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

Halifax County commissioners remain concerned, but optimistic, a multi-million dollar lumber mill will open on the outskirts of Enfield.

Two brothers were charged Sunday with filing a false police report they were stabbed in a business parking lot off West Tenth Street.

Monday, 18 December 2017 19:54

Friday night shooting suspect surrenders

A Roanoke Rapids man wanted in a Friday night shooting at an area convenience store surrendered to the investigating Halifax County Sheriff’s Office detective today.

The defendant in a 2015 murder was charged Sunday after he and another person fled on foot following a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Franklin Street.

Roanoke Rapids police have made an arrest in a December 6 assault which occurred in the Walmart parking lot.

With all but the finishing touches left, the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District this afternoon dedicated the new W.L. Manning Elementary School.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Roanoke Rapids man in a shooting which occurred at a local business outside the city limits Friday night.

A simple conversation with Roanoke Rapids police Captain Bobby Martin spared two teenagers from having a blight on their record.

Forty children went on a shopping trip with the Roanoke Rapids police and fire departments today as part of the annual Christmas for Kids program today.

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