Note: The value of the property is based on the amount of the deed revenue tax stamp on file at the Halifax County Register of Deeds Office.

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The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is currently investigating two shooting incidents that occurred over the weekend, according to a press release from Chief Bobby Martin.

Spencer is up for adoption at Rainbow Animal Rescue. He is a Labrador mix, about 11 weeks old, current on vaccinations and neutered. Spencer is dog friendly, working on his house skills and will need some help on his leash skills. If you are interested in adopting Spencer, go to rainbowanima…

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On Wednesday, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation arrested former School Resource Officer Diyrone Solomon on charges of rape and cyberstalking.

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The Weldon City Schools Board of Education announced Thursday the selection and election of Dannie T. Williams as the next superintendent of Weldon City Schools. Williams took office on Friday.

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At approximately 9:44 p.m. Wednesday, Officer C. Roberts with the Roanoke Rapids Police Department was in the area of West 10th Street when he noticed a vehicle with a lighting issue pass him.

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This photo originally ran on Jan. 8, 2007, and was submitted by Rex Stainback. It shows Second Street looking west from Roanoke Avenue in Roanoke Rapids. The Looking Back featured photo is published in the Thursday/Friday edition of The Herald. If you would like to see your old photographs p…

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The Roanoke Valley has picked up a strange smell Wednesday in light of fires outside of the area based on which direction the wind is blowing.

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The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering that occurred on June 5 at a building located near West 10th and Faye streets. The suspect wore what looks to be a Halloween mask, baggy jeans/shorts, blue shirt, and gray shoes with white soles. Anyone with inform…

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On Monday, Shafika Gwynn, 39, of Roanoke Rapids, was arrested by officers with the Roanoke Rapids Police Department and charged with failing to store a firearm to protect minors.

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At approximately 10:52 a.m. Monday, Officer Jared Melvin with the Roanoke Rapids Police Department arrested Vivian Pompliano for three counts of exploitation of an elder/disabled person.