News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County
Friday, 09 September 2016 10:16

Search for absconder leads to drug arrest

A search for an absconder led to the discovery of 48 grams of marijuana and the arrest of a Scotland Neck man Wednesday.

People from Maryland, West Virginia and Tennessee have already registered for this year’s 9-mile Roanoke River Ramble

Thursday, 08 September 2016 16:27

Halifax County early voting schedule released

The Halifax County Board of Elections has released the schedule for early voting which occurs before the November 8 general election.

Thursday, 08 September 2016 15:50

Geenex, BayWa join for further solar development

BayWa AG, and Geenex Solar, a North Carolina based developer, have joined forces to develop an initial portfolio of projects in North Carolina and Virginia totaling 350 MW. The first collaboration is a 5 MW project located in Northampton County.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 15:21

9-11 observances set Sunday

The Roanoke Valley will mark the 15th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks Sunday.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 13:14

West 10th closing notice

West Tenth Street is closed for repairs from Jackson Street past Oscar’s to Monroe Street.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 13:02

Two arrested in August tire, rim theft

Two people have been arrested for the larceny of tires and rims from a vehicle at a local car dealership last month.

Sentencing for the remaining 14 defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case has now been set for the November term of federal court in Greenville, according to records contained in the file.

Halifax County commissioners are still weighing whether to do away with the board of equalization and review, which presently consists of the six county commissioners.

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 15:05

IDs sought in beer theft

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in identifying the people in the photos below.

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