Jackson adult softball scores 8/3/15
The Northampton County Recreation Adult Men's slow pitch softball season in Jackson. READ MORE ...
A Hot Saturday night at Clary's
 Clary's Speedway August 1st Race Results READ MORE ...
Lynch named new county tax assessor
Carlton “Shane” Lynch was appointed Halifax County's new tax assessor today. READ MORE ...
RRPD blotter: July 31-August 2
The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty: READ MORE ...
Manning design fee ordinance OK'd
Halifax County Commissioners today approved a project budget ordinance for the design fees associated with a new Manning Elementary School. READ MORE ...
County to form Montfort committee
With the lease to the Joseph Montfort Amphitheater back with the county, commissioners today agreed to approach its rehabilitation through an internal committee aided by volunteers. READ MORE ...
Teens nabbed in Saturday vehicle B&Es
Planned saturation patrols throughout last week to thwart a rash of vehicle break-ins paid off Saturday morning with the arrest of a 17-year-old and 14-year-old and the issuance of warrants for another teen. READ MORE ...
Swarm wins MBA championship
The Roanoke Rapids based "Swarm" a 17U/18U AAU travel basketball team earned a bid to the MBA State Championship & then eearned the Championship this past weekend. READ MORE ...
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Monday, 03 August 2015 21:47

Carlton “Shane” Lynch was appointed Halifax County's new tax assessor today.

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Lynch named new county tax assessor

Lynch named new county tax assessor

Carlton “Shane” Lynch was appointed Halifax County's new tax assessor today.

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RRPD blotter: July 31-August 2

RRPD blotter: July 31-August 2

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

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Manning design fee ordinance OK'd

Manning design fee ordinance OK'd

Halifax County Commissioners today approved a project budget ordinance for the design fees associated with a new Manning Elementary School.

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County to form Montfort committee

County to form Montfort committee

With the lease to the Joseph Montfort Amphitheater back with the county, commissioners today agreed to approach its rehabilitation through an internal committee aided by volunteers.

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Teens nabbed in Saturday vehicle B&E…

Teens nabbed in Saturday vehicle B&Es

Planned saturation patrols throughout last week to thwart a rash of vehicle break-ins paid off Saturday morning with the arrest of a 17-year-old and 14-year-old and the issuance of warrants...

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Pair arrested following morning robbery

Pair arrested following morning robbery

A man already facing several charges for damaging vending machines was arrested today along with a Rocky Mount man following a robbery at Travel World.

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Distinguished Young Women program set to…

Distinguished Young Women program set tonight

The 2016 Distinguished Young Women of Roanoke Valley will be held tonight at 7 at The Centre at Halifax Community College.

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January trafficking case leads to federa…

January trafficking case leads to federal indictments

A case from January where a man was holed up in a Scotland Neck motel room has now led to a three-count federal indictment.

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Community effort lands Moseley Gingerbre…

Community effort lands Moseley Gingerbread lease

Not only did Tammy Moseley raise enough to take over the lease of the Gingerbread House, she raised enough to make deposits and utility payments.

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Boyfriend, girlfriend sought in financia…

Boyfriend, girlfriend sought in financial card theft

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of a couple wanted for a motor vehicle break-in and theft of property earlier this month.

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RRPD blotter: July 28

RRPD blotter: July 28

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following on Tuesday of this week, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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Man sought for questioning in wrench the…

Man sought for questioning in wrench theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking help in identifying a man sought for questioning in a larceny at Lowe's Home Improvement Monday.

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Change in release conditions sought for …

Change in release conditions sought for Rockfish defendant

A senior United States probation officer is seeking a change in conditions for one of the defendants on pretrial release in the Operation Rockfish case.

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New arraignment date sought for Rockfish…

New arraignment date sought for Rockfish 15

A motion has been filed to extend a pretrial motions deadline as well as continue the arraignment date and trial of the so-called Rockfish 15, a police corruption case in...

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Police seek IDs of two in battery, refri…

Police seek IDs of two in battery, refrigerator theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the identity of two men who were captured on video taking items from the rear of Today's Electronics on Becker Drive without consent.

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Conway man surrenders in July 2 shooting

Conway man surrenders in July 2 shooting

A man wanted for reportedly shooting into a moving vehicle earlier this month in Conway surrendered to the Northampton County Sheriff's Office Tuesday.

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Enfield man dies in Tuesday crash

Enfield man dies in Tuesday crash

A 35-year-old Enfield man died from injuries sustained in a Tuesday night single-vehicle crash, the state Highway Patrol reports.

