Jackets sweep Chargers

Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets hosted across town rivals Weldon Chargers in the "HIVE" Wednesday night.

RR Jackets wrestlers improve to 3-0

Roanoke Rapids wrestling team traveled to Southern Vance Wednesday December 7th.

Lady Jags crush KIPP

Northampton County Jaguars hosted KIPP Pride High Wednesday night in Gaston.

City youth basketball results

The Roanoke Rapids Youth basketball leagues results from Saturday, Tuesday.

Key dates set in 12 county murder cases

The District Attorney’s office and defense attorneys today agreed on dates for trials and administrative sessions for 12 murders which remain on Halifax County court dockets.

Northeast sweeps Albemarle

Northeast Academy traveled to battle Albemarle school Tuesday night.

Yellow Jackets compete on Brain Game show

Tune in to WRAL this Saturday on your television at 11 AM as Roanoke Rapids High School competes on the Brain Game.

Clanton subject to revocation of fed release after local arrest

A pretrial release revocation hearing for Operation Rockfish defendant Lann Clanton will be held next Wednesday in Greenville, according to federal court records.

Salanik returns to RRGSD board

A familiar face will return to the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Trustees.

Jackets open conference with wins

Roanoke Rapids varsity basketball teams opened their Northern Carolina Conference play Tuesday night at home in the "HIVE".
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Wednesday, 07 December 2016 15:58

The District Attorney’s office and defense attorneys today agreed on dates for trials and administrative sessions for 12 murders which remain on Halifax County court dockets.

Key dates set in 12 county murder cases

The District Attorney’s office and defense attorneys today agreed on dates for trials and administrative sessions for 12 murders which remain on Halifax County court dockets.

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Yellow Jackets compete on Brain Game sho…

Tune in to WRAL this Saturday on your television at 11 AM as Roanoke Rapids High School competes on the Brain Game.

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Clanton subject to revocation of fed rel…

A pretrial release revocation hearing for Operation Rockfish defendant Lann Clanton will be held next Wednesday in Greenville, according to federal court records.

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Salanik returns to RRGSD board

A familiar face will return to the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Trustees.

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Council approves Chaloner pool repairs

The city will seek an installment financing package to fund repairs to the Chaloner Recreation Center pool after council this evening agreed on the matter by a 3-2 vote.

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Man with past record charged after pawni…

A Littleton area man was arrested Monday for selling three guns to a pawn shop.

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Two more charged in Lakeview Park area B…

The arrests of two boys in a string of vehicle break-ins in and around the Lakeview Park area effectively ends the investigation, Halifax County Sheriff’s Office detectives said today.

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Man charged in weekend shootings; both r…

Two shootings over the weekend are linked to same person and Roanoke Rapids police say both were unintentional.

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RRPD blotter: December 2-4, 2016

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

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County EDC taking initial glance at indu…

The Halifax County Economic Development Commission is in the early stages of gauging farmer interest in the production of industrial hemp.

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Commissioners get house in order; honor …

Vernon Bryant will remain chair of the Halifax County Board of Commissioners and Rives Manning will remain its vice chair.

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Police investigate two weekend shootings

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department continues to investigate two shootings which occurred over the weekend — one Saturday and one Sunday.

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Photo gallery: 2016 Roanoke Rapids Chris…

The 2016 Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade made its way down Roanoke Avenue this afternoon with bands, floats, custom cars, clowns and many other attractions to usher in the season.

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RRPD blotter: November 28-30, 2016

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

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Meeting offers public input on streetsca…

The public will have a chance to give its input on three potential streetscape concepts for Roanoke Avenue at an upcoming workshop this month.

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The keepers of records: Torch to be pass…

On Monday, the torch will be passed to a new keeper of vital records in Halifax County.

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Photo gallery: Halifax tree-lighting

Halifax ushered in the Christmas season this evening with a tree-lighting ceremony at Mural Park.

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Enfield sets Colonial artisan fair, home…

The Downtown Enfield Restoration & Preservation Association is holding its sixth annual Colonial Christmas Artisan Fair on Saturday at the Historic Episcopal Church of the Advent Parish Hall. A homes...

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Mother, two children perish in Conway ar…

A mother and her two young children perished in a residential fire near Murfreesboro in Northampton County early this morning, the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald of Ahoskie reports.

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RRPD probes store robbery

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at the Old Farm Road New Dixie Mart which occurred around 11 p.m. Wednesday.

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Litter complaint leads to drug counts

Investigation of a litter complaint in Enfield Tuesday led to the arrest of a man and his girlfriend on felony marijuana counts, town police Chief Tyree Davis said.

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City kicks off season with tree lighting…

Roanoke Rapids kicks off the Christmas season with its annual tree lighting ceremony in Veterans Park Thursday night and its parade Sunday afternoon.

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Woman faces multiple counts of prescript…

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged Tuesday for obtaining 1,800 Oxycodone pills and 50 Hydrocodone pills through fraudulent means.

