New Softball Travel Teams Forming

Tryout dates are to be announced for two new softball teams forming that will practice and train this fall and winter and play tournaments beginning in the spring 2017.

Night full of pro wrestling at NEA

Northeast Academy Eagles football program and RAGE Wrestling Warriors filled the NEA gym with a night of Pro wrestling this past Saturday night.

RV Power (03) USSSA Back to School Blast Champions

The Roanoke Rapids based U14 travel fast-pitch softball team RV Power (03) are weekend USSSA "Back to School Blast" Champions.

U18 girls soccer split in weekend season openers

The RVYSA U18 girls classic travel soccer team kicked off their fall season with 2 games this weekend at home battling extreme heat.

Update on Brunswick players

In Friday night's Roanoke Rapids at Brunswick County football game several Brunswick players were injured.

Beaver finishes third in golf sub-regional

Twelve year old Roanoke Rapids native Maci Beaver competed Saturday in sub-regionals of the 2017 Drive, Chip and Putt golf tournament in South Carolina.

KIPP Pride earns second win of season

KIPP Pride football team earned their second win of the season Friday night on the road.

Jaguars fall in home opener

Northampton County hosted Bertie County at their home field in Creeksville Friday night.

Weldon Chargers August 26th photo gallery and stats

Weldon Chargers (0-1) varsity football opened their 2016-17 season off at home hosting Greensville County Virginia Friday night

Halifax Academy August 26th stats

Halifax Academy (0-2) varsity football team fell on the road Friday night to Rocky Mount Academy.
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Saturday, 27 August 2016 09:08


Four men, all with past criminal records and one currently behind bars in the state prison system, have been identified and are wanted in the July 24 theft of food from a Roanoke Avenue grocery store.

Four identified in Food Lion theft

Four men, all with past criminal records and one currently behind bars in the state prison system, have been identified and are wanted in the July 24 theft of food...

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Stranded kayaker brought safely to shore

A kayaker clinging to a pillar of the Rockfish Capital Bridge was rescued this afternoon by the Gaston Fire and Rescue swiftwater team.

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Henry Street shooting now murder probe

A Wednesday night shooting in the 900 block of Henry Street has now turned into a homicide investigation.

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Enfield PD roundup: August 20-25, 2016

Enfield police Chief Tyree Davis reported the following:

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RRPD blotter: August 22-25, 2016

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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PD seeks four in July steak, chop theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for four men who on July 24 took approximately $70 worth of steaks and pork chops from Food Lion on Roanoke Avenue.

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Luncheon touts gains, goals in county

Thursday’s State of Our Community luncheon served as a measure of the progress made in Roanoke Valley over the past year and the direction it needs to go in the...

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Weldon PD blotter: August 10-August 24, …

The Weldon Police Department reported the following:

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Intense search for missing man yields no…

A widespread search for a missing man in the area of the old airport this afternoon ended with no signs of him.

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Search under way in old airport area for…

Law enforcement and other first responders are searching for a 30-year-old man who was reported missing earlier in the month.

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Police investigating Henry St. shooting

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating the shooting of a wheelchair-bound man which occurred in the 900 block of Henry Street shortly before 9 this evening.

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Assistant DA on Meinsen verdict: 'Older …

In less than 30 minutes this evening a jury returned a verdict of guilty in the case of a Roanoke Rapids minister charged with a count of indecent liberties with...

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Judge denies motion to dismiss count aga…

The state rested its case today and the defense called no witnesses in the trial of a Roanoke Rapids minister charged with indecent liberties with a minor.

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Testimony ties indecent liberties count …

Testimony today tied the indecent liberties with a minor count against a Roanoke Rapids minister to a kiss he reportedly gave the victim when she was 15 which extended from...

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One sought, two surrender in dogfighting…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man allegedly tied to a dogfighting operation in the Five Points area.

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RRPD seeks help in Walmart bike theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the individual in the photo below.

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CNA charged with patient abuse

A certified nursing assistant at a long-term care facility has been charged with patient abuse and neglect following an investigation by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

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Camera system helps lead to B&E coun…

An Enfield man was arrested Saturday after being caught on camera during a breaking and entering.

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PowerSchool to allow parents access to g…

Parents who have children in the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District will have access to their child’s attendance, grades, progress reports, and school announcements through the district’s new PowerSchool Parent...

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RRPD seeks help in two cases

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in two cases which occurred earlier this month.

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Jurors seated for Meinsen trial

Eight men and four women will begin hearing evidence Tuesday in the case of a Roanoke Rapids minister charged with indecent liberties with a minor.

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On 16th birthday, Martin sentenced along…

On his 16th birthday today, Daquon Martin was sentenced to 64 to 89 months in prison along with his 18-year-old co-defendant, Jimmy Williams Jr., in a shooting which occurred December...

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Tracy Lawrence concert photo gallery

Photos from Friday August 19th BarnBurner Promotions Tracy Lawrence concert with Ray Scott opening act.