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Initial charges filed in Monday crash

Initial charges filed in Monday crash

Initial charges against a Knightdale man have been filed in a Monday fatal collision.

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Montfort lease returns to county

Montfort lease returns to county

The lease for the Joseph Montfort Amphitheater in Halifax has been signed over to the county, a move that could help lead to renovations to the traditional home of the...

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Man wanted for water hose theft gives up

Man wanted for water hose theft gives up

A man caught on surveillance cameras reportedly stealing a water hose from an elderly victim in Weldon surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office last week.

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Brothers charged in Franklin St. B&E

Brothers charged in Franklin St. B&E

Two brothers have been charged in a July 24 residential break-in, according to the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

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Valentines woman indentified as crash vi…

Valentines woman indentified as crash victim

The state Highway Patrol has released the name of a 22-year-old woman who was killed in a car crash Monday afternoon.

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Woman killed; man seriously injured in c…

Woman killed; man seriously injured in crash

A woman died and a man is in serious condition following a crash this afternoon.

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Main Street presents awards; reviews acc…

Main Street presents awards; reviews accomplishments

Main Street Roanoke Rapids has made significant strides in the last fiscal year, its development director, Christina Caudle, said in her annual report this evening.

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More vehicle B&Es reported over week…

More vehicle B&Es reported over weekend

Roanoke Rapids police offers answered 16 calls of motor vehicle break-ins over the night and early morning hours of Saturday and Sunday.

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Cigarette vendor charged with larceny

Cigarette vendor charged with larceny

A Goldsboro cigarette vendor who reportedly tried to shortchange a local business on its supply Friday has been charged with larceny and possession of stolen goods.

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Purnell, Johnson surrender

Purnell, Johnson surrender

Trayvon Purnell and his his girlfriend, Jessica Denise Johnson, surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office Friday afternoon.

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Enfield murder: Cambridge was victim of …

Enfield murder: Cambridge was victim of circumstance

As investigators try to reel in the four remaining people wanted in the Enfield shooting death of Jarshamel Cambridge, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said the June 22 murder was...

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Balcony collapses at Weldon motel

Balcony collapses at Weldon motel

An approximately 20-foot section of balcony at the Weldon Econo Lodge collapsed this morning.

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Fire destroys Delta Dr. mobile home

Fire destroys Delta Dr. mobile home

Fire destroyed a mobile home on Delta Drive late this afternoon, according to the Davie Volunteer Fire Department.

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RRPD blotter: July 21-23

RRPD blotter: July 21-23

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

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Man charged in Thursday sexual assault

Man charged in Thursday sexual assault

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged Thursday in an alleged sexual assault of an underage girl.

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Three more face charges in Enfield murde…

Three more face charges in Enfield murder

Warrants have been issued for three more people in the June 22 shooting death of Jarshamel Cambridge, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office reported this afternoon.

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KapStone promotes Davis

KapStone promotes Davis

KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation recently announced the promotion of Pete Davis to the position of Process Manager III for Pulp and Utilities Training. Davis joined the Roanoke Rapids mill team...

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Owner of stolen safe offers reward

Owner of stolen safe offers reward

The owner of a safe stolen from an East Tenth Street is offering a reward for information leading to its recovery.

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Documents give further insight into Fish…

Documents give further insight into Fishel death

As the family of Leslie Fishel waits for a new trial date, court documents in the case of the man charged with second-degree murder and other counts in her death...

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July vehicle B&Es surpass 60

July vehicle B&Es surpass 60

Since July 1 there have been more than 60 motor vehicle break-ins in Roanoke Rapids, Investigator Bobby Martin of the police department said.

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Purnell, girlfriend sought on drug count…

Purnell, girlfriend sought on drug counts

The City County Drug Task Force is looking for Trayvon Purnell and his girlfriend after executing a search warrant today on Dickens Avenue just outside Roanoke Rapids.

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One arrested, one sought in food stamp f…

One arrested, one sought in food stamp fraud case

One man was arrested today and another is sought in an alleged food stamp fraud case, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office reports.

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RRPD seeks information on safe theft

RRPD seeks information on safe theft

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating the theft of a 600-pound safe stolen from an East Tenth Street business in June.

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Theater report given in council closed s…

Theater report given in council closed session

The city said in a statement today council was briefed in closed session Tuesday evening on the progress being made on Roanoke Rapids Theatre negotiations.

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City selected to host Cal Ripken Southea…

City selected to host Cal Ripken Southeast tournament

Roanoke Rapids will play host next year to the U-9 Cal Ripken Southeast Tournament at Ledgerwood Field.

