A Northwest Halifax alumni has been chosen as director of prisons, the state Department of Public Safety announced today.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has lodged a charge of attempted murder against an inmate who reportedly stabbed a correctional officer at Caledonia Thursday night.

A Caledonia inmate has been charged in the stabbing of a correctional officer at the Tillery prison Thursday night.

A law enforcement investigation has been called for in the death of a 38-year-old inmate at Caledonia Correctional Institution, the state Department of Public Safety said in a statement.

Governor Pat McCrory has declared a State of Emergency in all 100 counties in preparation for severe weather that is predicated to cause severe flooding throughout the state.

With most of North Carolina under a winter weather advisory or winter storm watch , state Public Safety officials are urging residents and visitors to monitor local weather conditions and use caution when driving this evening and tomorrow morning.

Friday, 11 October 2013 16:30

Edwards gets Odom superintendent post

Claudette Edwards has been named the new superintendent at Odom Correctional Institution.

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