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

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Thursday afternoon shooting in which two people were injured.

Friday, 23 March 2018 11:33

Man faces multiple fraud, larceny counts

A Roanoke Rapids man has been charged with numerous counts of fraud and larceny following an investigation by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

Thursday, 22 March 2018 15:14

Task force roundup: RR arrest; traffic stop

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

Thursday, 22 March 2018 13:26

Irby, Powell indicted in Johnson murder

Dillon Tyler Irby and James Powell were indicted Monday in the January murder of Travis Johnson and the attempted murder of another victim, according to true bills returned by a grand jury.

As defendants charged in the murders of four friends playing cards last summer in the Glenview community of the Enfield area are scheduled to make their first Halifax County Superior Court appearances next month, one of them has twice demanded his right to a speedy trial.

The Downtown Enfield Restoration & Preservation Association is sponsoring the third annual Bless Your Art Show and Sale,

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 14:52

4-H summer camps set

With school quickly approaching the last few months, many youth will be looking for activities to occupy their time this summer.  

Kevin Munn made a brief appearance in Warren County District Court today only to be told his date was rescheduled for April 4 in his first-degree murder case in the death of Roanoke Rapids psychologist Nancy Alford.

After numerous social media inquiries into the story of the 2013 dismissal of a murder charge against Lester Kearney, one of the defendants charged in this month’s murder of Roanoke Rapids psychologist Nancy Alford, we are making the following clarification.

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