After a series of meetings with judicial and court officials to discuss the judicial district merger as mandated by the legislature, Chief District Court Judges Brenda Branch and Rob Lewis... Read more
The October 10 weekend a United States District Court Judge ruled North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, Randall Martin and David Franks had already planned a celebration.
Tourism spending in Halifax County increased 1.34 percent over the previous year.
The three people wanted for allegedly stealing two iPads from the Roanoke Rapids Rent-A-Center have been identified, city police said today.
Two Halifax County men charged last week with reportedly poaching a black bear could face a $2,000 fine and loss of their hunting license if found guilty.
Three people are sought for allegedly stealing two iPad 3s from the Rent-A-Center on Premier Boulevard, Roanoke Rapids police said.
With Halloween only two weeks away, SafetyPup visited a local preschool today to talk about trick-or-treating safety and other common sense rules when meeting strangers.
A coordinated effort is needed across the state to combat the problem of gangs, a state expert said Thursday night.
They include names like 1650 The Fam, GMF – Get Money First — and the 400 Boys.
The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is is investigating the unintentional shooting of a 14-year-old Thursday night in the Margaretsville area on Mount Carmel Road.
A Midlothian, Virginia, man died this morning as he was coming off the 180 exit ramp, his brother following him in another vehicle.
A 61-year-old Weldon man was charged today for possessing a weapon as a convicted felon as well as marijuana counts.
Halifax Regional continues to examine and review preparedness plans for infection prevention. Preparation is being led by Chief Nursing Officer, Karen Daniels, who is working with Infection prevention experts, nurses... Read more
A Halifax man was charged Tuesday morning for allegedly firing rifle shots into a residence at 634 Franklin Street.
Two Oxycodone pills were confiscated as well as several items of paraphernalia following a search warrant entry in Enfield this afternoon.
Teddy Anderson Jr. mugged for the camera and said, “Make sure you get a good one.”
The first same-sex marriage license in Halifax County was issued Tuesday, the register of deeds office confirmed.
Halifax County is asking for assistance from county residents in identifying areas that lack broadband or high speed Internet access.
The man pictured above is wanted by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department for reportedly using a stolen credit card to buy $354 worth of steaks and beer.
Halifax Community College’s Workforce and Economic Development Division hosted a reception for Jerry Edmonds, the new Small Business Center director, last week at the campus.
The Northampton County Sheriff's Office reported the following over the last week:
A 16-year-old Pleasant Hill boy was arrested Monday morning for allegedly assaulting his mother.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has set its line-up for Thursday's Gang Summit at the American Legion building in Roanoke Rapids.
A total of 16 students have been charged in a fight on the Northampton County High School football field last month, a fight that was apparently a spillover of one... Read more
Evidence of dogfighting in the Hollister area was reportedly found this afternoon, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
A Conway man surrendered to the Northampton County Sheriff's Office Thursday after warrants were issued for his arrest on scrap metal theft charges.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for the woman in the surveillance photo who reportedly backed in to another vehicle parked in the lot of the Family Dollar off... Read more
As Roanoke Rapids police try to reel in the seventh person wanted in the murder of Wilton Cotton and the shooting of Richard Squire Jr. they say drugs were the... Read more
Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer expects the question of funding for a new dehumidifier at the Aquatic Center to be put back on the table for discussion at council's... Read more
A woman found dead in the area of Simmons and Craig streets has been identified as a 45-year-old Roanoke Rapids resident.
A Roanoke Rapids man is being booked on a charge of felony conceal or fail to report a death in the case of a woman found on the outskirts of... Read more
The Northampton County Sheriff's Office Friday responded to Boyd Ivey Road in Jackson about possible prowlers at the residence.
The four people charged in a Tuesday morning break-in in the Seaboard area will face more charges.
Two people have been charged in a September 27 shooting at the Weldon Waffle House, one where one of the alleged accomplices was badly injured when he got caught in... Read more
When Tammy Moseley helped a small group of children at her Blessed Assurance Summer Camp set up a lemonade stand to buy an inflatable water slide, she had no idea... Read more
A Detroit man wanted for allegedly selling stolen items to a pawn shop surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office Tuesday night.
One of the people arrested Tuesday night in the Wilton Cotton murder was freed today after it was discovered that the person believed to be the actual suspect, who is... Read more
(Editor's note: This afternoon we were informed by Roanoke Rapids police that Keon Ryland was freed after evidence of identity theft was discovered. Aspects of the story dealing with Desmond... Read more
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death in the area of Simmons and Craig streets.
A daylight breaking and entering in the Highway 186 area between the Seaboard and Margaretsville areas came to an end this morning when the alleged suspects were caught by a... Read more
Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening honored a world champion.
The closing of the Roanoke Rapids Aquatic Center over the remainder of the fall and winter looms as a possibility after city council this evening agreed to pull discussion of... Read more
Alleged cocaine residue and a hidden machete led to charges for a Scotland Neck man Sunday morning.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a series of break-ins and thefts from Nash Brick Company in Hollister.
Two more people are wanted for the Gordon Drive murder and shooting, Roanoke Rapids police said today.
Three contract employees for KapStone were treated at a local medical facility Monday afternoon, the company confirmed this morning.
A warehouse fire at Reser's Fine Foods this morning caused no structural damage but some products and property received smoke and water damage.
The Halifax County Public Health System today released information regarding the Ebola virus.
The three members of the Halifax County Board of Elections will have pay back a total of $4,725 after commissioners deadlocked on forgiving what administration called an over-compensation in their... Read more
An expansion of the Halifax County Jail is off the table after commissioners today decided the project was too cost prohibitive and would most likely mean a tax increase of... Read more
A death investigation of a 22-year-old woman has led to charges that include dispensing medication without a license against a Henrico woman.
As two more people were taken into custody Thursday in last week's shooting death of Wilton Lee Shawn Cotton, Roanoke Rapids police say none of the five arrested thus far... Read more
The Halifax County Fire Marshal's Office will be hosting events at Harvest Days Friday and Saturday as a part of National Fire Prevention Week.
Halifax Community College Certified Nurse Aide I graduates recently earned a 100 percent pass rate on the state exam.