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RMSAA basketball action 2.10.16

The Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association Conference basketball action Wednesday February 10th as reported to RRspin.com Sports. There is one game Thursday to close out the regular season. RMSAA tournament starts Monday and RRspin.com Sports will have full tournament information posted before then.

Man sought for food stamp fraud

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is looking for a Roanoke Rapids man who sold his Electronic Benefits Card for cash.

Fire destroys Vine Street house

Fire destroyed a house on Vine Street this evening.

Two arrested, one sought in B&E

Two men have been arrested and another is sought in a February 4 breaking and entering in the Margaretsville area.

Arraignment gave snippets of Rockfish evidence

Tuesday's arraignment of nine defendants in Operation Rockfish police corruption case offered pieces of evidence, including bribe payments, the United States Attorney's Office would have used had their cases gone to trial.

PETA offering straw bedding Thursday

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will provide straw bedding for dogs which have inadequate protection from an impending cold front expected to grip the area over the weekend.

Residents appeal bus shelter permit at Medlin

A group of residents in the Vance and Cedar street area have appealed the issuance of a building permit to construct a vehicle shelter to house school activity busses at the former Medlin school site.

Halifax varsity boys fall in tournament

Halifax Academy Varsity boys #4 seed 1A traveled to Rocky Mounty Academy #1 seed 2A Tuesday for the first round of the CIC tournament.

1A Tar-Roanoke girls action Tuesday night

Northwest Halifax traveled to Oxford Prep., Weldon traveled to Southeast Halifax and Granville traveled to Louisburg, while KIPP was off.
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Wednesday, 10 February 2016 19:49

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is looking for a Roanoke Rapids man who sold his Electronic Benefits Card for cash.

Man sought for food stamp fraud

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is looking for a Roanoke Rapids man who sold his Electronic Benefits Card for cash.

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Fire destroys Vine Street house

Fire destroyed a house on Vine Street this evening.

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Two arrested, one sought in B&E

Two men have been arrested and another is sought in a February 4 breaking and entering in the Margaretsville area.

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Arraignment gave snippets of Rockfish ev…

Tuesday's arraignment of nine defendants in Operation Rockfish police corruption case offered pieces of evidence, including bribe payments, the United States Attorney's Office would have used had their cases gone...

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PETA offering straw bedding Thursday

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will provide straw bedding for dogs which have inadequate protection from an impending cold front expected to grip the area over the weekend.

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Residents appeal bus shelter permit at M…

A group of residents in the Vance and Cedar street area have appealed the issuance of a building permit to construct a vehicle shelter to house school activity busses at...

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Police seek man involved in chase

A Monday night chase has Roanoke Rapids police looking for a Halifax man who ditched the car he was driving in a back alley.

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Three charged in Jan. 26 purse-snatching

Three people have been arrested in a January 26 purse-snatching which occurred at Walmart.

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HCSO roundup: Weapons charges lodged; ma…

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office today arrested a Roanoke Rapids man on weapons charges related to a stolen rifle which was sold to a local pawn shop.

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Nine more take pleas in Operation Rockfi…

Senior United States District Court Judge Malcolm Howard today adjudged nine Operation Rockfish defendants guilty after they took pleas in the Northampton County police corruption case.

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Murfreesboro man faces assault charges

A Murfreesboro man is scheduled to appear in Northampton County District Court in March to answer to charges filed against him in an assault case.

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Police investigate fraudulent gift card …

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the individuals in the photo below who are wanted in a credit card fraud case.

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Man charged on cocaine, marijuana counts…

A Halifax man was charged Saturday night on cocaine and marijuana counts after a sheriff's deputy stopped him for a motor vehicle violation.

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MRAC kicked off their 38th season Saturd…

The Meherrin River Arts Council opened their 2016 concert series at the Emporia Greensville Performing Arts Complex in Emporia Virginia Saturday night February 6th.

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NCSO roundup: Feb. 3-4

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests, according to Captain M.D. DeLoatch Sr. :

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RRPD blotter: January 29-February 5, 201…

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

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HCSO roundup: Ladder theft, scam alert

A Roanoke Rapids couple was charged last month with reportedly stealing and pawning an extension ladder from a Keener Drive residence.

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Task force roundup: Five charged in sepa…

The City County Drug Task Force arrested five people in separate operations today.

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HCC unveils Allen stamp

Halifax Community College Wednesday celebrated its ninth annual postage stamp dedication service.

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Man sought on stolen weapons counts

A Littleton man who is believed to have fled to Florida is wanted by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office for a vehicle breaking and entering in which firearms and related...

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North Carolina recognizing GED revisions

GED Testing Service announced revisions to the cut or passing scores, as well as performance levels for its high school equivalency test, and is making those revisions retroactive to January...

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Undercover sting nets cocaine counts

A man described by the City County Drug Task Force as a reputed street-level drug dealer in Scotland Neck was arrested today following an undercover buy.

