News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (5779)

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Thursday, 26 January 2012 11:55

Aulander man charged in pain pill heist

An Aulander man was charged this morning with using a winch to rip the door off a Rich Square pharmacy where, once inside, he allegedly stole more than $20,000 worth of prescription painkillers.

Thursday, 26 January 2012 11:32

Man charged after throwing drugs from car

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged with drug counts Wednesday after allegedly throwing marijuana and crack from his vehicle in the South Rosemary area.

Thursday, 26 January 2012 10:06

Three charged in regional Walmart thefts

Three people from Greenville have been arrested in a series of Walmart larcenies that included the one here and one in Tarboro and Greenville.

Wednesday, 25 January 2012 14:14

One arrested, two sought in Enfield robbery

One person was arrested Tuesday and two are being sought in an armed robbery that occurred on House Street in Enfield last month.

While Halifax County is moving forward with plans to build a solid waste transfer station, plans for how to best use the old airport property are still being researched and are essentially at a standstill.

Tuesday, 24 January 2012 10:31

Grant would fund Rosenwald School repairs

Efforts to begin restoration of the Allen Grove Rosenwald School were approved by Halifax County commissioners Monday night.

Monday, 23 January 2012 21:28

County denies Brandy Creek refunds

Despite a 5-1 vote tonight to deny Brandy Creek residents refunds from 2007 through 2009, an attorney for the University of North Carolina Center for Civil Rights said members of the community could initiate a lawsuit against the county to get the funds.

Monday, 23 January 2012 10:15

Three face charges in Hobgood B&Es

Three Hobgood area people were arrested Sunday for a series of break-ins.

Saturday, 21 January 2012 17:33

Woman faces embezzlement, forgery counts

A Roanoke Rapids woman faces multiple counts of forgery and embezzlement from her employer, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

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