Lance Martin

Lance Martin

Strong winds early this morning may have contributed to a fire in the 100 block of Monroe Street, according to the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department.

A man who presented himself as a witness in a murder in Hollister last week has been arrested at Bangor International Airport in Maine, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp confirmed this evening.

Incumbent Halifax County Commissioner Patrick Qualls is running to retain his seat on the board.

Monday, 16 April 2018 08:36

Roanoke Rapids man dies in I-95 crash

A 20-year-old Roanoke Rapids man died Saturday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 95.

Sunday, 15 April 2018 20:13

Nicholas 'Nick' Ryan Edwards

Nicholas “Nick” Ryan Edwards, 20, died Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Sunday, 15 April 2018 20:07

Betty Jo Hobbs Spradlin

Betty Jo Hobbs Spradlin, 50, died Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Halifax Regional Medical Center.

Saturday, 14 April 2018 14:00

Photo gallery: Resolves weekend winds down

Three days of commemorating the signing of the Halifax Resolves winds down today at 3:30 p.m. at the state Historic Site in Halifax.

Friday, 13 April 2018 14:36

April 15, 2018

April 15, 2018

J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station:  1040 Roanoke Avenue

(252) 533-2800


Henry Robertson, a registered nurse at Halifax Regional, was honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

Halifax County law enforcement reports the following drug arrests:


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