News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4604)

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 00:30

Madison Street warrants net pot citations

Two search warrant executions for separate residences on Madison Street today resulted in marijuana-related counts for several people.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 20:32

Early voting begins tomorrow

Early voting starts Thursday at the Halifax County Ag Auditorium on Ferrell Lane in Halifax, located next to the sheriff's office.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 19:37

One nabbed, one at large in Enfield shooting

One man was arrested and another is being sought following a shots fired call in the area of 119 South Dennis Street Tuesday night.

An Aulander woman was charged late Tuesday night with the armed robbery of a Woodland convenience store.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 17:36

Final Rowan County murder suspect caught in RR

A man wanted for a double murder in Rowan County was apprehended by Roanoke Rapids police in the area of Creekside Court Tuesday.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:51

Roanoke Rapids police report weekend stabbings

Roanoke Rapids police reported two stabbings on Saturday morning.

Roanoke Rapids High School swim team coach Patrick Quast fretted there would be no season this year. So did members of his team as city council tried to find money to buy a new dehumidifier for the Aquatic Center.

After a series of meetings with judicial and court officials to discuss the judicial district merger as mandated by the legislature, Chief District Court Judges Brenda Branch and Rob Lewis have published a schedule of courts that will merge the 6-A, 6-B judicial districts.

The October 10 weekend a United States District Court Judge ruled North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, Randall Martin and David Franks had already planned a celebration.

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