News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

Law enforcement across Halifax County made the following reports:

Roanoke Rapids City Council will consider a budget for the next fiscal year which contains no tax increase and proposes to give employees a 4 percent cost of living increase.

City Manager Joseph Scherer this afternoon recommended funding only six months of operational costs for the Roanoke Rapids Theatre.

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Tuesday night honored educators and support staff at an inaugural event called Celebration of Excellence.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 11:06

Police seek help in Walmart larcenies

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for a person who within the last two weeks this month reportedly committed two larcenies at Walmart.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Lieutenant C.L. Vaught at 252-533-2819 or Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is reaching out to children in July by providing them a free Junior Deputy Camp.

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

Family Dollar Stores will open its Highway 48 store outside Roanoke Rapids next Thursday.

Monday, 29 May 2017 11:31

Photo gallery: Memorial Day 2017

AMVETS posts 101 and 320 honored fallen veterans today at Cedarwood Cemetery with its annual Memorial Day Ceremony.
Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer was the keynote speaker.

Saturday, 27 May 2017 18:04

Suspects in farm worker murder surrender

Suspects in the murder of a Littleton area farm worker surrendered today, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said.

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