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

A Roanoke Rapids woman was being transported to UNC Medical Center after she sustained smoke inhalation and burns in the aftermath of a fire this morning on Raleigh Drive.

The suspect in a botched robbery inside the Enfield post office Saturday night died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound following a standoff with law enforcement.

Celebrating the first anniversary of the skate park Saturday, the Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department is letting its users show off their talents during an event called Skate Jam.

An Enfield man was charged Wednesday for reportedly making 16 harassing phone calls in violation of a domestic violence protective order.

The Becker Village Mall J.C. Penney is on a list of stores to close, according to information on the company’s website.

Gaston Fire and Rescue says two people were listed in critical condition following a crash on Interstate 95 Thursday night.

Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:51

Sass wins Resolves Chapter poster contest

The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution recently conducted its annual Americanism Poster Contest.

Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:38

HRMC to honor certified nurses Monday

Halifax Regional Medical Center will honor its 44 board-certified nurses Monday with a high tea event and presentations and awards.

Thursday, 16 March 2017 08:21

Three charged, one cited following 158 bust

A boyfriend and girlfriend, along with a friend, were arrested Wednesday evening on cocaine and marijuana counts, the City County Drug Task Force reports.

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