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

A Wilmington area man listed in state Department of Public Safety records as a probation absconder, as of this report, remains holed up in a storage bin on the grounds of Enviva Pellets outside Garysburg.

The public assembly following the MLK Nonviolence March Saturday has been moved to the Griffin Centre on the campus of Halifax Community College due to expected inclement weather.

Friday, 06 April 2018 18:08

Task force roundup: Marijuana counts

The City County Drug Task Force reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris:

North Carolina Forest Service rangers and the state parks fire service began a controlled burn at Medoc Mountain State Park today as part of a wildlife management and hazard reduction operation.

An undercover operation based on complaints and investigation carried out over four days resulted in several arrests of people described as reputed street-level and mid-level drug dealers.

Thursday, 05 April 2018 15:36

HCSO roundup: Larcenies; drug charges

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:

A complaint will be filed in Halifax County Superior Court Friday which sets the stage for a consent order to be signed requiring improvements at the Carolina Inn on Jackson Street.

Thursday, 05 April 2018 12:14

SCLC sets voter forums

The Roanoke Valley-Southern Christian Leadership Conference has scheduled Voter Informational Forums for the public across Halifax County.

Terry Buffaloe is running as a challenger for one of three seats on the Halifax County Board of Commissioners.

Page 5 of 902

Latest Comments


Latest Events

Fri Mar 16 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Weldon PD blood drive
Thu Mar 22 @ 8:30AM - 05:00PM
Clara Hearne pre-K registration
Fri Mar 30 @12:00AM
Artisans, crafters needed for fair
Sat Mar 31 @12:00PM -
Project Graduation Boston Butt, stew sale

Login Form