News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County
Friday, 04 November 2016 23:02

Ellison in custody in Pasquotank County

A man sought in an afternoon armed robbery and assault has been taken into custody in Pasquotank County.

Friday, 04 November 2016 17:43

Man sought in afternoon robbery, assault

Two adults and a juvenile were tied and assaulted following what Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp described as domestic-related matter this afternoon in the County Road area of Weldon.

The City County Drug Task Force reported arrests following a checking station and search warrant execution, both which occurred Wednesday.


Friday, 04 November 2016 12:32

RRPD blotter: October 25-November 3, 2016

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

Linda Brewer will collect the votes in the November 8 election cast for the late Halifax County Commissioner Rachel Hux and will also fill her unexpired term.

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 16:39

Crash claims life of Pendleton teen

A single-vehicle crash claimed the life of an 18-year-old Pendleton man this morning.

Halifax County is among the additional six North Carolina counties approved for Disaster Food and Nutrition Services benefits in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

Veterans Day observances will be held in Halifax and Northampton counties next week.

The reasons behind a fight at Northampton County High School last week are still not clear, the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office said today.

The Halifax County Democratic Party is encouraging anyone interested in being considered for nomination to the Halifax County Board of Commissioner District 3 seat to contact Chair Cresenti Williams.

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