News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4625)

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Wednesday, 07 October 2009 20:10

Shooting case officially closed

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has determined the shooting at a residence on Highway 301 in Halifax was an apparent case of self-defense.

Wednesday, 07 October 2009 20:08

Driver of vehicle in fatal charged

The driver of a vehicle where a motorcycle dislodged from its trailer was charged with failure to maintain lane control and failure to properly secure load, the state Highway Patrol said.

Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Martin named to Shrine Bowl team

The Shrine Bowl rosters were released on Thursday and one area player, Kareem Martin of Roanoke Rapids High School, was selected to the team.

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is looking for Carlton Jay Ham, 46, from Roanoke Rapids, for failure to appear in court for the following charges: violation of a domestic violence order,assault on emergency personnel,simple assault,disorderly conduct, two counts of communicating threats,trespassing and resisting public officers. If anyone has information on Ham’s whereabouts, please call Crimestoppers 252-583-4444.

Friday, 30 October 2009 20:05

Another conviction made in Burnout

Another federal conviction was made last week in Operation Burnout, an effort by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Attorney’s Office to target large scale drug dealers.

Friday, 02 October 2009 20:04

Officials get park tour

Thursday the city Parks and Recreation Department got to show the N.C. Clean Water Management Trust Fund how the $650,000 it got from the organization is being used.

Wednesday, 28 October 2009 20:01

We are the champions

The U-12 RiverTown Rebels went to Kinston this past weekend for the 2009  Halloween Bash and walked away champions.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

Wednesday, 28 October 2009 20:00

Clean Sweep seeing results

With the Oct. 18 courtesy deadline passed in Opportunity Clean Sweep, the city is now sending notice of violations to residents who live in the west side of Roanoke Rapids.