News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (5403)

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An attempt to serve a jury summons this morning turned into a drug arrest in Roanoke Rapids.

Monday, 13 July 2015 20:35

Possible OD calls lead to charges

Two calls of possible drug overdoses led to charges issued last week by the City County Drug Task Force.

Monday, 13 July 2015 19:39

Reading program gets boost from AT&T

An early intervention program designed to keep African-American boys on a path toward high school graduation and college acceptance received a boost recently through a $2,000 donation from AT&T.

Monday, 13 July 2015 18:38

RRPD blotter: July 10-12

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

Saturday, 11 July 2015 16:16

Two killed in Warren Co. crash

Two people were killed Friday evening in a collision on Highway 158 near the Vaughan area of Warren County, according to the state Highway Patrol.

Friday, 10 July 2015 19:57

USSSA makes pitch to run RR softball

The United States Specialty Sports Association is discussing running adult softball leagues in Roanoke Rapids.

Friday, 10 July 2015 18:23

RRPD blotter: July 7-9

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

The town of Gaston has rallied to provide recreational softball leagues after the Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department announced it had suspended its adult athletic programs for the remainder of the fiscal year.

Thursday, 09 July 2015 20:52

Chamber board gives support to HRMC

The Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors overwhelmingly voted to support the continued tax exempt status of Halifax Regional Medical Center.


Latest Comments

  • More vehicle B&Es reported over weekend

    If u c anyone in your yard shoot them and maybe it will stop get a job u low lifes


  • Fire destroys Delta Dr. mobile home

    Ever mobile home on Delta Dr needs to be burned,,they have been their for many years and are all ...


  • 1026 demolition under way

    you are right--slumlord s section 8 these house and 90 percent of all police calls go to these ...


  • 1026 demolition under way

    The slum lords are certainly partly to blame but the bigger issue is that there are so many houses ...


  • Theater report given in council closed session

    More closed door meetings on the theater? Isn't that how we got into this financial debacle in the ...


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