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Today, Saturday October 1st JV Halifax/Northampton Youth Football League game day.

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School tax: SCLC joins effort to promote passage

The Roanoke Valley Southern Christian Leadership Conference is one of the groups leading a push for a supplemental school tax which its administration believes will provide equitable funding for the Halifax County School system.

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After a rainout last year Halifax Harvest Days was held on Friday and Saturday at the Rural Life Center.

Photo gallery: Harvest Days

After a rainout last year Halifax Harvest Days was held on Friday and Saturday at the Rural Life Center.

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One sustains serious injuries, two relea…

One victim shot outside a sports bar earlier this morning was transported to a trauma center for treatment of serious injuries while the other two were treated and released.

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Three shot outside sports bar

Three people were shot early this morning outside a Roanoke Rapids sports bar.

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RRPD blotter: September 26-29

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

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School tax: SCLC joins effort to promote…

The Roanoke Valley Southern Christian Leadership Conference is one of the groups leading a push for a supplemental school tax which its administration believes will provide equitable funding for the...

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School tax: Board likely to ask for 10 c…

Supporters of a supplemental school tax for the Halifax County School system say those leading an effort to fight the measure, which will be on the November 8 ballot, have...

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W. Tenth Street fighting leads to petiti…

Fighting which began Wednesday night and carried over to Thursday night have led to arrests and continued investigation by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

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Weldon man arrested on felony pot counts

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Vaccine checks encouraged after rabid ra…

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Pedestrian dies in Monday collision

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Harvest Days begin Friday

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Rosenwald School part of Harvest Days ce…

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Trail Life participating in Operation Ch…

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Weldon PD blotter: September 15-19, 2016

The Weldon Police Department reported the following:

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RRPD blotter: September 23-25, 2016

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

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New charges lodged in March assault on f…

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RRPD blotter: September 16-22, 2016

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

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Fiery crash involving juveniles leads to…

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a breaking and entering case which began with the report of a fiery car crash early Thursday morning.

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NCSO blotter: September 5-19, 2016

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Captain Patrick Jacobs:

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Investigation leads to four arrests in S…

Months of investigation have led to the arrests of four people in the breaking and entering of a Seaboard business.

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HCSO roundup: Zoo Road B&E; ATV thef…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:

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Fire claims Huckleberry Bottom Rd. house

Fire destroyed a house off Huckleberry Bottom Road this afternoon.

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RRPD lauded by Governor's Highway Safety…

Participation in the Governor’s Highway Safety Program has netted the Roanoke Rapids Police Department several pieces of useful equipment for traffic enforcement.

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Child escapes serious injury in Thelma R…

A child escaped serious in a two-vehicle wreck this afternoon on Thelma Road.

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David Allan Coe coming to Roanoke Rapids

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Photo gallery: City council recognitions

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening recognized the retirement of longtime city Clerk Lisa Vincent.

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City Manager Joseph Scherer briefed council this evening on the Alabama pipeline spill and its implications on Roanoke Rapids. He also briefed the panel on road projects the city sees...

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Fire department, Main Street receive sig…

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department and the Main Street program told council this evening both departments received significant grant funds, which between the two funding awards total close to $200,000.

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RRHS public safety class nearing FEMA ce…

More than 40 Roanoke Rapids High School students in the school’s public safety academy are in the process of becoming certified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Halifax Academy's Pam Flack chosen as …

Halifax Academy announces Pam Flack is the newest "Bright Ideas Tar Heel Teacher of the Week".

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HCC, ECSU sign criminal justice, social …

Halifax Community College and Elizabeth City State University signed a bilateral agreement today which will allow the offering of a bachelor degrees in social work and criminal justice.

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Dylan Days photo gallery

Dylan Moore Days is not only about celebrating the life of a special little boy that the community adopted as the "Roanoke Valley Cowboy"; it is also about "paying it forward...

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Man, woman charged in multiple B&Es

A man and woman are scheduled to appear in court later this month to answer to charges on a string of break-ins around the West Tenth Street and Zoo Road...

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HCSO seeks armed robbery suspect

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who robbed a store clerk of an undisclosed amount of money Sunday night.

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RATT and Thunderstruck concert photo gal…

Photo gallery of BarnBurner Promotions RATT concert Saturday September 17th at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre with Thunderstruck.

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Photo gallery: Ducky Derby 2016

Earnest Addington of Halifax Linen had the winning duck in this year's Ducky Derby.

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Woman faces numerous fraud counts after …

A Roanoke Rapids woman who reportedly stole a lost checkbook faces more than 100 fraud counts after using the instruments to make purchases at a local grocery store.

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RRPD roundup: Pedestrian injury; blotter

The Roanoke Rapids Police department is investigating the injury of a pedestrian on Highway 158 near Vine Street this morning.

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Man dies from injuries sustained in Thur…

A 31-year-old Roanoke Rapids man died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash on Sam Powell Dairy Road which occurred Thursday morning.

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Man reportedly selling pot from parents…

A 35-year-old man reportedly selling marijuana from his parents’ house was arrested today by the City County Drug Task Force.

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Teachers get solar energy training

Teachers from Halifax and Northampton counties are getting energized for the upcoming school year with solar curriculum training provided by The Center for Energy Education.

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Ducky Derby set Saturday

Ducky Derby is set for Saturday at River Falls Park in Weldon.

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Woman charged in sex offense with minor

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Weldon PD blotter: September 5-10, 2016

The Weldon Police Department reported the following:

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Family offers reward for information on …

The family of a missing Roanoke Rapids man has established a reward fund for information which helps to explain his disappearance.

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Alarm system helps nab man in act of BE…

A home alarm system helped Enfield police catch a man while he was still rifling through items following a break-in Tuesday afternoon.

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Bomb threats appear tied to Instagram ac…

Bomb threats made to two Northampton County schools Tuesday appear to be tied to an Instagram account with the username of freewaldofreetim, posts associated with the matter and confirmation from...

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Court of appeals to hear arguments in sc…

The state Court of Appeals Monday will hear arguments in a lawsuit against the Halifax County Board of Commissioners which targets the operation of three separate school districts in the...

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Two Northampton schools receive bomb thr…

Bomb threats at Northampton County High School and Gaston Elementary School this morning said “people were going to be killed,” Sheriff Jack Smith said

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