News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County
Thursday, 22 December 2016 17:46

Belfield remanded to U.S. Marshal custody

Michael Rakim Belfield was remanded to the custody of United States Marshals following his detention hearing in Raleigh today.

Two people have been arrested and another is sought in a Wednesday night kidnapping in which a physically impaired person was forced to withdraw money from an account.

By the time the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputy toy drive is completed, close to 150 children in Hobgood and Scotland Neck will have been helped.

An open laptop in a school classroom led to an investigation and the ultimate arrest of a Halifax County school system employee, search warrants filed in the sexting case show.

A well-known bargain outlet center will bring to completion the development of the old Walmart on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway.

A Roanoke Rapids man who already has court dates in Halifax County faces charges in Northampton County for the breaking and entering of Gaston Market earlier this month.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 16:29

Vaughan man faces Halifax, Warren charges

A Vaughan man faces Halifax County charges for allegedly stealing a zero-turn mower from a storage building earlier this month.

A Garysburg man who fled while being detained by law enforcement Tuesday was taken into custody a short time later.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 12:52

School employee charged with indecent liberties

A county school employee surrendered to law enforcement today to face a charge of indecent liberties between a school employee and student stemming from what is commonly called sexting.

The State Board of Community Colleges approved the selection of Michael Elam as the fifth president of Halifax Community College.

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