News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4611)

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Wednesday, 08 October 2014 13:16

Foul play suspected in morning death

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death in the area of Simmons and Craig streets.

Wednesday, 08 October 2014 02:20

Four nabbed following break-in

A daylight breaking and entering in the Highway 186 area between the Seaboard and Margaretsville areas came to an end this morning when the alleged suspects were caught by a state Highway Patrol trooper.

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening honored a world champion.

The closing of the Roanoke Rapids Aquatic Center over the remainder of the fall and winter looms as a possibility after city council this evening agreed to pull discussion of dehumidifier funding from its agenda.

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 19:45

Cocaine, machete lead to charges

Alleged cocaine residue and a hidden machete led to charges for a Scotland Neck man Sunday morning.

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 19:16

Two sought in Nash Brick thefts

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a series of break-ins and thefts from Nash Brick Company in Hollister.

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 18:55

Two more sought in Gordon Dr. murder

Two more people are wanted for the Gordon Drive murder and shooting, Roanoke Rapids police said today.

Three contract employees for KapStone were treated at a local medical facility Monday afternoon, the company confirmed this morning.

A warehouse fire at Reser's Fine Foods this morning caused no structural damage but some products and property received smoke and water damage.