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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.
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.