News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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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

Thursday, 05 September 2013 18:21

Medlin takes lead in McCreery video

Magen Medlin was catapulted today into the national spotlight as the lead role in country music star Scotty McCreery's new music video See You Tonight.

Thursday, 05 September 2013 17:04

48-Rosemary beef may be shooting motive

The final alleged suspect in an August 17 shooting is in custody following his arrest Friday night.

Thursday, 05 September 2013 15:40

Man, juvenile son, charged in scrap theft attempt

A 52-year-old man was charged with allegedly trying to steal scrap metal from a Weldon out building and his 15-year-old son was charged with conspiracy, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office reported this afternoon.

Thursday, 05 September 2013 15:06

Juvenile faces numerous MV B&E counts

A 15-year-old has been charged in 12 vehicle breaking and entering cases where an estimated total of $1,179 worth of cash, coins and electronics were stolen.

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:29

18-year-olds nabbed in alcohol, pill theft

A break-in where alcohol and medicine was taken has led to arrests and a warrant being issued for someone who has moved out of state.

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 13:21

Wheeler sentencing continued to December

A federal sentencing in the case of a former Northampton County Sheriff's Office official scheduled today has been continued until December 20, according to court records.

Tuesday, 03 September 2013 20:54

Council approves Canal Walk changes

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening approved a conditional use permit request that would allow the developers of Canal Walk to change its subdivision plat by combining the existing subdivided parcels into two tracts.

Tuesday, 03 September 2013 14:35

Taylor retiring from county

Halifax County Manager Tony Brown announced at the beginning of today's board of commissioners meeting that Assistant County Manager Linda Taylor will be retiring at the end of the month.

Halifax County commissioners today appropriated $3,000 to cover the costs of the department of social services to meet the basic needs of citizens whose benefits have been delayed due to system issues with the NC FAST system.

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