News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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Tuesday, 31 August 2010 15:35

Theater will be back in city's control

The Roanoke Rapids Theater will be in the city’s control Wednesday.

Tuesday, 31 August 2010 12:52

Coles' girlfriend charged with obstruction



The alleged girlfriend of Ian Coles, wanted in last week’s armed robbery and beating of two elderly women, has been charged with obstructing justice in the case.

Tuesday, 31 August 2010 12:34

Man sought in pool hall fray

A fight which erupted inside a local billiard hall early Saturday morning left one man with severe injuries and arrest warrants for the man who allegedly beat him with a bottle.

Tuesday, 31 August 2010 09:07

Mother, son jailed, charged after fight


Dennis Shearin

A mother and son were both jailed following an argument which led to her stabbing him in the leg with a knife Monday night.

WITN reports gang violence could be the reason three college students, including at least one from Roanoke Rapids, wound up in the hospital over the weekend connected to two brutal attacks in Downtown Greenville.

Monday, 30 August 2010 20:29

Theater injunction hearing set

Mayor Emery Doughtie says he hopes Tuesday’s preliminary injunction hearing will bring closure to at least one part of the Roanoke Rapids Theatre saga.

The Halifax County Cooperative Extension Service is currently recruiting craft and food vendors as well as entertainment for Halifax Harvest Day, which will take place October 2 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Monday, 30 August 2010 18:20

Weldon may appoint successor for Simmons

The Weldon City Schools Board of Education may appoint someone to fill unexpired term of member Jerry Simmons, who was named principal of High Point Central High School last week.

Monday, 30 August 2010 14:36

Authorities presume Raleigh man drowned

While authorities presume a Raleigh man has drowned in Lake Gaston, they still consider the operation to find him a search effort for a missing person.