News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

Two men arrested for heroin trafficking earlier this month after a lengthy investigation which ended with a traffic stop are now in federal custody and are awaiting detention hearings Friday in Greenville.

Bill Medley, half of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo The Righteous Brothers topped the charts in four decades. Bobby Hatfield, the other half of The Righteous Brothers passed away in 2003.

A man whose outstanding court dates include charges in a 2014 traffic fatality, faces additional drug charges following a stop today.

A United States magistrate judge today found Clarence Burgess Jr. not suitable for release pending proceedings in his federal weapon case.

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a failed robbery which occurred in the 500 block of Roanoke Avenue Friday night.

Leann Bryant believes human remains found last week behind a vacant beauty salon are those of her friend Gary Joe Youngblood.

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged in a Wednesday night stabbing stemming from a domestic dispute.

Friday, 24 March 2017 12:35

ACP donates funds to NCCAR

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline Community Investment Program awarded an $1,680 grant to the North Carolina Center for Automotive Research to support the GEM program.

The victim in a Monday fire remains hospitalized and is in stable condition.

Thursday, 23 March 2017 17:00

SBI continues Enfield standoff probe

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation says the primary focus of its investigation into a standoff in Enfield Saturday night is the officer-involved shooting.

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