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

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office detectives have sought a juvenile petition of second-degree murder in the case of a boy charged with allegedly killing his father in the Darlington community last week.

Suspicious activity early this morning led the Scotland Neck Police Department to file charges against two men for attempted breaking and entering.

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 11:09

Man wanted for sexual battery arrested, charged

A man wanted for sexual battery was arrested Tuesday afternoon, according to the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 10:50

Veterans assistance events set in Roanoke Rapids

Veterans will be offered assistance from the Winston-Salem Veterans Affairs Regional Office and other agencies on February 10 and 11 in Roanoke Rapids.

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 08:15

Weldon responds to dumpster fire at Patch Rubber

A rubber fire from Tuesday night continues to smolder and plans are in place today to bring it completely under control.

A local funeral director has been charged today with multiple sex offenses which reportedly span over the course of six years.

State-sponsored private school scholarships are opening to low-income families in greater numbers than ever before, reports Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina.

Three people, including one of the cast of a cancelled reality show, were arrested Friday and have been charged on counts associated with allegedly scamming an elderly victim.

Monday, 30 January 2017 19:55

Police seek info on sexual battery case

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is currently investigating a case involving sexual battery which occurred last Monday around 10:30 p.m. inside a business.

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