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

Thursday, 12 April 2018 06:32

NCSO offers more insight on Enviva standoff

A statement by the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office offers new insight on the circumstances which led a New Hanover County probation absconder to hide in a storage bin on the grounds of a wood pellet plant outside Garysburg Monday.

Incumbent J. Rives Manning Jr. is running to retain his seat on the Halifax County Board of Commissioners.

A man who has been charged several times for indecent exposure was arrested for the same crime Tuesday.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 08:26

HCSO probes murder in Hollister

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder which was reported this morning at approximately 1:25 a.m.

Abram Piasek was only 11-years-old when the Nazi party rose to power in his Polish town of Bialobrzegi.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 13:50

DA candidate profile: Norlan Graves

Norlan Graves is challenging incumbent Valerie Asbell for the position of district attorney in Bertie, Halifax, Northampton and Hertford counties.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 12:42

RR police investigate Oak St. shooting

Roanoke Rapids police continue to investigate a shooting in the 500 block of Oak Street Monday evening which left a mobile home riddled with bullet holes.

A Wilmington man who hid in an industrial storage bin on the grounds of a Northampton County wood pellet manufacturing company is in jail on $326,000 bond after he fell late Monday night.

Monday, 09 April 2018 19:58

Littleton man charged in Sunday shooting

A Littleton man surrendered to Roanoke Rapids police today and has been charged in a Sunday morning shooting in the 100 block of Collins Avenue.

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