News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (6748)

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Thursday, 17 January 2013 22:05

Highway Patrol offers winter driving tips

With the arrival of winter and the possibility that motorists may have to drive in inclement weather, the Highway Patrol is offering simple and safe driving tips.

Thursday, 17 January 2013 20:13

Three served drug warrants in Scotland Neck

Search warrants served in Scotland Neck today resulted in three narcotics arrests, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Thursday, 17 January 2013 19:52

City schools on two-hour delay Friday

All Roanoke Rapids Graded Schools will be operating on a two hour delay for students and staff on Friday, this according to the school system.


Thursday, 17 January 2013 16:30

Heat Wave suspect arrested on traffic stop

Another person wanted in the ongoing Operation Summer Heat Wave campaign was arrested this afternoon after he was stopped on his scooter for an equipment violation.

Thursday, 17 January 2013 11:12

Two arrested, one sought in Weldon heist

Two people have been arrested and one is being sought in a Friday night home invasion in Weldon.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 15:48

State chamber to tackle unemployment fund

Restoring the state’s unemployment trust fund is the top priority of the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the organization’s political director said at a luncheon today.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 15:37

Virginia Beach man dies in Weldon crash

A Virginia Beach man died this morning on Country Club Road in Weldon after losing control of the van he was driving.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 15:25

Covington to perform at FOSHO

FOSHO Italian Sports Grille in Emporia is proud to announce that American Idol favorite and current Entertainment One Artist Bucky Covington will perform at FOSHO on Saturday, February 9, beginning at 10 p.m.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 12:33

Threat puts Northampton HS on lockdown

The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald of Ahoskie is reporting an apparent threat made to Northampton County High School has prompted law enforcement and public school officials to place the facility on lockdown as of this morning.

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