News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (5992)

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A man who reportedly gave City County Drug Task Force agents a false name was arrested Wednesday afternoon for possession of Molly.

Roanoke Rapids businesses have lost around $1,000 due to the counterfeit bills.

Friday, 22 January 2016 14:44

Photo gallery: Freezing Friday

There was still a flurry of activity around Roanoke Rapids today as winter weather gripped the area and left temperatures below the freezing mark.

Roanoke Rapids police are seeking two people for questioning in a December 23 case in which the woman in the photo reportedly cashed a check and received several hundred dollars without the owner's consent.

Inclement weather today has forced the closure of the following Halifax Regional clinics:

Thursday, 21 January 2016 22:18

Friday Jan. 22, 2016, closings

As of 10:15 p.m., here are the known closings for Friday:

Thursday, 21 January 2016 17:49

Closings announced ahead of winter storm

Several closings for Friday have already been announced as the Roanoke Valley is under a winter weather alert.

Thursday, 21 January 2016 16:47

Felon arrested on weapons counts

A Roanoke Rapids man was arrested today on two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon.

Seconds before deputies and investigators walked to the front door of his mobile home with a search warrant this afternoon, a man wanted by the sheriff's offices of both Halifax and Northampton came out on his porch and was arrested.

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