News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County (4630)

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Tuesday, 14 October 2014 17:30

New SBC director welcomed to college

Halifax Community College’s Workforce and Economic Development Division hosted a reception for Jerry Edmonds, the new Small Business Center director, last week at the campus.

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 15:52

Northampton sheriff's blotter: Oct. 7-12

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office reported the following over the last week:

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 15:00

Boy charged in assault on mom, deputy

A 16-year-old Pleasant Hill boy was arrested Monday morning for allegedly assaulting his mother.

Monday, 13 October 2014 20:33

Gang summit lineup set

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has set its line-up for Thursday's Gang Summit at the American Legion building in Roanoke Rapids.

A total of 16 students have been charged in a fight on the Northampton County High School football field last month, a fight that was apparently a spillover of one started in the school cafeteria.

Monday, 13 October 2014 01:59

Dogfighting evidence found in Hollister

Evidence of dogfighting in the Hollister area was reportedly found this afternoon, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

Friday, 10 October 2014 21:01

Conway man charged in scrap metal theft

A Conway man surrendered to the Northampton County Sheriff's Office Thursday after warrants were issued for his arrest on scrap metal theft charges.

Friday, 10 October 2014 20:40

Purported hit and run suspect sought

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for the woman in the surveillance photo who reportedly backed in to another vehicle parked in the lot of the Family Dollar off Highway 158.

As Roanoke Rapids police try to reel in the seventh person wanted in the murder of Wilton Cotton and the shooting of Richard Squire Jr. they say drugs were the target and robbery the motive.