News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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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

Have you purchased your tickets for Saturday's March 4th Nitty Gritty Dirt Band concert at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre, sponsored by White Motors of Roanoke Rapids and presented by BarnBurner Promotions, yet?

Sunday, 26 February 2017 09:33

Two perish in early morning vehicle fire

Gaston Fire and Rescue says two people died following a crash on Highway 46 near Hickory Hollow Road outside Gaston early this morning.

Saturday, 25 February 2017 10:40

Bolling Road Bobby's sells $1 million scratcher

Bobby’s Number 2 on Bolling Road sold a $1 million Ruby Red 7s scratch-off ticket this morning.

True bills of indictment were returned against another alleged suspect charged in the Operation First Wave roundup in Northampton County.

Continued investigation in the Music City area of Highway 48 led to marijuana charges against a Roanoke Rapids man.

A Roanoke Rapids man surrendered Thursday and will face a charge of attempted murder in a January shooting at a hotel parking lot.

Thursday, 23 February 2017 15:22

Scotland Neck PD; task force roundup

Recent drug arrests and arrests associated with narcotics investigations reported by the Scotland Neck Police Department and City County Drug Task Force:

Thursday, 23 February 2017 13:51

Woman faces 32 counts of larceny from employer

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged with 32 counts of larceny by employee Wednesday which resulted in the theft of hundreds of dollars from the store where she was employed.

Matt Sanders beamed as his cardboard creations — mainly replicas of city landmarks and businesses — were recognized Tuesday night.

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