Ian Barkley Coles will be sentenced on federal weapons charges in Raleigh on May 11, court records show.
Weldon police chief and Town Administrator Mark Macon tendered his resignation from both positions Monday.
Lieutenant Christopher Davis of the Weldon Police Department was recently recognized by the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program as Law Enforcement County Coordinator of the Year for Region 4.
Roanoke Rapids police continue to investigate a shooting which left two with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.
Eight organizations helping youngsters in the county received their share of proceeds from Sheriff Wes Tripp’s Halifax County Seafood Festival.
Three Williamston men were charged in a Thursday night home invasion in Enfield.
RAGE Wrestling Warriors made its debut in Roanoke Rapids this evening as a fundraiser for Christmas for Kids.
Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a burglary reported early this morning as well as a shots fired call which occurred late Thursday night.
City County Drug Task Force agents assisting a sex offender registry compliance check this morning made a marijuana arrest during the operation.
On the cusp of daybreak, sheriff’s office and state probation officers combed Halifax County to verify its 115 to 120 registered sex offenders were where they were supposed to be.
A Northwest Halifax alumni has been chosen as director of prisons, the state Department of Public Safety announced today.
United States Senior Judge Malcolm J. Howard signed an order today moving the Operation Rockfish trial of Antonio Tillmon to May 15.
A Hobgood teen was charged late Tuesday night after allegedly cutting a victim with a knife.
A Gaston man was charged Wednesday afternoon after he struck a building in the 600 block of Julian R. Allsbrook Highway and reportedly claimed the vehicle he was driving was...
Roanoke Rapids police Tuesday seized items consistent with an indoor marijuana growing operation and continue their investigation.
The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution honored a longtime officer for his community policing efforts during Tuesday’s city council meeting.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a morning home invasion in which the victim shot at the alleged suspects.
In a move demonstrating an underlying confidence the theater will eventually be sold, Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening agreed to send a refinancing proposal to the Local Government Commission...
A man reported missing today was found by his family in Emporia.
Roanoke Rapids police are looking for a man reported missing by family members.
A 23-year-old Weldon man was charged today with statutory rape following an investigation by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.
A woman who was reported missing Sunday was found safe in Rocky Mount, the Roanoke Rapids Police Department reports.
A woman who reportedly caused an outburst and damaged items at Waffle House last week is scheduled to appear in court next month to answer to charges lodged by the...
State Attorney General Josh Stein will be the commencement speaker at Halifax Community College’s May 13 graduation exercises.
The Halifax County Special Olympics were held today with students across the county as well as Northampton.
Two women face heroin counts following a traffic stop for a motor vehicle violation this afternoon.
A Seaboard area man is in jail on $1.25 million bond after surrendering in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in which the victim was shot numerous times with a handgun.
More than 300 students attended Historic Halifax today to mark the 241st anniversry of the signing of the Halifax Resolves.
A former law enforcement officer and rescue squad leader threw himself on the mercy of the court Monday in Jackson.
After seeing the success RAGE Wrestling Warriors had with events at Northeast Academy, Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty decided to bring the bouts to the high school as a...
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported officers responded to the following calls Monday:
Recently redacted transcripts of detention hearings for four defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case show in addition to a warehouse in Rocky Mount, the Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport was...
Roanoke Rapids police are attempting to locate a truck and its owner who reportedly tried to steal a utility trailer from parks and recreation over the weekend.
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for a Northampton County woman reported missing on Sunday.
The Jo Story Senior Center will have a better way to promote its events thanks to a sign donation by East Tenth Church of Christ.
At the site where his remains were found last month, family and friends of Gary Joe Youngblood returned Sunday to light candles and release balloons in his honor.
Charges are pending an evaluation after a woman broke items, blocked employees from exiting and customers from entering a Weldon restaurant early this morning.
Country music recording artist Colton James has announced his 1st Annual 'Tribute to the Armed Forces' Country Jam featuring Colton James & Moonshine Band on May 20th, 2017 12 noon -...
Human remains found behind a vacant building off Highway 158 last month have been identified as Gary Joe Youngblood.
Cocaine trafficking charges were lodged against a Weldon man this morning following execution of a search warrant in the 300 block of Elm Street.
A Roanoke Rapids man was charged following a shooting outside Westside Grocery Thursday afternoon.
One person was shot and one in custody following a fray outside Westside Grocery this afternoon.
Canines working in law enforcement are just as susceptible to assaults as their handlers, Chief Deputy Scott Hall of the Halifax County Sheriff’s says.
Friday will mark the celebration of Ella Baker’s legacy in the field of civil rights.
April 12, 1776, will be celebrated with two events this year — one Saturday and one Wednesday on the date of the signing of the Halifax Resolves.
Sheriff Wes Tripp has 43 sponsors for the second annual Halifax County Seafood Festival, surpassing the sponsorship numbers for the last event.
The City County Drug Task Force today arrested four men following a chase in Weldon.
The city will go before the Local Government Commission next month with a resolution which is the first formal step in reducing its current debt on the Roanoke Rapids Theatre.
Factors favoring the last two defendants in a 2014 murder and shooting outweighed those aggravating, a judge ruled this morning.
Weekend arrests reported by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department and Halifax County Sheriff’s Office:
Semaj Short and Jamonte Moody were both sentenced today in the 2014 murder of a 2-year-old girl and the shooting of her grandmother in Weldon.
A superior court judge today revoked the bond of Marquise Whitmore and remanded the Roanoke Rapids man to custody without opportunity for bond pending his trial set for the May...
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol reported two traffic deaths today — one a hit and run of a pedestrian and the other a single-vehicle crash on Sledge Road.
For the last 13 years, an Enfield company has been part of a White House tradition which began in the late 1800s — the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.