News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

The public will have a chance to give its input on three potential streetscape concepts for Roanoke Avenue at an upcoming workshop this month.

On Monday, the torch will be passed to a new keeper of vital records in Halifax County.

Thursday, 01 December 2016 21:31

Photo gallery: Halifax tree-lighting

Halifax ushered in the Christmas season this evening with a tree-lighting ceremony at Mural Park.

The Downtown Enfield Restoration & Preservation Association is holding its sixth annual Colonial Christmas Artisan Fair on Saturday at the Historic Episcopal Church of the Advent Parish Hall. A homes tour is also planned that day.

Thursday, 01 December 2016 11:56

Mother, two children perish in Conway area fire

A mother and her two young children perished in a residential fire near Murfreesboro in Northampton County early this morning, the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald of Ahoskie reports.

Thursday, 01 December 2016 11:00

RRPD probes store robbery

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at the Old Farm Road New Dixie Mart which occurred around 11 p.m. Wednesday.

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