News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (7051)

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

The family of a Scotland Neck man is going through the federal court system, demanding a jury trial, to determine whether one of the town’s police officers killed their loved one by wrongfully deploying a Taser on him in November of 2011.

Monday, 03 June 2013 16:08

HCC; RRGSD armory project get funds

Halifax Community College and the Roanoke Rapids Graded District both received requested funds from the Halifax County Board of Commissioners today.

Monday, 03 June 2013 14:12

Commissioners recognize Frazier

Halifax County commissioners today recognized the impending retirement of Sheriff Jeff Frazier, whose 16-year tour of duty is completed at the end of this month.

Saturday, 01 June 2013 11:26

Woman arrested in Weldon wallet theft

A Roanoke Rapids woman who allegedly stole a wallet belonging to a customer at a Weldon store last month called the Weldon Police Department investigator handling the case and allegedly admitted to the crime.

Saturday, 01 June 2013 11:11

Arrest made in Weldon cigarette theft

The Weldon Police Department has arrested a woman wanted for allegedly breaking into a Washington Avenue grocery store and stealing nine packs of cigarettes.

Saturday, 01 June 2013 10:32

Weldon checkpoint nets 26 charges

Eleven people were ticketed for child restraint violations following a checkpoint in Weldon Friday night.

A dispatch from the Halifax County 911 Center announced and welcomed the initiate into the emergency responder fold.

Friday, 31 May 2013 14:50

Security system helps nab B&E suspect

A home security system Thursday night helped police identify and arrest an alleged break-in suspect.

Holt Gordon, freshman at Halifax Academy, will head to Mobile, Alabama on June 15 through 18 to compete in the spelling bee at the National Jr. Beta Convention.

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