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News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue — Edward R Murrow

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 to the North Carolina State Board of Elections and the 44 counties of the eastern district to obtain voting records from January 1, 2010 to August 30 and August 30, 2013 to August 30, 2018.

Thursday, 06 September 2018 18:38

RRPD seeks info on Walmart larceny

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.

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 20:42

Halifax included in ICE voting record subpoena

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 Customs Enforcement.

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 18:39

Manning, RVEC earn Bs in annual state report card

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Halifax County commissioners today rescinded adopting a resolution opposing the state Department of Transportation’s widening plan for Highway 125.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 to buying proper fencing for low-income dog owners.

Two people were killed in a collision on River Road in Henrico this evening.

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