer was the keynote speaker.
Suspects in the murder of a Littleton area farm worker surrendered today, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said.
A fundraising effort is underway to restore the Joseph Montfort Amphitheater in Halifax.
Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following arrests:
Two Roanoke Rapids men have been charged in a breaking and entering spree which occurred throughout January and February.
Halifax Regional Medical Center is extending its management agreement with Adept Health, formerly known as Novant Health Shared Services, a subsidiary of Novant Health.
The AMVETS Post 101 and 320 Memorial Day Service will be held Monday in Cedarwood Cemetery at 10 a.m.
Helping to shod the soles of elementary school students in Weldon brought a lift to the souls of the volunteers assembled there this morning.
Antonio Tillmon could receive a maximum sentence of life in prison after a federal jury found him guilty on drug trafficking and bribery counts Monday.
A preliminary Roanoke Rapids Police Department report lists speed as a contributing factor in a fatal two-car collision on Hinson Street Saturday night.
A woman indicted in a case alleging racketeering charges among reputed United Blood Nation members has pled not guilty.
Four Roanoke Rapids High School seniors will have their four years of college education paid for through various scholarships.
Brett Noble, an 11th-grade English teacher at KIPP Gaston College Prep Pride High School has won The New Teacher Project’s 2017 Fishman Prize.
The only defendant in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case to demand a jury trial has been found guilty.
An Enfield man was arrested today for allegedly soliciting and assaulting a reputed Durham prostitute.
With the success of the premier event last year, Arts on the Avenue returns Thursday.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:
Two people wanted in the murder of a farm worker were last seen at McDonald’s on Roanoke Avenue Sunday.
Three men were charged Sunday in the armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver on Vine Street last week.
The City of Roanoke Rapids and Halifax County tourism presented the 1st Annual 'Tribute to the Armed Forces' Country Jam featuring Colton James this past Saturday night at the Roanoke...
Given's Dance Studio in Roanoke Rapids held it's 2017 Move you Feet dance recital Saturday evening at The Center in Weldon.
A man and woman are wanted for the murder of farm worker who was found dead at a mobile home in the Airlie Road area of Littleton Saturday morning.
An adult and child died in a two-vehicle collision on Hinson Street in front of the Roanoke Rapids Public Works Department Saturday night.
Country singer Colton James and American Builder Brian Gurry have a common bond — a love of country and a respect for the men and women who protect it.
Gang ties to a 2016 murder in Scotland Neck have been uncovered in a sweeping indictment of United Blood Nation members following a federal investigation.
A Roanoke Rapids man has been arrested in the Wednesday night robbery of a pizza delivery driver on Vine Street.
The City County Drug Task Force served three warrants today, one in Weldon and two in Roanoke Rapids.
The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board on a 5-2 vote this evening agreed to pass on a recommendation of approval for a conditional use permit which could lead to an electronic...
A pizza delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night on Vine Street after a call was placed for an order.
With two identified in a Monday larceny at Family Dollar on Highway 158, the Roanoke Rapids Police Department seeking information on one which occurred Tuesday at the same location.
Nearly five months after submitting plans to the city, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet opened its doors to the public today.
Ian Barkley Coles will serve a 60-month sentence in federal prison after taking a plea in his weapons case.
City Manager Joseph Scherer says he will not recommend a tax increase for the upcoming fiscal year as council begins to deliberate its financial plan later this month.
Roanoke Rapids City Council will be asked next month to approve a streetscape master plan for Roanoke Avenue.
A reputed Rich Square drug dealer was arrested on heroin and cocaine trafficking charges Friday as a result of an investigation by the Down East Drug Task Force.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects in the larceny of various items from Family Dollar.
In September, James Avens will celebrate 16 years in law enforcement.
A domestic disturbance call Sunday led to kidnapping and assault charges against a Roanoke Rapids man.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of black tar heroin, which has been seized in the north end of the county.
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein lauded Halifax Community College graduates, parents and staff during the school’s 50th commencement exercises today.
State Attorney General Josh Stein says North Carolina is “in a state of crisis” as it faces an overwhelming opioid addiction problem.
Roanoke Rapids police and officers from other jurisdictions paused to honor fallen comrades this evening at a ceremony moved to LLoyd Andrews City Meeting Hall due to inclement weather.
The 4-H Rural Life Center in Halifax is offering its annual camp experience — a summer of outdoor recreation, crafts, swimming, and of course camp songs — along with other...
Enfield police Chief Tyree Davis said a stabbing last week was fueled by alcohol use and an argument between two women over a male friend.
A Littleton man faces cocaine trafficking and other charges following a vehicle stop in Weldon Thursday evening.
Roanoke Rapids police are investigating the Thursday night armed robbery of a Chinese restaurant off Julian R. Allsbrook Highway.
A Warrenton man was charged Wednesday night for allegedly stealing an iPad and teddy bear after breaking into a county school.
The completion of terminating the city’s original bond package which led to the construction of the Roanoke Rapids Theatre is expected to fill a nearly $400,000 gap of a loss...
City County Drug Task Force agents Wednesday served three search warrants, two on Duke Street and one on Roanoke Avenue.
A Nash County man with a past federal record was taken into custody after a chase which was initiated in Halifax County ended in Southampton County, Virginia.
Michael Rakim Belfield Tuesday entered a guilty plea on his federal drug trafficking and weapon case, an entry in the court record confirms.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department has set a June 10 claim deadline for several bikes and an ATV currently designated as lost and found.
A man wanted in a March cocaine transaction surrendered to the Roanoke Rapids Police Department Tuesday morning with his attorney.
Amtrak stopped a train in Halifax County Monday due to a domestic onboard and the City County Drug Task Force cited one of the people involved.