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

Henry Robertson, a registered nurse at Halifax Regional, was honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

Halifax County law enforcement reports the following drug arrests:


Friday, 13 April 2018 11:18

RRPD roundup: Drug arrests

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

Incumbent Halifax County Commissioner Vernon J. Bryant is running to retain his seat on the board.

With the annual Ella Baker Day set Friday, Governor Roy Cooper issued a proclamation remembering the civil rights leader.

Coinciding with the Prelude to Liberty celebration in Historic Halifax, the town of Halifax is sponsoring the first Morattico Artisan Fair on from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Today began the first of a weekend of festivities honoring the 242nd anniversary of the Halifax Resolves in Historic Halifax.

Roanoke Rapids police plan to consult with the United States Attorney’s Office after trafficking amounts of fentanyl were seized as officers followed up on a complaint of drug activity Wednesday in the 1100 block of Jefferson Street.

Thursday, 12 April 2018 12:44

Another charged in AMVETS shooting

Roanoke Rapids police have made another arrest stemming from a December 15 party at AMVETS on Eighth Street.

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