News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (7367)

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue — Edward R Murrow

One Operation Rockfish defendant is seeking a continuance in his sentencing next week and one found guilty is asking for a new trial.

For the past 18 years the Halifax County Finance Department has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting.

Halifax commissioners today directed the county manager and attorney to begin looking at electronic gaming regulations following a presentation from two residents concerned about an establishment being readied for the former Three Lakes Grocery building near Myrick Estates.

Two spoke on school funding issues today during a public hearing on Halifax County’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Sunday, 04 June 2017 08:39

38 Special concert photo gallery

Photos from Friday nights BarnBurner Promotions 38 Special concert at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre.

Friday, 02 June 2017 15:01

PD seeks assistance in phone larceny

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying individuals who reportedly stole a cell phone from Cato’s off Premier Boulevard.

Friday, 02 June 2017 14:38

Blues show set for theater

Coming off his successful Motown Revue, Robert Smoot is bringing the blues to Roanoke Rapids for Father’s Day weekend.

Friday, 02 June 2017 10:23

JustSave closing at end of month

The Roanoke Rapids JustSave grocery store will be closing at the end of the month.

A Roanoke Rapids woman was cited following a Thursday night crash which resulted in a motorcyclist being airlifted for treatment of serious injuries.

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