Third person charged in Cottonwood Rd. murder

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Man wanted in robbery attempt caught in Illinois

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Two HRMC departments receive top accreditation

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More than 70 counts lodged in ID theft case

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HBCU fair, send-off set

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Lockamon named KapStone purchasing manager

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Roanoke Rapids and Halifax County News from RRSpin
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 23:47

A third person has been charged in the shooting death of Alvin Leon Pierce Jr., Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said in a statement this evening.

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Third person charged in Cottonwood Rd. murder

A third person has been charged in the shooting death of Alvin Leon Pierce Jr., Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said in a statement this evening.

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Man wanted in robbery attempt caught in …

Man wanted in robbery attempt caught in Illinois

A man wanted for a March attempted armed robbery of a Hollister convenience store was extradited back to Halifax County Tuesday after his arrest in St. Clair County, Illinois earlier... Read more

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Two HRMC departments receive top accredi…

Two HRMC departments receive top accreditation

Halifax Regional’s Nuclear Medicine and Computed Tomography departments were recently awarded a three-year term of gold seal accreditation from the American College of Radiology.

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More than 70 counts lodged in ID theft c…

More than 70 counts lodged in ID theft case

A Weldon woman faces more than 70 counts of fraud and identity theft stemming from reportedly using financial information of friends and family members to obtain utility and other services.

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HBCU fair, send-off set

HBCU fair, send-off set

The Roanoke Valley Historically Black Colleges and Universities Collaborative Association will host a college fair and college send-off on August 7 at Weldon Elementary School from 3 p.m. to 7... Read more

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Lockamon named KapStone purchasing manag…

Lockamon named KapStone purchasing manager

KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation recently named Todd Lockamon as purchasing manager at the Roanoke Rapids Mill

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Woman sought for pawning property caught

Woman sought for pawning property caught

A woman wanted for allegedly pawning rented items was apprehended Monday in the Three Bridges Road area of Roanoke Rapids.

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Safeguards against CHIKVI stressed

Safeguards against CHIKVI stressed

State and local health officials are urging North Carolinians to remain diligent in personal efforts to protect themselves from mosquito bites.

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Dalton posthumously awarded Long Life Pi…

Dalton posthumously awarded Long Life Pine

Roger William Dalton Jr. has been posthumously awarded The Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Governor Pat McCrory.

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Vincent receives NC city clerk designati…

Vincent receives NC city clerk designation

Lisa B. Vincent, city clerk of Roanoke Rapids, has been awarded the designation of North Carolina Certified Municipal Clerk.

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Jefferson St. pair face heroin charges

Jefferson St. pair face heroin charges

A Roanoke Rapids man and woman were charged with heroin possession early this morning, city police said.

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Teen charged in Jefferson St. SUV fire

Teen charged in Jefferson St. SUV fire

An 18-year-old has been arrested for setting two vehicles on fire late Sunday night.

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Afternoon fire contained to bedroom, bat…

Afternoon fire contained to bedroom, bathroom

Davie and Rheasville volunteer firefighters responded to a mobile home fire this afternoon at Up The Creek Road, off Thelma Road.

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Family offers aid, comfort during deadly…

Family offers aid, comfort during deadly Va. storm

For the rest of her life, Ellen Draper's thoughts will be with three children who lives drastically changed Thursday morning when their parents died in the Cape Charles, Virginia, tornado.

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Emporia killing suspect caught in Rocky …

Emporia killing suspect caught in Rocky Mount

United States marshals apprehended an Emporia man wanted for the murder of his former girlfriend in Rocky Mount Friday.

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Neighbor holds alleged AC thieves at bay

Neighbor holds alleged AC thieves at bay

While one fled, an Enfield area man held two others at gunpoint early this morning after he discovered them trying to steal his neighbor’s air conditioning unit.

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Two charged in separate city B&Es

Two charged in separate city B&Es

Two people were arrested Thursday in what appear to be separate break-ins, according to Roanoke Rapids police.

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Rocky Mount man charged in attempted B…

Rocky Mount man charged in attempted B&E

A Rocky Mount man was arrested today for June 27 attempted break-ins at a residence and shop on Highway 481 in Halifax.

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Clements receives Patriotic Employer Awa…

Clements receives Patriotic Employer Award

Lee Clements of Weldon Steel received the Patriotic Employer Award on behalf of Staff Sergeant Marla Brown, the company's estimating coordinator.

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Merritt strikes lottery gold again

Merritt strikes lottery gold again

Robert Merritt won the lottery – again.

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Hathaway tenders resignation; Jackson ta…

Hathaway tenders resignation; Jackson tapped as interim

Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Thomas Hathaway tendered his resignation Wednesday, citing personal reasons, City Manager Joseph Scherer confirmed today.

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Reported AC thief identified as Edwin Br…

Reported AC thief identified as Edwin Branch

Tips and published media reports have led to the identification of a man who reportedly walked out of Walmart with three window air conditioning units earlier this month.

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Briggs, Crew named KapStone foresters

Briggs, Crew named KapStone foresters

KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation recently named Joe “Joey” H. Briggs, Jr. and S. Ellis Crew to the position of forester at the Roanoke Rapids Mill.

