News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is searching a wide area between Ringwood Road around Enfield and Bowers Road around Littleton for a 95-year-old man who has been reported missing.

A drug bust 10 days ago did little to slow down complaints from the Littleton residence of Matthew “Speedy” Garner and his mother, City County Drug Task Force Captain A.M. Harris said this afternoon.

Friday, 29 April 2016 15:17

Police seek info on RRHS wallet theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is currently investigating a larceny from the high school where the person pictured below entered the school and took a wallet from an office Thursday.

An assistant at an Enfield law office has been charged with forging court documents associated with a divorce case.

Friday, 29 April 2016 13:56

RRPD roundup: Armed robbery, blotter

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

Thursday, 28 April 2016 16:24

Juvenile, teen charged in Enfield shooting

A 14-year-old juvenile has been charged with allegedly shooting at a victim and a 17-year-old has been charged with aiding and abetting in the matter.

Thursday, 28 April 2016 15:21

Fire destroys house of retired HA teacher

An early morning fire destroyed the house of a retired Halifax Academy teacher, described by former students as a favorite at the school.

What started out 50 years ago with two used trucks is now a volunteer fire department known as the Elite Fleet.

Fourteen of the so-called Rockfish 15 are scheduled for sentencing on May 12, federal court records show.

With a celebration held earlier in Weldon to officially launch the Roanoke Canal Trail bike loan program, officials and the public Tuesday celebrated the program in Roanoke Rapids.

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