Friday Dec 6
Charlotte solar startup signs deal for 20MW farm
Charlotte-based solar developer Geenex will start construction by March on a 20-megawatt solar farm in Halifax County after reaching a power-purchase agreement with Dominion North Carolina.
Man charged with shooting woman in head in Roanoke Rapids
Deputies say the victim called for help after Arrington shot her as she was driving away from an argument at a home on Sedum Lane.
Halifax County reading scores remain low despite NC intervention
In 2009, Superior Court Judge Howard Manning ordered an expansive state intervention in Halifax, a rural, low-wealth county near the Virginia border where failure rates on state tests were high.
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Firefighters use controlled burn to demolish dilapidated houses
The Enfield Fire Department on Nov. 2 conducted a controlled burn with two large, two-story frame dwellings with add-on extensions.
NAACP speaker hits complacency
The keynote speaker at the annual Halifax County NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet delivered a scorching indictment of "immoral and extremist policies" in his home state of North Carolina to stir a large audience on hand Thursday evening at The Prizery banquet hall.