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1026 demolition under way

1026 demolition under way

Demolition of 1026 Roanoke Avenue began today with future hopes of turning the green space left behind into a small venue site.

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Council gives green light to solar farm

Council gives green light to solar farm

Plans for a 70-acre solar farm on American Legion were granted this evening by Roanoke Rapids City Council.

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Councilman wants to give money back to d…

Councilman wants to give money back to departments

With projections for the current fiscal year showing the possibility of coming in or under the forecasted budget, Roanoke Rapids City Council is hopeful it can give back some of...

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Three awarded KapStone scholarships

Three awarded KapStone scholarships

Matthew Kessinger, Megan Kessinger and Landen Poole were recently awarded $5,000 scholarships by KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation.

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Government offers Whitaker plea

Government offers Whitaker plea

A plea arrangement is on the table for a Scotland Neck man facing federal heroin charges, according to court records filed in the matter.

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Another round of vehicle B&Es report…

Another round of vehicle B&Es reported in city

Another round of vehicle break-ins was reported in Roanoke Rapids overnight.

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Garysburg hosting National Night Out eve…

Garysburg hosting National Night Out event

Garysburg will play host to Northampton County's National Night Out event on August 4.

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Man charged in January firearm theft

Man charged in January firearm theft

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged last week in the January theft of a firearm from a residence off Highway 48.

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Medlin earns top tourism designation

Medlin earns top tourism designation

Lori R. Medlin, president and CEO of the Halifax County Convention and Visitors Bureau, has earned the Certified Destination Management Executive designation.

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Bryan part of humanitarian effort

Bryan part of humanitarian effort

Commander Cole Bryan, of Roanoke Rapids, is participating in Continuing Promise, a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment.

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$32K in equipment stolen in T.J. storage…

$32K in equipment stolen in T.J. storage B&E

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a Sunday morning break-in where an estimated $32,000 in equipment was taken from storage buildings at T.J. Davis Recreation Center.

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Correction: Election filing story wrong

Correction: Election filing story wrong

We made two errors in our municipal election filing story Friday.

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Jackson adult softball scores 8/3/15

Jackson adult softball scores 8/3/15

The Northampton County Recreation Adult Men's slow pitch softball season in Jackson.

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A Hot Saturday night at Clary's

A Hot Saturday night at Clary's

 Clary's Speedway August 1st Race Results

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Swarm wins MBA championship

Swarm wins MBA championship

The Roanoke Rapids based "Swarm" a 17U/18U AAU travel basketball team earned a bid to the MBA State Championship & then eearned the Championship this past weekend.

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Chaloner sets football try-outs

Chaloner sets football try-outs

Chaloner Middle school (CMS) football practice will start on Monday, August 17th from 7:00am until 8:30am. 

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New Day Fitness rocks GK Classic competi…

New Day Fitness rocks GK Classic competition

New Day Fitness took Northern High School by storm Saturday in Durham in the "8th Annual GK Classic".

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It's Officially football season 2015

It's Officially football season 2015

The North Carolina High School Association's (NCHSAA) first day of official high school football practice was today August 1st.

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KIIPP announces Cross Country practice d…

KIIPP announces Cross Country practice date

KIPP Pride Cross Country will begin their 2015 season with a Monday August 10th practice.

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Jackets season open practice set

Jackets season open practice set

The Roanoke Rapids High school Yellow Jacket football team kicks off it's 2015 season with it's official practice Saturday.

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KIPP - GCP announce Fall sports practice…

KIPP - GCP announce Fall sports practice dates

KIIP High and GCP Middle announce their Fall sports practice start dates and times.

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Breanna has busy softball summer

Breanna has busy softball summer

Most teenagers spend their summer vacationing, pool side or even enjoying Lake Gaston, but not rising Roanoke Rapids Junior lady Jacket softball player Breanna Allen.

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RRHS men's soccer practice set

RRHS men's soccer practice set

The Roanoke Rapids High School men's soccer team will  have it's first official practice Monday August 3rd.

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Jackson adult softball scores 7/29/15

Jackson adult softball scores 7/29/15

The Northampton County Recreation Adult Men's slow pitch softball season in Jackson.

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Charity softball for Cameron

Charity softball for Cameron

Jimmy Smith is organizing a double elimination charity slow pitch softball tournament to benefit 9 year old Cameron Carroll August 8th & 9th.

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Davis: Panthers quick takes

Davis: Panthers quick takes

Last weekend at a cookout (Yes. I said cookout, not a BBQ) I saw an interesting quote on the wall of a friend's garage: "There are four seasons- summer, winter...

