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, 12 December 2013 17:48

Man arrested, another sought in blanket theft

A Gaston man has been arrested and the Halifax County Sheriff's Office is seeking another in the theft of blankets from the Oasis on Highway 903.

Thursday, 12 December 2013 17:21

Enfield man faces weapons charges

An Enfield man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the theft of six firearms, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

Thursday, 12 December 2013 16:45

Father cited, son charged during order service

A father was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia while his son was charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and cyberstalking Tuesday, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

Thursday, 12 December 2013 16:10

Arrests made, warrants issued in check ring

A counterfeit check ring which bilked businesses out of as much as $8,000 has been broken, Roanoke Rapids police said this afternoon.

Thursday, 12 December 2013 09:06

Drive for life: RRHS joins bone marrow program

 Almost 11 years ago, Roanoke Rapids High School senior Carson Arthur received a bone marrow transplant that saved his life.

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 13:01

Brandy Creek, county settle for $42K

A lawsuit filed on behalf of 17 residents in the Brandy Creek community of Roanoke Rapids has been settled through a mediator for $42,000, a document shows.

Roanoke Rapids Graded School District staff will go to the schools with explanations and to garner feedback in the wake of legislation that will end teacher tenure across the state.

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 20:55

School board members take oath; elect officers

Jay Carlisle was nominated chairman and Valencia Davis vice chair of the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Education this evening.

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 17:07

Alleged cigarette thief arrested

A man who allegedly went on a cigarette-stealing spree from late 2010 to early 2011 was arrested last week.

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