News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (7134)

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

A two-month investigation based on citizen complaints and officer investigation netted two arrests and the seizure of 296 grams of marijuana today.

A Silver Alert has been cancelled for a missing Roanoke Rapids man who spent the night on the Canal Trail after his bike was damaged.

The Weldon Police Department is hoping an Oklahoma City Thunder coat left behind by one of four alleged breaking and entering suspects Tuesday night may help determine their identities.

Special to by Rhonda Mayer

The idea of a summer series of concerts at the Royal Palace Theatre featuring local talent and affordable prices is an experiment of sorts.

Thursday, 11 July 2013 12:09

County names new HR head

Halifax County has named Chelsie L. White its new human resources management director to replace Carolyn Parker, who retired earlier this year.

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 10:17

Reward possible in shed break-in

A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for a shed break-in on Summit Avenue on June 27.

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 09:25

Warrants filed in May cigarette thefts



Roanoke Rapids police have issued arrest warrants for a Rocky Mount man allegedly involved in two snatch and dash cigarette thefts in May.

Tuesday, 09 July 2013 21:02

Overhaul of land use plan set to begin

With amendments to its land use ordinance approved this evening and steering committee appointed, the Roanoke Rapids Planning and Development Department is ready to begin an overhaul of the city’s comprehensive land use plan.

The city will begin soliciting financial institutions for proposals on refinancing the debt on what is now the Royal Palace Theatre.


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