News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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Thursday, 22 September 2011 17:41

Caller alerts HCSO to fugitive

An alert caller led deputies to catch one man wanted by the Halifax Sheriff's Office today.

An auction this morning to settle the estate of the late George Ragsdale, one of the initial partners in the Carolina Crossroads development, demonstrated there is little hope for immediate development until the economy turns but optimism that it will turn.

Thursday, 22 September 2011 08:30

RR police seek clues in Wednesday murder

A 21-year-old Weldon man was shot and killed in Roanoke Rapids Wednesday night.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 21:49

City police probe Madison St. murder

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a murder at 119 Madison Street.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 13:03

Weldon town board will take no action on merger

The Weldon Town Board's official response on the school consolidation issue is to take no action through resolution or discussion of the matter.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 09:22

Two charged in Weldon shooting

Two people are in custody following a shooting Tuesday night on the Sycamore Street Extension near the The Strip in Weldon.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 08:38

Attempted murder count lodged in shooting

A Roanoke Rapids man faces an attempted murder charge as well as crack cocaine charges after police searched his vehicle when he turned himself in for a shooting on Vance Street Tuesday night.

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 06:48

Transfer station closer to reality in county

Halifax County Commissioners Tuesday night unanimously agreed to move forward with building a solid waste transfer station.

Tuesday, 20 September 2011 21:14

Sales tax enacted as landowners face troubles

With several of the county's biggest landowners one to two years behind in taxes and some already going through bankruptcy proceedings, Halifax County commissioners agreed by a 5-1 vote to enact the quarter cent sales tax approved by voters in a February referendum.

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