News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

The morning of his Thursday afternoon death, the North Carolina Department of Transportation Board gave its unanimous endorsement of a resolution naming a 3.7 mile stretch of Highway 125 in honor of Frank V. Avent III.

Friday, 30 June 2017 10:36

Final Monroe St. suspect surrenders

The final suspect in a Monroe Street attempted robbery surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Thursday.

Thursday, 29 June 2017 15:35

Fourth of July events across the valley

The Roanoke Valley will offer several opportunities to celebrate Independence Day this year.

Two men charged with trafficking heroin in March have their arraignments continued, federal court records show.

Thursday, 29 June 2017 11:21

Photo gallery: Roanoke Rapids Police Camp

Children from across the Roanoke Valley learned about the work of police dogs and got lessons in physical fitness from a local trainer.

Four people have been charged and another wanted in a June 2 armed robbery attempt in the 900 block of Monroe Street.

The Filing Period for the November 7 municipal election will begin on Friday, July 7, at noon and end Friday, July 21, at noon in the Halifax County Board of Elections Office at the Old Historic Courthouse in Halifax for the following municipalities:

A Hollister man charged with six counts of cruelty to animals pled to three counts filed against him, the Halifax County Clerk of Court Office confirmed today.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 12:16

Man charged in S. Weldon stabbing

A Monday night stabbing victim was treated and released from medical care and the man who allegedly stabbed her was arrested.

Roanoke Valley law enforcement report the following:


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