News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

Matthew Simms was sent to prison last week for violating terms of his probation, court records show.

Thursday, 09 November 2017 15:22

Woman sought for prescription drug fraud

A Roanoke Rapids woman with ties to the Murfreesboro area is being sought for prescription drug fraud.

A high-speed chase Wednesday resulted in the arrest of a Roanoke Rapids man who already has pending court dates on drug charges.

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reports the following:


Wednesday, 08 November 2017 16:14

Agents return to reputed trap house

The City County Drug Task Force and Roanoke Rapids police investigators returned to a reputed trap house on Zoo Road North today.

Wednesday, 08 November 2017 12:54

Prospective theater buyers make down payment

The prospective buyers of the Roanoke Rapids Theatre Tuesday gave the city its $150,000 down payment

An arrest has been made in an armed robbery attempt which occurred Friday in the area of Fourth and Summit avenues.

Weldon Mayor Julia Meacham will keep her seat and three new town commissioners will be sworn in, according to unofficial municipal election results in Halifax County.

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 17:14

Weldon PD getting hairy for cancer awareness

The Weldon Police Department is hoping by growing their beards, they can help get the word out on men’s cancer.

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 16:14

Veterans Day service Saturday

AMVETS POST 101 will sponsor a Veterans Day service in Roanoke Rapids Saturday at 11 a.m.

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