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Police respond to theater after star ask…

Roanoke Rapids police responded to the theater Friday night after a disturbance was caused when country music star Tracy Lawrence asked private security to leave.

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Pair face pot counts following Delta Dr…

A couple described by the City County Drug Task Force as alleged street-level dealers of marijuana were arrested this evening in a raid on Delta Drive in the area of...

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RRPD blotter: August 15-17, 2016

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Captain Bobby Martin:

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Inmate charged in CO stabbing moved to B…

An inmate charged with stabbing a Caledonia correctional officer Thursday has been transferred to the state’s highest security unit.

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Nickels for Know-How referendum set Nov…

The Halifax County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1.

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Woman arrested, boyfriend sought in Deer…

A 19-year-old woman was arrested and her boyfriend is wanted following a City County Drug Task Force raid this morning in the Deer Run Drive area outside Roanoke Rapids.

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Attempted murder charge lodged in CO sta…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has lodged a charge of attempted murder against an inmate who reportedly stabbed a correctional officer at Caledonia Thursday night.

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Inmate charged in stabbing of Caledonia …

A Caledonia inmate has been charged in the stabbing of a correctional officer at the Tillery prison Thursday night.

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Photo gallery: Back to school cookout

Children and grownups were treated to free hot dogs, snacks and freeze pops as the Roanoke Rapids Police Department held a back to school cookout at the Neighborhood Resource Center...

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Police seek info on Wednesday larceny

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a larceny which occurred around midnight Wednesday at White Chevrolet & Cadillac on Old Farm Road.

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Keeping Lucky cool: Enfield invests in c…

The Enfield Police Department has become the first law enforcement agency in Halifax County to use a system to protect its newest officer, a canine named Lucky, from the heat...

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Passenger airlifted following I-95 crash

A passenger who was airlifted to Vidant in Greenville is not believed to have sustained life-threatening injuries, according to the state Highway Patrol.

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Afternoon fire linked to AC plugged in b…

The probable cause of a fire which destroyed a mobile home in the Garysburg area today is thought to be a window air conditioner.

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Businesses, churches helping PD with Thu…

Businesses, organizations and churches are stepping up to help the Roanoke Rapids Police Department put on a back to school cookout Thursday afternoon.

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Three teens charged in morning vehicle b…

Three teenagers have been charged in several vehicle break-ins which occurred during the late night period Tuesday and early this morning.

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Moody named executive VP of Mississippi-…

Renasant Bank has announced the appointment of Maurice Moody as executive vice president and head of digital banking.

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Minister says God's hand tying up sale o…

A Four Oaks minister continues to request a sit-down with city council to discuss his plans for the Roanoke Rapids Theatre

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Parks dept. presents Chaloner pool timel…

Parks and Recreation Director John Simeon laid out a timetable for renovations to Chaloner pool which includes receiving three quotes on how much the work will cost.

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Only a drill: PD to assess active shoote…

Shots rang out at Roanoke Rapids High School, about three or four pow, pow, pows and then the gunman, dressed in camo, appeared, going across the courtyard of the campus.

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RRPD blotter: August 12-14, 2016

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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Weldon PD blotter: July 30-August 6, 201…

The Weldon Police Department reported the following:

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Storey named new Roanoke Rapids city cle…

Traci V. Storey will be the next city clerk for Roanoke Rapids.

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HP seeks help in '13 fatal hit and run

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is seeking the public’s assistance in solving a 2013 hit and run fatality.

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Photo gallery: Preschool pomp and ceremo…

Tammy Moseley, who took over the lease of the Gingerbread House last year, held the first preschool graduation ceremony under her leadership for her children who will be moving on...

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Boone faces vehicle B&E counts occur…

Joseph Boone Jr., who eluded law enforcement for 11 days after breaking free from custody, reportedly broke into a vehicle while on the lam.

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Ruby Tuesday announcement on closings fo…

Ruby Tuesday said it will release information on which of its 95 restaurants will close as part of a plan to improve its financial profitability.

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RRPD blotter: August 9-10, 2016

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Deputy Chief Andy Jackson:

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Davie house opens to welcome historic si…

The inside restoration of the William R. Davie House in Halifax is the next step in its refurbishment.

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Littleton man charged in July wallet, ha…

A Littleton man was arrested Saturday for a July 23 breaking and entering.

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Trafficking count, others, lodged in Hap…

A cocaine trafficking charge, along with others, has been lodged following a raid this morning on Happy Drive in the P&J community outside Roanoke Rapids.

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Local Logan's won't be impacted by corpo…

Logan’s Roadhouse in Roanoke Rapids will not be impacted by a plan on the corporate level to file for bankruptcy.

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New Softball Travel Teams Forming

Tryout dates are to be announced for two new softball teams forming that will practice and train this fall and winter and play tournaments beginning in the spring 2017.

