The Roanoke Valley Historically Black Colleges and Universities Collaborative Association will host a college fair and college send-off on August 7 at Weldon Elementary School from 3 p.m. to 7... Read more
KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation recently named Todd Lockamon as purchasing manager at the Roanoke Rapids Mill
State and local health officials are urging North Carolinians to remain diligent in personal efforts to protect themselves from mosquito bites.
Roger William Dalton Jr. has been posthumously awarded The Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Governor Pat McCrory.
Lisa B. Vincent, city clerk of Roanoke Rapids, has been awarded the designation of North Carolina Certified Municipal Clerk.
A Roanoke Rapids man and woman were charged with heroin possession early this morning, city police said.
An 18-year-old has been arrested for setting two vehicles on fire late Sunday night.
Davie and Rheasville volunteer firefighters responded to a mobile home fire this afternoon at Up The Creek Road, off Thelma Road.
For the rest of her life, Ellen Draper's thoughts will be with three children who lives drastically changed Thursday morning when their parents died in the Cape Charles, Virginia, tornado.
United States marshals apprehended an Emporia man wanted for the murder of his former girlfriend in Rocky Mount Friday.
While one fled, an Enfield area man held two others at gunpoint early this morning after he discovered them trying to steal his neighbor’s air conditioning unit.
Two people were arrested Thursday in what appear to be separate break-ins, according to Roanoke Rapids police.
A Rocky Mount man was arrested today for June 27 attempted break-ins at a residence and shop on Highway 481 in Halifax.
Lee Clements of Weldon Steel received the Patriotic Employer Award on behalf of Staff Sergeant Marla Brown, the company's estimating coordinator.
Robert Merritt won the lottery – again.
Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Thomas Hathaway tendered his resignation Wednesday, citing personal reasons, City Manager Joseph Scherer confirmed today.
KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation recently named Joe “Joey” H. Briggs, Jr. and S. Ellis Crew to the position of forester at the Roanoke Rapids Mill.
With three juveniles already arrested in break-ins at U.S. Cellular, Roanoke Rapids police are now looking for a fourth person.
Christina Caudle is upbeat about the Main Street Roanoke Rapids program.
A woman who allegedly cashed checks on a closed account and sold rental property to a pawn shop is being sought by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
A woman being sought for cashing checks on a closed account was arrested Monday, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
Gaston police are investigating a shooting call where around 27 shots were fired at a house on Pleasant Hill Road.
Plans for a skateboard-BMX park at T.J. Davis Recreation Center are moving forward, Parks and Recreation Director John Simeon told the recreation advisory committee this evening.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office this evening released surveillance camera photos of a man who robbed the Dollar General store this afternoon.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store on Bolling Road.
District court judges who are currently presiding in the soon-to-be merged judicial districts of 6A and 6B are working together along with other officials to address concerns that might arise... Read more
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Sabrina Dent in reference to 17 counts of worthless checks written on a closed account.
Speed and possible alcohol use are believed to be contributing factors in a crash that claimed the life of a Littleton man Sunday morning.
A shooting occurred around 12:30 a,m. today on Bacon Road in the Littleton area.
A 68-year-old man drowned this evening off a cove in the Eastern Shores subdivision of Lake Gaston.
An alleged suspect has been identified and warrants are on file in a shooting that occurred in the 300 block of Madison Street Friday night.
A convicted felon and man who faces an attempted murder charge were arrested Thursday night following a disturbance call on Old Farm Road.
A day of violence in Weldon Thursday began with an attempted shooting and pistol-whipping at 209 Ransome Circle — a trouble spot that has already been in the news two... Read more
Weldon police are investigating a murder that occurred late Thursday night on Ransome Circle in the Scoco Park Community at the County Road intersection.
The 2014 Ducky Derby tickets are available now for a chance to win a $2,000 grand prize.
In the photo below, Parks and Recreation Director John Simeon and Head Librarian Jeff Watson stand beside science and health books for children and young adults purchased with grant proceeds... Read more
A Roanoke Rapids minister facing a count of indecent liberties with a child had his first appearance in Halifax County District Court continued Wednesday.
The Roanoke River means many things to different people.
After realizing the fruits of their labor through a lemonade stand, the owner of Blessed Assurance Summer Camp plans to return the kindness the community showed her daycare.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in identifying two people possibly involved in a larceny at Dollar General on Bolling Road.
A Roanoke Rapids man is wanted in a shooting that occurred on Carter Street around 8:30 Tuesday night.
The Roanoke Rapids Board of Education approved several personnel changes this evening for the 2014-15 academic year including a new principal at Chaloner Middle School, athletic director, and coach at... Read more
The Roanoke Rapids Charter Communications office was not aware that a 10 percent senior citizen discount was supposed to be applied following approval of the last franchise agreement with the... Read more
Plans for a skateboard and BMX park are in the works for T.J. Davis Recreation Center, city council was told this evening.
Roanoke Rapids police are a looking for a man who loaded a Walmart shopping cart with three window air conditioning units and left without paying.
Roanoke Rapids police are seeking information on a break-in reported July 1 at Chockoyotte Baptist Church.