The Chaloner Middle School gym sustained heavy smoke damage this morning after a battery-operated lift apparently caught fire.
As a Marine veteran, Terrance Pack received the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in a bomb blast in Iraq.
A Roanoke Rapids man already scheduled for a February 28 court appearance was charged Thursday on marijuana counts.
Counterfeit clothing was seized from a Weldon business today and its owners arrested, according to the City County Drug Task Force.
A Hollister man was arrested Wednesday in connection to several break-ins which occurred over five days last month.
Ervin Hughes waived his right to a detention hearing today and was remanded to the custody of United States Marshals Service.
The stories told in the government-produced documentary Chasing the Dragon are reflective of the ones the Roanoke Rapids Police Department sees on the streets when dealing with the opioid addiction problem, Chief Chuck Hasty says.
Halifax Regional is witnessing an exceptionally high spike in documented flu cases across the Roanoke Valley, making flu prevention measures extremely important.
A man who in November of 2015 held Roanoke Rapids police officers at bay for nearly four hours will spend 80 months in federal prison.
Ervin Rodell Hughes will have his federal detention hearing Friday, according to records filed in the court system.