Allen returns to diamond

The Roanoke Rapids High school Lady Yellow Jacket alumni Brianna Allen returned to the softball diamond, tis time as a ECU Pirate Club Softball team.

2017 V. Moody 5K run photo gallery

The V. Moody 5K Run, 1 Mile walk, 100 ft. Obstacle presented by New Day Fitness/Trainer and The Chef New Day Fitness Group Personal Training with Tammy Crowley-Deloatch kicked off this past Saturday.

Clary's 2017 season kicks off April 1st

Clary's Motor Speedway Kicks Off The 2017 Race Season With First Race Saturday April 1st

Halifax shuts out Faith in soccer

Halifax Academy women's soccer team earned another conference victory Friday night beating Faith Christian School by a score of 8-0.

Barton softball sweeps conference doubleheader from Erskine

WILSON, N.C. – Taylor Martin provided the offense, driving in three of her team’s four runs on the day, while Hannah Jones and Makayla Meeks turned in strong pitching performances to help Barton College edge Erskine College by identical 2-1 margins in a Conference Carolinas doubleheader Saturday at Jeffries Field.

Halifax's Smith pitches no-hitter

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings Junior Candice Smith pitched a three inning no-hitter Friday at Faith Christian.

Fire Chief throws out first pitch for Lady Jackets

The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets softball team honored area firefighters, EMT's, police, active military and veterans Friday night with a "Heroes Night.

Jackets baseball beat Raiders Friday night at Doyle field

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Varsity Baseball team picked up a conference win against Southern Vance on Friday night at Doyle Field by a score of 11-1.

Woman charged in stabbing following domestic dispute

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged in a Wednesday night stabbing stemming from a domestic dispute.

ACP donates funds to NCCAR

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline Community Investment Program awarded an $1,680 grant to the North Carolina Center for Automotive Research to support the GEM program.
Roanoke Rapids and Halifax County News from RRSpin
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:37

Man who bolted from district court in custody

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputies this afternoon took a man who bolted from district court into custody.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 14:29

RRPD officer memorial unveiling set Sept. 9

The long-awaited unveiling and dedication of the Roanoke Rapids Police Officers Memorial will be held September 9 in Centennial Park.

The Budweiser Clydesdales, an iconic symbol of Anheuser-Busch since 1933, are scheduled to make several appearances in the area.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 10:10

Fed adoption sought in Meacham Dr. raid

The City County Drug Task Force will seek federal adoption of one case it investigated Tuesday in which 8.5 grams of cocaine was seized.

Halifax County Commission Chairman Vernon Bryant was recognized by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners for meeting the requirements for the Mentor level in the Local Elected Leaders Academy.

One of the latest issues to emerge in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case is discussion of a warehouse which figured prominently in motions to have Antonio Tillmon’s trial in the matter continued until October.

With a continuance granted in the trial of Operation Rockfish defendant Antonio Tillmon, the sentencing of the other 14 who took pleas in the case is also expected to be continued.

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 10:07

Police investigating Oak Street shooting

A man was shot late Monday night in the 500 block of Oak Street and was airlifted to a trauma center for further treatment.

Monday, 29 August 2016 16:54

City planner onboard

After requesting the position during budget negotiations earlier this year, the city’s planning and development department has a new planner onboard.

The City of Roanoke Rapids helped lead an effort which has led to the completion of an extensive paving project at the post office.

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Woman charged in stabbing following dome…

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged in a Wednesday night stabbing stemming from a domestic dispute.

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ACP donates funds to NCCAR

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline Community Investment Program awarded an $1,680 grant to the North Carolina Center for Automotive Research to support the GEM program.

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Fire victim in stable condition; fundrai…

The victim in a Monday fire remains hospitalized and is in stable condition.

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SBI continues Enfield standoff probe

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation says the primary focus of its investigation into a standoff in Enfield Saturday night is the officer-involved shooting.

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Woman faces numerous counts in lottery t…

A Roanoke Rapids woman surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office today and faces numerous counts related to the alleged theft of $1,800 worth of lottery tickets from the store...

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Burgess in fed custody pending detention…

Clarence Lee Burgess Jr. was remanded to federal custody pending his detention hearing set for March 27.

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Dog left in car OK; owner charged

A dog which was beginning to overheat while locked in a car is OK now and its owner has been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty.

