News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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Thursday, 11 November 2010 20:56

Local man remembers once unknown solider

Three crosses at the front of the podium at today’s Veterans Day ceremony at Becker Village Mall represented the tombs of unknown soldiers.

Thursday, 11 November 2010 20:03

Honoring veterans and a veterans center

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George Willis holds a stack of cards from children, left, while

Dallas Jones bows his head for the invocation.

Not only Veterans Day, but the second anniversary of the Dallas Jones Roanoke Valley Veterans Center was celebrated at Becker Village Mall today.

Thursday, 11 November 2010 01:23

HCSO seeks ID of man

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking into a larceny that happened at the New Dixie Mart on Highway 903 in Halifax around noon today.

Wednesday, 10 November 2010 23:45

Two busted in Hollister B&E

Investigation of a November 1 breaking and entering in Hollister led to the arrests today of two men.

Wednesday, 10 November 2010 23:28

Celebrating the gift of books

Nearly $10,000 worth of new nonfiction books are ready to be checked out at the Roanoke Rapids Public Library and this evening their arrival was celebrated.

Wednesday, 10 November 2010 18:00

Mall still seeks troop donations

Becker Village Mall continues to seek items to send to overseas troops, its owner, Ellen Heaton, said.

Wednesday, 10 November 2010 14:44

Stop leads to drug seizure

A traffic stop in the Littleton area Monday resulted in the seizure of 5 grams of crack cocaine.

Wednesday, 10 November 2010 03:40

Outdoor dining approved by council

Main Street Director Charles Williams says tonight’s vote by city council to allow sidewalk dining will help Roanoke Rapids as efforts continue to improve Roanoke Avenue.

Wednesday, 10 November 2010 02:40

City gets clean audit report

The city received a clean audit report tonight for the last fiscal year, learning its undesignated fund balance was 29.4 percent of general fund expenditures.