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Night full of pro wrestling at NEA

Northeast Academy Eagles football program and RAGE Wrestling Warriors filled the NEA gym with a night of Pro wrestling this past Saturday night.

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RV Power (03) USSSA Back to School Blast…

The Roanoke Rapids based U14 travel fast-pitch softball team RV Power (03) are weekend USSSA "Back to School Blast" Champions.

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U18 girls soccer split in weekend season…

The RVYSA U18 girls classic travel soccer team kicked off their fall season with 2 games this weekend at home battling extreme heat.

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Update on Brunswick players

In Friday night's Roanoke Rapids at Brunswick County football game several Brunswick players were injured.

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Beaver finishes third in golf sub-region…

Twelve year old Roanoke Rapids native Maci Beaver competed Saturday in sub-regionals of the 2017  Drive, Chip and Putt golf tournament in South Carolina.

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KIPP Pride earns second win of season

KIPP Pride football team earned their second win of the season Friday night on the road.

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Jaguars fall in home opener

Northampton County hosted Bertie County at their home field in Creeksville Friday night.

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Weldon Chargers August 26th photo galler…

Weldon Chargers (0-1) varsity football opened their 2016-17 season off at home hosting Greensville County Virginia Friday night

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Halifax Academy August 26th stats

Halifax Academy (0-2) varsity football team fell on the road Friday night to Rocky Mount Academy.

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Roanoke Rapids August 26th game stats

Roanoke Rapids (2-0) game stats from Friday August 26th win over Brunswick County Virginia 29-12. The game was called close to the end of the third quarter due to numerous Brunswick...

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Friday Night Lights Results August 26th

August 26th Friday Night Lights 2016 High School Varsity Football results as reported to RRspin Sports.

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Football Game Day August 26th

August 26th Friday Night Lights 2016 High School Varsity Football Schedule as reported to RRspin Sports.

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JV Jackets sting Bulldogs

The Roanoke Rapids JV Yellow Jackets football team hosted the Brunswick County Virginia Bulldogs at Hoyle field Thursday night.

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City USSSA softball Open Men's League Au…

Roanoke Valley Open Men's League USSSA slow-pitch softball results reported to RRspin.com Sports.

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Roanoke Rapids JV tie in soccer

Roanoke Rapids JV men's soccer team hosted Henderson Collegiate High Wednesday night at Hoyle field to a 4-4 tie.

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Vikings and Warriors split in volleyball

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings hosted Lawrence Academy Warriors Wednesday afternoon and split the match-up.

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NEA tennis results

Northeast Tennis results reported to RRspin.

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City USSSA softball August 18th,22nd and…

Roanoke Valley League USSSA slow-pitch softball results reported to RRspin.com Sports.

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Golf tournament sign-ups

New Life Church of Christ is taking registrations for a September 17th golf tournament.

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Sadler and oneMain back in 2017

OneMain Extends JRM Sponsorship with New Multi-Year Deal Elliott Sadler to return to JR Motorsports in No. 1 One Main Chevrolet 

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Jacket teammates bond

The JV and Varsity Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets football team treated to football movie Tuesday night.

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JV Jackets volleyball sting in three

Roanoke Rapids JV Volleyball team beat to Henderson in three sets Tuesday afternoon.

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Halifax volleyball fall at home

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings volleyball team hosted Wilson Christian Academy Tuesday afternoon.

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Optimist Fun Day players of day

The Roanoke Rapids Optimist club held Fun-Day on Thursday at Emory Park.

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Fury wins season opener

The Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Association’s Under 14 Select Travel team ‘FURY’ won its season opener by a score of 1-0 over a very strong team from Clayton. 

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Apostles 2016 USSSA State Champions

The Roanoke Valley based men's slow pitch softball team Apostles earn 2016 USSSA State Champions.

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Jackets sting bears on field

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets men's soccer team beat Hertford County Bears 7-1 at Hoyle field Monday night.

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Lady Jackets fall at home

The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets volleyball teams fell at home Monday afternoon.

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Action returns this Saturday at Clary's

Racing returns to the 3/10 Ring Of Fire "Clary's Speedway" located in Brinkleyville, NC this Saturday night August 27th. 

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Pro wrestling coming to NEA

Northeast Academy Eagles football program and RAGE Wrestling Warriors are bringing  a night of Pro wrestling to NEA gym.

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Davie Middle football practice set

William R Davie Football team will be holding football practice at the school on Monday, August 22 and Wednesday, August 24 at 5:30pm for all rising 7th and 8th graders...

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Roanoke Rapids August 19th game stats

Roanoke Rapids game stats from Friday August 19th win over Northampton County 42-20.

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RV Power 03 win tourney championship

The Roanoke Rapids based Under 14 girls fast pitch softball travel team RV Power 03 traveled down to Rocky Mount for the USSSSA Summer Classic tournament.

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KIPP earns season opener on road

KIPP High football team opened their 2016-17 season Friday night on the road at Rocky Mount Prep.

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