Lady Vikings soccer fall in conference match Friday at home

The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings soccer team suffered a tough loss to Kerr Vance Academy (KVA) at home Friday by the score of 3-2. KVA got on the board first with an early goal and Halifax responded with two unassisted goals midway through the first half by Abby George and Whitney George. Before the half ended, KVA found the net two more times to take the lead for good. There was no more scoring in the second half. "The Lady Vikings played a hard fought game but we're unable to generate enough offense to overcome the three goals by KVA",…

Chaloner baseball remains perfect

The Chaloner Jackets baseball team found themselves in hard fought baseball game on Thursday, but they were able to keep Cornerstone Christian Patriots from scoring to get the 4-0. Both teams were led by great pitching, and the defense by both teams was excellent. The Jackets ended up getting 4 hits while Cornerstone had 2. Russell Moore pitched his best game of the year for the Chaloner boys striking out 10 batters and walking none (only gave up 2 hits). Russell pitched a complete game of 7 innings. Stacy Mountford also pitched a great by only giving up 4 hits…

Jackets baseball beat Unicorns on senior night Friday

On Senior Night at Doyle Field, the Roanoke Rapids High Yellow Jackets Varsity Baseball team defeated the North Carolina School of Science and Math by a score of 14-4. Before the game the Yellow Jackets honored 11 players who were playing their final regular season home game. Marcus Allen, Tommy Bradley, Jordan Collins, Hunter Connell, Josh Elias, Bracy Irby, Tyler Liverman, Cameron Rogerson, Jacob Rooker, Tyler Shearin, and Colby Warren were escorted to the field by their family and had their accomplishments as a part of the RRHS Baseball Program discussed. Colby Warren picked up the win for the Yellow…

Former Jacket headed to NFL

Roanoke Rapids High Football Yellow Jacket Alumnus and UNC TarHeel Nazair Jones has been drafted to th NFL by the Seattle Seahawks in the 3rd round as the 102nd overall pick.

HA Vikings fall to BA Vikings in extra innings Thursday

The Brunswick Academy Lady Vikings grabs lead in extra innings for the victory over the Halifax Academy Lady Vikings. The Brunswick Academy defeated Halifax Academy 4-2 on Thursday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at two with Brunswick batting in the top of the thirteenth when Kyleigh Capps hit a sacrifice fly to drive in a run. Halifax Academy evened things up at two in the bottom of the ninth inning. With two outs in the ninth inning Emerson Poole drove in one run when she doubled. Brunswick Academy had seven hits in the…

RRPD roundup: Habitual larceny counts; heroin found after stop

A man with a lengthy criminal record dating back to 1990 was arrested this week on felony habitual larceny counts.

HRMC main lobby to close during new sprinkler installation

Starting Sunday at 5 p.m., the main lobby at Halifax Regional Medical Center will be closed to begin a safety improvement project for the installation of a new sprinkler system.

Charges lodged in Williams St. grow operation

A Roanoke Rapids man who had 2011 charges against him dropped following the discovery of an indoor marijuana growing operation surrendered to police Wednesday after evidence of a new operation was reportedly found at his residence on Williams Street earlier this month.

Barton's Hearp selected to all-conference softball team

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Barton College freshman Sierra Hearp has been named to the 2017 Conference Carolinas Softball All-Conference Team, the league announced Thursday evening. Hearp was a First Team selection in the utility spot. She produced a team-high 26 RBI at the plate in her first collegiate season while playing multiple infield positions, and also posted a 7-4 pitching record while working 70 2/3 innings on the mound. The Roanoke Rapids, N.C., resident got her collegiate career off to the best start possible, tossing a no-hitter against Saint Augustine’s University and hitting a home run in her first at-bat…

Cause of death remains undetermined following autopsy of Va. woman

An autopsy of a woman found deceased on Davie Smith Street Wednesday came back as initially undetermined regarding the cause of her death.
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A man with a lengthy criminal record dating back to 1990 was arrested this week on felony habitual larceny counts.

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A man with a lengthy criminal record dating back to 1990 was arrested this week on felony habitual larceny counts.

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HRMC main lobby to close during new spri…

Starting Sunday at 5 p.m., the main lobby at Halifax Regional Medical Center will be closed to begin a safety improvement project for the installation of a new sprinkler system...

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Charges lodged in Williams St. grow oper…

A Roanoke Rapids man who had 2011 charges against him dropped following the discovery of an indoor marijuana growing operation surrendered to police Wednesday after evidence of a new operation...

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Cause of death remains undetermined foll…

An autopsy of a woman found deceased on Davie Smith Street Wednesday came back as initially undetermined regarding the cause of her death.

