News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (7491)

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

Tuesday, 03 December 2013 19:32

Every dog has its day: Elle's is in Oct.

City council this evening recognized a hometown hero — a four-legged hero named Elle.

Tuesday, 03 December 2013 18:56

Smith sworn in; Lawson bid farewell

A new city council member was sworn in and an old one was bid farewell this evening.

Tuesday, 03 December 2013 14:31

Patrols net gun violations; marijuana seizure

Saturated patrols in the Enfield area Monday evening led to the arrest of a convicted felon as well as the seizure of marijuana and paraphernalia in a separate investigation during the operation.

Tuesday, 03 December 2013 13:29

NC Symphony coming to HCC

The North Carolina Symphony is coming to town.

Tuesday, 03 December 2013 11:08

Late donation locks shopping spree for 20 kids

A last-minute donation of $500 has assured that 20 needy children will have clothes and toys and that the Roanoke Rapids Police Club will have seed money for next year's Christmas for Kids program.

Monday, 02 December 2013 15:35

Nude photo-posting lands woman in trouble

An Enfield woman has been charged with allegedly posting nude photos of the complaining victim on Facebook, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

Monday, 02 December 2013 15:15

Pierce gets chair nod on second nomination

It almost appeared there would be a deadlock on who would get to lead the Halifax County Board of Commissioners as chair for next year until Commissioner Rives Manning made an alternate nomination.

Monday, 02 December 2013 13:42

Manning, WHS design fees remain on hold

Weldon City Schools and the Roanoke Rapids Graded School School District will continue to wait for an answer on whether they can spend money on design fees after Halifax County commissioners today approved a watered down motion that was called a vote of confidence on plans the two districts have for school improvement.

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 15:07

Baby mamma drama leads to assault

A Monday night assault victim in Hobgood was treated and released while the ensuing investigation led to four arrests.

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