News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4606)

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Saturday, 31 October 2009 19:43

Man charged with ID theft

A 24-year-old Greenville man has been charged with identity theft and two counts of obtaining property by false pretense after the victim filed a complaint.

County commissioners today agreed to allow the Meadows Sewer District in Hollister apply for a $40,000 grant which will study ways to bring sewerage to the area.

KapStone Paper says nine outside contractors were injured when a catwalk collapsed Saturday night shortly after 9.

Tuesday, 06 October 2009 19:41

Wicker retiring in November

Parks and Recreation Director Chris Wicker is retiring at the end of November, City Manager Paul Sabiston announced at a council work session tonight.

Tuesday, 06 October 2009 19:39

Weldon debate gets slightly contentious

Earl Smith was blunt, telling Weldon Mayor Johnny Draper it was time for him to go.

Tuesday, 06 October 2009 19:38

Truck driver dies in I-95 collision

A Virginia truck driver died Saturday morning after hitting a motorcycle which was dislodged from a trailer. The vehicle pulling it bumped a guardrail, the state Highway Patrol said this morning.

Tuesday, 06 October 2009 19:37

Man sought on child support warrants

Charles "CJ" Brown, 33, of Roanoke Rapids, is wanted by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office for several orders for commitment on child support cases. If anyone knows where he is at, call Crimestoppers 252-583-4444.

Tuesday, 06 October 2009 19:36

Man charged in burglary

A Roanoke Rapids man has been charged in a Monday morning burglary, Chief Jeff Hinton said in a news release.