News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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Tuesday, 07 June 2016 15:16

Revolutionary War Days set in Halifax

Revolutionary War Days is scheduled in Historic Halifax for June 18 and 19.

With a new site manager at Historic Halifax there will come a push for more programming.

The county's proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year drew criticism from the Roanoke Valley Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Coalition for Education and Economic Security during a public hearing on the matter Monday.

Halifax County commissioners today approved two economic development projects which between them could bring 171 jobs to the area.

As Halifax County's three school systems continue to grapple with the question of equitable funding, commissioners today approved a petition from the Halifax County Board of Education which will put a referendum on the November 8 general election ballot requesting voter approval of a supplemental school tax.

The man charged in the December 20, 2014, traffic death of Leslie Fishel is in jail on $2 million secured bond after he was arrested on drug counts by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office Saturday.

Citizen complaints of drug activity in the Nash Street area of Enfield led to a search warrant execution this morning and the arrest of a 30-year-old man on marijuana counts.

Saturday, 04 June 2016 11:24

Three charged in Rich Square assault

Three people were charged Friday in a May 21 assault which occurred in Rich Square.

Law enforcement from the Roanoke Valley today met in Jackson for the final call of Auburn Darrell Williams, a longtime captain with the Halifax County Sheriff's Office and civil division deputy with the Northampton County Sheriff's Office.

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