News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4491)

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A juvenile who failed to return to a juvenile offender development center was located this morning in a wooded area in the Lincoln Heights community.

Thursday, 28 August 2014 17:57

Third person charged in Garner murder

A third person has been arrested in the murder of 15-year-old Keyuon Garner, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said today.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 22:25

RR man charged after South Weldon stop

A Roanoke Rapids man who reportedly pushed away from deputies today faces a crack cocaine charge as well a resisting officers charge.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 21:39

Two more arrested in Southern Summer

Two more people were arrested today in Operation Southern Summer, an effort that targets reputed drug dealers across Halifax County.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 20:51

Jackson man charged in motorcycle theft

A Jackson man has been arrested in a motorcycle theft that was reported August 20, according to the Northampton County Sheriff's Office.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 20:02

No charges in missing tractor case

The case of a tractor that was reported missing at the end of July came down to a communication breakdown and no charges will be filed, the detective with the Halifax County Sheriff's Office investigating the matter said today.

An effort to check the compliance of Halifax County's 114 registered sex offenders in a single day led to the verification of 102.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 17:54

Beal's poster takes national honor

Eli Beal's state award-winning poster on Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox, is now on display at the national headquarters of the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution in Louisville, Kentucky.

A draft recreation master plan will most likely not be presented to Halifax County commissioners in September as stakeholders this evening expressed concern more time was needed to study the proposal.