News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (5615)

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A Halifax County probation officer faces charges related to an attempted sex offense with a probationer, according to the state Bureau of Investigation.

Friday, 18 September 2015 12:05

Task force seeks man on marijuana counts

The City County Drug Task Force is looking for a man on two marijuana-related counts following a raid this morning at Five Points Mobile Home Park.

Saturday morning there will be an array of things to go wrong in the Roanoke Valley — it's only a test, however.

When North Carolina’s Fourth Provincial Congress met in Halifax in April 1776, they sounded the alarm the American colony should demand independence from England.

Thursday, 17 September 2015 14:51

Unity basketball game changed to RRHS gym

The Unity in the Community basketball game has been changed to the Roanoke Rapids High School gym starting at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Thursday, 17 September 2015 08:28

Police seek clues in morning Presto robbery

Roanoke Rapids police continue to investigate a robbery that occurred around 4:30 this morning at Presto on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway.

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 14:40

500 building officially named in Newbern's honor

Halifax Community College held its 48th annual Founders Day program Tuesday, an event which included naming the 500 building the Dr. Elton L. Newbern Jr. Educational Center

The search for a new school superintendent to lead the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District will continue for a few more months.

The season of giving is starting early for Roanoke Electric Cooperative, thanks to a wholesale power cost credit that allows the co-op to pass on to its members reductions on their monthly energy bills this winter.

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