News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (6970)

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

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 17:31

RRGSD continues push for early college

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District today received an allocation of its state lottery funds for construction of a building that could become an early college.

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 15:29

Commissioners recognize Hux and her family

Halifax County commissioners today paid respects to the family and honored the memory of the late Rachel Hux.

Monday, 02 January 2017 11:57

Boy was first baby of 2017 at HRMC

The first baby of 2017 in Halifax County was a 7 pound, 3 ounce boy born to a Jackson couple Sunday.

Monday, 02 January 2017 10:41

NCSO investigating murder outside Severn

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation into a murder which occurred this morning outside Severn on Vaughn Creek Road.

Saturday, 31 December 2016 11:22

Father, son face stabbing charges after dispute

A call to a residence in Scotland Neck Friday where there have already 14 previous reports this year, led officers to file charges against a father and son who reportedly stabbed each other during an alcohol-soaked dispute.

Friday, 30 December 2016 18:24

Propane explosion destroys house in Halifax

No one was injured when an apparent heating system malfunction triggered a propane explosion this evening in Halifax.

Thursday, 29 December 2016 16:44

Kimball, Bozard honored by sheriff's office

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office recently recognized its Detention Officer and Deputy Sheriff of the Year.

Thursday, 29 December 2016 14:26

Crash victim identified as retired USAF colonel

A man who died in a crash on Interstate 95 Wednesday was a retired United States Air Force colonel who lived in Manassas, Virginia.

A West Fifth Street house was knocked about a foot off its foundation Tuesday night after a pickup crashed into it.

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