News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (7145)

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

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:

Intensive investigation led to arrests by multiple agencies into a metal theft ring involving local people.

A 19-year-old man has been charged in armed robberies which occurred in Weldon and Roanoke Rapids overnight.

Three men linked to the theft of 4,000 pounds of copper wire from a Highway 903 construction site were arrested Monday, the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Tuesday, 07 March 2017 19:36

Council approves Chaloner pool repairs

Significant savings expected to be realized from refinancing Roanoke Rapids Theatre debt played a part in council’s decision to move forward with $300,000 in repairs to the Chaloner Recreation Center pool.

The victims in a February 26 fatal crash have been identified as a Gaston man and woman, according to the State Highway Patrol.

Halifax County commissioners agreed to a more streamlined version of regulations to present to landowners and hunt clubs.

After several rounds of an upset bid process, a vacant industrial building in Littleton is now in the hands of a long-time auto mechanic and his son.

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department has contacted the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for possible adoption of the case involving a man who reportedly robbed Sheetz Sunday night.

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