News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the individual in the photo below.

For more than 30 years, Lisa Vincent has recorded the history of Roanoke Rapids as enacted by city council.

A failed motion requesting sentencing of several Operation Rockfish defendants occur this month indicates Antonio Tillmon may be the only person to stand trial in the police corruption case.

Thursday, 09 June 2016 11:12

City to also consider Project Chips

The city will consider joining in an economic development project which county commissioners approved Monday.

A few photos from the 43rd Annual Virginia Pork Festival at the Ruritan Club Grounds in Emporia, VA on Wednesday June 8th, 2016 with over 30 pork dishes, beverages, and a an awesome lineup of great music!

With preparation scheduled to be completed at the end of the week, Kathleen Robinson Saturday will hold an open house so people can get a glimpse of her Camp Save a Child.

One of the earlier people arrested by the City County Drug Task Force a few months after its formation was the first to go before a jury.

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 15:16

Revolutionary War Days set in Halifax

Revolutionary War Days is scheduled in Historic Halifax for June 18 and 19.

With a new site manager at Historic Halifax there will come a push for more programming.

The county's proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year drew criticism from the Roanoke Valley Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Coalition for Education and Economic Security during a public hearing on the matter Monday.

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