A woman visiting an inmate in the county detention center was arrested Tuesday for taking a cell phone into the visitation room.

Valley Community Church’s Celebrate Recovery is adding another dimension to its ministry by reaching out to female inmates in the Halifax County Detention Center.

Thursday, 29 December 2016 16:44

Kimball, Bozard honored by sheriff's office

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office recently recognized its Detention Officer and Deputy Sheriff of the Year.

A Halifax County Detention Center lieutenant was arrested today for aiding and abetting providing drugs to an inmate.

A county jail inmate who was improperly released is currently being sought, Halifax Sheriff Wes Tripp said.

Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said he is open to discussing the possibilities of an addiction recovery program at the county detention center.

Friday, 13 November 2015 11:27

Couple charged in jail contraband conspiracy

A couple was charged Thursday with trying to smuggle marijuana into the Halifax County Detention Center after a jail officer found contraband during a routine sweep of the facility.

Pastor Lawrence Hendricks doesn't judge the intentions.

Monday, 04 November 2013 16:16

Jail expansion bids come in over budget

Halifax County Commissioners may have to look at several options, including negotiations with the lowest bidder, after all bids on the proposed sheriff's office and jail upgrade came in over the project budget of $9.7 million.

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