News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

Reverend C.E. McCollum sees a second Community Wellness Forum in the offing as well as consideration of taking the event into other communities in Halifax County.

A confrontation with Northampton County Sheriff’s Office deputies Friday night led to the death of a Pleasant Hill man.

Saturday, 30 July 2016 19:48

Halifax Touch A Truck photo gallery

The Halifax Touch A Truck warmed the hearts of kids young and old Saturday in the Roanoke Rapids Theatre parking lot.

A man previously charged with heroin trafficking while also awaiting a court date in a 2014 shooting faces new trafficking counts and is currently being sought.

Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp recently attended the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association 94th Annual Training Conference held in Brunswick County with other sheriffs and law enforcement professionals from across the State.

Friday, 29 July 2016 15:23

Man charged by RRPD faces HCSO counts

A man arrested earlier this week by Roanoke Rapids police was served warrants today by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office for a June vehicle break-in.

Garysburg Police Chief Melvin Garner continues to describe National Night Out as a community-building event promoting police and partnerships.

Friday, 29 July 2016 12:17

Fire displaces Garysburg resident

Gaston Fire and Rescue was dispatched alongside the Garysburg Fire Department to a residential structure fire this morning.

Friday, 29 July 2016 11:38

RRPD blotter: July 25-27, 2016

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

Friday, 29 July 2016 10:25

Police continue search for Boone

Roanoke Rapids police continue their search for a man who escaped from custody while handcuffed Thursday.

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