News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

Recently redacted transcripts of detention hearings for four defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case show in addition to a warehouse in Rocky Mount, the Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport was often used in the operation.

Roanoke Rapids police are attempting to locate a truck and its owner who reportedly tried to steal a utility trailer from parks and recreation over the weekend.

Monday, 10 April 2017 16:37

RRPD seeks information on missing woman

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for a Northampton County woman reported missing on Sunday.

The Jo Story Senior Center will have a better way to promote its events thanks to a sign donation by East Tenth Church of Christ.

At the site where his remains were found last month, family and friends of Gary Joe Youngblood returned Sunday to light candles and release balloons in his honor.

Charges are pending an evaluation after a woman broke items, blocked employees from exiting and customers from entering a Weldon restaurant early this morning.

Country music recording artist Colton James has announced his 1st Annual 'Tribute to the Armed Forces'  Country Jam featuring Colton James & Moonshine Band on May 20th, 2017 12 noon - 11pm at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre in Roanoke Rapids

Human remains found behind a vacant building off Highway 158 last month have been identified as Gary Joe Youngblood.

Cocaine trafficking charges were lodged against a Weldon man this morning following execution of a search warrant in the 300 block of Elm Street.

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged following a shooting outside Westside Grocery Thursday afternoon.

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