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

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a failed robbery which occurred in the 500 block of Roanoke Avenue Friday night.

Leann Bryant believes human remains found last week behind a vacant beauty salon are those of her friend Gary Joe Youngblood.

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged in a Wednesday night stabbing stemming from a domestic dispute.

Friday, 24 March 2017 12:35

ACP donates funds to NCCAR

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline Community Investment Program awarded an $1,680 grant to the North Carolina Center for Automotive Research to support the GEM program.

The victim in a Monday fire remains hospitalized and is in stable condition.

Thursday, 23 March 2017 17:00

SBI continues Enfield standoff probe

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation says the primary focus of its investigation into a standoff in Enfield Saturday night is the officer-involved shooting.

A Roanoke Rapids woman surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office today and faces numerous counts related to the alleged theft of $1,800 worth of lottery tickets from the store where she was employed.

Clarence Lee Burgess Jr. was remanded to federal custody pending his detention hearing set for March 27.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 14:35

Dog left in car OK; owner charged

A dog which was beginning to overheat while locked in a car is OK now and its owner has been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty.

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