Scotland Neck PD; task force roundup

Recent drug arrests and arrests associated with narcotics investigations reported by the Scotland Neck Police Department and City County Drug Task Force:

Woman faces 32 counts of larceny from employer

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged with 32 counts of larceny by employee Wednesday which resulted in the thefts of hundreds of dollars from the store where she was employed.

Bag lunch fundraiser for RRHS coach McDaniels

A BBQ sandwich bag lunch fundraiser is planned to help Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Director/Head football coach Eric Mcdaniels.

He built this city: Sanders recognized for crafting city landmarks

Matt Sanders beamed as his cardboard creations — mainly replicas of city landmarks and businesses — were recognized Tuesday night.

Southeast Halifax basketball teams shine and the varsity boys continue to 2nd round

Southeast Halifax Varsity boys basketball team still alive in the 1A NCHSAA State Championship play-offs.

Sadler glad to be part of the Daytona 500

Following this past Sunday's Daytona 500 pole qualifying session, Elliott Sadler and the No.7 Golden Corral team locked themselves into the Daytona 500 with the second fastest time among open teams.

Jackets win 1st round NCHSAA 2A state play-offs

The #15 seed Roanoke Rapids boys basketball team hosted #20 seed Midway Tuesday night at the "HIVE" in the first round of the NCHSAA 2A State Basketball Play-offs.

New motion rejected as pool debate continues

Councilman Carl Ferebee made it clear this evening he is not giving up on repairs for the Chaloner pool.

Council approves Becker Drive rezoning

Residents in the neighborhoods surrounding Becker Drive may weigh their options for recourse after city council this evening passed a contentious rezoning proposal which could lead to a senior apartment complex.

Lady Jackets win first round, host second round Thursday

The #8 seed Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets hosted the #28 seed Carrboro Jaguars Tuesday night in the "HIVE" in the first round of the 2A NCHSAA State Basketball Play-offs.
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Recent drug arrests and arrests associated with narcotics investigations reported by the Scotland Neck Police Department and City County Drug Task Force:

Scotland Neck PD; task force roundup

Recent drug arrests and arrests associated with narcotics investigations reported by the Scotland Neck Police Department and City County Drug Task Force:

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Woman faces 32 counts of larceny from em…

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged with 32 counts of larceny by employee Wednesday which resulted in the thefts of hundreds of dollars from the store where she was employed.

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He built this city: Sanders recognized f…

Matt Sanders beamed as his cardboard creations — mainly replicas of city landmarks and businesses — were recognized Tuesday night.

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New motion rejected as pool debate conti…

Councilman Carl Ferebee made it clear this evening he is not giving up on repairs for the Chaloner pool.

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Council approves Becker Drive rezoning

Residents in the neighborhoods surrounding Becker Drive may weigh their options for recourse after city council this evening passed a contentious rezoning proposal which could lead to a senior apartment...

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$100K lottery ticket sold in RR

Tammy and Alex Phipps of Warsaw say a $100,000 Millionaire Bucks win will help them recover after a fire destroyed their home four years ago.

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December input leads to revised streetsc…

Improvements to the open space at 1026 Roanoke Avenue are expected to be the first to be tackled once final streetscape plans are accepted by city council

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Weldon investigates Maple St. shooting

Weldon police are investigating a shooting which occurred early Saturday evening.

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ALE secures warrant in aftermath of Weld…

North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement has issued a warrant connected to a party in Weldon in which a shooting occurred outside the premises earlier this month.

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18-year-old dies in Northampton crash

An 18-year-old Gaston woman died and the driver of the vehicle was airlifted for further treatment following a single-vehicle crash on Highway 35 in Northampton County Friday afternoon.

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Governor establishes reward in Bridgeman…

Governor Roy Cooper issued a proclamation of reward today for information in the case of Amy Wells Bridgeman, who was reported missing by her husband in June of 2013.

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Stabbing victim charged with assault on …

The victim in an Enfield stabbing case has been charged with assault on a female.

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Celebrate Recovery expanding reach to fe…

Valley Community Church’s Celebrate Recovery is adding another dimension to its ministry by reaching out to female inmates in the Halifax County Detention Center.

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RRPD investigating attempted armed robbe…

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an attempted armed robbery which occurred at Rite Aid Thursday morning.

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Woman charged in Monday night stabbing

Enfield police today arrested a woman who reportedly stabbed her boyfriend with a kitchen knife.

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Planning board recommends rejection of B…

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board this evening voted to recommend city council reject a rezoning proposal which could lead to an age-restricted senior apartment complex off Becker Drive.

