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Elrod gets 197 months for '18 New Dixie heist

Kevin Earl Elrod will spend 197 months in federal prison after his sentencing today in Raleigh for the armed heist of a Roanoke Rapids...

Roanoke Valley 12U All-Stars win District...

The Roanoke Valley Grls Softball League (RVGSL) 12U All-star team played their Babe Ruth District Tournament this past weekend in Rocky...

Financial Focus: Investment strategies akin to GPS

Summer is here at last. For many people, it’s time to get the car ready for a long road trip. And with GPS-enabled smartphones, it’s now a...

Elite 40 hoops camp comes to Davie

Next Up Training Inc. will host an Elite 40 Basketball Camp on Saturday at William R. Davie S.T.E.M. Academy. Local student athletes from...

Municipal election filing starts July 8

The filing period for the November 5 municipal election will begin on July 8 at noon and end July 19 at noon in the Halifax County Board...

News

Elrod gets 197 months for '18 New Dixie heist

Kevin Earl Elrod will spend 197 months in federal prison after his sentencing today in Raleigh for...

Municipal election filing starts July 8

The filing period for the November 5 municipal election will begin on July 8 at noon and end July...

Chaloner splash pad operable; playground...

With 12 elements, including a scoop-like feature which collects water and then sends it showering...

RRPD roundup: Stolen vehicle counts; traffic stops

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to interim Chief Bobby...

Mills named county library director

Brenda Mills has been named Halifax County’s new library system director. She replaces Ginny...

BARC awards annual scholarships to Gordon, Lasky

The city’s Benevolent Awards and Recognition Committee Tuesday recognized the recipients of its...

Mushrooms, marijuana seized following Tuesday stop

A Rich Square man was arrested and charged with possession of illegal mushrooms and marijuana...

Council OKs 2019-2020 financial plan

The city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year was approved this evening by council and gives the...

Man faces arson-related counts after throwing...

A Roanoke Rapids man will have a first court appearance next month on arson-related charges which...

HCSO roundup: Cocaine, heroin arrests

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

HCSO releases images from Information Grocery...

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office today released security camera images from a May 31 robbery in...

RRPD roundup: Spontaneous speed competition;...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to interim Chief Bobby...

With budget approved, county to focus on pay issue

Halifax County commissioners today approved its budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Discussions...

Photo gallery: Market at the Mansion

Market at the Mansion, a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Halifax County, continues through...

Job fair Monday; veteran outreach fair in...

Allied Universal, a security resources company, will hold a job fair Monday at NC Works Career...

Scotland Neck takes possession of new fire engine

The Scotland Neck Fire Department took possession of its new engine this week. The truck is an...

RRPD roundup: Concealed weapon, speeding

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to interim Chief Bobby...

RRGSD seeks applicants for Briggs' seat

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Education is looking to fill the seat of member...

News

BARC awards annual scholarships to Gordon, Lasky

The city’s Benevolent Awards and Recognition Committee Tuesday recognized the recipients of its annual scholarship awards. Cora Meredith Gordon and...
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Front Page Sports

Roanoke Valley 12U All-Stars win District Championship

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The Roanoke Valley Grls Softball League (RVGSL) 12U All-star team played their Babe Ruth District Tournament this past weekend in Rocky Mount. The 12U team won their first two games Saturday sending...

Elite 40 hoops camp comes to Davie

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Next Up Training Inc. will host an Elite 40 Basketball Camp on Saturday at William R. Davie S.T.E.M. Academy. Local student athletes from Halifax, Northampton, Hertford counties, Kipp Pride, and...

Roanoke Valley 10U All-Stars win District Championship

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The Roanoke Valley Grls Softball League (RVGSL) 10U All-star team played their Babe Ruth District Tournament this past weekend in Rocky Mount. The 10U team won their first two games Saturday sending...

Optimist Club League players of the day June 18, 2019

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist Leagu t-ball and coach pitch player of the day for June 18th. Williams and son logging - Austin Brantly - Chase Williams Askew Funeral Services - Easton Heath - Logan Lynch...

RVGSL 8U earn second in District Tourney

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The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 8U RV AllStars finished runner up in the Babe Ruth District Tournament this past weekend. The girls will be heading to the Babe Ruth State Tournament in...

White Motors RVYSA 8U Spring soccer Champions

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The U8 Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Association (RVYSA) Soccer Championship game took place on April 28th Sunday with Team White Motors winning over Merritt Piping and Fabrication by a score of 3-0....

Lady Venom 14U wins State tournament in Clayton

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The Roanoke Rapids based Lady Venom 14U travel softball team played in the USSSA State tournament in Clayton this past weekend and earned the 1st place hardware. The 14U Venom went 2-0 in pool play...

Local Teen to Compete in Kyokushin Karate Championships in New York

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Local Kyokushin Karate fighter Christian Buffaloe is scheduled to compete in the Japan sponsored "2019 Kyokushin Karate AAOC Knockdown Championships" in New York City on June 22nd. This elite...

Recent Optimist League players of the day

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist Leagu t-ball and coach pitch player of the day for the past few nights of games. Monday June17th. Askew Funeral Services - Tyler Etheridge Mike Upton Davis Body Shop - Evan...

HCMS firecracker I-95 showdown set

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1st Annual Firecracker I-95 Showdown Weekend, July 5th- July 6th Halifax County Motor Speedway is proud to present the 1st Annual Firecracker Showdown Weekend featuring the I-95 Challenge series....

Halifax County Motor Speedway results and photos from June 15th races

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Halifax County Motor Speedway results from Saturday June 15th event. I-95 Late Model Challenge Series 1) Michael Rouse 2) Michael Batten 3) Matthew Bissette 4) Shawn Sewell 5) Ethan Wilson 6) Shawn...

Optimist Club League players of the day

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club T-ball and Coach Pitch League players of the day. Coach Pitch Askew Funeral Services - Clayton Massey Williams and Son Logging- Austin Taylor TBall Merritt Plumbing -...

Obituaries

Martha L. Sadler

Martha L. Sadler, 66, died Friday, June 14, 2019, in Chesapeake, VA. Martha was born, February 9, 1953, in Portsmouth, VA. She will have a graveside...

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RRPD investigates Saturday...

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Roanoke Rapids police are conducting a murder investigation following a shooting Saturday night in...

Car dealership owner faces...

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A Roanoke Rapids car dealership owner faces multiple fraud counts following an investigation by...

Store clerk shot in early...

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A store clerk is in surgery as of this report after being shot during an early morning armed...

Opinion

Financial Focus: Investment strategies akin to GPS

Summer is here at last. For many people, it’s time to get the car ready for a long road trip. And...

Financial Focus: Different strategies for...

To achieve any of your financial objectives, you need to save and invest – that much is clear. But...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

June events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Pre-School Storytime Wednesdays @ 10:30 am Poetry...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

May events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Pre-School Storytime Wednesdays @ 10:30 am Library...

Financial Focus: Investment tips for single women

If you’re a single woman, most of your financial challenges and aspirations may resemble those of...

In a harrowing personal crisis, love, compassion...

Over the past several weeks I’ve had to step away from one of the things I love doing — informing...

The absurdity of college basketball loyalties

We find the basketball obsession in North Carolina kind of absurd. While we’re North Carolina born...

Cornerstone Connection: Students celebrate Seuss...

Cornerstone Christian School had some exciting visitors recently. The Cat in the Hat and Thing 1...

Financial Focus: When you should see a financial...

It can be challenging to achieve your financial objectives. Fortunately, you don’t have to go it...