News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4355)

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Lisa B. Vincent, city clerk of Roanoke Rapids, has been awarded the designation of North Carolina Certified Municipal Clerk.

Monday, 28 July 2014 19:42

Jefferson St. pair face heroin charges

A Roanoke Rapids man and woman were charged with heroin possession early this morning, city police said.

Monday, 28 July 2014 13:59

Teen charged in Jefferson St. SUV fire

An 18-year-old has been arrested for setting two vehicles on fire late Sunday night.

Davie and Rheasville volunteer firefighters responded to a mobile home fire this afternoon at Up The Creek Road, off Thelma Road.

For the rest of her life, Ellen Draper's thoughts will be with three children who lives drastically changed Thursday morning when their parents died in the Cape Charles, Virginia, tornado.

United States marshals apprehended an Emporia man wanted for the murder of his former girlfriend in Rocky Mount Friday.

Saturday, 26 July 2014 00:58

Neighbor holds alleged AC thieves at bay

While one fled, an Enfield area man held two others at gunpoint early this morning after he discovered them trying to steal his neighbor’s air conditioning unit.

Friday, 25 July 2014 15:07

Two charged in separate city B&Es

Two people were arrested Thursday in what appear to be separate break-ins, according to Roanoke Rapids police.

Thursday, 24 July 2014 21:30

Rocky Mount man charged in attempted B&E

A Rocky Mount man was arrested today for June 27 attempted break-ins at a residence and shop on Highway 481 in Halifax.

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