News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (6007)

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Monday, 23 January 2012 21:28

County denies Brandy Creek refunds

Despite a 5-1 vote tonight to deny Brandy Creek residents refunds from 2007 through 2009, an attorney for the University of North Carolina Center for Civil Rights said members of the community could initiate a lawsuit against the county to get the funds.

Monday, 23 January 2012 10:15

Three face charges in Hobgood B&Es

Three Hobgood area people were arrested Sunday for a series of break-ins.

Saturday, 21 January 2012 17:33

Woman faces embezzlement, forgery counts

A Roanoke Rapids woman faces multiple counts of forgery and embezzlement from her employer, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

Friday, 20 January 2012 12:27

Local officials brace for tolling fight

Local officials will begin studying a newly released report on Interstate 95 improvements which all but says tolling is the way to fund road and bridge repairs.

Improvements to Interstate 95 from the South Carolina and Virginia state lines include a tolling component, a newly released study says.

Thursday, 19 January 2012 20:03

City confident Gatling will come through

City council took no action following a closed session tonight but Mayor Emery Doughtie did issue statements on the progress being made with Lafayette Gatling to buy the Roanoke Rapids Theatre and the Brandy Creek refund issue.

Thursday, 19 January 2012 09:15

Hockaday enters plea with feds

Charles Edward “Oopsie” Hockaday has accepted a plea arrangement for crack distribution in federal court.

Wednesday, 18 January 2012 16:31

BRENCORE barnstorming in advance of RRT show

James Jackson and Robert Smoot were on a mission today.

Wednesday, 18 January 2012 13:25

Man charged with selling stolen video game

A Halifax area man has been charged with allegedly selling a stolen video game to a gaming store, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

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