A scaled-back vehicle purchasing package through installment financing passed by a 4-1 vote during a Roanoke Rapids City Council meeting this evening.
The cost to replace a broken dehumidifier at the Roanoke Rapids Aquatic Center is between $126,000 and $132,000, a consulting engineer told city council this evening.
The Northampton County Sheriff's Office continues to investigation a purported home invasion where the victim was shot Monday night.
About 24 miles of a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline will run through Halifax County, Dominion power officials told commissioners today.
The chair of the Coalition for Education and Economic Security today asked Halifax County commissioners to re-evaluate their funding priority of schools across the county.
A Manassas Park,Virginia man who died in a Halifax County car crash was among the 10 victims of traffic fatalities in the state over the Labor Holiday weekend.
The execution of a search warrant at an East Tenth Street tattoo shop this evening ended with the arrest of the business's owner.
In anticipation of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Weldon Police Department hosted a checking station.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Antwan Devon Harvey, 20, from Littleton, who allegedly stole copper.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for a man who allegedly caused $34,000 in damages to ice boxes last month at Roanoke Valley Ice.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is currently looking into a suspicious person who made contact and inappropriate comments to children.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol is reaching out to the community for assistance with hit and run collisions that have yet to be solved.
The state Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to be careful as they enjoy the Labor Day holiday. According to AAA, 34.7 million people are expected travel during the Labor Day... Read more
A Rocky Mount man and woman are wanted in several attempted breaking and entering cases that occurred between Halifax and Enfield.
A Garysburg man was arrested Wednesday night on crack cocaine charges and also served warrants issued by the Northampton County Sheriff's Office.
Three Halifax County officials — one each representing county government, municipal government and one of its three school systems — had the opportunity to share their vision on progress being... Read more
The future growth of Halifax County depends on improving public education, board of commissioners Chair James Pierce said during the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce's annual State of Our Community... Read more
A juvenile who failed to return to a juvenile offender development center was located this morning in a wooded area in the Lincoln Heights community.
A third person has been arrested in the murder of 15-year-old Keyuon Garner, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said today.
A Roanoke Rapids man who reportedly pushed away from deputies today faces a crack cocaine charge as well a resisting officers charge.
Two more people were arrested today in Operation Southern Summer, an effort that targets reputed drug dealers across Halifax County.
A Jackson man has been arrested in a motorcycle theft that was reported August 20, according to the Northampton County Sheriff's Office.
The case of a tractor that was reported missing at the end of July came down to a communication breakdown and no charges will be filed, the detective with the... Read more
An effort to check the compliance of Halifax County's 114 registered sex offenders in a single day led to the verification of 102.
Eli Beal's state award-winning poster on Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox, is now on display at the national headquarters of the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution in Louisville... Read more
A draft recreation master plan will most likely not be presented to Halifax County commissioners in September as stakeholders this evening expressed concern more time was needed to study the... Read more
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the theft of a tractor from the Highway 903 area of Roanoke Rapids.
The demolition of Ryan's to make way for a Sheetz has been permitted by the state for the period of September 1 through September 12, according to the Roanoke Rapids... Read more
Eighty boxes of rechargeable drills were stolen from a tractor-trailer at the Pilot Truck Center, apparently as the driver slept, according to the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office.
The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Sunday night breaking and entering in which the victim, who in the end was struck in the head with a gun, tried... Read more
The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice reports that a juvenile placed in its custody at the Dobbs Youth Development Center in Kinston failed to return to the facility... Read more
The Greensville County Sheriff's Office has arrested a total of four Roanoke Valley men in the armed robbery of Woodruff's Store on Brink Road in June.
A Thursday meeting between city officials and black community leaders left both sides with an agreement to continue talks, participants said in statements released today.
The Subway on West Tenth Street was robbed Thursday night, the second time in about two weeks.
A Roanoke Rapids man took a plea arrangement Wednesday in a shooting case last September in the area of the Interstate BP.
Roanoke Rapids police are looking for three people reportedly involved in the breaking and entering of a vehicle on the evening of July 21.
The final workshop to gather public input on the proposed comprehensive parks and recreation master plan has been scheduled for Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Halifax County Agricultural Center... Read more
The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is investigating two reports of counterfeit money being passed in the Conway area.
Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening scrubbed further discussion of vehicle financing until it meets in September.
Black community leaders and Roanoke Rapids city officials plan to meet Thursday to discuss issues arising from the use of a Taser on a 15-year-old boy in April.
Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred shortly before 11:45 Monday night at the Holiday Inn Express on Premier Boulevard.
City council may not immediately make a decision on whether to go with installment financing to make critical vehicle purchases after one of its members discussed the option of pulling... Read more
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is looking for a dark colored compact car in connection with an Enfield area home invasion that left one victim dead and three others wounded.
A man wanted for allegedly stealing a Gator from Roanoke Rapids High School as well as two break-ins at an Internet cafe in Gaston turned himself in Friday.
An Enfield man was shot and killed and three others injured in a home invasion in Enfield Sunday night.
A morning wreck call today led to the discovery of 113 grams of cocaine and the seizure of more than $16,000 in currency.
Numerous reputed street-level cocaine dealers were arrested over the last week following a three-month investigation dubbed Southern Summer by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
The murder of 2-year-old Dy'Uanna Anderson and the shooting of her grandmother was in retaliation to the earlier murder of 15-year-old Keyuon Garner and the shooting of two friends who... Read more
A Roanoke Rapids boy was arrested Thursday and a Gaston man is wanted in connection with the theft of a Gator from the Roanoke Rapids High School maintenance area and... Read more
Four people have been arrested in the August 5 murder of 2-year-old Dy'Uanna Anderson and the shooting of her grandmother, Catherine Price on Cedar Street, the Weldon Police Department reports.
Efforts to reduce childhood obesity and improve the overall health of Halifax and Northampton county residents continue with the added component of a new initiatives that encompass a wide cross-section... Read more
Two videos played today at a kick-off luncheon show the desolation before and the buzz currently under way at the old Halifax County airport.
A Monday night checking station in the Wallace Fork Road area netted the seizure of 12 grams of packaged marijuana, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
A total of five Democrats will run against two Republicans in the Halifax County Board of Commissioners race in the November 4 general election.