News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

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Saturday, 26 March 2011 20:43

Man arrested for firing shots in air

A Roanoke Rapids man who was asked to leave a restaurant this morning was arrested for firing shots into the air.

Saturday, 26 March 2011 20:23

Escape School: Being smart, not scared

It’s about being smart. Not being scared.

New Bern has bears. Norfolk mermaids. The Roanoke River Low Country will have rockfish.

Friday, 25 March 2011 15:20

Two in fatal remain at Pitt

Of the people injured in a fatal crash last week, two remain at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville, Trooper J.R. Brown of the state Highway Patrol said this morning.

Friday, 25 March 2011 13:37

Pistol whipping, robbery suspect sought

The Weldon Police Department is looking for a man who pistol whipped and robbed a victim of money Thursday on Ransome Circle in the Scoco Park Community.

Roanoke Rapids police hope a car parked in the Village Grocery lot may shed some clues on the identity of the person who attempted to hold up the store seven minutes later Monday.

Friday, 25 March 2011 12:42

Charges filed in fatal crash

Charges have been filed against the driver in a crash last week which claimed the life of a 57-year-old Roanoke Rapids woman.

Friday, 25 March 2011 11:23

One charged, one sought in B&E

One person has been arrested and the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for another allegedly involved in a local school break-in.

A Pleasant Hill man charged in August with timber theft was arrested again Wednesday, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.