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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 served a search warrant at Lily Spa this afternoon, an establishment which in the past has been referred to as a reputed brothel.

Thursday, 09 August 2018 16:52

RRPD roundup: Monday-Wednesday reports

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

Sandy Showalter has opted to buy the 8 acres of land she envisioned would serve as the location for expansion of Crestview Cemetery.

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following:

It was back to school today as Roanoke Rapids Early College High School opened its doors to 71 students who make up the first class.

A New York man died Tuesday night after darting into traffic on Interstate 95.

National Night Out events were held in Weldon and Littleton this evening as well as Garysburg.

Roanoke Rapids will draft a resolution in opposition to the current configuration of the proposed widening of Highway 125.

Claude Luther Celestine proclaimed his innocence as he was escorted to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office for processing in a murder last month on Grant Drive.