Reported RRSB robbery suspect nabbed in Camden County

Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Thomas Hathaway confirmed this evening the alleged suspect in the Roanok...

New mall owner excited about opportunity

Hermitage, Pennsylvania, is one of the places in the United States where the handiwork of Purnachand...

HCC, Virginia Union announce transfer agreement

Halifax Community College and Virginia Union University officials signed a new articulation agreemen...

Sheriff's office has Littleton substation

The Littleton Volunteer Fire Department is assisting the Halifax County Sheriff's Office in a partne...

Kaley Cares: A project to ease patient fears

Seventeen-year-old Kaley Cieslinski knew she wanted to pay it forward in the community, she just did...

Primary profiles: Tyus S. Few

Tyus S. Few, a retired director of special programs for the Halifax County School System is running ...

Vaughan named Caledonia superintendent

James Vaughan has been named by the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice as the new sup...

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Friday, 18 April 2014 22:17

Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Thomas Hathaway confirmed this evening the alleged suspect in the Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank robbery was captured in Camden County, along with an alleged accomplice.

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Reported RRSB robbery suspect nabbed in …

Reported RRSB robbery suspect nabbed in Camden County

Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Thomas Hathaway confirmed this evening the alleged suspect in the Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank robbery was captured in Camden County, along with an alleged accomplice.

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New mall owner excited about opportunity

New mall owner excited about opportunity

Hermitage, Pennsylvania, is one of the places in the United States where the handiwork of Purnachander Sirikonda and his group of investors can be seen.

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HCC, Virginia Union announce transfer ag…

HCC, Virginia Union announce transfer agreement

Halifax Community College and Virginia Union University officials signed a new articulation agreement Tuesday.

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Sheriff's office has Littleton substatio…

Sheriff's office has Littleton substation

The Littleton Volunteer Fire Department is assisting the Halifax County Sheriff's Office in a partnership allowing the law enforcement agency to use its substation at 676 Oak Grove Church Road.

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Kaley Cares: A project to ease patient f…

Kaley Cares: A project to ease patient fears

Seventeen-year-old Kaley Cieslinski knew she wanted to pay it forward in the community, she just didn't know how.

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Primary profiles: Tyus S. Few

Primary profiles: Tyus S. Few

Tyus S. Few, a retired director of special programs for the Halifax County School System is running for the Halifax County Board of Education.

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Vaughan named Caledonia superintendent

Vaughan named Caledonia superintendent

James Vaughan has been named by the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice as the new superintendent at Caledonia Correctional Institution.

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Mall sold to investment group

Mall sold to investment group

Becker Village Mall has been sold to an investment group with experience in attracting national clients.

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Vending machine vandal sought

Vending machine vandal sought

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is looking for a person who jimmied two vending machines in the early morning hours of March 28.

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City continues to study HSV theater leas…

City continues to study HSV theater lease

As the city continues to study whether to grant a 10-month extension on its theater lease with HSV Entertainment, the company is seeking to do whatever it can to push... Read more

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Injured officer vows comeback

Injured officer vows comeback

A debilitating back injury sustained in the line of duty forced veteran Roanoke Rapids police officer Chris Woodruff into early retirement after 15 years on the job.

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Van may be clue in church break-in attem…

Van may be clue in church break-in attempt

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a white panel van that may have been involved in an attempted church break-in Friday morning.

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Primary profiles: Jeff Peedin

Primary profiles: Jeff Peedin

Jeff Peedin, age 57, is a candidate for the Halifax County Schools Board of Education.

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Police investigate Hibbett B&E

Police investigate Hibbett B&E

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a break-in at Hibbett Sports that occurred around 1 this morning.

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Primary profiles: Claude 'Clutch' Cooper

Primary profiles: Claude 'Clutch' Cooper

Claude “Clutch” Cooper is a candidate for the Halifax County Schools Board of Education.

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Enfield probes shooting, assault

Enfield probes shooting, assault

Enfield police are investigating a shooting into an occupied vehicle that occurred Monday evening, as well as an assault that occurred in the same area earlier.

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Tax increase options on table in county

Tax increase options on table in county

After six fiscal years of using fund balance to prevent a tax increase, at least a 1-cent boost in the levy could be a possibility in Halifax County.

