News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (6589)

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Thursday, 28 February 2013 17:20

Red Cross ready for preparedness week

National Severe Storm Preparedness Week is an opportunity for the American Red Cross to urge everyone to Be a Force of Nature and know what actions you should take if severe weather threatens your community.

Thursday, 28 February 2013 16:04

Race helps benefit Canal Commission

It is more than a race. It is a way to showcase Roanoke Rapids and help the Roanoke Canal Commission, the city’s parks and recreation director, John Simeon, said today.

Thursday, 28 February 2013 12:13

Color me Elle: Therapy dog adds new tool

It started with a graphic design experiment and ended with a coloring book.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 20:49

Panel recommends temporary fix to 911 issue

The county’s 911 Advisory Board tonight reached a compromise on funding the 911 Center for the upcoming fiscal year but more deliberation is expected to find a permanent solution.

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 16:33

A second Chance: Sheriff locates dog

A pit bull puppy, reported stolen earlier this month, was found safe on Heathsville Road, about 15 miles from where it was taken.

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 14:59

RABA, HCC form partnership

The Roanoke Avenue Business Alliance and Halifax Community College have formed an alliance that will not only help the organization but students as well.

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 09:24

HCC honors heroes

For the sixth year, Halifax Community College held its Saluting Our Local African-American Heroes celebration.

Friday, 22 February 2013 15:35

Sheriff's office seeks info on stolen puppy

The Halifax County Sheriffs received a report of a stolen pit bull puppy in the area of Carolina Rest Home Road on February 5.

Friday, 22 February 2013 15:10

Police need help solving duplex fire

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking help identifying the person or persons responsible for a fire in the back of a duplex on Cedar Street earlier this month.

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