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Teen sought in U.S. Cellular B&Es

Teen sought in U.S. Cellular B&Es

With three juveniles already arrested in break-ins at U.S. Cellular, Roanoke Rapids police are now looking for a fourth person.

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Alleged Madison St. shooting suspect ID…

Alleged Madison St. shooting suspect ID'd

Roanoke Rapids police have identified the alleged Madison street shooting suspect as Motique D. Jackson of Weldon.

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Caudle upbeat about Main Street progress

Caudle upbeat about Main Street progress

Christina Caudle is upbeat about the Main Street Roanoke Rapids program.

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Woman reportedly sold rental items to pa…

Woman reportedly sold rental items to pawn shop

A woman who allegedly cashed checks on a closed account and sold rental property to a pawn shop is being sought by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

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Woman sought for bad checks surrenders

Woman sought for bad checks surrenders

A woman being sought for cashing checks on a closed account was arrested Monday, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

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Gaston investigates shooting into house

Gaston investigates shooting into house

Gaston police are investigating a shooting call where around 27 shots were fired at a house on Pleasant Hill Road.

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Plans for skate park move forward

Plans for skate park move forward

Plans for a skateboard-BMX park at T.J. Davis Recreation Center are moving forward, Parks and Recreation Director John Simeon told the recreation advisory committee this evening.

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Photos released of Dollar General suspec…

Photos released of Dollar General suspect

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office this evening released surveillance camera photos of a man who robbed the Dollar General store this afternoon.

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Sheriff's office investigating Dollar Ge…

Sheriff's office investigating Dollar General robbery

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store on Bolling Road.

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Judges working together on judicial merg…

Judges working together on judicial merger plan

District court judges who are currently presiding in the soon-to-be merged judicial districts of 6A and 6B are working together along with other officials to address concerns that might arise... Read more

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Woman sought for cashing bad checks

Woman sought for cashing bad checks

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Sabrina Dent in reference to 17 counts of worthless checks written on a closed account.

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Speed contributing factor in Sunday fata…

Speed contributing factor in Sunday fatal

Speed and possible alcohol use are believed to be contributing factors in a crash that claimed the life of a Littleton man Sunday morning.

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Sheriff's office probes Bacon Rd. shooti…

Sheriff's office probes Bacon Rd. shooting

A shooting occurred around 12:30 a,m. today on Bacon Road in the Littleton area.

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Man drowns at Lake Gaston

Man drowns at Lake Gaston

A 68-year-old man drowned this evening off a cove in the Eastern Shores subdivision of Lake Gaston.

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Warrant filed in Madison Street shooting

Warrant filed in Madison Street shooting

An alleged suspect has been identified and warrants are on file in a shooting that occurred in the 300 block of Madison Street Friday night.

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Pair charged in Dollar General larceny

Pair charged in Dollar General larceny

A boyfriend and girlfriend have been charged for allegedly stealing items from the Dollar General store on Bolling Road last week.

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Green was awaiting trial in drive-by

Green was awaiting trial in drive-by

The man Roanoke Rapids police charged with obstructing officers Thursday night was out on bond and awaiting a court date stemming from a drive-by shooting in Garysburg last year.

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Khai arrested on weapon counts

Khai arrested on weapon counts

A convicted felon and man who faces an attempted murder charge were arrested Thursday night following a disturbance call on Old Farm Road.

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Weldon's violent day began with Communit…

Weldon's violent day began with Community House shooting

A day of violence in Weldon Thursday began with an attempted shooting and pistol-whipping at 209 Ransome Circle — a trouble spot that has already been in the news two... Read more

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Weldon seeks clues in Thursday murder

Weldon seeks clues in Thursday murder

Weldon police are investigating a murder that occurred late Thursday night on Ransome Circle in the Scoco Park Community at the County Road intersection.

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Davis captured in Virginia

Davis captured in Virginia

Kevin Lee-Andre Davis, wanted in a Tuesday night shooting on Carter Street, was captured early this morning in Henrico County, Virginia.

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2014 Ducky Derby set

2014 Ducky Derby set

The 2014 Ducky Derby tickets are available now for a chance to win a $2,000 grand prize.

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Library gets grant for science, health b…

Library gets grant for science, health books

In the photo below, Parks and Recreation Director John Simeon and Head Librarian Jeff Watson stand beside science and health books for children and young adults purchased with grant proceeds... Read more

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Minister's case continued until July 30

Minister's case continued until July 30

A Roanoke Rapids minister facing a count of indecent liberties with a child had his first appearance in Halifax County District Court continued Wednesday.

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Partnership seeks input from children on…

Partnership seeks input from children on river use

The Roanoke River means many things to different people.

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Dollar General larceny suspects ID'd

Dollar General larceny suspects ID'd

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has identified two people wanted for allegedly stealing items from the Dollar General Store on Bolling Road last week.

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Lemonade stand: Realizing the fruits of …

Lemonade stand: Realizing the fruits of their labor

After realizing the fruits of their labor through a lemonade stand, the owner of Blessed Assurance Summer Camp plans to return the kindness the community showed her daycare.

