News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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Monday, 01 April 2013 15:44

Sheriff hopefuls may grow beyond Tripp

The field of possible candidates to fill the unexpired term of Halifax County Sheriff Jeff Frazier is expected to grow beyond the sheriff’s recommendation of his chief deputy, Wes Tripp.

The debate over the best way to the Halifax County 911 Center came to a close today as commissioners voted to phase out a population credit over the next four years and go to a call volume basis.

Monday, 01 April 2013 13:53

Commissioners OK farmers market funds

Halifax County commissioners today agreed to appropriate $3,000 to the Roanoke Valley Farmers Market to help with operational expenses this year.

Saturday, 30 March 2013 15:48

Giving back: Church has free gas day

Fred Whitaker will do it again even if it means having to pay officers for traffic control.

Saturday, 30 March 2013 14:51

Enfield PD offers reward in Sunday shooting

Two houses fired into early last Sunday morning in Enfield are not believed to the intended targets, according to the town’s police department.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 20:14

Afternoon bust nets arrest, pound of pot

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office drug agents late this afternoon seized slightly more than a pound of marijuana from a house on Radar Circle.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 14:43

New tracking system has public component

The Weldon Police Department’s new crime tracking software has a public mapping system to help residents determine trends in their own neighborhoods.

Thursday, 28 March 2013 13:13

New charges filed in Wednesday fatal

The driver in a fatal crash on Sam Powell Dairy Road Wednesday morning now faces charges of felony death by motor vehicle and two counts of felony injury by motor vehicle.

The state Highway Patrol is investigating to determine whether fight calls on Farley Circle Tuesday night are linked to a single-vehicle crash that led to the death of one person.

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