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Ballard summer league roundup

Ballard summer league roundup

As the summer winds down, so does the annual Betty Ballard Summer Basketball League.

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Optimist Summer softball players of game

Optimist Summer softball players of game

The Summer pick-up softball players of the game for July 28, 2015.

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Simmons attended football camp

Simmons attended football camp

Senior Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jacket Long Snapper, Ridge Simmons attended the Rubio Camp this past weekend outside of Charlotte, NC to better his skill.

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Running to Remember

Running to Remember

1st annual Dylan Moore Days 5K run-Walk set to kick off August 8th.

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RRHS anounces Cross-Country start date

RRHS anounces Cross-Country start date

The Roanoke Rapids High Sschool Cross Country team will start practice on Monday August 3rd at 9AM.

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Jackson adult softball scores 7/27/15

Jackson adult softball scores 7/27/15

The Northampton County Recreation Adult Men's slow pitch softball season in Jackson.

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Clary's Speedway results & Points st…

Clary's Speedway results & Points standings

Robbie Emory takes home the victory Saturday night July 25th in our Late Model division at Clary's Speedway worth $2,000.

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Under 12's State runner-up

Under 12's State runner-up

The Roanoke Valley U12 all-stars came up a little short in the NC Little Tarheel League State Tournament Sunday in Smithfield.

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State Champions

State Champions

The Undefeated Roanoke Valley Under 10 all-stars beat the defending U10 Little Tarheel 2014 State Champion Wilkes County for the 2015 State Championship.

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Mustangs hosting football camp

Mustangs hosting football camp

The Roanoke Rapids based Halifax/Northampton Youth Football League team the Mustangs are holding a football camp/work-outs for free and still have room for players for the 2015 youth football season.

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Assault earns second place

Assault earns second place

The Roanoke Rapids based Under 16 travel basketball team Assault traveled to Butner Saturday for a one day tournament.

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Three games back to back to back pay tol…

Three games back to back to back pay toll on U8's

The Roanoke Valley Under 8 all-stars headed into day two of the EAC all-star tournament in Ahoskie.

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U12 girls also headed to State Champions…

U12 girls also headed to State Championship

The Roanoke Valley Under 12 all-star girls softball team are headed to the North Carolina Little Tarheel League State Championship Sunday.

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Halifax Academy releases Sports try-outs

Halifax Academy releases Sports try-outs

Halifax Academy releases it's Fall Sports try-out dates & times.

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U10 girls headed to State Championship

U10 girls headed to State Championship

The Roanoke Valley Under 10 girls all-star softball team are headed to the North Carolina Little Tarheel League State Championship Sunday.

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Edwards returns to Halifax sidelines

Edwards returns to Halifax sidelines

Longtime area coach returns to Halifax Academy sidelines this season.

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Fishers on a roll at Wood Bat World Seir…

Fishers on a roll at Wood Bat World Seires

The Roanoke Rapids based U10 Fishers travel baseball team open day one of the EC Nations 2015 Crystal Coast Wood Bat World Series with wins.

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Under 8 Softball all-stars win in Ahoski…

Under 8 Softball all-stars win in Ahoskie

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League Under 8 all-star team traveled to Ahoskie Friday to open the EAC U8 All-star Tournament.

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Northwest & Davie Athelete physicals…

Northwest & Davie Athelete physicals Saturday

Any Northwest Halifax High or William R. Davie Middle school athlete that wish a physical, they will be give Saturday.

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Clary's Speedway in action Saturday nigh…

Clary's Speedway in action Saturday night

Clary's Speedway Hosts $2,000 To Win Late Model Show And More July 25th

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Roanoke Valley U10 All-stars beat defend…

Roanoke Valley U10 All-stars beat defending State Champions

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League U10 all-stars are on a roll at the NC Little Tarheel State tournament in Smithfield.

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Roanoke Valley U12 girls win again

Roanoke Valley U12 girls win again

The Roanoke Valley Girls softball League Little Under 12 Tarheel League District 7 champions continued their winning streak in game two of the State Tournament Friday.

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National night Out 2015 & Safety Pup

National night Out 2015 & Safety Pup

Come visit the Safety Pup at National Night Out 2015! This is going to be a great event....music provided by the Fantastic Shakers, great food, games for the kids, and a chance to meet the officers that help in our community. Learn several tips on public safety awareness and lets work together on making Halifax County a great place! Please share this event with all of your friends and family....its FREE and an event you don't want to miss! Please watch in HD for best results!

Posted by Halifax County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Wes Tripp on Monday, July 27, 2015

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