A Roanoke Rapids woman is wanted by police for allegedly using counterfeit checks to obtain goods and services.
An early morning house fire displaced its occupant and left the dwelling on Ivey Street with some $35,000 in property and content damage.
Roanoke Rapids will usher in the Christmas season beginning Thursday night with a tree-lighting ceremony at the Lloyd Andrews Building and Veterans Park.
The city pulled $311,000 from its undesignated fund balance this evening to cover several critical needs, especially its storm water project and radios for the police department.
City council this evening recognized a hometown hero — a four-legged hero named Elle.
A new city council member was sworn in and an old one was bid farewell this evening.
Saturated patrols in the Enfield area Monday evening led to the arrest of a convicted felon as well as the seizure of marijuana and paraphernalia in a separate investigation during... Read more
The North Carolina Symphony is coming to town.
A last-minute donation of $500 has assured that 20 needy children will have clothes and toys and that the Roanoke Rapids Police Club will have seed money for next year's... Read more
An Enfield woman has been charged with allegedly posting nude photos of the complaining victim on Facebook, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
It almost appeared there would be a deadlock on who would get to lead the Halifax County Board of Commissioners as chair for next year until Commissioner Rives Manning made... Read more
Weldon City Schools and the Roanoke Rapids Graded School School District will continue to wait for an answer on whether they can spend money on design fees after Halifax County... Read more
A Monday night assault victim in Hobgood was treated and released while the ensuing investigation led to four arrests.
A third person has been arrested in the October 27 murder of Chris Harrison and is also charged in the shooting death of the alleged co-conspirator in the case, Monte... Read more
Five arrests are expected from a compliance check of around 60 of Halifax County's 120 registered sex offenders that began late Tuesday night and ended this morning around 3.
With the holiday shopping season beginning in full force Friday, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office is offering safety tips for shoppers.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office received a report that a 16-year-old Wilson County boy missing under a Silver Alert may have been seen at Southeast Halifax High School around 8... Read more
Roanoke Rapids Cinema starts Kickstarter Campaign
Tyree Davis, who is a candidate for Halifax County Sheriff, has been appointed by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory to the North Carolina Safer Schools Task Force.
The Garysburg Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Saturday night at GIC Sweepstakes on Old Highway Road.
A board of elections meeting planned today to allow James Mills to protest the results of the November 5 municipal election was postponed and will be held next Tuesday.
A Saturday night disturbance call included shots fired but investigation led to no arrests, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
A woman who allegedly managed to steal a wallet from a courthouse employee and use the credit cards contained inside for a small shopping spree has been arrested and jailed... Read more
Two brothers were charged today for allegedly selling scrap metal stolen in Northampton County to a Halifax County scrap metal plant.
Manning Elementary School will be releasing students at 1:05 p.m. after a vehicle apparently struck a utility pole this morning at the corner of Virginia Avenue.
A call about a possible impaired driver led the Halifax County Sheriff's Office today to seize a total of 59 bindles of heroin from a man and his girlfriend.
Three people have been arrested in connection with a breaking and entering that occurred last Friday at a residence on Highway 48 in Enfield.
Arrests have been made in two different breaking and entering cases — one in the Enfield area and one in the Littleton area.
Two Edgecombe men have been arrested following an investigation into the theft of a trailer containing 150 bushels of soybeans.
A former federally convicted bank robber now faces marijuana charges lodged by the Seaboard Police Department Sunday.
Roanoke Rapids police have arrested a man for the Tuesday break-in of an animal hospital and are investigating two other business break-ins that occurred with in the same time span.
A woman is being treated at an undisclosed hospital after she was shot in the head, allegedly by her boyfriend, following a domestic dispute outside Roanoke Rapids this evening.
Copper theft has been on the rise in Halifax County over the last three months, the sheriff's office reports.
During his 2,703 days in captivity, Bill Robinson often thought of home.
Petsense is eyeing is locating at the former Blockbuster building on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway and Sheetz continues its plans to locate at the former Ryan's, city Planning and Development... Read more
Despite still having to appropriate more than $1.9 million to pay theater debt, the city increased its fund balance over the past fiscal year by $1 million.
The Main Street director will become a city employee after a 4-1 vote by Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening.
The Halifax County Board of Elections will give James Mills, who lost to incumbent Leonard Bunting in the Scotland Neck mayoral race, a chance to formally prove his opponent violated... Read more
Neighbor looking out for neighbor Sunday helped the Halifax County Sheriff's Office nab an alleged breaking and entering perpetrator.
Roanoke Rapids police are investigating the vandalism of at least six city vehicles parked at the T.J. Davis Recreation Center Friday and Saturday.
It's time to talk turkey or, considering the matchup, time to talk smack.
For the city, it was a way to brighten one of its most used buildings.
James Mills, who was defeated in the November 5 Scotland Neck mayoral race by incumbent Leonard Bunting, is protesting the outcome of that race.
The Sudan Temple Shriners Parade begins Saturday at 11 a.m.
Weldon Police Chief Mark Macon is trying to build community relationships through a piping hot cup of coffee.
Hunting season thus far in Halifax County has been mostly uneventful, finding state Wildlife Resources Commission enforcement officers dealing with trespassing and roadside hunting violations.
Kisha Shearin has lived in the Dogwood Parks Apartments in Weldon for 13 years.
A September 13 breaking and entering investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Roanoke Rapids man.
As the Chris Harrison and Monte Hines murder investigation continues, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office confirmed what it believes to be a motive of robbery.
In the wake of legislation that will end teacher tenure, the Roanoke Rapids board of education must identify 25 percent of its teachers to award contracts to, Superintendent Dennis Sawyer... Read more
Roanoke Rapids Board of Education members this evening learned of initiatives designed to improve test scores at the high school after it failed to meet expected growth under the new... Read more