The Roanoke Valley Southern Christian Leadership Conference is one of the groups leading a push for a supplemental school tax which its administration believes will provide equitable funding for the Halifax County School system.
Supporters of a supplemental school tax for the Halifax County School system say those leading an effort to fight the measure, which will be on the November 8 ballot, have misrepresented how much would be requested should the referendum pass.
Fighting which began Wednesday night and carried over to Thursday night have led to arrests and continued investigation by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.
A Weldon man was arrested on felony marijuana counts today following investigation by the City County Drug Task Force.
With a positive test for rabies in a raccoon which randomly attacked a dog, as well as the arrival of fall when interactions between wild animals and pets increase, the Halifax County Public Health System is encouraging all pet owners to make sure their dogs and cats are up-to-date on rabies vaccinations.
A Halifax County woman died Monday night in a pedestrian collision on Reese’s Store Road, according to the state Highway Patrol.
The Allen Grove Rosenwald School will be open both Friday and Saturday for Harvest Days.