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Wednesday, 21 November 2012 16:37

Two more picked in Heat Wave sting

Two more people were picked up today on the Operation Summer Heat Wave narcotics sting conducted by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 15:27

Subway robbery probe comes to close

One of the last suspects in the October 28 Subway robbery has been arrested and another identified.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 11:36

Cotton murder: 'No value for human life'

Jeffrey Cotton died in a crowd, shot in the back with at least 50 people around him outside a club August of last year.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 10:10

Initial charges lodged against Brooks

Thus far, Kenneth Lewis Brooks has been charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana and possession of a stolen weapon.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 08:16

Mason: A 'coward' still on the lam

When discussing Jimmie Lee Mason Jr., Lieutenant Bobby Martin of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office frequently uses the word coward.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012 17:53

Norfolk man busted on pot, weapon counts

A Norfolk man was arrested last week after the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the Garysburg area.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012 17:37

Hawkins named tax coordinator

Halifax County commissioners Monday night appointed Doris Hawkins as tax coordinator to replace Pam Harris, who is retiring at the end of this month.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012 17:00

After the raid comes parade of evidence

A parade of evidence trickled from 300 Roanoke Avenue late this afternoon following a search warrant execution at that building and one at 298 Roanoke Avenue.

Roanoke Rapids police today uncovered a 3,000 square feet indoor marijuana growing operation on the third floor of the Bargain Wonderland building at 300 Roanoke Avenue.

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