News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4754)

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Monday, 01 December 2014 21:23

Tripp takes reins as sheriff

Wes Tripp took the oath of office today, officially becoming the sheriff of Halifax County.

Monday, 01 December 2014 20:43

Bryant gets nod as county board chair

Vernon Bryant will lead the Halifax County Board of Commissioners as its chair while Rives Manning will be the vice chair.

Sunday, 30 November 2014 04:41

Scotland Neck man dies in evening collision

A 20-year-old Scotland Neck man died in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 125 north of Scotland Neck this evening.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 20:05

Sheriff's office offers Black Friday safety tips

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is offering the following shopping safety tips.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 19:47

City, NAACP continue diversity discussions

Another meeting between city officials and the Halifax County Chapter of the NAACP last Friday brought up continued discussions of diversity, both sides said in separate statements released throughout the week.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 16:29

Person sought in RR identity theft case

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department's detective division is trying to identify the person in the above photo as well as in a PDF flyer attached at the end of this story.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 23:29

COP, A Squad give Thanksgiving bounty

Thanksgiving came early today for six people and one family will receive help on the eve of the holiday.

In the wake of a state Court of Appeals ruling last week that upholds the convictions of two people in Edgecombe County for violating a state ban on video sweepstakes, law enforcement in Halifax County and Roanoke Rapids are waiting on word from new 6B District Attorney Valerie Mitchell Asbell, who won't be sworn in until January 1, on how to proceed.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 12:46

Sheriff's office probes late night murder

Investigators with the Halifax County Sheriff's Office are assembling clues in a murder that occurred late Monday night in an area near P&J Mobile Home Park outside Roanoke Rapids off Highway 48.