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NCSO investigating fight at high school

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fight which occurred at Northampton County High School in Gaston this morning.

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Burgess set for first appearance followi…

A Roanoke Rapids man is scheduled for a first appearance this morning in Greenville after his indictment last week on a federal weapon possession charge.

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Remains taken to Greenville for autopsy

Skeletal remains found Tuesday afternoon in Roanoke Rapids have been taken to the medical examiner’s office in Greenville, city police Chief Chuck Hasty said this morning.

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Chaloner pool project gets $10K lift fro…

The Chaloner Recreation Center pool repair project has received a $10,000 boost from a local ministry.

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Photo gallery: JROTC posts colors, recog…

The Roanoke Rapids High School Army JROTC posted colors at this evening’s city council meeting.

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Skeletal remains found in Highway 158 ar…

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains found beside a vacant beauty salon in the Spring and Carter street area of Highway 158.

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Man hands over stash, cash after encount…

A man already out of jail on trafficking counts was arrested again after he reportedly handed his stash and cash to a drug agent who encountered him at a convenience...

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Grand jury returns true bills of indictm…

A Halifax County grand jury today returned true bills of indictment on 10 counts against a local funeral director.

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HCSO, task force roundup

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and City County Drug Task Force reported the following recent drug arrests:

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Mother injured, children safe following …

A Roanoke Rapids woman was being transported to UNC Medical Center after she sustained smoke inhalation and burns in the aftermath of a fire this morning on Raleigh Drive.

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Enfield robbery suspect dies of apparent…

The suspect in a botched robbery inside the Enfield post office Saturday night died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound following a standoff with law enforcement.

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Skate Jam an opportunity to show off ski…

Celebrating the first anniversary of the skate park Saturday, the Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department is letting its users show off their talents during an event called Skate Jam.

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Man charged with making 16 harassing pho…

An Enfield man was charged Wednesday for reportedly making 16 harassing phone calls in violation of a domestic violence protective order.

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Roanoke Rapids J.C. Penney store on clos…

The Becker Village Mall J.C. Penney is on a list of stores to close, according to information on the company’s website.

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Two said to be critical following I-95 c…

Gaston Fire and Rescue says two people were listed in critical condition following a crash on Interstate 95 Thursday night.

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Sass wins Resolves Chapter poster contes…

The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution recently conducted its annual Americanism Poster Contest.

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HRMC to honor certified nurses Monday

Halifax Regional Medical Center will honor its 44 board-certified nurses Monday with a high tea event and presentations and awards.

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Three charged, one cited following 158 b…

A boyfriend and girlfriend, along with a friend, were arrested Wednesday evening on cocaine and marijuana counts, the City County Drug Task Force reports.

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Warrant details investigation, weapon se…

A search warrant filed by the City County Drug Task Force details information on the investigation of a man charged with trafficking heroin.

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HCSO seeks info on stolen cigs

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in locating a suspect who stole a carton of cigarettes from a store in the Highway 903 area of Halifax.

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Man faces Halifax, Northampton counts fo…

A Roanoke Rapids man was arrested today for felony possession of cocaine and an outstanding order for arrest from Northampton County.

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Smith, Shearin receive Crawley scholarsh…

Two Roanoke Rapids High School seniors, Semaj Smith and Meghan Shearin, have been awarded the Ethel W. Crawley Memorial Education Fund Scholarship.

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Belfield subject to enhanced penalties i…

Michael Rakim Belfield could receive enhanced penalties pending a review of his prior convictions, federal court records show.

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Fire department to begin hydrant flushin…

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department will begin flushing hydrants on Monday, April 3.

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West-Hudson recognized for Jo Story serv…

Brenda West-Hudson of Littleton was recently recognized for her contributions to the Jo Story Senior Center.

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Heroin seizure, trafficking counts culmi…

A traffic stop which led to a major heroin find and the arrest of two men on trafficking charges this morning was the ending of a story which began last...

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HCSO seeks man who got tires without pay…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who had four tires put on his vehicle last week and left Powell’s Garage without paying.

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HRMC reports flu cases still rising

Halifax Regional Medical Center is witnessing an exceptionally high spike in documented flu cases across the Roanoke Valley, making its prevention measures extremely important.

