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

The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded a gift of $10,000 to the Center for Energy Education, a non-profit organization committed to providing energy education and training in Northeastern North Carolina.

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 09:45

Man dies from injuries sustained in stabbing

A 34-year-old man died this morning from injuries sustained in a Tuesday night stabbing.

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 22:43

2017 National Night Out photo gallery

Photos from Halifax County Sheriff, Roanoke Rapids and Weldon Police Departments 2017 National Night Out at the Center on Halifax Community College campus Tuesday night August 1st.

A male victim was flown to a trauma center this evening for treatment of life-threatening injuries following a stabbing on Love Street.

A Scotland Neck man faces murder and other charges in the Saturday morning shooting of his friend.

More problems are emerging at the former People’s Theater building, City Manager Joseph Scherer told council this evening.

A Roanoke Rapids woman Monday surrendered to the investigating Roanoke Rapids police detective on warrants alleging she deposited fraudulent checks and then withdrew funds from an ATM machine over a two-month period.

Dr. Courtney Aman of Roanoke Rapids is excited to return to her hometown where she will be opening a new, full-time orthodontic practice named Southern Smiles Orthodontics.  

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following:


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