West takes plea in September shooting

A Roanoke Rapids man took a plea arrangement Wednesday in a shooting case last September in the area...

Police seek info on July vehicle B&E

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for three people reportedly involved in the breaking and entering ...

Final recreation plan workshop set

The final workshop to gather public input on the proposed comprehensive parks and recreation master ...

Bogus bills surface in Conway

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is investigating two reports of counterfeit money being pass...

City moves forward with maintenance spending

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening scrubbed further discussion of vehicle financing until it m...

Black leaders, city officials to discuss stun gun case

Black community leaders and Roanoke Rapids city officials plan to meet Thursday to discuss issues ar...

Two sought in hotel heist

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred shortly before 11:45 Monday n...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 13:28

A Roanoke Rapids man took a plea arrangement Wednesday in a shooting case last September in the area of the Interstate BP.

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West takes plea in September shooting

West takes plea in September shooting

A Roanoke Rapids man took a plea arrangement Wednesday in a shooting case last September in the area of the Interstate BP. Read more

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Police seek info on July vehicle B&E

Police seek info on July vehicle B&E

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for three people reportedly involved in the breaking and entering of a vehicle on the evening of July 21. Read more

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Final recreation plan workshop set

Final recreation plan workshop set

The final workshop to gather public input on the proposed comprehensive parks and recreation master plan has been scheduled for Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Halifax County Agricultural Center... Read more

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Bogus bills surface in Conway

Bogus bills surface in Conway

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is investigating two reports of counterfeit money being passed in the Conway area. Read more

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City moves forward with maintenance spen…

City moves forward with maintenance spending

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening scrubbed further discussion of vehicle financing until it meets in September. Read more

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Black leaders, city officials to discuss…

Black leaders, city officials to discuss stun gun case

Black community leaders and Roanoke Rapids city officials plan to meet Thursday to discuss issues arising from the use of a Taser on a 15-year-old boy in April. Read more

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Two sought in hotel heist

Two sought in hotel heist

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred shortly before 11:45 Monday night at the Holiday Inn Express on Premier Boulevard. Read more

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Fund balance discussed for city vehicle …

Fund balance discussed for city vehicle needs

City council may not immediately make a decision on whether to go with installment financing to make critical vehicle purchases after one of its members discussed the option of pulling... Read more

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Compact car sought in deadly home invasi…

Compact car sought in deadly home invasion

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is looking for a dark colored compact car in connection with an Enfield area home invasion that left one victim dead and three others wounded. Read more

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Second person wanted in RRHS, Gaston B…

Second person wanted in RRHS, Gaston B&Es surrenders

A man wanted for allegedly stealing a Gator from Roanoke Rapids High School as well as two break-ins at an Internet cafe in Gaston turned himself in Friday. Read more

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One killed, three wounded in Enfield hom…

One killed, three wounded in Enfield home invasion

An Enfield man was shot and killed and three others injured in a home invasion in Enfield Sunday night. Read more

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Wreck call leads to trafficking counts, …

Wreck call leads to trafficking counts, $16K seizure

A morning wreck call today led to the discovery of 113 grams of cocaine and the seizure of more than $16,000 in currency. Read more

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Reputed cocaine dealers targeted in oper…

Reputed cocaine dealers targeted in operation

Numerous reputed street-level cocaine dealers were arrested over the last week following a three-month investigation dubbed Southern Summer by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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Macon: Toddler's murder retaliation for …

Macon: Toddler's murder retaliation for Garner murder

The murder of 2-year-old Dy'Uanna Anderson and the shooting of her grandmother was in retaliation to the earlier murder of 15-year-old Keyuon Garner and the shooting of two friends who... Read more

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One arrested, another sought in RR, Gast…

One arrested, another sought in RR, Gaston B&Es

A Roanoke Rapids boy was arrested Thursday and a Gaston man is wanted in connection with the theft of a Gator from the Roanoke Rapids High School maintenance area and... Read more

