News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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Wednesday, 22 September 2010 16:36

Theater applicant meeting being planned

A meeting to interview applicants to temporarily run the Roanoke Rapids Theatre is tentatively being planned for Tuesday morning, city officials confirmed today.

Wednesday, 22 September 2010 13:36

County will ask for new school study

Halifax County will not have to give Weldon City Schools any money after going into mediation with the school system.

Wednesday, 22 September 2010 10:04

Second person arrested in invasion attempt

The second person in a Monday night attempted home invasion has been arrested. The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has also identified a third person, according to Lieutenant Chuck Hasty.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010 17:13

A small return to Carolina Crossroads

Hank Dewald | For

As a well known TV commercial used to say repeatedly, “Not exactly,” and that is apropos for The September Musicfest coming to the former Carolina Crossroads grounds this Saturday.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010 16:58

Collins proposal: 'My wife and I care'

A man who has submitted previous proposals to run the Roanoke Rapids Theatre is trying again.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010 16:19

Branham proposal: Time appears perfect

Elizabeth Price Branham believes the time may be perfect to run the Roanoke Rapids Theatre. That’s her sentiment in what she describes as a letter of interest to City Manager Paul Sabiston.

Editors note: Wally and Maria Hurst are not speaking for Lakeland Theatre Company in this article, Mr. Hurst informed, but as theater professionals. 

In a scathing letter, Lakeland Theatre Company directors said they have no interest in temporarily running the Roanoke Rapids Theatre.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010 14:31

Man arrested on outstanding warrants

A man who has been on the lam for several months for break ins in the Scotland Neck area was arrested Friday in Rocky Mount on several outstanding warrants.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010 13:50

Neighbor helps foil home invasion

An alert neighbor helped the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office foil a home invasion Monday night.