News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (7145)

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue — Edward R Murrow

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:10

NCSO investigating fight at high school

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.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 07:59

Remains taken to Greenville for autopsy

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 store this afternoon.

A Halifax County grand jury today returned true bills of indictment on 10 counts against a local funeral director.

Monday, 20 March 2017 13:19

HCSO, task force roundup

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and City County Drug Task Force reported the following recent drug arrests:

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