News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4699)

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Wednesday, 05 November 2014 14:59

Lone suspect sought in mini-mart heist attempt

A lone suspect placed a gun to the head of one of two men power washing at the Oakland Mini Mart on East Tenth Street the morning of October 29.

Wednesday, 05 November 2014 05:36

Tripp takes victory in sheriff's race

Wes Tripp Tuesday evening went from appointed sheriff to elected sheriff.

Coming off a strong showing in the May primary, a trio of anti-school merger candidates gained seats on the Halifax County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night — two incumbents and one challenger.

Tuesday, 04 November 2014 17:23

Morning assault leads to charges for SN man

A Monday morning argument led to assault charges for a Scotland Neck man after he reportedly forced his way into a residence in the Dudley Farm Road area.

Tuesday, 04 November 2014 16:23

110 grams of pot seized in Friday raid

A Garysburg man faces marijuana sales counts following a Friday raid in Garysburg on Highway 46.

Tuesday, 04 November 2014 16:07

Conway man faces stolen check counts

A Conway man was charged Monday on counts related to stolen checks cashed at several businesses.

A man who who went into the Family Dollar store in Enfield under the pretense of buying an item swiped money from the register Monday night.

Monday, 03 November 2014 21:35

Polls open at 6:30 Tuesday morning

Polls open at 6:30 Tuesday morning and will close that evening at 7:30 across Halifax County.

Monday, 03 November 2014 21:10

Board gets cheaper communications proposal

The county may have a less costly option for a digital communications system, but one that will still be subject to scrutiny by commissioners as it comes with a nearly $780,000 price tag.