News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (6318)

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An unidentified Gaston man was flown to Greenville in critical condition this morning after a vehicle he was attempting to get off a trailer fell on him.

Saturday, 28 May 2016 11:57

Conway, RR set Memorial Day services

The town of Conway will host a Memorial Day service at 10 a.m. Monday in the Veterans Memorial Park located at 215 West Main Street.

The Roanoke Rapids High School Class of 2016 received more than $3.5 million in scholarships today at the annual Senior Awards ceremony.  

Halifax County voters will be voting on the state Supreme Court Associate Justice primary on June 7.

Roanoke Rapids police Thursday arrested a boy wanted by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office in an armed robbery and assault which occurred on April 5.

Friday, 27 May 2016 14:38

RRPD blotter: May 24-26, 2016

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Captain Bobby Martin:

A juvenile who was released to the custody of a guardian for an attempted vehicle breaking and entering Monday is now in juvenile detention after he was charged with similar crimes the next day.

A March shooting in the parking lot of a Weldon convenience store appears to be tied to a previous dispute, the detective investigating the case said today.

Shortly past 11 a.m., after a little more than a mile chase by a sergeant with the state Wildlife Resources Commission, a bear cub went back into the woods around Canal Walk subdivision.

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