News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4960)

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Monday, 16 February 2015 15:34

Today's early closings

Here are the known early closings and cancellations for today:

Sunday, 15 February 2015 13:11

Cattle truck overturns on I-95

A cattle truck driver was treated and some of the livestock he was transporting saved following a singe-vehicle wreck on Interstate 95 Saturday night.

Friday, 13 February 2015 18:56

Man wanted in Subway heist caught in Raleigh

An Ahoskie man wanted in the December 11 robbery of Subway on Premier Boulevard was picked up by Raleigh police Thursday night.

There are two Fridays left to help the city of Roanoke Roanoke in its Let's Can Hunger Food drive.

Thursday, 12 February 2015 19:58

Whitaker found guilty in '14 murder

A Halifax County jury Wednesday returned a guilty verdict in the case of a man charged in a stabbing death in Scotland Neck last year.

Thursday, 12 February 2015 18:12

Hunter skill teams get donations

The Northeastern Action Wildlife Club recently presented checks in the amount of $500 to the Roanoke Rapids Graded School’s Hunter Safety Skills teams and the Halifax Academy team.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 19:06

DES facilitating Klausner hiring process

Klausner Lumber in Enfield is hiring and the state Division of Employment Security is helping to facilitate that process.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 17:53

Martin in custody

Jvon Martin was taken into custody this morning and was being held without the opportunity for bond for a parole violation and was assigned a $500,000 bond for charges filed against him for two armed robberies in Roanoke Rapids.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 14:18

Timberlake arrested in Woodland

A Jackson man who allegedly pulled a box cutter on a man who gave him a ride Friday was arrested Tuesday.