News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

Halifax Regional Medical Center is the first and only hospital in North Carolina, as well as Virginia and South Carolina, to currently use a new catheter system to restore blood flow in patients suffering from the painful symptoms of peripheral artery disease.

The city is currently trying to assess drainage problems at the Chaloner Recreation Center pool which have forced its temporary closure.

Jury selection in the Operation Rockfish trial of Antonio Tillmon, the only defendant in the police corruption case to not enter a guilty plea, begins September 19.

Sunday, 26 June 2016 18:40

Carolina Mixup photo gallery

This past Saturday BarnBurner Promotions held it's first Carolina Mixup where local artist come together and showcase their talent.

A tractor-trailer driver was listed in stable condition after his rig turned over on Interstate 95 early this morning.

Saturday, 25 June 2016 00:38

Complaint followup leads to drug seizure

A followup on neighborhood complaints by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office led to the seizure of 360 grams of marijuana Friday evening, the City County Drug Task Force reports.

The Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors Thursday announced the winners of the Business Awards for 2016.

Friday, 24 June 2016 17:15

Journey for Justice: DA responds

While her office does not have investigative powers, District Attorney Valerie Asbell said today she has reached out to the State Bureau of Investigation and the FBI to assist local agencies in their investigations of several cold cases across the Roanoke Valley.

Thursday, 23 June 2016 15:20

Police identify pair wanted in fraud case

Roanoke Rapids police have identified two people wanted in an identity theft investigation.

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