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The Weldon Police Department received an OK from the town board Monday night to shoot animals which display rabid tendencies on private or public property.

Weldon Police Chief Mark Macon has asked the state ABC to no longer issue permits to Clem's Ballroom following 14 disturbance calls spanning nearly a year.

Monday, 09 May 2011 16:50

Report: Merge three school systems

A report on the state of public education in Halifax County recommends merging the economically distressed area's three school districts into one as a "significant first step" to ensuring all children receive the same quality of education, WRAL reports this morning.

Friday, 06 May 2011 19:27

18-year-old dies in crash

An 18-year-old Henrico man died following a single vehicle crash on Thelma Road Thursday night.

A meeting that should help to gage the county's intent to partner with the city on its proposed solid waste transfer station will be held Tuesday, the same day city council will later hold a public hearing on the final three sites for the proposed facility.

Friday, 06 May 2011 16:29

Girl found safe in Indiana

A girl missing since Tuesday has been found safe in Indiana, according to Roanoke Rapids Police.

Friday, 06 May 2011 12:59

Police seek info on missing girl

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for a girl reported missing Tuesday.

Over the past three fiscal years, the city's Parks and Recreation Department has decreased its budget by 10 percent, its director, John Simeon, told city council today.

Thursday, 05 May 2011 21:47

City budget 7: No surprises in planning

Planning and Development Director Amanda Jarratt presented a proposed budget to council today which contained no surprises.

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