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ID of purported suspects sought in store…

ID of purported suspects sought in store larceny

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in identifying two people possibly involved in a larceny at Dollar General on Bolling Road.

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Warrant filed, man sought in Carter St. …

Warrant filed, man sought in Carter St. shooting

A Roanoke Rapids man is wanted in a shooting that occurred on Carter Street around 8:30 Tuesday night.

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RRGSD staff changes include new football…

The Roanoke Rapids Board of Education approved several personnel changes this evening for the 2014-15 academic year including a new principal at Chaloner Middle School, athletic director, and coach at... Read more

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Charter senior discount now in effect

Charter senior discount now in effect

The Roanoke Rapids Charter Communications office was not aware that a 10 percent senior citizen discount was supposed to be applied following approval of the last franchise agreement with the... Read more

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U15 All-stars 2-0 day in one

U15 All-stars 2-0 day in one

Two wins two more to finish pool play.

 

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The Valley has lost more than a coach

The Valley has lost more than a coach

A day of shock in the sporting community.

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RR women's League results

RR women's League results

City Women's League as of July 29th.
 
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RR U15 All-stars ready for regionals

RR U15 All-stars ready for regionals

U15's break the ice for Regional tournament.
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RRHS Cross Country Practice date

RRHS Cross Country Practice date

The first day of Men's and Women's Cross

Country practice will be Monday August 4th.

 

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RRHS football parent meeting

RRHS football parent meeting

Mandatory football players parent meeting.
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Optimist summer softball

Optimist summer softball

The players of the day.
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Roanoke Rapids school Athletic Physicals

Roanoke Rapids school Athletic Physicals

Roanoke Rapids High School has set a date for physicals at RRHS.  

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Beaver earns victory in Canadian Nationa…

Beaver earns victory in Canadian Nationals

 Taylor Beaver of Roanoke Rapids won the outlaw division championship in the Canadian Wake Surf Nationals at Lake Calabogie in the province of Ontario over the weekend.

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Hermie Sadler returns to drivers seat

Hermie Sadler returns to drivers seat

Hermie Sadler Joins TriStar Motorsports for his NASCAR Nationwide Series Return

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Warriors wrap up season

Warriors wrap up season

Warriors finish season in Myrtle Beach.
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Halifax Academy football official openin…

Halifax Academy football official opening day

Familiar face behind the whistle.
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Rose and Lady Stars 99 win tourney

Rose and Lady Stars 99 win tourney

Summer travel softball for Rose.
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Boys & Girls Club golf tournament

Boys & Girls Club golf tournament

Play golf for the Boys & Girls Club.
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Mustang Pee Wee football camp

Mustang Pee Wee football camp

New Mustang players camp.
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Halifax Academy adding Cross Country

Halifax Academy adding Cross Country

A new milestone for Halifax
Academy's sports department.
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RV Power 04 softball 2-1 before rain

RV Power 04 softball 2-1 before rain

Mother Nature was overall
winner on the Diamond.
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Crowley wins NPA Ms. North Carolina

Crowley wins NPA Ms. North Carolina

Paula Crowley on top of the podium.
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Coach Jean held soccer camp

Coach Jean held soccer camp

Youth Summer soccer camp.
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White's Chevrolet Cadillac Hits Grand Sl…

White's Chevrolet Cadillac Hits Grand Slam for  Area Youth Baseball

White's Chevrolet Cadillac wraps up 2014 baseball

season partnership with Roanoke Valley Youth Baseball.

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Rabbit returns to sidelines

Halifax Academy names 2014 football coach.
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RRHS announces practice start dates

RRHS announces practice start dates

2014 practices about to begin.
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July 23 RR Adult softball results

July 23 RR Adult softball results

Roanoke Rapids Adult Softball
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Stage set for U15 baseball All-stars

Stage set for U15 baseball All-stars

2014 Babe Ruth Southeastern Regional baseball tournament set.

 

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U15 All-stars Babe Ruth ENC State runner…

U15 All-stars Babe Ruth ENC State runner-ups

U15 Jackets never gave up.

 

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July 22 RR Adult softball results

July 22 RR Adult softball results

Roanoke Rapids Adult Softball
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Roanoke Rapids Football conditioning

All Roanoke Rapids 2014 football players.

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U15 American League divisions Champions

RR U15 All-stars headed to

ENC State Championship.

 

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Women's league beats weather

Women's league beats weather

Brief showers almost wins second try.
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Allen's bat was hot in Raleigh

Not 1 or 2 or 3, but 4.

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Valley Cheer having school supply drive

Valley Cheer Cheerleaders Cheerful Givers

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Fundraiser for RV Swimmer

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Help Support Bella.
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Rain wins opening night of adult softbal…

Mother Nature postpones opening night.
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RR U15 All-stars rain delayed Monday

All games rained out
Monday in Pembroke.
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Littleton duo win Wake Board competition…

Littleton duo win Wake Board competitions

Wake Board Weekend Champions.
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U8 Sluggers are World Series Champions

Travel baseball team win 
the rings and trophy.
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