News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County
Thursday, 31 May 2018 15:16

Three charged in Littleton area larceny

Two men and a woman were arrested Wednesday after the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a breaking and entering in the Justice Branch Road area of Littleton.

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District has completed replacement of the felled section of a 12-inch water line crossing the Highway 48 bridge.

Spencer Jones and his band Redhill are looking to progress their music career with a chance to open for OneRepublic.

A request for City Manager Joseph Scherer to look into providing a 3 percent cost of living increase for employees could not only alter the city’s proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year but has changed the date of the public hearing for the draft financial plan.

A Hollister man was charged with three counts of statutory rape after the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office investigated a department of Social Services report on a juvenile who tested positive for pregnancy following a routine doctor’s visit.

A child sustained a broken elbow and a severe leg injury when struck by a vehicle on Roanoke Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 09:49

RRSD begins work on broken water line

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District began work this morning to repair a broken 12-inch water line which led to the issuance of pressure advisory for its customers in the Gaston area.

Construction crews have arrived to repair a natural gas line which ruptured when an excavator struck it this morning.

The CEO of the Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District said today a 12-inch water main related to a system pressure advisory will be back in service this weekend.

Michael Rakim Belfield was sentenced today to 12 years in federal prison for possession of a firearm by felon and using a weapon in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime.

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