The fourth house fire in two weeks in Weldon caused significant damage to the rear of a dwelling in the 700 block of Maple Street this afternoon.
Proceedings in the case of William Meinsen, a minister charged with indecent liberties with a child, now head to Halifax County Superior Court after District Court Judge Teresa Robinson Freeman... Read more
The Roanoke Rapids Graded Schools District Board of Education this evening unanimously approved the sale of 4.5 acres of land at the former Patterson Mill site to the State Employee's... Read more
With the exception of a 60-day audit, the 2014 election season is complete.
Littleton police have a person of interest in an armed robbery that occurred at the Minit Check store around 10:30 this morning.
Officials are hoping a solar education and resource center will make Halifax County a mecca for the burgeoning technology when it is scheduled to open in May.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has received information on a scam where two residents were contacted through Facebook, giving instructions on how to claim $150,000.
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has implemented a new program for all businesses in Halifax County similar to the E-Sheriff program.
Halifax County District Court Judge Teresa Robinson Freeman will decide Friday whether there is enough evidence from a probable cause hearing today to send an indecent liberties count against a... Read more
The recount requested by Edith Jenkins in the Weldon City Schools Board of Education race will be held Wednesday morning at 9 a.m.
As the city continues reviewing the applications of four finalists for the position of police chief, the Halifax County Branch of the NAACP made a renewed push to name a... Read more
The woman Roanoke Rapids police were seeking in an October hit and run has been located.
Roanoke Rapids police are looking for the woman in the above picture.
A man and woman have been charged with six counts of identity theft in a case where they reportedly obtained bank account information of an acquaintance.
Halifax County commissioners this evening approved its schedule of values, tools that will be used in appraising property for the 2015 property revaluation.
An Ohio man was charged early this morning for an alleged sexual assault of a child that occurred Friday night in the South Weldon area.
Edith Jenkins, who lost her bid for re-election in the Weldon City Schools Board of Education race by four votes, has requested a recount.
The canvass of the results in the Halifax County Board of Commissioners race were nearly suspended today after Commissioner Rives Manning, one of the winners in November 4 general election... Read more
Results of the November 4 general election became official today with the canvass of the ballots in Halifax.
Halifax County Sheriff's Office narcotics agents seized more than 14 grams of heroin, enough to file trafficking charges, at a residence on Brooks Road in the Scotland Neck area.
An arrest of a man Monday by Roanoke Rapids police in which 1.04 pounds of marijuana was seized, aided the Halifax County Sheriff's Office in the seizure of more than... Read more
Charles P. McElheney Jr., right, presented a $10,000 check to Halifax Community College Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the HCC Foundation Inc.Dianne Rhoades Wednesday.
In the span of two weeks, Richard “Chief” Beckett's wife had a stroke and his daughter was found dead.
Wendy Tickel and her Belmont Elementary School students have been named grand marshals of this year's Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade.
A final design on a city skate park at T.J. Davis will go through a fine-tuning before an official design is unveiled.
After holding benefit concerts to raise awareness and funds for cancer awareness and the AIDS crisis in Africa, Ellen Draper is bringing another to the Roanoke Rapids High School auditorium... Read more
Three people have been arrested for 20 of the roughly 40 vehicle break-ins that have occurred in Roanoke Rapids, police said today.
Three and a half pounds of marijuana was seized Monday night and the person allegedly selling from a residence on Gardner Drive near the old airport surrendered to authorities early... Read more
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people, one Friday and another today, on charges related to a larceny at an Enfield warehouse in late September.
One man has been arrested in a series of break-ins that occurred in the Hollister and Enfield areas since September.
Quandre Alston, a 20-year-old Weldon man, is currently in custody in Baltimore, and waiting extradition proceedings in the shooting death of Wilton Cotton, a murder arrest warrants say was over... Read more
A Roanoke Rapids man reportedly coming out of the Ransome Circle area of Scoco Park in Weldon was stopped for driving violations, which led to drug charges, this afternoon.
Arrests in the Southern Summer undercover drug campaign continue to trickle in, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
Two minor wrecks were reported this morning by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department due to poor visibility from a glaring morning sun.
The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is intensifying its efforts to solve the June 2012 murder of Crystal Bell.
The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office has had reports of an Internet scam going on in the Roanoke Valley.
Roanoke Rapids police are encouraging residents to leave porch lights own and secure their vehicles in the wake of approximately 40 break-ins that have occurred over the last month.
Local efforts by the Roanoke Valley Duck Unlimited Chapter have contributed to the conservation of more than 100,000 acres in North Carolina.
A 75-year-old woman already on unsupervised probation following a February drug sting at 209 Ransome Circle in Weldon is in more trouble today after her arrest on marijuana charges this... Read more
A Roanoke Rapids woman was arrested for heroin possession this afternoon when a Halifax County Sheriff's Office narcotics agent reportedly observed her driving left of center on Country Club Road... Read more
User amounts of cocaine and marijuana were seized this morning following a raid at 409 Ransome Circle in the Scoco Park area of Weldon.
Within the last two days, nine cars have been broken into in Roanoke Rapids.
Mark Macon isn't ready to start planning a another bid to run for sheriff of Halifax County.
Roanoke Rapids police are hoping still images grabbed from video cameras at the Village Grocery on Old Farm Road can help them find two men involved in the October 22... Read more
A lone suspect placed a gun to the head of one of two men power washing at the Oakland Mini Mart on East Tenth Street the morning of October 29.
Wes Tripp Tuesday evening went from appointed sheriff to elected sheriff.
Coming off a strong showing in the May primary, a trio of anti-school merger candidates gained seats on the Halifax County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night — two incumbents and... Read more
A Monday morning argument led to assault charges for a Scotland Neck man after he reportedly forced his way into a residence in the Dudley Farm Road area.
A Garysburg man faces marijuana sales counts following a Friday raid in Garysburg on Highway 46.
A Conway man was charged Monday on counts related to stolen checks cashed at several businesses.
A man who who went into the Family Dollar store in Enfield under the pretense of buying an item swiped money from the register Monday night.
Polls open at 6:30 Tuesday morning and will close that evening at 7:30 across Halifax County.
The county may have a less costly option for a digital communications system, but one that will still be subject to scrutiny by commissioners as it comes with a nearly... Read more
As James Pierce prepares to step down from his seat on the Halifax County Board of Commissioners, he says he's not stepping away from community service.