News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has lodged a charge of attempted murder against an inmate who reportedly stabbed a correctional officer at Caledonia Thursday night.

A Caledonia inmate has been charged in the stabbing of a correctional officer at the Tillery prison Thursday night.

Thursday, 18 August 2016 17:05

Photo gallery: Back to school cookout

Children and grownups were treated to free hot dogs, snacks and freeze pops as the Roanoke Rapids Police Department held a back to school cookout at the Neighborhood Resource Center on Jackson Street.

Thursday, 18 August 2016 13:51

Police seek info on Wednesday larceny

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a larceny which occurred around midnight Wednesday at White Chevrolet & Cadillac on Old Farm Road.

The Enfield Police Department has become the first law enforcement agency in Halifax County to use a system to protect its newest officer, a canine named Lucky, from the heat of summer and the cold of winter.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 18:14

Passenger airlifted following I-95 crash

A passenger who was airlifted to Vidant in Greenville is not believed to have sustained life-threatening injuries, according to the state Highway Patrol.

The probable cause of a fire which destroyed a mobile home in the Garysburg area today is thought to be a window air conditioner.

Businesses, organizations and churches are stepping up to help the Roanoke Rapids Police Department put on a back to school cookout Thursday afternoon.

Three teenagers have been charged in several vehicle break-ins which occurred during the late night period Tuesday and early this morning.

Renasant Bank has announced the appointment of Maurice Moody as executive vice president and head of digital banking.

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