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Four charged in 2-year-old's murder

Four charged in 2-year-old's murder

Four people have been arrested in the August 5 murder of 2-year-old Dy'Uanna Anderson and the shooting of her grandmother, Catherine Price on Cedar Street, the Weldon Police Department reports. Read more

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New initiatives to tackle childhood obes…

New initiatives to tackle childhood obesity

Efforts to reduce childhood obesity and improve the overall health of Halifax and Northampton county residents continue with the added component of a new initiatives that encompass a wide cross-section... Read more

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Transformation: Solar farm construction …

Transformation: Solar farm construction under way

Two videos played today at a kick-off luncheon show the desolation before and the buzz currently under way at the old Halifax County airport. Read more

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Wallace Fork Rd. checkpoint nets pot arr…

Wallace Fork Rd. checkpoint nets pot arrest

A Monday night checking station in the Wallace Fork Road area netted the seizure of 12 grams of packaged marijuana, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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Hawkins, Mills enter commissioners race …

Hawkins, Mills enter commissioners race as write-ins

A total of five Democrats will run against two Republicans in the Halifax County Board of Commissioners race in the November 4 general election. Read more

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Upton joins KapStone as environmental en…

Upton joins KapStone as environmental engineer

KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation recently named Matt Upton as an environmental engineer at the Roanoke Rapids Mill. Read more

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Weldon schools announce staff changes

Weldon schools announce staff changes

Weldon City Schools has announced staff changes for the upcoming school year. Read more

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Northampton releases Pilot robbery photo…

Northampton releases Pilot robbery photos

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office today released store surveillance photos of the August 4 robbery at Pilot Travel Center. Read more

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Apology note, keys lead officers to stol…

Apology note, keys lead officers to stolen car

A note found Saturday at the Church of Deliverance in Weldon not only included an apology, but the keys and location of where a deacon's stolen car could be located. Read more

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City to hold public hearing on vehicle p…

City to hold public hearing on vehicle purchases

Roanoke Rapids City Council will hold a public hearing next Monday night to garner citizen comments on the purchase of 15 vehicles by using installment financing. Read more

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Charges in attempted robbery include poo…

Charges in attempted robbery include pool stabbing

A Roanoke Rapids man faces charges related to an attempted armed robbery on Bullington Road, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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Tow truck driver charged in Gaston fatal…

Tow truck driver charged in Gaston fatality

The driver of a tow truck was charged in a Saturday fatal wreck outside Gaston. Read more

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Two sought in Friday night Subway robber…

Two sought in Friday night Subway robbery

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men who robbed the West Tenth Street Subway Friday night. Read more

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Weldon checkpoints result in citations, …

Weldon checkpoints result in citations, arrests

A traffic checking station that is not only related to the recent murders in Weldon, but an assurance of more patrols in their wake, resulted in several citations and arrests... Read more

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Skate meeting builds on previous momentu…

Skate meeting builds on previous momentum

A meeting Thursday night with those interested in seeing a skateboard park at T.J. Davis Recreation Center built on the momentum already garnered for the project. Read more

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Macon: Child was asleep when murdered

Macon: Child was asleep when murdered

Weldon police continue their investigation into the Tuesday morning murder of a 2-year-old child and the shooting of her grandmother, who remains in stable condition. Read more

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Second suspect sought in Garner murder

Second suspect sought in Garner murder

As warrants have been filed for the arrest of a second person in the Keyuon Garner murder case, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said this evening the matter appears to... Read more

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Patrols net arrests, citations in S. Wel…

Patrols net arrests, citations in S. Weldon

Patrols in the South Weldon area on Tuesday and Wednesday have netted several arrests, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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A march for the Weldon victims

A march for the Weldon victims

Three days into murder investigations in Weldon, there is still shock and disbelief. Read more

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Garysburg man arrested in Garner murder

