News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

A major fund-raising effort to repair and save historic structures on the grounds of the Tillery Community Center kick-off November 12 with the unveiling of a mural by local artist Napoleon Hill.

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 13:00

RRPD seeks three in separate Friday crimes

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for three people wanted in different crimes which occurred on Friday.

Multiple arrests were reported following a fight at Northampton County High School in Gaston.

Pack the Bus, an initiative by Halifax County Schools, delivered more than $10,000 worth of clothing and supplies to Edgecombe County Schools, one of the areas hit hard by Hurricane Matthew.

Halifax County commissioners today agreed to move ahead with a new water treatment plant which will be shared with the town of Weldon.

Friday, 21 October 2016 17:59

RRPD blotter: October 14-20, 2016

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

Friday, 21 October 2016 16:32

Trick-or-treating in RR set Oct. 31

Trick-or-treating in Roanoke Rapids has been set Monday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday, 21 October 2016 14:28

Four reportable crimes see decrease in city

Four of the major crime categories the Roanoke Rapids Police Department sends to the State Bureau of Investigation went down in 2015.

Friday, 21 October 2016 13:12

Weldon seeks info on stolen financial card

The Weldon Police Department is looking for a person of interest from a May 19 financial card theft.

Thursday, 20 October 2016 17:14

Frederick scheduled for Nov. 1 sentencing

Khaalid Sharif Frederick is scheduled for federal sentencing on November 1, court records show.

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