News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County
Saturday, 31 December 2016 11:22

Father, son face stabbing charges after dispute

A call to a residence in Scotland Neck Friday where there have already 14 previous reports this year, led officers to file charges against a father and son who reportedly stabbed each other during an alcohol-soaked dispute.

Friday, 30 December 2016 18:24

Propane explosion destroys house in Halifax

No one was injured when an apparent heating system malfunction triggered a propane explosion this evening in Halifax.

Thursday, 29 December 2016 16:44

Kimball, Bozard honored by sheriff's office

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office recently recognized its Detention Officer and Deputy Sheriff of the Year.

Thursday, 29 December 2016 14:26

Crash victim identified as retired USAF colonel

A man who died in a crash on Interstate 95 Wednesday was a retired United States Air Force colonel who lived in Manassas, Virginia.

A West Fifth Street house was knocked about a foot off its foundation Tuesday night after a pickup crashed into it.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016 23:04

Crash claims life of driver on I-95

A motorist died this evening after the car he was driving struck the rear end of a tractor-trailer parked on the shoulder of the northbound lane of Interstate 95.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016 11:05

RRPD blotter: December 24-26, 2016

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported to following, according to Deputy Chief Andy Jackson:

Wednesday, 28 December 2016 08:47

City police investigate evening armed robbery

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of an East Tenth Street convenience store Tuesday night.

Tuesday, 27 December 2016 10:03

Virginia man dies in Whitehead Rd. crash

A Richmond, Virginia, man died Monday night in a single-vehicle crash on Whitehead Road in the Halifax area.

Friday, 23 December 2016 09:52

RRPD blotter: December 20-21, 2016

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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