News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4744)

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Wednesday, 15 September 2010 01:57

City seeks parade sponsor


Chief Jeff Hinton presents Chris Woodruff his certificate.

Widow’s Son Lodge will not sponsor this year’s Christmas parade, Roanoke Rapids City Manager Paul Sabiston told council tonight.

Wednesday, 15 September 2010 01:33

Council tables sidewalk display matter

Councilman Greg Lawson hopes other members of the city’s governing panel will go with his recommendation on the sidewalk display issue for Roanoke Avenue.

Tuesday, 14 September 2010 17:17

Man faces rape charges from '97

A Roanoke Rapids man has been arrested for a 1997 statutory rape case which wasn’t discovered until the completion of an abduction investigation case involving the child’s mother.

Tuesday, 14 September 2010 01:53

Weldon goes for retro look with new cars

The Weldon Police Department will go with a retro look for the three new police cars the town board approved buying for this fiscal year.

Monday, 13 September 2010 21:25

Man charged with stabbing girlfriend

A 38-year-old Roanoke Rapids man was jailed on $500,000 bond for attempted murder of his girlfriend by allegedly stabbing her in the neck.

Monday, 13 September 2010 20:49

Third person arrested in Greenville assault

WITN reports police say they've now arrested a third person for an assault that happened late last month in downtown Greenville.

Monday, 13 September 2010 20:43

Man arrested on B&E warrant

A Scotland Neck man wanted for a breaking and entering was arrested Sunday by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Saturday, 06 March 2010 15:47

Gag order issued in missing woman case

Judge Alma Hinton has signed a gag order in the case of a missing Scotland Neck woman.
Town Police Chief Joe Williams said the gag order was issued to preserve the integrity of the case.  Any information on the case will come from the Halifax County District Attorney's Office. 

Monday, 13 September 2010 14:48

Lone Star closing

Lone Star Steakhouse will close after today.