Week one results "Friday Night Lights"

The Roanoke Valley area High School football results for week one Friday August 17th.

Photo gallery: Fire Safety Fair

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department held its annual Fire Safety Fair this evening at Kirkwood Adams.

One charged, one sought in financial card fraud

One man was arrested Tuesday and another is sought in a case involving a stolen financial card.

HP continues to seek clues in '17 fatal hit and run

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol continues to seek information on an April 2, 2017, hit and run crash which claimed the life of a Roanoke Rapids man.

Scout show to go beyond scouting

A scout show Saturday at River Falls Park in Weldon won’t just be for scouts — it will be for the public and even those seeking jobs.

Shots echo from within school during drill

The main sounds around Manning Elementary School this morning were of passing cars and construction.

Murfreesboro man charged in June shooting

A Murfreesboro man was charged Tuesday in a June 4 shooting outside Roanoke Rapids.

Active shooter drill planned Friday at Manning

An active shooter response drill will be conducted at Manning Elementary School on Friday at 8:30 a.m.

Warrant: Undercover operative documented Lily Spa activity

An undercover operative from the state Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy was used to gather information which led to the arrests of two women at a Roanoke Rapids business police say was used as a front for prostitution.

JACKETS cross-country teams opened 2018 season at home Wednesday

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Cross Country team opened their season by hosting ten other teams in a non-conference meet at the Roanoke Rapids Lake Park on Wednesday afternoon.
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The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department held its annual Fire Safety Fair this evening at Kirkwood Adams.

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Photo gallery: Fire Safety Fair

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department held its annual Fire Safety Fair this evening at Kirkwood Adams.

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One charged, one sought in financial car…

One man was arrested Tuesday and another is sought in a case involving a stolen financial card.

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HP continues to seek clues in '17 fatal …

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol continues to seek information on an April 2, 2017, hit and run crash which claimed the life of a Roanoke Rapids man.

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Scout show to go beyond scouting

A scout show Saturday at River Falls Park in Weldon won’t just be for scouts — it will be for the public and even those seeking jobs.

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Shots echo from within school during dri…

The main sounds around Manning Elementary School this morning were of passing cars and construction.

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Murfreesboro man charged in June shootin…

A Murfreesboro man was charged Tuesday in a June 4 shooting outside Roanoke Rapids.

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Active shooter drill planned Friday at M…

An active shooter response drill will be conducted at Manning Elementary School on Friday at 8:30 a.m.

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Warrant: Undercover operative documented…

An undercover operative from the state Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy was used to gather information which led to the arrests of two women at a Roanoke Rapids business...

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Traffic stop, room search leads to heroi…

A Tuesday night traffic stop led to a search of a hotel room and the arrest of a Florida man on heroin charges.

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RRPD roundup: Blotter correction; fentan…

Chief Chuck Hasty of the Roanoke Rapids Police Department today sent out a correction to a Tuesday blotter entry.

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Second Grant Dr. murder suspect nabbed i…

The second person wanted in a July murder on Grant Drive outside Roanoke Rapids was taken into custody in Indiana Monday, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said in a statement...

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Belmont getting own SRO

Roanoke Rapids Graded School District trustees this evening took action on two items related to school safety.

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Schools get supplies from sheriff's crui…

Two elementary schools in Halifax County received school supplies today and two more will get items soon following a donation drive by the sheriff’s office.

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RRPD roundup: Shots fired; narcotics sea…

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

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Davis becomes new Weldon police chief

Chris Davis was sworn in as Weldon’s new police chief this evening, taking over the position left vacant by the departure of James Avens.

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Perry hired as county HR director

Halifax County Manager Tony Brown announced today the appointment of the new Human Resources Management Director Renee Perry.

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Roanoke Valley crime roundup: RRPD, HCSO

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following:

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Wegener joins RV Surgical Associates

Roanoke Valley Surgical Associates announced general surgeon, Dr. Michael Wegener, has joined the practice.

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Historic site offers two new guided tour…

Historic Halifax State Historic Site is offering two new guided tours which include access to the site’s historic structures while exploring the lives of the town’s early citizens.  

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Two face solicitation counts following L…

Two women were charged following the execution of a search warrant at Lily Spa on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway Thursday.

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Fire Safety Fair aims to build relations…

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department will host its fourth Fire Safety Fair next Friday.

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Two-night checking station nets traffic…

On Wednesday and Thursday evening the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted operation Wrong Turn, a traffic checking station at an undisclosed location in the county.

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Search warrant served at Lily Spa follow…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department served a search warrant at Lily Spa this afternoon, an establishment which in the past has been referred to as a reputed brothel.

