News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (5303)

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Monday, 20 June 2011 19:04

County approves new FY budget

With one member absent today, Halifax County commissioners unanimously approved the upcoming fiscal year budget.

Roanoke Rapids officials will run the county's landfill site through its matrix to determine its possibility of being home to a solid waste transfer station.

Monday, 20 June 2011 11:06

Boy faces scrap metal theft charges

A Roanoke Rapids boy was arrested Sunday on charges he allegedly stole scrap metal from the Carolina Rest Home Road and Highway 48 area.

Saturday, 18 June 2011 12:23

Rapids Jam continues today

Rapids Jam continues at Festival Park at Carolina Crossroads today with Kip Moore taking the main stage at 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, 18 June 2011 12:17

RRFD continues to investigate fire cause

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department is trying to determine the cause of a Friday afternoon fire which damaged the front of a house at 1402 West Chaloner Drive.

Friday, 17 June 2011 12:00

Hollister man charged in April B&E

A Hollister man who remained on the lam for two months following an April breaking and entering was arrested Thursday in Warren County.

Thursday, 16 June 2011 21:20

Brandy Creek de-annexation passes

The de-annexation of the Brandy Creek community passed in the state Senate today, 48-0.

Thursday, 16 June 2011 16:59

Investigator: Children lived in squalor

In his 16 years of law enforcement, Lieutenant Scott Hall said the conditions at a house on London Church Road were the worst he has seen.

Thursday, 16 June 2011 13:18

3 children taken from home after pot find

Three children have been turned over to the Department of Social Services after Halifax County Sheriff's Office deputies discovered poor living conditions and a pound of marijuana and other drugs in a London Church Road outside Roanoke Rapids Wednesday night.