News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (6859)

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

Monday, 24 June 2013 12:42

Woman charged with card fraud

A Littleton woman was charged this weekend with allegedly stealing a financial card and using it to make around $200 in purchases.

Monday, 24 June 2013 11:41

Commissioners balk at naming sheriff

Halifax County commissioners this morning came out of a closed session and announced they had reached no decision on naming the person to fill the unexpired term of Sheriff Jeff Frazier, who retires at the end of the month.

Friday, 21 June 2013 15:29

Second Bell vigil set Sunday

As the anniversary of Crystal Bell’s June 24 murder approaches, family and friends will hold a candlelight vigil Sunday.

Friday, 21 June 2013 14:13

Charges filed in Motel 6 heist

The two men allegedly involved in the Thursday morning robbery of Motel 6 have been formally charged and have court dates set, according to Roanoke Rapids police.

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Edmonds is still at large.

A lengthy investigation into the theft of complete heating and air conditioning units has resulted in the arrest of an Enfield man and warrants for a Roanoke Rapids man.

Thursday, 20 June 2013 20:54

Complaints lead to warrant, pot seizure

A three-month surveillance after receiving drug complaints led to the issuance of an arrest warrant for a Weldon man and the seizure of 64 grams of marijuana today, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

The change in household garbage collection for Halifax County begins July 1, according to a notice from the county’s public utilities department.

Ever since a hiring freeze two years ago, the Roanoke Canal Museum essentially became dormant.

Thursday, 20 June 2013 09:00

Second Motel 6 suspect in custody

The second person wanted in an early morning robbery of Motel 6 is in custody.

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