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Monday presents final chance for streets…

The public will have another chance Monday to review streetscape plans for Roanoke Avenue as well the green space left by the demolition of 1026 Roanoke Avenue.

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Speeding stop nets concealed weapon coun…

A Littleton man was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and other traffic offenses following a stop for speeding Tuesday.

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Court eyes June sentencing for 13 Rockfi…

United States Senior Judge Malcolm Howard Tuesday agreed to continue the sentencing of 13 of the 14 Operation Rockfish defendants until the June 13 term of court.

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Man wanted in Weldon shooting surrenders

A Murfreesboro man wanted in a shooting outside a Weldon multi-purpose venue surrendered to the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office Monday.

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Harbor Freight Tools opening in city

Harbor Freight Tools, which has 750 locations throughout the country, plans to open a store in Roanoke Rapids.

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Como man dies from injuries sustained in…

A Como man involved in a January 19 wreck on the outskirts of Woodland died Friday, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

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Missing Hobgood man located in Rocky Mou…

A 56-year-old Hobgood man was found safe today today in Rocky Mount.

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RR brothers indicted in Northampton drug…

Two Roanoke Rapids brothers face cocaine charges in Northampton County.

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Police seek info on bogus bill; Walmart …

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for a man who reportedly passed a counterfeit $100 bill in exchange for change Monday night.

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Sentencing continuance sought for remain…

A continuance in the sentencings of 14 defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case is being sought.

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Scotland Neck police seek missing man

The Scotland Neck Police Department reports 56-year-old Milton Earl Gray of Hobgood was reported missing Monday by his family.

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Second round of discussions on Becker Dr…

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board begins a second round of discussions Thursday on a rezoning request which could lead to the construction of senior apartments on Becker Drive.

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Dancing in the Theatre: Brencore packed …

Robert Smoot, Owner of Brencore Entertainment and a successful event promoter in the Washington, D.C., and Fredericksburg, Virginia, areas packed the Roanoke Rapids Theatre Saturday February 11th at his "A Tribute to the Music of...

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Chaloner on regular schedule Monday

Chaloner Middle School will operate on regular schedule Monday after the gym and band room sustained heavy smoke damage Saturday morning.

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Chaloner gym sustains heavy smoke damage…

The Chaloner Middle School gym sustained heavy smoke damage this morning after a battery-operated lift apparently caught fire.

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Homeless veteran, others seeking assista…

As a Marine veteran, Terrance Pack received the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in a bomb blast in Iraq.

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Marijuana counts lodged against city man

A Roanoke Rapids man already scheduled for a February 28 court appearance was charged Thursday on marijuana counts.

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Counterfeit clothing seized in Weldon bu…

Counterfeit clothing was seized from a Weldon business today and its owners arrested, according to the City County Drug Task Force.

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Hollister man charged in B&E spree

A Hollister man was arrested Wednesday in connection to several break-ins which occurred over five days last month.

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Hughes waives right to detention hearing

Ervin Hughes waived his right to a detention hearing today and was remanded to the custody of United States Marshals Service.

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Chasing the Dragon: Documentary reflecti…

The stories told in the government-produced documentary Chasing the Dragon are reflective of the ones the Roanoke Rapids Police Department sees on the streets when dealing with the opioid addiction...

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HRMC implements flu safeguards

Halifax Regional is witnessing an exceptionally high spike in documented flu cases across the Roanoke Valley, making flu prevention measures extremely important.

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Frederick gets 80-month fed sentence

A man who in November of 2015 held Roanoke Rapids police officers at bay for nearly four hours will spend 80 months in federal prison.

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Hughes detention hearing moved to Friday

Ervin Rodell Hughes will have his federal detention hearing Friday, according to records filed in the court system.

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Coles accepts plea deal in federal weapo…

Ian Coles has accepted a plea in his federal weapons case, documents filed in the court system show.

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Man charged with sending obscene materia…

A Halifax man was charged Wednesday for disseminating obscene material to a minor via social media.

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Opioid documentary to air at RRPD forum

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department will hold its annual community forum Thursday at Kirkwood Adams.

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Murfreesboro man wanted in Weldon shooti…

Weldon police have filed warrants and are looking for a Murfreesboro man wanted in a Sunday morning shooting.

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Firefighters receive commendations at co…

Roanoke Rapids Fire Chief Stacy Coggins recognized six firefighters this evening, two for administering CPR and four for going above and beyond the call of duty in helping a fire...

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Vow to continue fight comes as pool repa…

Nearly eight months of intense debate ended this evening as three members of Roanoke Rapids City Council shot down a motion to fund repairs of the Chaloner Recreation Center pool.

