Five organizations aimed at helping children will benefit from a fundraiser held by Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp Friday night.
Lowe’s Home Improvement in Roanoke Rapids and Gaston Fire and Rescue will hold events Saturday in recognition of National Fire Prevention Week.
The United States Attorney’s Office pushed for more stringent sentencing in the case of a Roanoke Rapids family charged with dogfighting while family members and friends asked for leniency.
Elton Gary was sentenced to 72 months of federal prison time for his role in a family-run dog fighting ring outside Roanoke Rapids.
A Roanoke Rapids man was arrested this morning and faces drug charges lodged by the City County Drug Task Force.
State Board of Education Chairman Bill Cobey and State Superintendent June Atkinson sent a letter to the Halifax County Schools Board of Education and Superintendent Eric Cunningham congratulating the district for moving out of low-performing status.
An attempted larceny call in Roanoke Rapids led to a chase which ended with the alleged suspect colliding with a tractor-trailer in Seaboard this evening.