News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

A Littleton area man was arrested Monday for selling three guns to a pawn shop.

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 11:02

Two more charged in Lakeview Park area B&Es

The arrests of two boys in a string of vehicle break-ins in and around the Lakeview Park area effectively ends the investigation, Halifax County Sheriff’s Office detectives said today.

Two shootings over the weekend are linked to same person and Roanoke Rapids police say both were unintentional.

Monday, 05 December 2016 17:07

RRPD blotter: December 2-4, 2016

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

The Halifax County Economic Development Commission is in the early stages of gauging farmer interest in the production of industrial hemp.

Vernon Bryant will remain chair of the Halifax County Board of Commissioners and Rives Manning will remain its vice chair.

Monday, 05 December 2016 13:16

Police investigate two weekend shootings

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department continues to investigate two shootings which occurred over the weekend — one Saturday and one Sunday.

The 2016 Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade made its way down Roanoke Avenue this afternoon with bands, floats, custom cars, clowns and many other attractions to usher in the season.

Friday, 02 December 2016 16:37

RRPD blotter: November 28-30, 2016

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

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