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Failed catalytic converter suspected cau…

A bad catalytic converter is the suspected cause of a series of roadside fires this morning in the Brownstone and Information Grocery areas of Highway 158.

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Retiree gifts supervisors; Brantley hono…

Today was a rarity in a public meeting where the retiree bestowed gifts upon his his supervisors.

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Substitute to initial hunting amendments…

A proposal which could stand as a substitute for hunting regulation amendments put on the table last month was introduced at this morning’s meeting of the Halifax County Board of...

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Weldon investigating shooting

A shooting victim was undergoing surgery as of this report and Weldon police continue their investigation, Deputy Chief James Avens said this morning.

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RRPD seeks assistance in solving Decembe…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a person involved in a breaking and entering of a business in the 1300 block of Roanoke Avenue.

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Two weeks back in business, couple faces…

Exactly two weeks ago, City County Drug Task Force agents went to East End Avenue in the Littleton area and arrested Michael Stansbury and his girlfriend, Christine Gilchrist, on cocaine...

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Chase ends in arrest; crack, pot seizure

A chase in Scotland Neck Thursday ended with the seizure of 28 crack rocks and 1.8 ounces of marijuana, the town’s police department reports.

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Undercover buy leads to marijuana counts

The head of the City County Drug Task Force said the organization will continue monitoring a business where an employee was charged with selling marijuana to an undercover agent Thursday.

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A BBQ sandwich bag lunch fundraiser is planned to help Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Director/Head football coach Eric Mcdaniels.

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ASHLAND, Va. - Freshman Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) scored a game-high 21 points and junior Amber Lee (Rockville, Va./Patrick Henry) added 14 as the fifth-seeded Randolph-Macon women's basketball team...

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The William R. Davie Middle Lady Vikings beat Rocky Mount Prep Lady Jaguars 40 - 38 to win the 2016-17 RMSA conference the tournament.

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The Weldon High School Varsity Lady Chargers won the 1A Tar Roanoke Conference Championship this past Friday night.

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Chaloner RMSA tourney champs

Chaloner Middle school boys beat Weldon Middle in the 2016-17 Roanoke Middle School Athletics Conference championship game 49-39 and finished the regular season as co-champions with Weldon Middle

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ASHLAND, Va. – For the fourth time this season, freshman Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./ Halifax Academy) was named the women’s basketball ODAC Player of the Week.

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HOLLINS, Va. – Freshman Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./ Halifax Academy) scored a season high 30 points in the 77-63 victory over Hollins. R-MC concluded the season with a 14-11 record...

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Lady Jackets conference tourney champs

The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets ended the regular season as NCC2A Champions with a record of 13-1.  

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Williams records 20th double double

ASHLAND, Va. - Freshman Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) recorded her 20th double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds, one of three to score in double figures, as the Randolph-Macon...

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1A TarRoanoke Tourney Championship set

The 1 A Tar Roanoke Basketball conference Tournament Thursday results reported and Friday Championship scheduled games at Weldon High with $6 Admission.

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The 1 A Tar Roanoke Basketball conference Tournament Wednesday results reported and Thursday scheduled games at Weldon High with $6 Admission.

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Lady Patriots earn conference title

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1st round Tar Roanoke tourney results

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A BBQ sandwich bag lunch fundraiser is planned to help Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Director/Head football coach Eric Mcdaniels.

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The RMSAA Conference Basketball Tournament is underway at William R. Davie Middle. First round girls games played Monday February 13th and first round boys hit the court tonight Tuesday February 14th.  

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Men's Jackets fall in conference tourney

Durham School of the Arts men's basketball team beat Roanoke Rapids 70-66 Monday night in Durham in the first round of the 2A NCC tournament.

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Youth baseball sign ups underway

  The 2017 registration process for the RR Youth Baseball Association will run from January 20th through March 11th for ages 7 - 15. 

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Northern Carolina Conference 2A Tourname…

2A Northern Carolina Conference basketball tournament schedule.

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Williams scores career best

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NEA JV girls TIC tourney Champs again

Northeast Academy JV Girls basketball team are TIC Conference Tournament champions for the third year in a row.

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Halifax lady Vikings finish 2nd in CIC t…

The #1 seed 1A Halifax Academy Varsity Lady Vikings wrapped up it's 2016-17 regular season with as the CIC conference Champions, but fell in the CIC Conference tournament Saturday.

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Northwest senior night

Northwest Halifax Vikings basketball teams closed out it's 2016-17 regular season Friday night at home on Senior Night. 

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Lady Jackets earn conference title

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1A Tar-Roanoke conference basketball tou…

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JV Jackets boys win and win conference

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Middle school basketball tourney set

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