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Two face weapons charges in Northampton

Two Rich Square men were arrested by the Northampton County Sheriff's Office for possession of several stolen ßguns.

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Pleasant Hill man dies after roof collap…

A Pleasant Hill man died Monday after the roof of a house he was in the process of tearing down collapsed on him.

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Task force roundup: Prison interdiction;…

A prison interdiction at Caledonia in Tillery today yielded no contraband but one on January 20 resulted in the confiscation of 200 cigarettes from a correctional officer, according to the...

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RRPD seeks info on purse-snatching

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

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Photo gallery: City service awards

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening honored employees for their years of service.

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Council approves concert site rezoning

After two continuations of a public hearing, one in which the matter was nearly turned down for good, Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening approved the rezoning of the former...

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Man arrested after dropping crack

A Hollister man was arrested early this morning after reportedly dropping crack cocaine after an encounter with a Halifax County Sheriff's Office sergeant.

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Reading kits go to area schools, librari…

In an effort to promote reading and encourage healthy eating habits and physical activity, the Roanoke Valley Community Health Initiative distributed more than three dozen reading kits to public libraries...

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Judge dismisses education lawsuit agains…

Superior Court Judge W. Russell Duke Jr. has dismissed a lawsuit against the Halifax County Board of Commissioners which challenges the three-school system within the county.

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Driver to face charges in 51 Sycamore cr…

A Northampton County man will face charges after colliding into 51 Sycamore in Weldon Monday afternoon.

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County to pursue CSX intermodal terminal

Halifax County will pursue the CSX Carolina Connector Intermodal Terminal project.

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Crash causes significant damage to 51 Sy…

A car careened into 51 Sycamore this afternoon causing significant damage to the Weldon restaurant.

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Moody lauded with Long Leaf Pine order

Monica Moody, a 31-year veteran of the state Historic Site in Halifax, was presented North Carolina's highest honor — the Order of the Long Leaf Pine — during today's county...

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Former teacher charged with sex offenses…

A former Halifax County school teacher was arrested last week for alleged inappropriate sexual behavior with an underage student.

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Commissioners to deliberate Manning fina…

With construction bids for a new Manning Elementary School set to go out next month, Halifax County Commissioners must make a decision on funding.

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RRPD blotter: January 25-January 28, 201…

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

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RRHS welcomes first exchange student in …

Roanoke Rapids High School is welcoming its first exchange student in six years this semester.

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Manning student gets perfect WordMasters…

A student representing the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District recently received a perfect score in the first of three meets for this year’s WordMasters Challenge — a national vocabulary competition...

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2016 early voting locations

Early voting starts on March 3 and 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; March 7 through 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and March 12 at the Ag...

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Tripp, Davis set gun buy-back program

Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp and Enfield police Chief Tyree Davis are joining forces for a February 13 gun buy-back program.

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Fourth person charged in Yesteryear shoo…

Roanoke Rapids police have arrested another person in the January 2 Yesteryear shooting, bringing the total charged in the case to four.

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Woodland man faces Northampton, Halifax …

A Woodland man was charged Wednesday on Northampton and Halifax warrants, the Northampton County Sheriff's Office reports.

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BOE seeks precinct workers; SCLC sets fo…

The Halifax County Board of Elections is seeking to hire additional precinct officials who are willing to work during early voting and Election Day while the Roanoke Valley Southern Christian...

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HCC to participate in Allen stamp dedica…

Halifax Community College will host a stamp dedication in conjunction with the U.S. Postal Service as part of Black History Month festivities Wednesday.

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Murder victim was potential witness in H…

The man murdered in Scotland Neck Tuesday was a potential state's witness in a case where a mistrial was declared in October.

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RRPD seeks ID in BB gun theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a person who reportedly stole a BB gun from Walmart Monday.

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Scotland Neck police seek two in Tuesday…

Scotland Neck Police are searching for two people wanted in the shooting death of a man who was sitting in his car Tuesday evening.

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Ten Rockfish defendants set for Feb. arr…

Ten defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case are scheduled for arraignment in Greenville on February 9 at 9 a.m., federal court records show.

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Lynch's request for release to settle fe…

A Hollister man's request to take care of his business affairs through release before facing federal sentencing in a drug case was rejected this month by a United States magistrate...

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Assault, other Halifax charges dismissed…

Halifax County charges against a Garysburg man charged in a December assault were dismissed Monday, the clerk of courts office confirmed.

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Tuesday delays

Here are the known delays for Tuesday:

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AG's office warns of tax scams

Tax time is right around the corner, and the state Attorney General's office says, unfortunately, ID thieves know it.

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Roanoke Valley Sports

NASCAR is Back in Action This Weekend

2016 Season Kicks Off with Sprint Unlimited on Saturday Night

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RMSAA basketball action 2.10.16

The Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association Conference basketball action Wednesday February 10th as reported to RRspin.com Sports. There is one game Thursday to close out the regular season. RMSAA tournament starts...

