News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4610)

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Thursday, 14 October 2010 16:46

4 charged in Verizon break-in

Four people were charged this morning for allegedly smashing the front glass of the Verizon store and stealing more than $5,500 worth of phones.

Thursday, 14 October 2010 15:35

Council approves theater contract draft

City council by a 4-1 vote today approved the contract for Elizabeth Branham and Gil Cunningham to temporarily run the Roanoke Rapids Theatre. Mayor Emery Doughtie said the approval was pending review of both party’s attorneys.

Thursday, 14 October 2010 14:01

OCMS named first act at theater

The temporary managers of the Roanoke Rapids Theatre have announced Old Crow Medicine Show will be the first act at the venue. The show will be November 11 at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets go on sale Friday through Ticket Fly —

Wednesday, 13 October 2010 15:08

Coles refuses to waive extradition

Ian Coles has refused to waive extradition to Halifax County, according to a fax from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.

Wednesday, 13 October 2010 13:41

Council to consider theater contract

Roanoke Rapids City Council will meet Thursday at 8 a.m. to consider a contract which would allow Elizabeth Branham to temporarily run the Roanoke Rapids Theatre.

The meeting will be held in the first floor conference room of city hall.


Wednesday, 13 October 2010 02:53

Council gives parade donation

Roanoke Rapids City Council tonight by a 4-1 vote approved giving the Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade $2,000.

Wednesday, 13 October 2010 02:03

Missing teen case leads to rape charges

The case of a missing teenager who returned safely home Friday led to criminal charges today when a New York fugitive was arrested for two counts of statutory rape.

Tuesday, 12 October 2010 21:10

Robbery suspect charged in jail brawl

A Roanoke Rapids bank robbery suspect is in more trouble today after he allegedly assaulted another inmate in the Halifax County Jail.

Tuesday, 12 October 2010 18:45

One DC suspect gives up

One of the men wanted in a Washington, D.C., murder and once believed to be in Halifax County, has turned himself in.