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Runaway located this morning

Runaway located this morning

A runaway juvenile was located by the Nash County Sheriff's Office this morning.

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Runaway juvenile sought

Runaway juvenile sought

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office received a call Friday evening regarding an undisciplined juvenile who ran away from home.

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A revolutionary day in Halifax

A revolutionary day in Halifax

The bottom date of the North Carolina flag is a testament to its importance, says Ken Wilson of the Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American... Read more

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Prayers of hope sent for missing women

Prayers of hope sent for missing women

For two Halifax County families coping with the pain of missing loved ones, the mission is keeping their names in the public eye.

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Business owner saves dogs in pen fire

Business owner saves dogs in pen fire

While their home was destroyed, the lives of five dogs were spared when a Halifax businessman noticed smoke rising near his garage on Highway 301 this afternoon.

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Dirt bike thief sought

Dirt bike thief sought

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a 2008 Kawasaki KX100 was stolen from the Thelma Road area Tuesday.

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Info sought in Hollister B&E

Info sought in Hollister B&E

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a break-in at a convenience store in the Hollister area where the security camera equipment, along with cash, was stolen.

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Caution encouraged during spring break

Caution encouraged during spring break

With spring break coming for the three school systems in the county, the sheriff's office is encouraging motorists to exercise more caution than normal.

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Cross Creek rezoning scrubbed from counc…

Cross Creek rezoning scrubbed from council agenda

The rezoning request that could lead the way to a controversial upscale apartment complex on Cross Creek Parkway has been pulled from city council's upcoming meeting Tuesday night.

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Police release bank robbery photo

Police release bank robbery photo

Roanoke Rapids police this afternoon released a surveillance photo of the purported Becker Drive Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank robbery suspect.

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Police seek woman in Wednesday robbery

Police seek woman in Wednesday robbery

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for a woman who passed a note at Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank Wednesday afternoon demanding money.

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Deadline to change registration Friday

Deadline to change registration Friday

As early voting is set to begin in 15 days for the May 6 primary, the deadline for updating voter registration information is Friday at 5 p.m.

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Police seek RRSB robbery suspect

Police seek RRSB robbery suspect

Roanoke Rapids police have set up a dragnet around the area of the Becker Drive Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank following a robbery this afternoon.

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City man nabbed in morning vehicle B…

City man nabbed in morning vehicle B&E

Halifax County Sheriff's Office deputies early this morning arrested a man reportedly breaking into a car on Three Bridges Road outside Roanoke Rapids.

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Stolen car found; car break-ins continue…

Stolen car found; car break-ins continue in RR

A car that was stolen from Georgia Avenue last month has been recovered, but Roanoke Rapids police continue to investigate other car break-ins where unlocked vehicles are targeted.

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Rim, tire thieves leave cars on blocks

Rim, tire thieves leave cars on blocks

Thieves for the past several weeks have stolen chrome rims and low-profile tires from three vehicles in Halifax County, leaving their owners to find them sitting on cinder blocks.

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Woodland teen faces child sex counts

Woodland teen faces child sex counts

A 16-year-old Woodland boy faces child sex counts following an investigation by the Northampton County Sheriff's Office.

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Motive still uncertain in Strip shooting

Motive still uncertain in Strip shooting

With two people now in custody, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office is trying to figure out the motive behind a March 24 shooting that occurred in the South Weldon area... Read more

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Man sought in cleaning product theft

Man sought in cleaning product theft

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the larceny of multiple items from a local store in the Bolling Road area of Roanoke Rapids on March 28.

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Sheriff's office makes two weekend pot b…

Sheriff's office makes two weekend pot busts

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office made two marijuana arrests Saturday, both in Roanoke Rapids.

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Commissioners OK county schools server p…

Commissioners OK county schools server project

Halifax County commissioners today approved capital outlay funds of $148,669.66 so the county school system can replace network servers.

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Cancelled march becomes prayer walk

Cancelled march becomes prayer walk

What was to be a march that was cancelled late Thursday night became what its organizer called a prayer walk this afternoon.

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Deputies rescue man from fire

Deputies rescue man from fire

Two Halifax County Sheriff's Office deputies helped a man safely get out of his home during a house fire Wednesday morning.

