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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

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 00:04

Davis becomes new Weldon police chief

Chris Davis was sworn in as Weldon’s new police chief this evening, taking over the position left vacant by the departure of James Avens.

Monday, 13 August 2018 19:53

Perry hired as county HR director

Halifax County Manager Tony Brown announced today the appointment of the new Human Resources Management Director Renee Perry.

Monday, 13 August 2018 16:10

Roanoke Valley crime roundup: RRPD, HCSO

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following:

Friday, 10 August 2018 18:14

Wegener joins RV Surgical Associates

Roanoke Valley Surgical Associates announced general surgeon, Dr. Michael Wegener, has joined the practice.

Friday, 10 August 2018 17:05

Historic site offers two new guided tours

Historic Halifax State Historic Site is offering two new guided tours which include access to the site’s historic structures while exploring the lives of the town’s early citizens.  

Two women were charged following the execution of a search warrant at Lily Spa on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway Thursday.

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department will host its fourth Fire Safety Fair next Friday.

On Wednesday and Thursday evening the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted operation Wrong Turn, a traffic checking station at an undisclosed location in the county.