Garysburg man arrested in Garner murder

A 19-year-old Garysburg man has been charged in the murder of Keyuon Garner Monday night, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said this afternoon. Read more

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One arrested in 15-year-old's murder

One arrested in 15-year-old's murder

One person has been arrested in the Monday night murder of 15-year-old Keyuon Garner. Read more

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Deacon comes out of prayer group to find…

Deacon comes out of prayer group to find car stolen

Weldon police are investigating another vehicle theft that could be related to the theft of a service truck stolen from Rivertown Tire Wednesday morning. Read more

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Family plans services for murdered teen

Family plans services for murdered teen

Instead of planning for his entrance into Northampton County High School, the family of Keyuon Garner will be planning his funeral today. Read more

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Man arrested in Tuesday night Enfield sh…

Man arrested in Tuesday night Enfield shooting

An 18-year-old man who had never been in trouble with the law before now faces charges related to a Tuesday night shooting, according to Enfield police. Read more

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Woman organizes march to honor Weldon vi…

Woman organizes march to honor Weldon victims

Levita Webb knows firsthand what the family members of two people murdered in separate shootings in Weldon are going through — her cousin Lynn Clanton was gunned down in Garysburg... Read more

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Northampton man charged in Brink Rd. hei…

Northampton man charged in Brink Rd. heist

A Henrico man has been charged in the June 13 robbery of an Emporia area store. Read more

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Fugitives caught after assault call repo…

Fugitives caught after assault call report

An assault call in the parking lot of a Northampton County motel led to fugitive charges Tuesday for the woman who called deputies and the man who she charged assaulted... Read more

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Man makes purchase, then hands robbery n…

Man makes purchase, then hands robbery note

A man is believed to have made a purchase and later hand a clerk a note he was robbing them at the Pilot Travel Center Monday morning. Read more

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Shop owner offers reward for service tru…

Shop owner offers reward for service truck return

A Weldon business owner is offering a reward that he hopes will encourage someone to bring back his service truck stolen following a break-in this morning. Read more

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Hobgood man dies in single-vehicle crash

Hobgood man dies in single-vehicle crash

A Hobgood man died early this morning in a single-vehicle wreck on Highway 97. Read more

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Skate park donations nearing $25,000

Skate park donations nearing $25,000

Donations for a skateboard and BMX park at T.J. Davis Recreation Center are quickly approaching $25,000, Parks and Recreation Director John Simeon told city council this evening. Read more

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Authorities believe murders may be relat…

Authorities believe murders may be related

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office and Weldon Police Department have persons of interest in separate shootings that occurred in Weldon overnight and early this morning. Read more

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Separate shootings leave toddler, teen d…

Separate shootings leave toddler, teen dead in Weldon

A violent night in Weldon has left a toddler and a teen dead in separate shootings. Read more

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Brody takes his bow; finance office hono…

Brody takes his bow; finance office honored

In his three-and-a-half years as a canine deputy, Brody and his handler, Corporal Jason Keeter, reached significant milestones in the Labrador's short career. Read more

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Deadlock on public hearing delays school…

Deadlock on public hearing delays school bond talks

A deadlock on a vote to set a public hearing for a proposed $58 million school bond referendum effectively halts the project for now. Read more

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Garysburg holding National Night Out eve…

Garysburg holding National Night Out event

The Garysburg Police Department is sponsoring its first National Night Out event Tuesday evening. Read more

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Dollar General robbed Friday night

Dollar General robbed Friday night

The Dollar General store on Bolling Road was robbed for the second time in just less than two weeks. Read more

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Conway man charged in Scotland Neck B…

Conway man charged in Scotland Neck B&Es

A Conway man surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office today and was served with outstanding warrants. Read more

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Macon taking public approach on Edwards …

Macon taking public approach on Edwards murder

Weldon police Mark Macon is hoping a press conference at the spot on Ransome Circle where Reginald Tyrice Edwards was shot and killed the evening of July 17 will draw... Read more

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City Church League results and standings

