A march to bring awareness to civil rights issues in Halifax County is planned for April 5.
The Baltimore County Police Department in Maryland is searching for Caitlyn Marie Virts.
A new dry cleaning business will be opening soon in the Great Falls Shopping Center, one of two projects under way in that location.
Recreation needs in Halifax County are not being met.
It's now illegal for dogs to be left chained or tethered and unattended outdoors in the town of Weldon, and police enforcement is set to begin on April 1.
Northwest Halifax High School graduates have formed an alumni association to help inspire and raise funds for much-needed supplies at the school.
A Wilson man died this morning after hitting ice and losing control of his vehicle on Highway 43.
Halifax County government offices opening at 1 p.m. today. Read more
This evening's Roanoke Rapids City Council meeting scheduled for 5:15 has been cancelled.
These are the known closings as of this posting:
Roanoke Rapids schools are now closed today. Read more
Weldon City Schools are now closed today. Read more
Halifax Community College will open at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Read more
These are the known delays as of this posting:
Roanoke Rapids schools are on a two-hour delay Tuesday. Read more
Halifax Regional Medical Center will adjust its operations schedule due to the winter weather warning. Essential personnel will report to the Medical Center to maintain regular operations of hospital/emergency services.
Halifax Community College closes at noon today. Read more
A 27-year-old Roanoke Rapids man, stopped by a state Highway Patrol trooper for a burned out headlight, was arrested Friday night for marijuana possession.
Roanoke Rapids early release is as follows:
Dudley Lamar Kee and James Keith Nelson, two men charged in a February 18 murder in Raleigh, were no strangers to Roanoke Rapids police.
The ExChange Company in Becker Village Mall will be closing on March 31.
There will be a contested race for the Weldon City Schools of Board of Education on the November 4 ballot as four challengers vie for the incumbent seats of Tanya... Read more
The field for the May 6 Democratic Primary is now set after the filing period ended today at noon.
Weldon Police Chief Mark Macon will file as an unaffiliated candidate for Halifax County sheriff, foregoing the May 6 Democratic Primary.
A Tuesday night traffic stop initiated by a state Highway Patrol trooper in the city limits of Roanoke Rapids resulted in charges being lodged by city police for a stolen... Read more
A February 14 armed robbery in the parking lot of Becker Village Mall remains under investigation by Roanoke Rapids police.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department has developed persons of interest in two Village Grocery robberies that occurred less than three weeks apart.
The field of candidates for the Halifax County Schools Board of Education is widening as two more challengers filed today for the May 6 primary.
The State Board of Community Colleges and University of North Carolina Board of Governors signed a revised Comprehensive Articulation Agreement on Feb. 21, which will make college transfer options better... Read more
The Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail will host North Carolina African-American Heritage Commission Director Michelle Lanier Thursday as part of the Friends of the Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail Lecture... Read more
The city's proposed comprehensive land use plan overhaul could lift zoning restrictions in what is commonly known as the theater district, allowing for mixed uses where the Royal Palace Theatre... Read more
The last suspect in a Jackson kidnapping and assault case called to surrender to Northampton County Sheriff's Office deputies Monday, Sheriff Jack Smith said in a statement.
A Saturday night gunshot victim is in fair condition, while the man who reportedly shot him in the lower leg is on the lam, reports the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
James “Tank” Williams has filed to run for one of three contested seats on the Weldon City Schools Board of Education. That race will not be on the ballot until... Read more
An Elizabeth City man faces charges related to metal theft after he was stopped for a vehicle tag violation at a gas station on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway Sunday morning.
An equipment violation Saturday led the Halifax County Sheriff's Office to discover a felony amount of cocaine.
The state Highway Patrol says a woman who died after losing control of her vehicle Friday suffered a medical condition behind the wheel.
At 1:30 p.m. Friday, Halifax County Sheriff's Office narcotics agents arrested two people at Weldon's Community House, a problem area at 209 Ransome Circle, for cocaine sales.
Over the next several weeks, Halifax County will host a series of community meetings centered on countywide parks and recreation needs.
Valerie Asbell, the Judicial District 6B district attorney, filed today to run against Halifax County DA Melissa Pelfrey in the newly created Judicial District 6 in the May 6... Read more
A woman pictured in the above photo is one of two people wanted in a February 7 kidnapping where an elderly Roanoke Rapids woman was forced to go to two... Read more
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is looking for a Roanoke Rapids man who owes more than $18,000 in back child support.
An investigation by the U.S. Postal Service has been launched after an off-duty Roanoke Rapids police officer reportedly detected the odor of marijuana inside the city post office Tuesday afternoon.
Two Republicans will square off for a Halifax County Board of Commissioners seat against Democratic winners of the May 6 primary.
The city has spent $22,800 during the three snows that have fallen this winter.
City council this evening reversed a decision it made in October of 2012 to deny a special use permit to a company wishing to put a cell phone tower on... Read more
An Enfield man was jailed on $100,000 bond after allegedly exposing himself to a group of underaged girls Sunday night.
Local educator Jeff Pageau will soon be featured at two national venues.
The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft and damage of campaign signs put out by sheriff's candidate Brenda Burnette.
There are now five candidates running for three at-large Halifax County Board of Commissioner seats.
Mark Perkins of Roanoke Valley Auto Works used 190 feet of cable to pull a Jeep that slipped off the Canal Trail Saturday up at least a 30-feet incline of... Read more