News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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Friday, 21 September 2012 15:03

Two charged with rape during game

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped during the Northwest Halifax High School football game last Friday night.

Friday, 21 September 2012 09:38

Coggins gets nod as city fire chief

Stacy A. Coggins has been promoted to position of Roanoke Rapids fire chief, according to City Manager Joseph Scherer.

Thursday, 20 September 2012 15:55

Christmas parade to honor community spirit

From the donation of Citizens Community Bank to get it started to the request of participants to bring two canned goods, the 2012 Roanoke Rapids Christmas parade is being billed as a community event.

Thursday, 20 September 2012 12:40

Help us guide the future of rrspin

I dismissed doing a third anniversary column in July after grappling with decisions on the future direction of rrspin.com.

Thursday, 20 September 2012 11:52

RRSD reports two spills following heavy rain

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District reported this morning a wastewater spill of an estimated 8,400 gallons Tuesday from the wastewater collection system, Manhole 54, sub-basin A, located at Fourth and Laurel Streets.

Thursday, 20 September 2012 09:03

Man charged with selling farm tractor as scrap

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged Saturday with allegedly stealing a farm tractor and selling it for scrap.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 16:16

Spokesman: Ryan's was underperforming

A corporate spokesman for Ryan’s restaurant confirmed this afternoon that the eatery on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway closed Tuesday.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 15:35

Littleton man charged with indecent liberties

A 60-year-old Littleton man has been charged with indecent liberties with a child following an investigation by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 15:11

Crouching man charged with attempted murder

A Roanoke Rapids man has been charged with attempted murder after he was seen crouching between two vehicles armed, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

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