City Church League results and standings

Church League results August 19th   Read more

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City Industrial League results and stand…

City Industrial League results and standings

Industrial League results August 18th Read more

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City Womens League results and standings

City Womens League results and standings

Women's League results August 16th Read more

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Halifax Sweeps Roanoke Rapids on court

Halifax Sweeps Roanoke Rapids on court

Roanoke Rapids hosted Halifax Academy   Read more

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Optimist summer softball raps up

Optimist summer softball raps up

Optimist Summer softball players of game. Read more

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Valley Cheer hosting back to school part…

Valley Cheer hosting back to school party

Kids chance to dance and karaoke. Read more

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Roanoke Rapids Cross Country opens at ho…

Roanoke Rapids Cross Country opens at home

RRHS hosted season opener Read more

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Hobgood volleyball fall in opener

Hobgood volleyball fall in opener

Hobgood Academy's JV & Varsity Read more

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Youth host Ladies flag football game

Youth host Ladies flag football game

Game to help purchase equipment. Read more

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Fall soccer sign-ups

Fall soccer sign-ups

Deadline August 31st. Read more

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Martin may see more playing time

Martin may see more playing time

Martin's NFL watch. Read more

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Youth Jacket Cheerleaders complete camp

Youth Jacket Cheerleaders complete camp

The Roanoke Rapids Midget League Read more

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Church League softball results 8.14.14

Church League softball results 8.14.14

Church League results August 14th Read more

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Industrial Softball results 8.13.14

Industrial Softball results 8.13.14

Industrial League results August 13th     Read more

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Women's League results 8.14.14

Women's League results 8.14.14

Women's League results August 13th Read more

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GCP Sports info

GCP Sports info

Gaston College Preparatory. Read more

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Weekly sports schedule reported to RRSPI…

Weekly sports schedule reported to RRSPIN.com

Roanoke Rapids & Halifax Academy Read more

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Vikings Volleyball fall in season opener

Vikings Volleyball fall in season opener

Halifax Volleyball 0-1. Read more

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CSL opening tourney schedule

CSL opening tourney schedule

Saturday August 23rd Community Softball League opening tournament. Read more

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Optimist summer softball

Optimist summer softball

Optimist Summer softball Players of game. Read more

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Martin's NFL watch

Martin's NFL watch

Week two Preseason. Read more

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Chalk another NASCAR win for Wheeler

Chalk another NASCAR win for Wheeler

Wheeler built wins again. Read more

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William R. Davie physicals & parent …

William R. Davie physicals & parent meeting

William R Davie will be offering physicals on August 28th Read more

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Enfield athletes meeting

Enfield athletes meeting

Fall Enfield Middle Athletes. Read more

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Vikings and Dawgs go head to head

Vikings and Dawgs go head to head

Youth Football feeling in the air. Read more

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2014 Roanoke Rapids Football Schedule

2014 Roanoke Rapids Football Schedule

RRHS 2014-15 Varsity Football Read more

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Industrial Softball results 8.11.14

Industrial Softball results 8.11.14

Industrial League results August 11th Read more

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Women's League results 8.11.14

Women's League results 8.11.14

Women's League results August 11th Read more

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Church League softball results 8.12.14

Church League softball results 8.12.14

Church League results August 8th Read more

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Optimist summer softball

Optimist summer softball

Players of the game.   Read more

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Like father like son

Like father like son

Another Powers a Home-run hitter. Read more

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Youth football hit the field

Youth football hit the field

2014 Halifax/Northampton Youth Football League Read more

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City Church league softball results

City Church league softball results

Church League results August 7th Read more

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Cieslinski named AD and interim head coa…

Cieslinski named AD and interim head coach

Cieslinski get the call. Read more

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Wheeler has chance to save life

Wheeler has chance to save life

Wheeler receives letter of life. Read more

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Community softball League makes donation

Community softball League makes donation

2014 Season all on go. Read more

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