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Run to promote mental health issues star…

Roanoke Rapids will be the starting point for a run in which some 10 women will advocate and raise awareness of mental health issues.

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Police seek ID in vehicle B&E

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for a man involved in a vehicle breaking and entering which occurred April 16 in the parking of an undisclosed convenience store.

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Relay for Life starts Friday

Roanoke Valley Relay for Life begins Friday at 6 p.m.

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Festival to celebrate history of canal

The Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail will be the site of a May 6 festival.

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Sheriff's office conducting death invest…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 33-year-old Virginia woman at a residence on Davie Smith Street in the Roanoke Rapids area.

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Coles scheduled for sentencing in Raleig…

Ian Barkley Coles will be sentenced on federal weapons charges in Raleigh on May 11, court records show.

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Macon submits resignation as chief, town…

Weldon police chief and Town Administrator Mark Macon tendered his resignation from both positions Monday.

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Davis honored by Governor's Highway Safe…

Lieutenant Christopher Davis of the Weldon Police Department was recently recognized by the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program as Law Enforcement County Coordinator of the Year for Region 4.

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Police continue probe of Friday shooting

Roanoke Rapids police continue to investigate a shooting which left two with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.

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'Like having a million bucks' — Groups g…

Eight organizations helping youngsters in the county received their share of proceeds from Sheriff Wes Tripp’s Halifax County Seafood Festival.

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Williamston men charged in Enfield heist

Three Williamston men were charged in a Thursday night home invasion in Enfield.

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Photo gallery: All the RAGE in Roanoke R…

RAGE Wrestling Warriors made its debut in Roanoke Rapids this evening as a fundraiser for Christmas for Kids.

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Police respond to morning burglary; Thur…

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a burglary reported early this morning as well as a shots fired call which occurred late Thursday night.

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Task force makes arrest during complianc…

City County Drug Task Force agents assisting a sex offender registry compliance check this morning made a marijuana arrest during the operation.

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Morning rounds: HCSO, state probation ma…

On the cusp of daybreak, sheriff’s office and state probation officers combed Halifax County to verify its 115 to 120 registered sex offenders were where they were supposed to be.

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Northwest alum named state director of p…

A Northwest Halifax alumni has been chosen as director of prisons, the state Department of Public Safety announced today.

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Tillmon trial continued to May

United States Senior Judge Malcolm J. Howard signed an order today moving the Operation Rockfish trial of Antonio Tillmon to May 15.

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Hobgood teen charged after cutting victi…

A Hobgood teen was charged late Tuesday night after allegedly cutting a victim with a knife.

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Gaston man charged after crashing into b…

A Gaston man was charged Wednesday afternoon after he struck a building in the 600 block of Julian R. Allsbrook Highway and reportedly claimed the vehicle he was driving was...

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Evidence of indoor grow operation found …

Roanoke Rapids police Tuesday seized items consistent with an indoor marijuana growing operation and continue their investigation.

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Jackson honored by SAR

The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution honored a longtime officer for his community policing efforts during Tuesday’s city council meeting.

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Sheriff's office continues investigation…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a morning home invasion in which the victim shot at the alleged suspects.

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Council approves restructuring plan to s…

In a move demonstrating an underlying confidence the theater will eventually be sold, Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening agreed to send a refinancing proposal to the Local Government Commission...

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Missing man found safe in Emporia

A man reported missing today was found by his family in Emporia.

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Police seek information on missing man

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for a man reported missing by family members.

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Weldon man faces statutory rape count

A 23-year-old Weldon man was charged today with statutory rape following an investigation by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

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Missing woman found safe in Rocky Mount

A woman who was reported missing Sunday was found safe in Rocky Mount, the Roanoke Rapids Police Department reports.

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Woman in Waffle House outburst charged

A woman who reportedly caused an outburst and damaged items at Waffle House last week is scheduled to appear in court next month to answer to charges lodged by the...

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State attorney general to speak at HCC c…

State Attorney General Josh Stein will be the commencement speaker at Halifax Community College’s May 13 graduation exercises.

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Special Olympics 2017: Photo gallery

The Halifax County Special Olympics were held today with students across the county as well as Northampton.

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Women face heroin counts following stop

Two women face heroin counts following a traffic stop for a motor vehicle violation this afternoon.

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Attempted murder, other counts lodged fo…

A Seaboard area man is in jail on $1.25 million bond after surrendering in a shooting Tuesday afternoon in which the victim was shot numerous times with a handgun.

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April 12, 2017: Halifax Day photo galler…

More than 300 students attended Historic Halifax today to mark the 241st anniversry of the signing of the Halifax Resolves.

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Buffaloe sentenced after accepting plea …

A former law enforcement officer and rescue squad leader threw himself on the mercy of the court Monday in Jackson.

