News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4747)

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Friday, 19 December 2014 04:20

Bracy headed to Portsmouth Public Schools

Weldon City Schools Superintendent Elie Bracy III has been hired as division superintendent of Portsmouth Public Schools in Virginia.

Friday, 19 December 2014 01:39

Planning board turns down Cross Creek CUP

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board on a 5-3 vote this evening turned down a conditional use permit that would pave the way for construction of eight buildings that would contain 192 multi-family residential units at Villages at Cross Creek.

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 District Court this afternoon.

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.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 22:53

FIT open at HCC

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 helping her replace some of the things she will be needing.

Blues people are some of the happiest people, Cleve Baker declares.

Monday, 15 December 2014 21:58

Pair wanted in Sunday assault case

Two people are sought in a strangulation and kidnapping case that occurred Sunday night in the Sunset Crest Lane area of Roanoke Rapids.

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