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RRPD roundup: Monday-Wednesday reports

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

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Crestview owner buys land targeted for c…

Sandy Showalter has opted to buy the 8 acres of land she envisioned would serve as the location for expansion of Crestview Cemetery.

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Roanoke Valley crime roundup: Roanoke Ra…

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following:

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Roanoke Rapids Early College opens with …

It was back to school today as Roanoke Rapids Early College High School opened its doors to 71 students who make up the first class.

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New York man dies after darting into I-9…

A New York man died Tuesday night after darting into traffic on Interstate 95.

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Photo gallery: HCC and Littleton Nationa…

National Night Out events were held in Weldon and Littleton this evening as well as Garysburg.

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City will draft resolution opposing 125 …

Roanoke Rapids will draft a resolution in opposition to the current configuration of the proposed widening of Highway 125.

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Celestine declares innocence upon return…

Claude Luther Celestine proclaimed his innocence as he was escorted to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office for processing in a murder last month on Grant Drive.

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Darden claims '19 Roanoke Valley DYW tit…

Toni Darden was chosen as Distinguished Young Woman of Roanoke Valley for 2019.

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Halifax County crime roundup: Sheriff's …

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

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Garysburg sets National Night Out celebr…

The Garysburg Police Department, along with the departments of Gaston, Jackson, Rich Square and Woodland as well the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office, will participate in National Night Out Tuesday.

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County to draft resolution opposing curr…

Halifax County will draft a resolution opposing the current configuration of the proposed Highway 125 widening project by the state Department of Transportation.

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Theater grand opening to feature Charlie…

The Roanoke Rapids Theatre has slated a taste of the venue’s 2018 Fall Entertainment Series, with more big events to come. Tickets for many of the events will go on...

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Deadlock pulls countywide tethering ordi…

A split vote today ended a proposal of enacting a countywide ordinance which would ban the tethering of dogs.

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Oinktoberfest to help charitable causes

A joint effort between First Media Radio, Carolina Eagle Distributing, Halifax County Tourism and White Motors will bring Oinktoberfest to the American Legion in October.

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Former Enfield resident charged with ind…

The Enfield Police Department reported on Tuesday John Edward Whitaker, 61, was charged with indecent liberties with a child.

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Two face charges after pot plants discov…

Two Roanoke Rapids area men face marijuana charges after Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputies seized five marijuana plants following execution of a search warrant Tuesday off Cobler Drive.

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Murfreesboro man, two others, charged in…

A traffic stop this morning resulted in the arrest of a Murfreesboro man who had outstanding warrants based on an investigation by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

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Sanitary district reports wastewater spi…

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District had a wastewater spill Wednesday of an estimated 1,200 gallons from the wastewater collection system located at the intersection of Laurel Avenue and West Fourth...

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Two charged with refrigerator theft

Two Weldon men were charged with the theft of a refrigerator Sunday following a break-in.

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Man charged following Church Street raid

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged Wednesday following execution of a search warrant on Church Street.

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One Grant Dr. suspect nabbed in Ga.; one…

One man wanted in a July 16 murder on Grant Drive outside Roanoke Rapids has been apprehended and another remains at large.

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RRPD roundup: Heroin trafficking; child …

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

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National Night Out events planned at HCC…

National Night Out is set for Tuesday in Weldon and Littleton.

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Drug complaints lead to Church St. searc…

Roanoke Rapids Police Department narcotics investigators this afternoon executed a search warrant on Church Street as a result of an ongoing investigation.

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Man surrenders following Delta Dr. drug …

A Roanoke Rapids man surrendered to narcotics agents of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office a few hours after marijuana plants and 79 grams of harvested product were seized from his...

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HCSO seeks help in beer larceny

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a larceny at a store on Highway 158 in Littleto on July 22 in the evening...

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Drug bust leads to recovery of items in …

An investigation this morning which resulted in the arrest of a man on marijuana counts also led investigators to seize evidence tied to a break-in and larceny from a retail...

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Photo gallery: Summer Learning Program a…

The Roanoke Rapids Public Library celebrated the end of its annual Summer Learning Program with an awards ceremony this afternoon.

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RRPD roundup: Absconder arrested; hit an…

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

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Firefighters wear green to put shift lea…

Roanoke Rapids firefighters donned lime green T-shirts today to show support for a shift leader who has been diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma.

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Emporia Virginia native NASCAR driver Elliott Sadler announced Thursday morning on social media that this season will be his last full time racing season in NASCAR.

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The Roanoke Valley area High School football schedule for week one Friday August 17th. Roanoke Rapids will travel to Northampton County  Weldon will host Camden County Southeast Halifax will host North Johnston Northwest Halifax...