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Ready to rumble: Wrestling event benefit…

After seeing the success RAGE Wrestling Warriors had with events at Northeast Academy, Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty decided to bring the bouts to the high school as a...

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Police respond to fraud call; stabbing

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported officers responded to the following calls Monday:

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Detention hearing testimony details Rock…

Recently redacted transcripts of detention hearings for four defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case show in addition to a warehouse in Rocky Mount, the Halifax-Northampton Regional Airport was...

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Police seek help in trailer theft attemp…

Roanoke Rapids police are attempting to locate a truck and its owner who reportedly tried to steal a utility trailer from parks and recreation over the weekend.

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RRPD seeks information on missing woman

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for a Northampton County woman reported missing on Sunday.

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Here's your sign: Jo Story gets donation…

The Jo Story Senior Center will have a better way to promote its events thanks to a sign donation by East Tenth Church of Christ.

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Following positive ID, family, friends h…

At the site where his remains were found last month, family and friends of Gary Joe Youngblood returned Sunday to light candles and release balloons in his honor.

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Woman under evaluation after outburst, d…

Charges are pending an evaluation after a woman broke items, blocked employees from exiting and customers from entering a Weldon restaurant early this morning.

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Country music recording artist Colton James has announced his 1st Annual 'Tribute to the Armed Forces'  Country Jam featuring Colton James & Moonshine Band on May 20th, 2017 12 noon -...

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Remains found last month identified as Y…

Human remains found behind a vacant building off Highway 158 last month have been identified as Gary Joe Youngblood.

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Man faces cocaine trafficking counts in …

Cocaine trafficking charges were lodged against a Weldon man this morning following execution of a search warrant in the 300 block of Elm Street.

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Westside shooting suspect caught on trai…

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged following a shooting outside Westside Grocery Thursday afternoon.

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One in custody following shooting outsid…

One person was shot and one in custody following a fray outside Westside Grocery this afternoon.

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Duri getting protective vest through don…

Canines working in law enforcement are just as susceptible to assaults as their handlers, Chief Deputy Scott Hall of the Halifax County Sheriff’s says.

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Ella Baker Day events set Friday

Friday will mark the celebration of Ella Baker’s legacy in the field of civil rights.

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Resolves commemorations set Saturday and…

April 12, 1776, will be celebrated with two events this year — one Saturday and one Wednesday on the date of the signing of the Halifax Resolves.

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Lady Vikings soccer fall in conference m…

The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings soccer team suffered a tough loss to Kerr Vance Academy (KVA) at home Friday by the score of 3-2. KVA got on the board first with an early...

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Chaloner baseball remains perfect

The Chaloner Jackets baseball team found themselves in hard fought baseball game on Thursday, but they were able to keep Cornerstone Christian Patriots from scoring to get the 4-0. Both teams were...

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The Roanoke Rapids High school Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team traveled Southern Vance Wednesday night.

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FOREST, Va. – Junior softball player Harley Jones (Brodnax, Va./ Brunswick) was named the ODAC Player of the Week for the second time this season.

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The Optimist club is taking registrations for T-ball and coach pitch league. 

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Despite a five-run deficit in the fifth inning, the Nationals almost came all the way back, eventually falling 9-8 to the Red Socks on Saturday in the Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball...

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Eleven adult softball teams stepped to the plate this past Saturday in Jackson to honor the late coach Mike Newsome.

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The Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association kicked off it's 2017 season this past Saturday at Ledgerwood baseball park with opening day tournaments.

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The Chaloner Middle baseball team went undefeated (15-0) this season winning the Roanoke Middle School Athletic Conference for the 2017 season and won the 2017 Halifax Academy Easter Tournament.

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RVYSA's Sokolinsky awarded NCYSA's award

Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Association (RVYSA) member Bob Sokolinsky was recently awarded the Tom and Linda Mosier Award at the 2017 NCYSA (North Carolina Youth Soccer Association) Annual General Meeting.

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Varsity Yellow Jackets Baseball team captured the Ray Avery Easter Tournament Championship by defeating Pamlico County by a score of 13-11 in 8 innings Tuesday night.

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Jags fall to Eagles

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The Roanoke Rapids based travel basketball teams 8th and 10th grade Roanoke Rapids Elite teams traveled to Burlington this past weekend to play in the NTBA Mid-East spring slam.

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Warrior Champions

The Warriors, a Roanoke Rapids based NTBA travel 9th grade travel basketball team traveled to Durham North Carolina on Saturday April 15th for the NC Wildcats Easter Classic.

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Halifax Academy Lady Vikings softball team traveled to Lawrence Academy Tuesday afternoon.

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Chaloner Middle school baseball team earned wins Monday and Tuesday. 

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JV Jackets beat Tarboro

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