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NCCAR events hitting full throttle

NCCAR events hitting full throttle

Sam true has learned salesmanship.

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Garysburg man charged in March B&E

Garysburg man charged in March B&E

A Garysburg man was arrested Thursday for a March 20 breaking and entering, according to the Northampton County Sheriff's Office.

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Man wanted in fraud case with son surren…

Man wanted in fraud case with son surrenders

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a local man for his alleged role in fraud crimes that took place in the Roanoke Rapids area.

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Scherer: City not responsible for march …

Scherer: City not responsible for march delays

Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer said in a statement today the city was not responsible for any delays or complications in the permitting process for the Halifax County Black... Read more

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Black Caucus march cancelled

Black Caucus march cancelled

Reverend C. E. McCollum, chairman of the Halifax County Black Caucus, said in a statement issued late Thursday evening, the governing board of the HCBC voted not to hold the... Read more

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Heat of the moment: Officers get active …

Heat of the moment: Officers get active shooter training

A 24-year law enforcement veteran, Emerson Carroll of the Halifax County Sheriff's Office, has been through rapid deployment training before.

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Two charged in jail smuggling case

Two charged in jail smuggling case

An uncle and his niece have been charged with allegedly attempting to leave two packs of cigarettes and two nickel bags of marijuana for an inmate at the Northampton County... Read more

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Roanoke Rapids woman hits the big ticket

Roanoke Rapids woman hits the big ticket

As a tax preparer, April is a busy month for Leigh-Ann West. Now that the Roanoke Rapids woman is the first to win $1 million playing the lottery’s new Millionaire... Read more

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County names new assistant manager

County names new assistant manager

The planning director for the city of Henderson has been named assistant county manager for Halifax County.

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Possible harassment case investigated by…

Possible harassment case investigated by HCSO

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible harassment case that occurred Tuesday along Huckleberry Bottom Road when four men in a pickup made threats to a teen-aged pedestrian.

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Hamilton appealing sentence in bat attac…

Hamilton appealing sentence in bat attack

A Roanoke Rapids man found guilty of beating his former girlfriend and the man who tried to intervene has appealed the sentence made in the case last Thursday.

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Tight budget, but no tax increase, proje…

Tight budget, but no tax increase, projected in city

The city will again be looking at a tight budget for the upcoming fiscal year, City Manager Joseph Scherer told council this evening.

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Beekeeping a step closer to reality in c…

Beekeeping a step closer to reality in city

Beekeeping in the city limits of Roanoke Rapids is a step closer to reality, but council must first tweak a proposed ordinance.

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Mills returned to federal custody

Mills returned to federal custody

Tyron M. Mills is in custody of the U.S. Government, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office and federal court records confirm.

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Roanoke Valley Sports

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Freestyle drifting at NCCAR

Freestyle drifting at NCCAR

Rain couldn't keep the cars off the track Saturday at NCCAR.

 

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Progression Studio still alive

Progression Studio still alive

For Sale signs have been up and notices had been sent that the 2014 Progressions Dance Studio's recital would be the last.

 

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Roanoke Valley resident College cheerlea…

Roanoke Valley resident College cheerleaders fair well in Daytona

Shoe and Tant bring home the cheerleading hardware

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RVYSA Scores and Results April 13th

RVYSA Scores and Results April 13th

RVYSA scores and results from April 13th

 

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ACC Barnstorming tour Canceled in Weldon

ACC Barnstorming tour Canceled in Weldon

The 36th ACC Barnstorming Tour scheduled for Wednesday night April 16th at Weldon High school has been reported canceled by the ACC Barnstorming Tour officials.

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Welcome EC Nations Baseball

Welcome EC Nations Baseball

Travel Baseball tournaments have to be played somewhere, why not Roanoke Rapids.

 

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Halifax Softball outscores Warren County

Halifax Softball outscores Warren County

Halifax hosted Warren County in a non-conference game Monday.

 

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Williams and Buffaloe shine together on …

Williams and Buffaloe shine together on the hardwood

Opponents during High school season team up for AAU basketball

 

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Myrick School of Dance gets struck by LI…

Myrick School of Dance gets struck by LIGHTNING n Chapel Hill!

