News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

Halifax Regional Medical Center staff and a medical examiner observed burn marks, abrasions and bruising on a 4-year-old Seaboard boy whose mother is currently charged with intentional felony child abuse causing serious bodily injury.

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 12:44

Two charged following Tuesday chase

Two Roanoke Rapids men were taken into custody following a chase Tuesday evening.

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 20:04

City preparing for potential Matthew impact

Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer told council this evening departments are preparing to respond any affects from Hurricane Matthew over the weekend.

Four Roanoke Rapids police officers and a private citizen were honored for two separate successful life-saving efforts last month.

With 30 sponsors onboard and two bands set to play, Sheriff Wes Tripp is planning for another successful Benefiting the Children of Halifax County event.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has charged a Seaboard woman in the death of her 4-year-old child.

Monday, 03 October 2016 21:04

This weekends concert postponed

BarnBurner Promotions announcement concerning this upcoming weekend concert.

The owners of a Roanoke Rapids bar have voluntarily surrendered their ABC license in the wake of a Saturday morning shooting in which three people were injured, one of them seriously.

Monday, 03 October 2016 16:42

Police seek woman in Saturday hit and run

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking a person who reportedly fled the scene of a motor vehicle collision Saturday afternoon.

Monday, 03 October 2016 16:22

New parking regs set at county courthouse

A new parking ordinance for the county courthouse on Ferrell Lane was approved by the Halifax County Board of Commissioners today.

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