News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4456)

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Tuesday, 02 September 2014 23:51

Council OKs vehicle purchase package

A scaled-back vehicle purchasing package through installment financing passed by a 4-1 vote during a Roanoke Rapids City Council meeting this evening.

The cost to replace a broken dehumidifier at the Roanoke Rapids Aquatic Center is between $126,000 and $132,000, a consulting engineer told city council this evening.

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 19:55

Northampton probes shooting, home invasion

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office continues to investigation a purported home invasion where the victim was shot Monday night.

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 19:31

Natural gas line would go through county

About 24 miles of a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline will run through Halifax County, Dominion power officials told commissioners today.

The chair of the Coalition for Education and Economic Security today asked Halifax County commissioners to re-evaluate their funding priority of schools across the county.

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 16:45

Virginia man dies in Halifax County crash

A Manassas Park,Virginia man who died in a Halifax County car crash was among the 10 victims of traffic fatalities in the state over the Labor Holiday weekend.

Saturday, 30 August 2014 03:37

Tattoo shop owner arrested in evening raid

The execution of a search warrant at an East Tenth Street tattoo shop this evening ended with the arrest of the business's owner.

Friday, 29 August 2014 20:23

Weldon checkpoint nets 23 citations

In anticipation of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Weldon Police Department hosted a checking station.

Friday, 29 August 2014 19:58

Man wanted for Littleton copper theft

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Antwan Devon Harvey, 20, from Littleton, who allegedly stole copper.

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