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Weldon seeks info on wire theft

The Weldon Police Department is seeking information on the larceny of copper wire taken from a business on Mulberry Street November 14.

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RRPD offers vehicle B&E prevention t…

With at least 80 vehicle break-ins reported in the city since the first of September, Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Chuck Hasty offered some tips on how to prevent becoming a...

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RRPD, HCSO lodge counts against teen in …

An 18-year-old was arrested early this morning after Roanoke Rapids police responded to the Long Circle area on a vehicle breaking and entering call.

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Drug complaints net two arrests, citatio…

A complaint of drug activity on Brigman Street Monday led to the arrests of a boyfriend and girlfriend as well as the issuance of a citation for drug paraphernalia for...

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One still sought in Three Flags shooting

Only one person has yet to be served warrants in a March 29 shooting in the area of a Weldon convenience store, the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reports.

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RRPD blotter: November 19-November 28, 2…

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

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Fire on high: Locals help in mountain bl…

When the call went out for help in the mountains of North Carolina, four firefighters from Halifax County answered the call and one county ranger was dispatched.

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RRPD gets early start on the season of g…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department began the season of giving early — delivering meals with the help of other law enforcement officers Tuesday to seven Roanoke Valley families.

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Helpers, not hipsters: Enfield, Weldon f…

They’re not being hipsters — they’re being helpers.

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Elam chosen as fifth HCC president

Michael Elam, the former president of Ahoskie’s Roanoke-Chowan Community College, has been chosen as the new leader of Halifax Community College.

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Task force, HCSO roundup: Sesson arreste…

Cortez Sesson, who was wanted on marijuana counts following a Monday raid and has a pending court date on cocaine trafficking charges, was arrested today by agents of the City...

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Interstate message board topples followi…

A state Department of Transportation message board toppled this afternoon after a tractor-trailer collided with its support poles on Interstate 95.

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RRGSD sets sights on early college

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Education Monday approved $30,000 in architectural fees to start the process of developing an early college on the campus of Roanoke Rapids...

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HCC presidential candidate interviews: D…

Halifax Community College has provided interview opportunities for the six candidates chosen for the chance to be its next president.Today’s interview was with Dr. Deryl Fulmer and is the last...

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Brewer sworn in as commissioner

Linda Brewer officially became a Halifax County commissioner this evening as she was sworn in by Judge Turner Stephenson.

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Isles puts offer on table for Littleton …

A longtime auto mechanic and businessman has placed a $300,000 offer on the table to buy the Littleton industrial building, formerly the home to a light sport aircraft manufacturing firm.

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Task force, HCSO roundup: Second Happy D…

A man currently awaiting a December 5 court date on cocaine trafficking and other charges stemming from an August raid, faces new charges after his arrest this morning.

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HCC presidential candidate interviews: J…

Halifax Community College has provided interview opportunities for the six candidates chosen for the chance to be its next president.Today’s interview was with Dr.Joyce Johnson.There will be one interview Tuesday...

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Coals from pig cooker spark Nash, Halifa…

Hot coals blown from a towed pig cooker caused a series of wildfires in Nash and Halifax counties, state Forest Service rangers said this evening.

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David Allan Coe concert Photo Gallery

Photo gallery from Friday November 18th concert at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre presented by BarnBurner Promotions.

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Tip ends man's time on the lam

A Crimestoppers tip led the Enfield Police Department this week to arrest a man who had been on the run for about a year from state probation and parole officers.

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Task force roundup: Wanted person; marij…

The City Drug Task Force reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris:

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RRPD blotter: Nov. 7-16, 2016

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

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Missing man safely returned home

A Littleton man reported missing has been found, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said.

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Search under way for missing Littleton m…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a 78-year-old man reported missing late this morning.

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Butterfield criticizes McCrory as county…

United States Congressman G.K. Butterfield criticized Governor Pat McCrory for what he described as voter intimidation throughout several counties in the state.

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Planning board considering less restrict…

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board began discussions this evening which could lead to recommending to city council less stringent regulations on electronic gaming operations while possibly tightening rules for nightclubs.

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Woman charged, man sought for bogus bill…

A store employee was arrested Wednesday for allegedly accepting a payment from a man currently being sought to cash a $100 counterfeit bill.

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HCC presidential candidate interviews: K…

Halifax Community College has provided interview opportunities for the six candidates chosen for the chance to be its next president.Today’s interview was with Dr. Keith Smith.There will be interviews Monday...

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HCC presidential candidate interviews: D…

Halifax Community College has provided interview opportunities for the six candidates chosen for the chance to be its next president.Today’s interview was with Dr. Daryl L MinusThere will be interviews...

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Valley Cheer starts their season with a bang!

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets softball team would like to thank everyone who supported their 3rd Annual Christmas Tree sale.

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Northwest Halifax hosted Rocky Mount Prep Friday night at the Viking Den. 

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Davie splits with Henderson

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Davie falls to Warren County

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