A autopsy is pending this week to determine how long the body of a man found in an abandoned Enfield building may have been dead and how he died.
A man struck by a tractor-trailer this morning on Highway 158 at the Virginia Avenue intersection is listed in serious condition and is unresponsive, according to Roanoke Rapids police.
A man straddling a bicycle in the travel lane of Highway 903 in the Scotland Neck area Friday night was struck and killed, according to the state Highway Patrol.
As Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp reports today the August murders of Keyuon Garner and Dy'Uanna Anderson are believed to be gang-related, he also plans an unrelated push in October... Read more
Domino's Pizza has submitted plans for a sit-down restaurant at 200 East Tenth Street, a currently vacant lot that was formerly home to a restaurant called Grillmasters.
Concerns addressed in the state's annual audit of Halifax Community College are being addressed by the institution's staff, its president, Ervin V. Griffin Sr., said in response to questions by... Read more
Teddy Keith Anderson Jr., the last person wanted in the shooting death of 15-year-old Keyuon Garner, was taken into custody by United States Marshals in a suburb of New York... Read more
A Georgia man with family ties to the Henrico area faces charges related to an August 23 vehicle theft.
A former Leland police captain, who once worked as a Roanoke Rapids police officer, faces seven counts of attempted murder after he allegedly fired seven shots at a Brunswick County... Read more
Solutions to rid the city of a large share of its theater debt continue to be a focus of Roanoke Rapids City Council.
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission sees no need for a no-wake zone on Poe Creek, a letter sent to Halifax County Attorney Glynn Rollins said.
Two brothers are being sought for a residential break-in that occurred in Bynum's Bridge Road area of Scotland Neck in August.
The Trail Life USA program is gaining ground in Roanoke Rapids, one of its leaders said today.
The Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the entertainment lineup for this Saturday's Ducky Derby at River Falls Park in Weldon.
Further investigation into a possible scam related to the offer of wireless upgrades by the home security firm ADT has led the Halifax County Sheriff's Office to discover miscommunication between... Read more
The Roanoke Valley United Way officially kicked off the 2015 Campaign on Tuesday at 51 Sycamore.
Roanoke Rapids City Council tonight approved a resolution endorsing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a joint venture with Dominion Power, Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas.
Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening honored the efforts of two officers that resulted in high profile arrests over the course of late spring and this summer.
The Roanoke Rapids Board of Education moved forward tonight on plans to develop a comprehensive athletic complex behind Roanoke Rapids High School.
The detention hearing for Sterling Moody, who faces a federal cocaine trafficking count, has been continued until September 22 in Greenville.
The Davie Volunteer Fire Department this morning handed investigation of a house fire on Highway 158 to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
Halifax County commissioners this evening accepted the jail expansion project bid of a Durham-based construction company.
A man with a criminal record wanted for reportedly selling a gun to a pawn shop was arrested today at the Halifax County Courthouse.
ADT Security has reported four complaints across the state today of people posing as representatives of the company trying to get into people's homes, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said.
A man wanted for a series of residential break-ins in Roanoke Rapids was arrested Sunday night in Garysburg where a domestic dispute erupted involving one of his relatives.
A woman who found her house broken into last week was allegedly assaulted by her ex-boyfriend, who then fled the area in a vehicle her 2-year-old grandson was in.
A Roanoke Rapids man was killed Saturday morning in a one-vehicle wreck on Big John's Store Road in the Garysburg, Pleasant Hill area.
The three school systems in Halifax County as well as Northampton County have joined together to identify children aged 3 through 21 who have disabilities and need special education and... Read more
A formal hearing will be held Tuesday in United States Court to determine the detention status of Sterling Moody, a Weldon resident who was arrested Wednesday in a Drug Enforcement... Read more
A Roanoke Rapids man who reportedly sold a firearm to an area pawn shop is wanted by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office for possession of a firearm by a convicted... Read more
Roanoke Rapids remembered today.
A Weldon man described as an alleged high quantity trafficker of cocaine has been taken into federal custody following an undercover investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration as well as... Read more
Two people are wanted in a series of residential break-ins that have occurred in Roanoke Rapids over the last 60 days.
There will be new attractions at this year's installment of Ducky Derby, that includes a cash booth and a horse-drawn carriage ride to and from Riverside Mill, which is hosting... Read more
The theft of a boxed cell phone just received in a shipment to the Verizon Store on Premier Boulevard is under investigation, according to Roanoke Rapids police.
A teen wanted for ice box parts thefts in Roanoke Rapids was captured today after the Northampton County Sheriff's Office set up a dragnet in an area he was supposed... Read more
Safeguards and measures put in place to prevent damage caused during the August, 2012 flood have worked thus far after between 4 ½ to 6 inches of rain fell in... Read more
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for a man who on August 9 reportedly trailed a woman at Food Lion and stole her credit card from her purse.
The Northampton County Sheriff's Office reported the following over the weekend:
A 21-year-old Roanoke Rapids man faces charges stemming from alleged sex offenses with a 14-year-old girl.
A Virginia man was arrested today in a weekend Northampton County assault and on an at least three-year-old warrant from Halifax County.
Persons of interest have been developed in the two Subway robberies as well the two Dollar General robberies, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office said today.
The Community House, a problem area at 209 Ransome Circle in Weldon, was the target of an undercover drug operation Friday night, resulting in two arrests.
The Jackson Police Department and State Bureau of Investigation arson specialists are investigating a house fire that occurred early this morning.
Overall, 75 percent of the schools in the in the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District met or exceeded academic growth for 2013-14 and all schools exhibited improvement.
The composite test score for Halifax County Schools rose nine percentage points for the 2013-14 school year – from 17.1 percent last year to 26.3 percent this year of students... Read more
One of the victims wounded in a shooting that led to the August 4 murder of 15-year-old Keyuon Garner has been charged with possession of a stolen firearm.
Passing the corner of a Pop-Tart off as crack cocaine to an undercover narcotics agent is a crime.
Three of the four schools in Weldon City Schools met academic growth standards for the 2013-2014 school year under Accountability Results recently released by the North Carolina Department of Public... Read more
MJ Price Construction Company has earned HUB certification as a woman-owned business.
On the streets of the mill village, Roanoke Rapids police officers Matt Hunsucker and Jason Williams walk the beat.
Of the people still wanted in the recent Southern Summer undercover drug campaign in Halifax County, one of them is Teddy Keith Anderson Jr. who is also wanted in the... Read more
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office reported the following Tuesday:
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office was the recipient of a gift from a longtime friend.