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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

Friday, 24 August 2018 20:28

Tourism spending rises in county

Visit North Carolina announced today domestic visitors to and within Halifax County spent $96.95 million in 2017.

Friday, 24 August 2018 20:11

PD seeks assistance in two larcenies

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating two larceny cases in which the public’s help is needed.

Thursday, 23 August 2018 20:33

Photo gallery: Back to school cookout

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department along with the fire department and public works held a back to school cookout in the parking lot of A&D Laundromat in the 100 block of Roanoke Avenue today.

Thursday, 23 August 2018 19:15

1026 green space water feature installed

The water feature at the 1026 Roanoke Avenue urban green space has been installed and the city’s public works department is working on tweaks to the system which allows the water to fall down metal screening and into a tank.

Food Lion will offer its Food Lion To-Go grocery pick-up service at its store located at 2500 West Tenth Street beginning Monday.

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 20:27

Tenth Street reopened following propane leak

Tenth Street is back open after Roanoke Rapids firefighters went in and shut off the emergency shut off system to a propane tank at Builders FirstSource.

Six people have been arrested throughout this month following a July larceny from Goldmine Cafe in Becker Village Mall.

Roanoke Rapids firefighters continue to monitor a propane leak at Builders FirstSource which forced the evacuation of several businesses in and around the Tenth Street area.

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 17:24

Enfield Lions Horse Show Saturday

The 7th Annual Enfield Lions Club Horse Show will be held Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m.