News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue — Edward R Murrow

A Gaston man was arrested Tuesday for reportedly stealing metal from KapStone and selling it at a local recycling center.

Friday, 21 September 2018 12:40

Tasty tacos offered for taking a child outside

The incentive is tacos but the real point is getting children outside.

Three people were arrested on fentanyl and other drug charges after a Roanoke Rapids police officer checked on a drug complaint Thursday evening.

Thursday, 20 September 2018 19:29

Photo gallery: Celebrating Story center's big 4-0

The Jo Story Center for Active Adults celebrated its 40th anniversary this evening with a scavenger hunt, food and fellowship.

Shannon Golden understands the original track of Hurricane Florence. She also respects the tenacity of North Carolina residents who were ultimately impacted by the storm.

Thursday, 20 September 2018 13:57

Supreme court postpones Eastern NC sessions

The North Carolina State Supreme Court has postponed its sessions in Eastern North Carolina until 2019.

Thursday, 20 September 2018 09:17

Weldon police seek two in store heist

Weldon police are looking for two people who committed an armed robbery at a store in the 200 block of East Second Street Monday night.

While Roanoke Rapids was spared from the ravages of Hurricane Florence, others weren’t.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 13:20

Monument honoring Iraq, Afghanistan vets proposed

Efforts to place a monument honoring veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan are supported by the city, Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer said following a presentation at Tuesday’s meeting.

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