News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (6409)

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Wednesday, 22 August 2012 16:24

A day to celebrate triumph

Today was a day to celebrate triumph.

Tuesday, 21 August 2012 15:54

No major problems in city storm drainage

Examination of the city’s storm drainage system Monday showed no major problems other than heavy sediment collected from alleys during a pounding Sunday morning rainstorm.

Tuesday, 21 August 2012 14:23

Raids net 35 pounds of pot

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office last week seized more than 35 pounds of marijuana in two Scotland Neck locations.

Tuesday, 21 August 2012 10:34

Northampton jail escapee captured

An investigation is being conducted here at the Northampton County Detention Center after an inmate escaped, the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald of Ahoskie reported.

Monday, 20 August 2012 13:36

Man struck during Weldon shootout

What witnesses described as a shootout left one man hit twice and hospitalized.

Monday, 20 August 2012 13:15

Family argument ends in shooting

An argument between a stepfather and son Saturday led to shooting charges against the elder man.

Sunday, 19 August 2012 16:32

City to examine storm drains Monday

The public works department will begin surveying problem areas Monday following torrential rains that caused flooding in many parts of the city today.

A Friday traffic stop on Interstate 95 resulted in the seizure of trafficking amounts of heroin, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Sunday, 19 August 2012 12:48

One business hit twice in a month

Not even finishing repairs from a month ago, Chris Moseley now finds himself faced with more damage from a torrential rainstorm which left 8 inches of water inside the building on 12th Street he is moving his electrical business into.

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