News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

Law enforcement and other first responders are searching for a 30-year-old man who was reported missing earlier in the month.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 23:28

Police investigating Henry St. shooting

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating the shooting of a wheelchair-bound man which occurred in the 900 block of Henry Street shortly before 9 this evening.

In less than 30 minutes this evening a jury returned a verdict of guilty in the case of a Roanoke Rapids minister charged with a count of indecent liberties with a child.

The state rested its case today and the defense called no witnesses in the trial of a Roanoke Rapids minister charged with indecent liberties with a minor.

Testimony today tied the indecent liberties with a minor count against a Roanoke Rapids minister to a kiss he reportedly gave the victim when she was 15 which extended from her collarbone to earlobe.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man allegedly tied to a dogfighting operation in the Five Points area.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 13:22

RRPD seeks help in Walmart bike theft

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

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 13:02

CNA charged with patient abuse

A certified nursing assistant at a long-term care facility has been charged with patient abuse and neglect following an investigation by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 07:07

Camera system helps lead to B&E counts

An Enfield man was arrested Saturday after being caught on camera during a breaking and entering.

Parents who have children in the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District will have access to their child’s attendance, grades, progress reports, and school announcements through the district’s new PowerSchool Parent Portal starting next week.

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