News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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Thursday, 14 April 2011 02:04

Tree issue may be council undertaking

With a sidewalk improvement project expected to begin in the 200 block of Roanoke Avenue in May, one of the issues that must be settled are the trees.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011 16:33

Police probe car break-ins

One man has been arrested and Roanoke Rapids Police are investigating several car break-ins which have occurred within the last week.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011 15:19

Council remembers Mullen

Before city council passed a resolution, Carl Ferebee spoke about a man who helped him in his own political career in Roanoke Rapids.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011 14:01

Council reverses Brandy Creek decision

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday night reversed a decision it made last month and passed a resolution to send to legislators supporting de-annexation of the Brandy Creek community.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011 02:35

Sabiston resigns

Roanoke Rapids City Council tonight unanimously accepted the resignation of City Manager Paul Sabiston.

Tuesday, 12 April 2011 15:42

HRMC begins centennial planning

A committee representing the community, the Board of Directors and employees is planning the 100th anniversary celebration of Halifax Regional.

Tuesday, 12 April 2011 15:34

Rapids Jam expected to fill area hotels

The Halifax CountyConvention and Visitors Bureau is anticipating all of the area’s 1500 hotel rooms to be filled for Rapids Jam Country Music Festival, June 16-18 in Roanoke Rapids.  Early Bird General Admission for the three-day event, which is $99, continues through April 15.

Tuesday, 12 April 2011 01:59

Patchwork: Weldon honors board donors

Nancy Eckert keeps the Weldon Police Department in stitches.

Monday, 11 April 2011 21:17

More warrants filed in morning shooting

Roanoke Rapids police continue their search for a man who allegedly fired six shots into a vehicle parked at Bobby’s Supermarket shortly before 1 this morning.