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Talks of Weldon power plant closing surf…

Discussions on the potential closing of Westmoreland Coal Company’s Roanoke Valley Power Facility began surfacing in 2013, documents regarding the plant in Weldon show.

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HRMC, Dominion partner for new urology s…

A new urology system is making life better for both patients and medical staff at Halifax Regional Medical Center.

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RRPD seeks assistance in two cases

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in two cases.

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Enfield woman dies in Thursday crash

An Enfield woman died Thursday in a crash at the intersection of highways 301 and 125 outside Halifax.

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Weldon Westmoreland facility up for sale

The Roanoke Valley Power Facility in Weldon is up for sale, the president of Westmoreland Partners confirmed today.

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Police arrest man wanted by HCSO

A man who reportedly stole from an older victim who took him in was arrested by Roanoke Rapids police on warrants issued by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday.

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Task force enlists help of SBI unit in h…

More arrests of heroin dealers are expected as the City County Drug Task Force has enlisted the assistance of an SBI unit which specifically deals in pills and opiates.

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Police probe sweepstakes robbery

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating the armed robbery of I-95 Sweepstakes.

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HCSO roundup: BE&L arrest; jail cell…

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

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Regional effort led to Peterson arrest o…

Intensive investigation led to arrests by multiple agencies into a metal theft ring involving local people.

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Roanoke Rapids man arrested in overnight…

A 19-year-old man has been charged in armed robberies which occurred in Weldon and Roanoke Rapids overnight.

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Three charged with stealing 4,000 pounds…

Three men linked to the theft of 4,000 pounds of copper wire from a Highway 903 construction site were arrested Monday, the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reports.

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Council approves Chaloner pool repairs

Significant savings expected to be realized from refinancing Roanoke Rapids Theatre debt played a part in council’s decision to move forward with $300,000 in repairs to the Chaloner Recreation Center...

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February crash victims identified as Gas…

The victims in a February 26 fatal crash have been identified as a Gaston man and woman, according to the State Highway Patrol.

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Streamlined hunting amendments now on ta…

Halifax County commissioners agreed to a more streamlined version of regulations to present to landowners and hunt clubs.

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Sold: County accepts cash offer on Littl…

After several rounds of an upset bid process, a vacant industrial building in Littleton is now in the hands of a long-time auto mechanic and his son.

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RRPD seeks ATF adoption following Sheetz…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department has contacted the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for possible adoption of the case involving a man who reportedly robbed Sheetz Sunday...

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Children found with grandmother during E…

Social services was notified and children turned over to family members after they were caught inside a residence with their grandmother during a break-in Sunday.

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March against pipeline passes through We…

A group marching against the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline began the second day of their journey this morning, coming through Highway 301 in Weldon.

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Roanoke Valley Sports

Allen returns to diamond

The Roanoke Rapids High school Lady Yellow Jacket alumni Brianna Allen returned to the softball diamond, tis time as a ECU Pirate Club Softball team.

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2017 V. Moody 5K run photo gallery

The V. Moody 5K Run, 1 Mile walk, 100 ft. Obstacle presented by New Day Fitness/Trainer and The Chef New Day Fitness Group Personal Training with Tammy Crowley-Deloatch kicked off...

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Clary's 2017 season kicks off April 1st

Clary's Motor Speedway Kicks Off The 2017 Race Season With First Race Saturday April 1st

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Halifax shuts out Faith in soccer

Halifax Academy women's soccer team earned another conference victory Friday night beating Faith Christian School by a score of 8-0.

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Barton softball sweeps conference double…

WILSON, N.C. – Taylor Martin provided the offense, driving in three of her team’s four runs on the day, while Hannah Jones and Makayla Meeks turned in strong pitching performances...

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Halifax's Smith pitches no-hitter

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings Junior Candice Smith pitched a three inning no-hitter Friday at Faith Christian.

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Fire Chief throws out first pitch for La…

The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets softball team honored area firefighters, EMT's, police, active military and veterans Friday night with a "Heroes Night.

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Jackets baseball beat Raiders Friday nig…

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Varsity Baseball team picked up a conference win against Southern Vance on Friday night at Doyle Field by a score of 11-1.

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NEA hunter safety skill team advance to …

Northeast Academy Hunter safety skills team earns 1st Place in District Competition held at Rose Hill Plantation, Nashville, NC this past weekend.

