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RRHS Alumnus air weekly Sports Podcast

Roanoke Rapids High school Alumnus Spencer Hargrove 2017 and Ridge Simmons 2016 are back on the soundwaves. Hargrove and Simmons use to...

Brothers sought in Windchase shooting death

Two brothers from Roanoke Rapids are wanted in the January 16 shooting death of a 36-year-old man at Windchase Apartments....

HCSO roundup: Crack swallowed; clerk surrenders

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris: On Thursday at approximately 5 p.m., agents...

HCHD reports 70 deaths related to novel coronavirus

The death toll in Halifax County related to the novel coronavirus is at 70 as the health department reported two additional today. The...

Rural Health Group honors legacy of Hedgpeth

Rural Health Group is remembering the legacy of longtime board member Thomas Hedgpeth who died last Thursday at the age of 95. Hedgpeth...

News

Brothers sought in Windchase shooting death

Two brothers from Roanoke Rapids are wanted in the January 16 shooting death of a 36-year-old man...

HCSO roundup: Crack swallowed; clerk surrenders

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris: On...

HCHD reports 70 deaths related to novel...

The death toll in Halifax County related to the novel coronavirus is at 70 as the health...

Rural Health Group honors legacy of Hedgpeth

Rural Health Group is remembering the legacy of longtime board member Thomas Hedgpeth who died...

Halifax Co. adds 46 new positives, one related...

The Halifax County Health Department today added 46 new positive cases of COVID-19 and one...

Two related deaths bring total to 67 in Halifax...

The Halifax County Health Department today reported two additional related deaths to the novel...

Burchell named Halifax Cooperative Extension...

North Carolina State University has named Beth Burchell as Halifax County’s new cooperative...

RRPD roundup: Stolen vehicle sought; drug counts

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Bobby Martin: This...

March sentencing set for woman in massive...

A March 2 sentencing date has been set for a woman who pleaded guilty in November to counts...

Council approves modifications to theater...

With restrictions set by the COVID-19 pandemic shuttering activity at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre,...

Three additional related deaths bring Halifax...

After no report on Monday due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the Halifax County Health...

Charges lodged stemming from stop which...

The four people charged in a Monday morning murder on the outskirts of Roanoke Rapids now face...

RRPD seeks person who stole headlight sets from...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a person who...

Four face murder charges after body found in...

A traffic stop in Roanoke Rapids early this morning led to the discovery of a body in the trunk of...

Shooting death victim identified as Roanoke...

Police have identified the victim of a late Saturday night shooting as a 36-year-old Roanoke...

Photo gallery: SCLC eighth annual MLK...

The Roanoke Valley Southern Christian Leadership Conference with members of the Alpha Phi Alpha...

RRPD investigating Saturday night shooting death

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a shooting death which occurred at Windchase...

Additional related death from RR area brings...

An additional death related to the novel coronavirus is from the Roanoke Rapids area ZIP code,...

Woman faces cocaine counts following traffic stop

A Roanoke Rapids woman faces cocaine counts following a traffic stop Wednesday in the area of...

Notice dismisses action against Hasty in his...

Former Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty is no longer being sued as an individual in a...

Traffic stop yields 5 pounds of pot, ecstasy, cash

Two men from the Eastern Shore area of Virginia were arrested and charged after a Halifax County...

Death toll related to COVID-19 stands at 61 in...

The Halifax County Health Department today reported two additional deaths related to COVID-19,...

City hall to temporarily close this evening...

Beginning today, J. Reuben Daniel City Hall will temporarily close to the public at 5 p.m. City...

Wreath-laying at King Park begins MLK observances

The Roanoke Valley Southern Christian Leadership Conference will observe its eighth annual...

Two additional related deaths bring county total...

Two additional deaths related to the novel coronavirus within the Roanoke Rapids area ZIP code...

Man faces aggravated possession, other counts...

A Roanoke Rapids man faces marijuana charges following a stop Tuesday for a window tint violation....

Valley crime roundup: RRPD; HCSO; Weldon reports

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following: Roanoke Rapids Police Department Chief...

Council tables resolution supporting 1-cent...

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday evening tabled a proposed resolution supporting a 1-cent sales...

RRGSD to remain virtual through March 16

With more students and staff testing positive for COVID-19, RRGSD Board of Trustees voted this...

Remaining Judicial 6 district courts reopening...

The remaining district courts in Judicial District 6 will resume operations next Tuesday. Those...

Vaccinations continue Wednesday, Thursday for 1A...

COVID-19 vaccinations will be offered at Halifax Community College Building 700 Wednesday, and...

Cumulative positives since March at 3,500 in...

The total cumulative positive cases of COVID-19 in Halifax County since March is now at 3,500, the...

Man charged in overdose death wanted for...

A man who was charged last month in a June overdose death is wanted by the Halifax County...

District court in Halifax to resume next Tuesday

Judicial officials in Halifax County plan to resume operations for district court effective...

County adds 172 new cases, 3 more related deaths

Halifax County is now averaging around 60 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus a day,...

