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 Board of Commissioners Chairman Gene Minton said he is willing to talk to the city about its plans to build a solid waste transfer station.

Thursday, 10 September 2009 09:58

Another man arrested in Weldon school thefts

Another person has been charged for allegedly stealing $74,000 worth of laptops and other computer equipment at two Weldon schools last year, Lt. James Avens of the Weldon Police Department said this morning.

Wednesday, 09 September 2009 09:57

Opportunity Clean Sweep begins in city

Today a new effort to spruce up the city begins, a program City Manager Paul Sabiston is calling Opportunity Clean Sweep.

Wednesday, 04 August 2010 09:46

RRFD hands Woodlawn investigation to police

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department turned a suspicious fire in which an oily rag stuffed in a plastic bottle was found under a house on Woodlawn Street Friday to the police department.

Tuesday, 03 August 2010 09:45

Mediation over Weldon funds to continue

Lawyers for Halifax County and the Weldon City Schools Board of Education will continue negotiations over funds the school system wants to hire an architect.

Tuesday, 03 August 2010 09:44

Tolling of 95 may be reality, Sabiston says

Roanoke Rapids City Manager Paul Sabiston told council tonight it appears tolling Interstate 95 might be the state’s best way to fund improvements.

Tuesday, 03 August 2010 09:39

Council begins sidewalk display talks

City council should have sidewalk display ordinances from other cities to review by its September work session.

The Halifax County Boys and Girls Club will get rent relief from the paycheck of a city council member.

Tuesday, 03 August 2010 09:30

Three charged in car break-ins

Three people were arrested this morning for Monday night car break-ins which occurred in the Chaloner Park area, Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Jeff Hinton said.

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