News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

A Roanoke Rapids woman surrendered to city police Thursday night and faces a charge of perpetrating a hoax involving use of a fake biochemical substance sent to the campus of North Carolina Central University in Durham.

A Roanoke Rapids couple was charged today following execution of a search warrant based on complaints alleging the sale of prescription pain pills from their residence in the 600 block of Jefferson Street.

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged today for allegedly failing to get medical treatment in a timely manner for her child’s burn injury.

Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport is one of 27 facilities in the state approved to receive improvement funds.

Thursday, 30 August 2018 14:58

Police seek clues in tobacco store B&E

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is currently investigating a breaking and entering at Tobacco Express, which is located next to Big Lots.

Andy Bryant can look back and realize he turned two of his boyhood dreams into careers — law enforcement and emergency medical services.

A man wanted in a financial card fraud case was arrested today while making a court appearance on unrelated charges.

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:32

Tuesday night gas leak required no evacuations

A gas leak outside Signature HealthCARE late Tuesday night forced no evacuations of the facility on East Fourteenth Street, according to the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department.

As the Roanoke Rapids Theatre continues booking acts for its fall entertainment series, one show has been selected to help a Roanoke Rapids firefighter battling a rare form of lymphoma.

Odom Correctional Institution staff and its Men's Service Club participated in Governor Cooper's Second Annual School Supply Drive.

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