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Halifax varsity boys fall in tournament

Halifax Academy Varsity boys #4 seed 1A traveled to Rocky Mounty Academy #1 seed 2A Tuesday for the first round of the CIC tournament.

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1A Tar-Roanoke girls action Tuesday nigh…

Northwest Halifax traveled to Oxford Prep., Weldon traveled to Southeast Halifax and Granville traveled to Louisburg, while KIPP was off.

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1A Tar-Roanoke boys action Tuesday night

Northwest Halifax traveled to Oxford Prep., Weldon traveled to Southeast Halifax and Granville Central traveled to Louisburg, while KIPP was off.

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Varsity Jackets split with Rams

Roanoke Rapids basketball teams traveled to battle Franklinton Tuesday night.

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Jackets JV boys clinch conference Champs

The Roanoke Rapids JV boys basketball team clinched the 2A Northern Carolina Conference regular season championship Tuesday night on the road.

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Halifax Lady Vikings headed to semi-fina…

Halifax Academy #2 seed 1A Lady Vikings hosted #3 seed 2A Faith Christian Tuesday night in first round of the CIC tournament.

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Lady Jags remain perfect in conference

Northampton County Lady Jaguars beat Rocky Mount Prep 50-10.

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Halifax JV boys fall in CIC

Halifax Academy JV boys traveled to Rocky Mount Academy Tuesday to open 1st round of CIC tournament.

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RRMSAA basketball action 2.8.16

The Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association Conference basketball action Monday February 8th as reported to RRspin.com Sports.

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Valley Cheer Tiny dolls earn Champion ti…

Valley Cheer stormed Chapel Hill Saturday for the sweetheart classic with all 3 teams competing and the tiny team for the first time.

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Week two Halifax instructional basketbal…

Halifax Academy's youth instructional youth basketball week two Saturday evening results.

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Given's dancers shine in Garner

Given's Dance Studio Dance Extreme solos, duos and trios had a great day in Garner, NC Saturday!

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RRHS swimmers break school records

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets returned home early Saturday morning from an incredible regional swim meet. 

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Boys 1A Tar-Roanoke at a glance

NCHSAA High school basketball regular season wraps up Friday night February 12th and with one week remaining this is a glance look at the 1A Tar-Roanoke boys standings, conference record...

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Girls 1A Tar-Roanoke at a glance

NCHSAA High school basketball regular season wraps up Friday night February 12th and with one week remaining this is a glance look at the 1A Tar-Roanoke girls standings, conference record...

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Cornerstone girls earn big win

Cornerstone Christian hosted a conference game Friday night in Gaston against Victory Christian.

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Jackets were on the road Friday

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets basketball teams traveled to Southern Vance Friday night.

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KIPP looking to close season strong

KIPP Pride Varsity basketball teams are straight off a sweeping win over Louisburg Thursday night continue Friday night at home.

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KIPP JV boys clinch conference

KIPP JV boys basketball team under the leadership of head coach Gio Hasty clinched the 1A Tar Roanoke JV Boys Conference title with Friday nights win.

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RMSAA basketball action 2.4.16

The Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association Conference basketball action Thursday February 4th as reported to RRspin.com Sports.

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KIPP sweeps Louisburg on the court

KIPP High played host to Louisburg Thursday night in Gaston.

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Mighty Mite Champions are RRspin.com Spo…

The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation youth basketball Mighty Mite division finished up Thursday night at TJ Davis.

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Lady Jags beat Warriors

The Northampton County Jaguars played North Edgecombe Warriors Thursday night.

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Halifax Splits with Faith to end regular…

Halifax Academy Varsity basketball teams wrapped up it's regular season Thursday night on the road facing Faith Christian.

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Buffaloe signs with U of Rhode Island on…

Northampton County High School's Ja'Quan Buffaloe signed Wednesday to play football for the University of Rhode Island on a full scholarship.

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Halifax CIC schedule set

Halifax Academy's basketball first round of the CIC conference (Coastal Independent Conference) tournament has been set.

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City Jr boys division basketball

Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball League Junior Boys Division scores and standings.

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City Pee Wee division basketball

Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball League PEE WEE Division scores and standings.

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RMSAA basketball action 2.3.16

The Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association Conference basketball action Wednesday February 3rd as reported to RRspin.com Sports.

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Jackets Wilson signs to be a Pirate

Roanoke Rapids High School Senior, Chloe Wilson, signed today to become one of the next members of the East Carolina University Women’s Soccer Team. 

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Youth baseball sign-ups are near

Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association Cal Ripken - Babe Ruth Baseball 2016 season is ready to get under way.

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Davie basketball games moved to Thursday

Today's William R. Davie Middle school home basketball games scheduled against Enfield Middle has been moved to Thursday February 11th at William R. Davie middle.

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Buffaloe Gains 2nd Place in Championship

"Buffaloe Gains 2nd Place in U.S. Kyokushin Karate Championships"

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Halifax Academy girls fall at buzzer

Halifax Academy Varsity hosted Oakwood School Tuesday night to close their home games for the regular season.

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