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Friday, 15 April 2016 09:35

Police probe Madison St. armed robbery

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred on Madison Street late Thursday night.

Thursday, 14 April 2016 19:45

NCSO continues GMS bomb threat probe

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Tuesday morning bomb threat called in to Gaston Middle School.

Three parks which have traditionally served the Southgate, Lincoln Heights and South Rosemary communities, and are part of a Highway 158 corridor improvement project, could see major improvements through significant grant funds.

The city is in the preliminary stages of determining whether it is feasible to operate its own E-911 system, City Manager Joseph Scherer said during budget discussions this afternoon.

Thursday, 14 April 2016 11:36

NCSO blotter: April 6-11

The Northampton Count Sheriff's Office reported the following, according to Captain Courtney Williams:

On Friday, the culmination of some 13 years of research will manifest itself with the celebration of the first Ella Baker Day in Halifax County.

Halifax Regional Foundation received a donation of $3,500 from The Ladies of the Lake Friday.

An investigation by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office last month confirms findings by the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals a dog died from starvation.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 12:19

Photo gallery: Halifax Day 2016

Students from across the Roanoke Valley learned of the traditions during the colonial period today as Historic Halifax celebrated the 240th anniversary of the signing of the Halifax Resolves.

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