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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

Monday, 03 September 2018 14:29

Rocky Mount man dies in Sunday crash

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.

Saturday, 01 September 2018 16:03

Marijuana counts lodged after Friday search

A Hollister man was charged Friday on marijuana counts following the execution of a search warrant in the Highway 561 area.

Saturday, 01 September 2018 15:29

Martin comes back to give back

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 North Carolina Central University in Durham.

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 of Jefferson Street.

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.

Thursday, 30 August 2018 18:58

Police seek clues in tobacco store B&E

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is currently investigating a breaking and entering at Tobacco Express, which is located next to Big Lots.

Andy Bryant can look back and realize he turned two of his boyhood dreams into careers — law enforcement and emergency medical services.

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