News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4341)

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Monday, 07 July 2014 19:43

Car in ditch leads to warrant service

A car that was partially in a ditch off Highway 158 led to the service of an outstanding warrant and marijuana charges for a Roanoke Rapids man Sunday morning.

A $58 million school improvement bond referendum could be on the November 4 ballot following further deliberation by Halifax County commissioners.

Saturday, 05 July 2014 13:20

Va. man dies in lake rope swing mishap

A Virginia man died Friday afternoon following a mishap involving a rope swing on Lake Gaston.

Garysburg police are investigating a murder that occurred early this morning on Kee Street.

A Roanoke Rapids man was arrested today for allegedly selling powdered cocaine and marijuana from his residence on Zoo Road South.

Thursday, 03 July 2014 21:13

City strikes new lease deal with HSV

The city has reached an agreement with HSV Entertainment on a new tenant lease at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre.

A man who was released from prison in January for an assault on two Roanoke Avenue women was arrested today after he led Roanoke Rapids police on a chase from Becker Drive and Old Farm Road to Tenth Street and Park Avenue.

Thursday, 03 July 2014 19:22

Windsor man sought in Tillery break-in

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a Windsor man who is wanted for charges related to a breaking and entering in the Tillery area.

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 20:18

Sylvan Heights gets Duke Energy grant

Duke Energy announced a $35,000 grant to Sylvan Heights Bird Park through the Duke Energy Foundation.