News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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Thursday, 13 August 2015 19:52

Domino's open for business

The new Domino's on Tenth Street is called a theater store, franchise owner Bart Crum said today.

Thursday, 13 August 2015 18:03

Donation gives RRPD infrared thermometers

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department has received an equipment donation to help patrol officers and its animal control officer determine temperatures inside vehicles.

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 20:53

New comments platform, new comments policy

As you might have noticed, we have changed our comments platform.

Halifax County Board of Commissioners Chairman Vernon Bryant says he expects to bring up a letter written to the county school system by the state at the board's September meeting.

The president of the local chapter of the NAACP says state intervention in the Halifax County School System is futile.

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 16:53

Wanted man arrested after brief chase

A Roanoke Rapids man who reportedly ran from City County Task Force agents was apprehended Tuesday following a brief chase and deployment of a stun gun.

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 16:16

Three remain at large in Warren Co. murder

Warrants for murder were issued Tuesday for four Warren County men involved in a fatal shooting that occurred during the early morning hours on Sunday.

Visit North Carolina announced today domestic visitors to and within Halifax County spent $87.70 Million in 2014, an increase of 4.06 percent from 2013.

Jamie Hardy sees his body camera video of a man threatening the use of a knife on himself as positive news for law enforcement.

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