News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (6588)

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Friday, 02 November 2012 12:37

Two wanted for shooting into vehicle

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is requesting information leading to the arrest of Omar D. Ponton and Vontray Antonia Hughes.

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Thursday, 01 November 2012 14:57

Theatre holding auditions for DeWitt show

The Royal Palace Theatre will hold auditions for its first theatrical production since moving into the 1500 seat state-of-the-art theatre on I-95  two months ago.

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 16:24

Trooper involved in June shooting back on duty

WRAL is reporting a trooper who shot and killed a Roanoke Rapids man who pulled out a handgun during a June traffic stop has returned to duty in the western part of the state, the State Highway Patrol said Wednesday.

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 15:11

Mill report strong despite August flooding

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation Tuesday reported results for the third quarter ended September 30.

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 14:40

Family begins drive to change BAC threshold

The family of a child who was killed in a Friday morning crash is using the petition website change.org to call attention to the blood alcohol content threshold currently allowed for commercial drivers.

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 16:31

Seaboard police continue weekend death probe

The Seaboard Police Department is investigating two murders following a pair of weekend shootings.

A child who died in a Friday morning traffic crash that began with a collision with a bear has been identified as 2-month-old Reginald Best from Halifax County.

A child died from injuries sustained in a wreck Friday morning that began when a motorist hit a bear on Interstate 95.

Monday, 29 October 2012 17:06

Obstruction charge filed in larceny attempt

A Roanoke Rapids man was served warrants today for a September 6 attempted larceny from an area business.

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