News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (7360)

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

Thursday, 01 June 2017 17:42

Task force makes Enfield rounds

A woman who has been arrested in the past for drug dealing has arranged to give up to the City County Drug Task Force after agents executed a search warrant today.

Thursday, 01 June 2017 15:17

HCSO, RRPD seek help in larcenies

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and Roanoke Rapids Police Department are seeking the public’s help in recent larcenies.

A Weldon man was arrested Wednesday night on opium trafficking counts following an investigation which was based on intelligence passed on by local law enforcement.

Thursday, 01 June 2017 14:17

RRPD roundup: Assault call; weapon counts

Roanoke Rapids police report two arrests from Wednesday.

United States Senior Judge Malcolm J. Howard has set two days aside for the sentencing of the remaining 14 defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case.

Law enforcement across Halifax County made the following reports:

Roanoke Rapids City Council will consider a budget for the next fiscal year which contains no tax increase and proposes to give employees a 4 percent cost of living increase.

City Manager Joseph Scherer this afternoon recommended funding only six months of operational costs for the Roanoke Rapids Theatre.

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Tuesday night honored educators and support staff at an inaugural event called Celebration of Excellence.

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