Shannon Golden understands the original track of Hurricane Florence. She also respects the tenacity of North Carolina residents who were ultimately impacted by the storm.
The North Carolina State Supreme Court has postponed its sessions in Eastern North Carolina until 2019.
Weldon police are looking for two people who committed an armed robbery at a store in the 200 block of East Second Street Monday night.
While Roanoke Rapids was spared from the ravages of Hurricane Florence, others weren’t.
Efforts to place a monument honoring veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan are supported by the city, Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer said following a presentation at Tuesday’s meeting.
The Roanoke Rapids High School JROTC posted colors at the opening of this evening's city council meeting.
Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening backed a resolution supporting the location of a passenger rail station and service in Weldon.
Halifax County commissioners have agreed on design plans for the renovation of the Joseph Montfort Amphitheater, which was home to the outdoor drama First for Freedom.
Halifax County commissioners Monday night approved two economic development incentive grants — one for a company considering locating in the area and another for an established industry looking to expand.
The State Bureau of Investigation and the Littleton Police Department have concluded their investigation into the deaths of three family members whose bodies were found June 9 at 1010 Kirkland...
Rowland A. "Nook" Hedgepeth, a Halifax County death row inmate, died this afternoon of natural causes, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has been activated by the North Carolina Sheriff's Association and deployed to assist Sheriff Asa Buck and the Carteret County Sheriff's Office.
When Steve Felton talks about the impact of community colleges on the lives of students, one cannot help but be inspired.
Roanoke Rapids police are looking for leads in a breaking and entering in which shots were fired late Sunday night.
Due to Hurricane Florence having minimal impact on Halifax County, three shelters have now closed.
A man arrested several times by the former City County Drug Task Force is now serving a 15- to 27-month prison sentence.
The turn of Hurricane Florence has made for minimal impacts in the Roanoke Valley, officials said.
The Northampton County Emergency Operations Center advises county residents to make immediate preparations for potentially severe weather resulting from Hurricane Florence.
As noted in the graphic, the National Weather Service says tornado warnings are possible as the outer bands of Hurricane Florence move into and cross Central North Carolina.
The most likely potential for the Roanoke River to crest at Roanoke Rapids or Scotland Neck is below minor, the National Weather Service reported in its latest morning briefing.
The city has amended its state of emergency proclamation issued Wednesday and lifted a curfew, prohibition of alcohol sales and restrictions on possession, transportation and transfer of weapons and substances.
Two Roanoke Rapids men have been charged in the Monday armed robbery of a Greensville County store.
The shelter at Kirkwood Adams Community Center will close at 5 p.m. this evening.
Preparation for the potential impacts of a hurricane is no easy task, but that responsibility is even greater for hospitals and healthcare systems.
The city has already taken steps in the wake of Hurricane Florence, Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer said at a press briefing today.
The city will enact a curfew beginning Thursday as well as restrictions on alcohol sales.
Despite a southward shift of Hurricane Florence, the National Weather Service says prolonged rain and freshwater flooding is still expected across much of the area.
Halifax County has declared a State of Emergency that will go into effect at 6 this evening.
Northampton County will open emergency shelters at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
The National Weather Service reported in its morning briefing confidence continues to increase life-threatening impacts will be felt across the Carolinas with the arrival of Hurricane Florence.
Roanoke Rapids paused to remember the 17th anniversary of 9-11 terrorist attacks this morning at Centennial Park.
Halifax County government today released a statement encouraging residents to prepare and gather emergency supplies ahead of Hurricane Florence.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:
As part of its bicentennial celebration, the North Carolina Supreme Court will be presiding in the town of Halifax on October 1.
As the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina Thursday agreed conditionally to extend the deadline for 44 boards of election across the eastern part of the...
Another veteran law enforcement officer has been hired as the new school resource officer at Belmont Elementary.
The city has issued a building permit for a senior apartment complex which will be located at Becker Drive and Hunting Ridge Road.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:
Congressman G.K. Butterfield and Congressman David Price today issued a joint statement in response to news the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina issued subpoenas...
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a larceny in which suspects stole household items from Walmart valued around $115 on March 11.
Ophelia Gould-Faison released a statement today on her intention to run for Halifax County commissioner as a write-in candidate.
Halifax is one of 44 counties in the eastern part of the state which has been subpoenaed to turn over election records to the United States Department of Immigration and...
Roanoke Rapids Graded Schools saw a significant increase in its student performance this past year according to the latest numbers released today by the North Carolina State Board of Education...
The city anticipates a splash pad at Chaloner Recreation Center should be ready for use by next summer.
Halifax County commissioners today rescinded adopting a resolution opposing the state Department of Transportation’s widening plan for Highway 125.
A proposal was put on the table today which would ban tethering of animals in Halifax County while using funds People for the Ethical Treatment pledged for extra enforcement go...
Two people were killed in a collision on River Road in Henrico this evening.
A Rocky Mount man died Sunday morning in a single vehicle crash in the Scotland Neck area, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
A Hollister man was charged Friday on marijuana counts following the execution of a search warrant in the Highway 561 area.
Kareem Martin’s mission this morning wasn’t about football. It was about a chance to give back.
A Roanoke Rapids woman surrendered to city police Thursday night and faces a charge of perpetrating a hoax involving use of a fake biochemical substance sent to the campus of...
A Roanoke Rapids couple was charged today following execution of a search warrant based on complaints alleging the sale of prescription pain pills from their residence in the 600 block...
A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged today for allegedly failing to get medical treatment in a timely manner for her child’s burn injury.
Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport is one of 27 facilities in the state approved to receive improvement funds.