News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (7288)

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, 27 April 2017 14:48

Police seek ID in vehicle B&E

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for a man involved in a vehicle breaking and entering which occurred April 16 in the parking of an undisclosed convenience store.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 15:58

Relay for Life starts Friday

Roanoke Valley Relay for Life begins Friday at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 14:22

Festival to celebrate history of canal

The Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail will be the site of a May 6 festival.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 33-year-old Virginia woman at a residence on Davie Smith Street in the Roanoke Rapids area.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 13:20

Coles scheduled for sentencing in Raleigh

Ian Barkley Coles will be sentenced on federal weapons charges in Raleigh on May 11, court records show.

Weldon police chief and Town Administrator Mark Macon tendered his resignation from both positions Monday.

Lieutenant Christopher Davis of the Weldon Police Department was recently recognized by the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program as Law Enforcement County Coordinator of the Year for Region 4.

Monday, 24 April 2017 13:37

Police continue probe of Friday shooting

Roanoke Rapids police continue to investigate a shooting which left two with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.

Eight organizations helping youngsters in the county received their share of proceeds from Sheriff Wes Tripp’s Halifax County Seafood Festival.

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