Myrick School of Dance recently attended the Thunderstruck Dance Competition in Chapel Hill, NC.

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Crumb win's Peace College's first road g…

Crumb win's Peace College's first road game

Crumb now holds two first records for William Peace University.

 

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Chaloner baseball tops NEA

Chaloner baseball tops NEA

Northeast Academy traveled to Chaloner Middle School Thursday for baseball

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Yellow Jacket varsity baseball earn anot…

Yellow Jacket varsity baseball earn another win

The Roanoke Rapids Varsity Baseball team picked up a 7-4 conference win on the road at Franklinton on Friday Night.

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Sadler finishes second in Darlington

Sadler finishes second in Darlington

Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota team secured the ninth starting position for the VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway on Friday night.

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GCP sweeps Cornerstone in softball

GCP sweeps Cornerstone in softball

Cornerstone Christian hosted GCP for a doubleheader Friday.

 

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Halifax baseball earns a road win

Halifax baseball earns a road win

Halifax Academy Vikings varsity baseball traveled to Kerr Vance Thursday.

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Hearp part of champions

Hearp part of champions

Sierra Hearp helped the Lady Lightning win this past weekend.

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RRHS baseball picks up win

RRHS baseball picks up win

RRHS picks up a big conference win over Bunn by a score of 10-4.

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Chaloner faced Northeast Academy

Chaloner faced Northeast Academy

Chaloner wins 12 - 2 in 5 innings against Northeast Academy.

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First meeting between two KIPP middle sc…

First meeting between two KIPP middle schools

Gaston College Prep (GCP) hosted Henderson College Prep (HCP) Thursday.

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Halifax soccer ties on road

Halifax soccer ties on road

Halifax Academy soccer team traveled to Kerr Vance Academy Thursday.

 

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GCP softball earns 4th win in row

GCP softball earns 4th win in row

GCP 22 at Davie 0

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Lady Jackets dealt second loss

Lady Jackets dealt second loss

Roanoke Rapids softball hosted Bunn Wednesday night.

 

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RRHS soccer rolls over Southern Vance

RRHS soccer rolls over Southern Vance

Roanoke Rapids soccer takes care of Southern Vance before regulation time expires.

 

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RVYSA results from 4.6.14

RVYSA results from 4.6.14

RVYSA soccer game results from Sunday April 6, 2014

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Halifax baseball comes up short in 7th

Halifax baseball comes up short in 7th

Halifax Academy varsity baseball traveled to Parrott Academy Tuesday night.

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Halifax soccer falls

Halifax soccer falls

Halifax Academy hosted Parrott Academy,

 

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KIPP eases past Northwest Halifax

KIPP eases past Northwest Halifax

KIPP High Panthers beat Northwest Vikings on the softball field in Gaston 18-0.

 

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Local college cheerleaders head to Dayto…

Local college cheerleaders head to Daytona

24th NCA & NDA collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship

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Sluggers open season with a 2nd place

Sluggers open season with a 2nd place

The Roanoke Rapids based Carolina Sluggers U-8 travel baseball team opened the 2014 season.

 

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RRHS softball back on track with win

RRHS softball back on track with win

Fours hits and for runs was enough to get the job done Friday night.

 

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Chaloner baseball tops Davie

Chaloner baseball tops Davie

Chaloner Middle baseball traveled toe William R. Davie Middle Thursday

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Phelps hits a three run and a Grand-slam…

Phelps hits a three run and a Grand-slam home run

RRHS beat the NC School of Science and Math in Varsity Baseball action by a score of 16-0.

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Jackets roll over Wilson Beddingfield

Jackets roll over Wilson Beddingfield

Roanoke Rapids soccer team traveled to Wilson to play in the " Brittany Willis Memorial Scholarship Showcase" Friday.

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KIPP softball shuts out Southeast

KIPP softball shuts out Southeast

Cieslinski shuts out Southeast from the mound.

 

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Crumb earns first college win on mound

Crumb earns first college win on mound

The 2013 Roanoke Rapids graduate, now freshman at William Peace University picked up his first career win at the college level Thursday night in Cary.

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City recreation basketball tournament ch…

City recreation basketball tournament champions

Victory Baptist beats New Life Disciples 53-41 in the Church League tournament.

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