Three of the four charged in the August 5 murder of Dy'Uanna Anderson are expected to go through capital proceedings, it was revealed during a special hearing in Halifax County... Read more
A man who goes around town with a hungry sign on his bicycle has been charged with crack cocaine possession, according to the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.
Jimmie Lee Mason will serve a life sentence without the possibility of parole in the September 4, 2011, murders of Jennilee Foster and Thomas “Tom Cat” Davis.
Halifax Community College hosted a kick-off event for the Roanoke Valley Fitness Interactive Trail Monday.
In the wake of last week's fire on River Road that destroyed a house, the family is trying to help their daughter get ready for her impending college journey by... Read more
Blues people are some of the happiest people, Cleve Baker declares.
Two people are sought in a strangulation and kidnapping case that occurred Sunday night in the Sunset Crest Lane area of Roanoke Rapids.
The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board Thursday will again look at a conditional use permit for Villages at Cross Creek to consider whether passing on to city council a recommendation on... Read more
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following Saturday:
The victim in a shooting this morning on the property of a club in Enfield is in stable condition, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office detective investigating the case said late... Read more
A Rocky Mount man is being sought in a shooting that occurred around 2 this morning in Enfield.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has made new hires and promotions, according to Sheriff Wes Tripp.
Frances Smith had a dream Wednesday night that police killed her son.
Halifax County has 112 registered sex offenders.
A Roanoke Rapids man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly assaulting a Walgreen's employee.
Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred this evening at the Subway on Premier Boulevard.
The last person wanted in the September 24 murder of Wilton Cotton was returned to Halifax County today.
A man and his daughter will have shelter after a fire consumed their house on River Road this morning, but will have many needs, especially clothing, his son said today.
Fire this morning destroyed a home in the 100 block of River Road North.
She’s a down home girl whose roots run deep within the fertile soil of Northampton County.
The Northampton County Sheriff's Office reported the following:
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a November 26 hit and run that occurred on Highway 158 near Zoo Road.
The Weldon Police Department is investigating two residential break-ins on Washington Avenue reported Tuesday.
Three Roanoke Rapids High School students will be featured on WRAL's weekly high school academic game show, the Brain Game, Saturday.
The city of Roanoke Rapids announced winners from Sunday's Christmas Parade. Complete parade photos may be found on our Facebook page.
Halifax Community College Friday received a total of $25,000 in contributions that will be used for scholarship programs.
Christmas in Halifax is set for 10 a.m. Saturday and includes the annual Christmas parade on King Street at 2 p.m.
A Scotland Neck man was charged last week for a July 30 sexual assault involving a child.
A new era began in the Roanoke Rapids Police Department today as Chuck Hasty was sworn in as the new chief and Andy Jackson was sworn in as deputy chief.
The coach of the Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets midget football team was charged today for allegedly making a bomb threat to the Halifax County Courthouse this morning.
With temperatures expected to be in the mid-50s, Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Director John Simeon says Sunday should “be a great day for a parade.”
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has an active suspect in a bomb threat that was made to the Halifax County Courthouse.
Handguns stolen from Roanoke Rapids and Henderson were seized this afternoon following the execution of a search warrant in the West Eleventh Street area of South Weldon.
Fred Whitaker has always felt a higher calling.
A man leaving Ransome Circle in Weldon Wednesday afternoon was found to reportedly have crack in his hat after he ran a stop sign.
A 3-year-old child succumbed Wednesday night from injuries sustained in a fire earlier in the day on Davie School Road, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.
Roanoke Rapids police are looking for two men in an attempted purse-snatching that occurred inside Walmart the evening of November 25.
The city now has a second recycling container at the Roanoke Rapids Aquatic Center located at 500 East 6th Street.
Two people died this morning in a house fire off Davie School Road and two others were injured.
Two buildings remain under discussion in Roanoke Rapids for marketing — the former WestPoint-Stevens plant and the former Lone Star Steakhouse building.
The city this evening received a clean audit report for the past fiscal year.
Dominion Power continues to investigate the injury of contractor working at one of the company's substations in Roanoke Rapids this morning.
Littleton police have issued an arrest warrant for a teen wanted in the armed robbery of a convenience store last month.
Wes Tripp took the oath of office today, officially becoming the sheriff of Halifax County.
Vernon Bryant will lead the Halifax County Board of Commissioners as its chair while Rives Manning will be the vice chair.
A 20-year-old Scotland Neck man died in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 125 north of Scotland Neck this evening.
The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is offering the following shopping safety tips.
Another meeting between city officials and the Halifax County Chapter of the NAACP last Friday brought up continued discussions of diversity, both sides said in separate statements released throughout the... Read more
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department's detective division is trying to identify the person in the above photo as well as in a PDF flyer attached at the end of this... Read more
Thanksgiving came early today for six people and one family will receive help on the eve of the holiday.
In the wake of a state Court of Appeals ruling last week that upholds the convictions of two people in Edgecombe County for violating a state ban on video sweepstakes... Read more
Investigators with the Halifax County Sheriff's Office are assembling clues in a murder that occurred late Monday night in an area near P&J Mobile Home Park outside Roanoke Rapids off... Read more
Chuck Hasty, currently a captain with the Northampton County Sheriff's Office, has been named police chief of Roanoke Rapids.
Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday there will be another designated national shopping day this weekend — Small Business Saturday.