News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (6970)

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

Friday, 03 May 2013 00:15

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Bob Caudle flew the 13-starred American flag in anticipation of his guests Thursday afternoon — five wounded veterans coming to his cabin in Halifax for a day of fishing.

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Terrell, left, and Tirrell Simmons

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office scored a double play when it arrested identical twins for allegedly stealing appliances and tractor parts.

Wednesday, 01 May 2013 12:17

The new state of Texas

Texas has been in Roanoke Rapids for 15 years and now it’s getting a makeover.

Wednesday, 01 May 2013 08:43

Epps autopsy shows three gunshot wounds

Reginald Lamont Epps died of gunshot wounds of the chest and abdomen received in a shootout with law enforcement, according to an autopsy report requested by

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 15:24

Moody apprehended in Virginia

Terrance Moody was apprehended this afternoon in Henrico County, Virginia, Roanoke Rapids police confirmed.

An apparent argument between two correctional officers at Odom Prison has led to bloodshed, the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald of Ahoskie reported this morning.

Halifax County Commissioners Monday night announced they will accept applications for those interested in applying for the unexpired term of Sheriff Jeff Frazier.

A Roanoke Rapids man is in critical condition at the Duke University Medical Center after he was shot in the head Monday night.

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Mon Jan 16 @11:30AM -
Countywide MLK celebration
Wed Jan 18 @ 6:00PM -
Weldon special meeting
Fri Jan 20 @ 9:30AM - 12:00PM
Friday Opportunity and Achievement Forum
Sat Jan 21 @ 9:30AM - 03:00PM
Saturday Opportunity and Achievement Forum
Sat Jan 21 @ 8:00PM -
An evening with Alan Stallings
Sun Jan 22 @ 5:00PM -
Annual New Year Fellowship
Tue Jan 24 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Living will clinic
Fri Jan 27 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Jo Story open house
Thu Feb 02 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
Senior center soup and sandwich dinner
Mon Feb 13 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
Free movie Monday

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