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KIPP baseball beats Weldon

KIPP High baseball team beat the Weldon Chargers 18-4 Thursday afternoon.

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Lady Jackets clip Eagles wings on soccer…

The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team traveled to battle the Northeastern Eagles.

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Lady Vikings six hits not enough

The Halifax Academy lady Vikings hosted Lawrence Academy Thursday afternoon.

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Jackets beat Bears at Doyle field

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Varsity Baseball team scored a 6-5 non-conference win over the Hertford County Bears on Wednesday night at Doyle Field. Tyler Shearin picked up the win on...

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Lady Jackets fall in double OT

The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets soccer fell at home in double overtime to the Franklinton Red Rams 0-1 Wednesday night at Hoyle field.

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Lady Vikings fall in ten innings

The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings softball team hosted the Kenston Forest Kavaliers Wednesday afternoon.

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Roanoke Valley Church league Basketball …

Roanoke Valley Church league Basketball results from 3/16 and 3/21..

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V. Moody 5K Run Saturday

The V. Moody 5K Run, 1 Mile walk, 100 ft. Obstacle presented by New Day Fitness/Trainer and The Chef New Day Fitness Group Personal Training with Tammy Crowley-Deloatch kicks off...

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Chaloner teams shutout Wyatt on diamonds

Both the Chaloner baseball and softball teams shutout Wyatt Middle School Tuesday afternoon.

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Jackets baseball shutout Unicorns

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Varsity Baseball team traveled to Durham on Tuesday afternoon to take on the NC School of Science and Math Unicorns. 

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Lady Patriots fall in season opener

The Cornerstone Christian School Lady Patriots softball team fell in their season opener to Teach Tuesday afternoon.

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Lady Vikings win conference match Tuesda…

The Halifax Academy women's soccer team traveled to Crossroads Christian School in Henderson for their second conference match of the season.

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Lady Jackets win on road in three inning…

The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets traveled to battle the NC School of Science and Math Tuesday afternoon.

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City/Drugco Industrial league results

The following results from the Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Adult Industrial Drugco Basketball League.

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Williams freshman awards continue to pil…

GRAND RAPIDS, Mi. – Freshman women's basketball player Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./ Halifax Academy) was honored by being named to the WDIII News Freshman All-American Team.

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Chaloner baseball wins on road

Chaloner Middle School baseball team defeated Rocky Mount Prep in its first ever meeting by a score of 16-2.

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Lady Vikings rebound with a win

The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings soccer team got back on track Monday night with a 4-2 win against the Village Christian Academy from Fayetteville.

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Sheppard signs to be an Eagle

Jordan Sheppard KIPP Pride Class of 2016 signed his "letter of Intent" to play basketball at Wake Technical School in Raleigh NC next season. 

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Jackets outlast Raiders

The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team hosted the Southern Vance Raiders at Hoyle field Monday evening.

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2016-17 Valley Cheer season wraps up

Valley Cheer Allstars cheerleaders finished up their 11th season this past weekend in Myrtle Beach SC at Canam Nationals.

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Harris headed to regional gymnastics

Hoobgood Academy 6th grader Lady Raider Carleigh Harris has qualified for the upcoming regional competition for Level 7 gymnasts in Mobile AL.

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Clary's car show beats mother nature

The Halifax County Clary's Motor Speedway dirt track located in Brinkleyville held it's 1st Annual Car Show at Tractor Supply of Roanoke Rapids NC Staudary March 18th.

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Halifax Academy suffer conference opener…

The Halifax Academy women's soccer team suffered it's first conference loss of the season Friday night in Raleigh.

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JV Jackets baseball beats Red Rams

The JV Roanoke Rapids High Yellow Jackets baseball team hosted the Franklinton Red Rams Friday afternoon at Doyle field.

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Lady Jackets win a nail biter in bottom …

The Roanoke Rapids Varsity Lady Jackets win a nail biter in bottom of seventh Friday night at home against the Franklinton Red Rams.

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Jackets softball honoring local heroes

Join the Varsity Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets honor the Roanoke Valley Heroes Friday March 24th at Roanoke Rapids High school softball field.

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Jackets sting Eagles on diamond

The Chaloner Middle School baseball team beat Northeast Academy 19 to 2 on Friday thanks to a great pitcher performance by Bennett Liverman.

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