News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4450)

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Roanoke Rapids City Council will hold a public hearing next Monday night to garner citizen comments on the purchase of 15 vehicles by using installment financing.

A Roanoke Rapids man faces charges related to an attempted armed robbery on Bullington Road, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

The driver of a tow truck was charged in a Saturday fatal wreck outside Gaston.

Saturday, 09 August 2014 13:32

Two sought in Friday night Subway robbery

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men who robbed the West Tenth Street Subway Friday night.

A traffic checking station that is not only related to the recent murders in Weldon, but an assurance of more patrols in their wake, resulted in several citations and arrests Thursday night.

Friday, 08 August 2014 18:36

Skate meeting builds on previous momentum

A meeting Thursday night with those interested in seeing a skateboard park at T.J. Davis Recreation Center built on the momentum already garnered for the project.

Friday, 08 August 2014 18:13

Macon: Child was asleep when murdered

Weldon police continue their investigation into the Tuesday morning murder of a 2-year-old child and the shooting of her grandmother, who remains in stable condition.

Friday, 08 August 2014 02:28

Second suspect sought in Garner murder

As warrants have been filed for the arrest of a second person in the Keyuon Garner murder case, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said this evening the matter appears to be tied to a recent dispute between the suspects and others.

Thursday, 07 August 2014 23:52

Patrols net arrests, citations in S. Weldon

Patrols in the South Weldon area on Tuesday and Wednesday have netted several arrests, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.