Rural Health celebrates opening of new offices

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Rives Manning is running for re-election for a seat on the Halifax County Board of Commissioners.

Heroin seized; two arrested in New Yorker raid

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City land use plan nearing fruition

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Budget talks continue in county

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 20:14

Local and state officials helped Rural Health Group cut the ribbon today on its new Pediatric and Dental office beside the Highway Patrol Station in Roanoke Rapids off Highway 125.

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Rural Health celebrates opening of new o…

Rural Health celebrates opening of new offices

Local and state officials helped Rural Health Group cut the ribbon today on its new Pediatric and Dental office beside the Highway Patrol Station in Roanoke Rapids off Highway 125.

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Harrison featured speaker at HCC commenc…

Harrison featured speaker at HCC commencement

Venessa Harrison, president of AT&T North Carolina, will be the featured speaker at Halifax Community College’s commencement exercises slated for 10 a.m., Saturday, May 10, in The Centre’s auditorium.

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Safetypup is here

Safetypup is here

There's no need to fear — Safetypup is here.

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Primary profiles: Rives Manning

Primary profiles: Rives Manning

Rives Manning is running for re-election for a seat on the Halifax County Board of Commissioners.

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Heroin seized; two arrested in New Yorke…

Heroin seized; two arrested in New Yorker raid

Halifax and Northampton county sheriff's office investigators overnight raided a room at the New Yorker Motel, seizing heroin, marijuana, crack and Hydrocodone.

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City land use plan nearing fruition

City land use plan nearing fruition

A comprehensive land use plan that has been under discussion since July is now being readied for a public hearing in June.

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Budget talks continue in county

Budget talks continue in county

The bulk of funding for economic development projects in Halifax County has come from grants and other funding sources, information provided by county development commission Executive Director Cathy Scott to... Read more

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Yancey charged in RRSB heist

Yancey charged in RRSB heist

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department today formally charged Athena Lau Yancey in the April 9 robbery of Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank.

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Northampton bailiff dies in motorcycle c…

Northampton bailiff dies in motorcycle crash

Joe Magee, a retired correctional officer who was currently working as a bailiff for the Northampton County Sheriff's Office, died this afternoon following a motorcycle crash on River Road in... Read more

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Man sought in attempted counterfeit pass…

Man sought in attempted counterfeit passing

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in identifying an individual who allegedly attempted to pass a counterfeit $20 bill at the Three Flags convenience store in Weldon March... Read more

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Primary profiles: James Pierce

Primary profiles: James Pierce

James Pierce, the current chair of the Halifax County Board of commissioners is running for re-election.

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Unlocked vehicle B&Es continue

Unlocked vehicle B&Es continue

There have been approximately 20 break-ins of unlocked vehicles in the city over the last week, Roanoke Rapids police report.

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Alleged shoplifters arrested after chase

Alleged shoplifters arrested after chase

A chase that started on Old Farm Road and ended in the Littleton area resulted in the arrest of two men Sunday afternoon.

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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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Roanoke Valley Sports

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Roanoke Rapids softball wins a non-confe…

Roanoke Rapids softball wins a non-conference

Roanoke Rapids lady Jackets softball return to the diamond from spring break with a road win.

 

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Yellow Jackets soccer wins in over time

Yellow Jackets soccer wins in over time

Roanoke Rapids hosted Durham School of the Arts Wednesday night.

 

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Strong pitching and hot bats help Halifa…

Strong pitching and hot bats help Halifax win

Halifax Academy varsity baseball beats Cary Christian 9-2 at home Wednesday night.

 

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DeLoatch stays perfect on the mound

DeLoatch stays perfect on the mound

Former Roanoke Rapids resident Jordan DeLoatch 6-0 in college baseball this season.

 

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Halifax Baseball beats the rain and St. …

Halifax Baseball beats the rain and St. Davids

Halifax Academy varsity baseball beat St. Davids 17-7 in 5 innings Tuesday night.

 

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Roanoke Rapids baseball bounces back

Roanoke Rapids baseball bounces back

RRHS picks up an 11-3 road conference win at Southern Vance.

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Sadler goes Green at RIR

Sadler goes Green at RIR

Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team head to his home track of Richmond International Raceway for the eighth NASCAR Nationwide Series event of the season.

 

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Hermie Sadler joins GFW Board of Directo…

Hermie Sadler joins GFW Board of Directors

Global Force Wrestling is pleased to welcome former NASCAR driver and current Fox Sports NASCAR analyst Emporia native Hermie Sadler to its Board of Directors. 

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Yellow Jacket baseball pick up 1st confe…

Yellow Jacket baseball pick up 1st conference loss

 

RRHS varsity baseball loses on the road to South Granville by a score of 5-1.

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RVYSA spring season tournament this week…

RVYSA spring season tournament this weekend

Under 7, Under 9 and Under 13 Championships scheduled

 

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Roanoke Rapids soccer plays a nail biter…

Roanoke Rapids soccer plays a nail biter on the road

Roanoke Rapids soccer traveled to South Granville Monday night.

 

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Bells Basketball tournament in Weldon

Bells Basketball tournament in Weldon

Bells Basketball Presents the 2014 Invitational Spring Hoops EXPLOSION 

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Bryant's hot bat pays off for Halifax ba…

Bryant's hot bat pays off for Halifax baseball

Halifax wins with only two hits

 

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Chaloner baseball locks conference champ…

Chaloner baseball locks conference championship

Chaloner Middle hosted Gaston Middle on the diamond

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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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