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Church Leage softball night two and thre…

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Jackets volleyball fall on road in seaso…

The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets Volleyball team opened their 2018 season on the road  at Granville Central Tuesday.

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YELLOW JACKETS football jamboree photo g…

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets 2018-19 football team hit Hoyle field for the first action Friday night playing host to Southampton County Virginia and North Pitt teams.

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RRHS host football jamboree Friday night

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets football team will see first action against another team this season at home Friday night as they host a three team jamboree.

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Youth Yellow Jackets football looking fo…

The Roanoke Rapids Youth Yellow Jackets Midget football, JV and Varsity are looking for players.

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Church League adult softball opens 2018 …

The Roanoke Valley Church adult softball League is finally able to hit the field and kick off it's 2018 season Tuesday night at Chockoyotte Park Newsome field.

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2018 RRHS Fall Sports schedules

Roanoke Rapids High School 2018-19 school year Fall Sports schedules released.

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Roanoke Rapids announces 2018-19 Men's S…

Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets release the 2018-19 Men's Soccer schedule.

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Roanoke Rapids announces 2018-19 footbal…

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets football schedule has been released and as of today August 6th, this is the 2018-19 season schedule.

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Halifax Community Basketball League wrap…

The Halifax Community Basketball League wrapped up it's third summer season this past Saturday at William R. Davie Middle School.

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Local softball player shines on the diam…

After coming off a successful weekend with the 8 Under Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League All-stars in the 2018 Tar Heel League State Tournament as State Champions in Shelby, Roanoke...

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Chaloner football try-out date announced

Chaloner Middle School Football tryouts start on August 13th from 7:00-8:30AM at the Chaloner football field. 

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RRHS Soccer camp wrapped up Thursday at …

The Roanoke Rapids parks and Recreation and Roanoke Rapids High School's joint Summer soccer camp finished it's four day camp this past Thursday at TJ Davis Center.

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Catch Local Sports Saturday on the airwa…

Catch some Roanoke Valley Local sports this Saturday on the All New Sports Radio 102.7FM and online at www.bigsportsradio.com. 

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Roanoke Valley 12 Under finish fifth in …

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 12 Under All Stars headed to Shelby NC this weekend to try and win the2019 Tar Heel League State Championship.

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Valley 15 Under rebound in second game t…

The undefeated Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 15 Under All-stars faced home town Shelby All-stars Sunday morning in Shelby NC at the 2018 Tar Heel League State Championship.

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Halifax Community Basketball League week…

The Halifax Community Basketball League results for week four and five reported to RRspin Sports.

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RV 15U all-stars head to State Champions…

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 15 Under All-stars earned their way to the 2018 Tar Heel League State Championship Saturday in Shelby NC.

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RRHS announce 2018 Fall sports practice/…

The Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics Program would like to announce the start of the upcoming Fall Seasons. 

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Roanoke Valley 8U all-stars win State Ch…

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 8 Under All-stars earned the 2018 Tar Heel League State Championship.

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Carolina Shine youth flag football still…

Roanoke Valley's very own Carolina Shine Youth Flag Football League held a free clinic recently to introduce the new league to the area.

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10 Under softball All-stars sitting 2-0 …

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 10 Under All-stars are in Shelby NC for the 2018 Tarheel League State Softball Tournament.

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Optimist Fun Day player of the day

This weeks Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club Summer Fun player of the day

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Washington Redskins training camp set to…

The 2018 Washington Redskins training camp kicks of Thursday July 26th at Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Va.

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Roanoke Valley 15U softball All-stars ar…

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 15 Under All-star team are in Shelby NC for the 2018 Little Tarheel League State Softball Tournament.

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Optimist Fun Day player of day

Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club Summer Fun player of the day July 18th.

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Youth football coaches meeting set

The Halifax -Northampton Midget Football League coaches will meet July 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm Location Garysburg Town Hall. 

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RRHS Athletic Signs sponoship offered

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Sports Club is once again selling individual player signs to raise funds for our athletic teams.

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15U baseball All-stars finished 4th in S…

The Roanoke Rapids 15Under Youth Baseball All-stars finished fourth for the second straight time in the 2018 Babe Ruth State Tournament. 

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Boys 13 U All-stars finish 2nd at State …

The Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association Senior League Babe Ruth 13u Allstars travelled to Swansboro this past weekend to play in the 2018 North Carolina Babe Ruth State Tournament.

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Manley changes commitment to JSC

Tyrell Manley a 2018 graduate of Northwest Collegiate & Technical Academy will continue his academic and sports career at Johnson C Smith University in Charlotte NC.

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Reminder of Roanoke Rapids Youth Soccer …

This is a reminder that the 2018 Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation/Roanoke Rapids High School Summer soccer camp deadline is Friday July 20th.

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