News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4425)

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A deadlock on a vote to set a public hearing for a proposed $58 million school bond referendum effectively halts the project for now.

Saturday, 02 August 2014 14:51

Garysburg holding National Night Out event

The Garysburg Police Department is sponsoring its first National Night Out event Tuesday evening.

Saturday, 02 August 2014 14:34

Dollar General robbed Friday night

The Dollar General store on Bolling Road was robbed for the second time in just less than two weeks.

Friday, 01 August 2014 19:06

Conway man charged in Scotland Neck B&Es

A Conway man surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office today and was served with outstanding warrants.

Weldon police Mark Macon is hoping a press conference at the spot on Ransome Circle where Reginald Tyrice Edwards was shot and killed the evening of July 17 will draw some attention to the case.

Signature HealthCARE announced today it has assumed operations of Roanoke Rapids Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. It will be now be known as Signature HealthCARE of Roanoke Rapids.

Friday, 01 August 2014 15:24

National Night Out set

Temperatures are expected to be in the 80s and about a dozen food vendors will be on hand for National Night Out Tuesday evening.

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is crediting the observance of three officers and a detective for quickly resolving a break-in at a local car dealership this week.

The arrest of 17-year-old Rahakeem Lashley was the last in the murder of Alvin Pierce Jr., Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said Wednesday evening.