News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 09:49

Thaxton surrenders with attorney present

A man wanted in a March cocaine transaction surrendered to the Roanoke Rapids Police Department Tuesday morning with his attorney.

Amtrak stopped a train in Halifax County Monday due to a domestic onboard and the City County Drug Task Force cited one of the people involved.

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 15:44

Three sought in AC unit thefts

Three people are sought for stealing air conditioning units from Walmart Monday night.

With true bills of indictment returned last month, Henry Cherry and Tony Reams now await their arraignment and trial on federal heroin trafficking charges in New Bern.

One man wanted for allegedly selling cocaine to a City County Drug Task Force agent in March surrendered at the Roanoke Rapids magistrate’s office this afternoon.

Monday, 08 May 2017 13:56

RRPD roundup: Fraud; weapon charges

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

In the lunchtime rush, orders are taken, refills are requested and runners are asked to serve the meals customers have requested.

A Rich Square man died Saturday morning in a single-vehicle crash.

Photos by Randy Wrenn of Myrick's School of Dance recital Tapping Toes 2017.

Saturday, 06 May 2017 13:37

Photo gallery: Regency Day

Regency Day gave visitors to the state historic site in Halifax today a chance to fast forward to the Regency Period as it was known in Great Britain or the Federalist Period as it was known in the United States.

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