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At about 10 a.m. Friday, officers with the Roanoke Rapids Police Department responded to Becker Drive and Old Farm Road in reference to a drive-by shooting that was called in to Halifax County Dispatch.

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Blair is up for adoption at Rainbow Animal Rescue. She weighs about 45 pounds and is a very sweet mixed breed girl. She is spayed, heartworm negative and up to date on her shots. She is estimated to be about 12 to 18 months old. If you are interested in adopting Blair, go to rainbowanimalres…

What does a 90-year journey look like? Naomi Fields Wilkins celebrated her 90th birthday on Sept. 25, shedding happy tears with family and friends during a special celebration titled, “Naomi’s Parade of Stars,” according to a press release.

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This photo originally ran on Nov. 12, 2014, and was submitted by Graham Warren. The photo was taken in December 1967 on the corner of Ninth and Hamilton streets in Roanoke Rapids by Sally Myrick and Gray Warren. Shown on a homemade sled built by Dan Williams and friends of the 800 block of R…

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At approximately 3:13 a.m. Tuesday, Officer N. Powell with the Roanoke Rapids Police Department was dispatched to a location in Roanoke Rapids that houses abused and battered women in regard to a male subject entering one of the rooms through a window and assaulting a female living there.

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HOLLISTER — The 14th annual Medoc Trail Race was held at Medoc Mountain State Park with a large turnout of participants.

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At about 4 p.m. Friday, the owner of Medlin’s Grocery, located at 35200 Highway 561 in Hollister, reported to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office the store had been broken into and cans of soda along with several cases of beer were stolen.

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The Halifax County 911 Center received a call Saturday from a female stating she was the victim of a home break-in and sexual assault in the Weldon area.