Second person charged in Enfield shooting death

A second person has been charged in a December 21 shooting death which occurred outside an Enfield...

News

Two related deaths bring total to 67 in Halifax County

The Halifax County Health Department today reported two additional related deaths to the novel coronavirus which brings the total to 67. This...
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Front Page Sports

RRHS Alumnus air weekly Sports Podcast

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Roanoke Rapids High school Alumnus Spencer Hargrove 2017 and Ridge Simmons 2016 are back on the soundwaves. Hargrove and Simmons use to help bring you RRHS Football on Friday nights being part of...

Jackets Men’s soccer practice set to start

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Roanoke Rapids High School men's soccer practice starts Monday January 11th. Practice starts at 3pm on the Belmont practice field. Bring your own water, your own mask and all necessary paperwork.

Roanoke Rapids Lady Jackets volleyball wins

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The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets volleyball team opened their season on the road with a win. Roanoke Rapids Girls Volleyball beat Granville Central in three sets Wednesday 25-22, 25-15 and...

Hudomint wins Cross Country 1A State Championship

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Halifax Academy's Morgan Hudomint won the 1A State Championship as the Halifax Academy Cross Country teams competed at McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte, NC, on Thursday, October 29, 2020. On this...

Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day July 30th

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Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day July 30th. Merrritt Piping - Chase Hastey Monquer Mobil Homes - Jaxson Whitby Bushy Tail Fox - Georgie Manning D & D Garage - Emry Paris Wreen...

Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day July 28th

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day for Tuesday July 28th. Moncure Mobil Homes - Harlen Grubb Merritt Piping - Leeson Collier D&D Garage - Hunter Coker Wrenn Sports...

Yellow Jackets midget football revised registration

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Registration for Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets Midget Football is underway. A revised registration form can be found at this link

Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day July 23rd

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day for Tuesday July 23rd and photo gallery. Wrenn Sports Graphics & Screen Printing - Easton Short Rightmeyer Machine Rentals - Dean...

Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day July 21st

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day for Tuesday July 21st. Bushy tail fox preserve - Avery Moseley D and D garage- Holden Wells Merrit Piping - Mason Davis Moncure...

Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day July 16th

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day for Tuesday July 16th. Rightmyer Machine Rentals - Alvayah Barnes Wrenn Sports Graphics & Screen Printing - Camden Keeter Merritt...

Yellow Jackets midget football registration open

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Registration for Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets Midget Football is underway. The sign-up fees may be lower than what are printed on the registration form, which can be downloaded at this link .

Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day for Tuesday July 14th. Rightmeyer Machine Rentals - Daniel Johnston Wrenn Sports Graphics & Screen Printing - Kade Rightmeyer D...

Obituaries

Gary Thomas Medlin

Gary Thomas Medlin of Roanoke Rapids, NC, beloved husband, father, coach, and triathlete passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family,...

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Police investigate two...

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The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating two robberies which occurred Tuesday — one a...

Truck driver shot, killed in...

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A Halifax truck driver was shot and killed late Monday night in the parking lot of the Gaston...

RRPD investigates Saturday...

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

Opinion

Let's talk real estate: Financially prepare to...

So, you are ready to buy a new home, but you are not sure of where to start. While it can be an...

Continue to remember the principles set by Dr....

As we approach the celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. we cannot help...

Remain safe while remaining warm

Picture yourself around a warm fire in your fireplace on a cold winter day. This is normally a...

Twenty-one months a diabetic: A Christmas carol

When people ask me what’s on my Christmas gift list I honestly and sincerely say nothing. And,...

Financial Focus: Investment lessons from 2020

As the year draws to a close, it’s fair to say that we’ve all learned something about the social,...

The Weldon Advocate: Photoshoot to promote the...

In late October, Kelly Barber, with the Small Business Center at Halifax Community College called...

Charitable contributions a great way to receive...

There is no doubt that the United States Tax Code is complicated. It may even be tougher to...

Financial Focus: How to improve your tax situation

As 2020 draws to a close, you might wonder how you can improve your tax situation — especially in...

Thoughts on gratitude from HCS superintendent

As we near the close of another year in Halifax County Schools during this pandemic, we are...

The Weldon Advocate: Great treasures downtown

For a while now, I have had this idea of promoting Downtown Weldon as a destination for treasuring...

Financial Focus: Year-end financial moves

We’re nearing the end of 2020 – and for many of us, it will be a relief to turn the calendar page...

Fifteen minutes and fear of dependency: A...

The worst fear should I have tested positive this morning was the fear of losing my independence...

Financial Focus: How to dodge financial missteps

When you retire, you’ve learned a lot about all sorts of things, helping you avoid some of the...

HCS turning challenges into opportunities

As a child growing up in a single-parent home, I know first-hand what it’s like to not have. My...

Financial Focus: Make the most of your 401(k)

You won’t see any greeting cards celebrating it, and it’s not likely to be on your calendar, but...

City could lose millions through Census...

Currently, Roanoke Rapids is severely undercounted in the 2020 Census. We are on track to lose...

Follow-up letter on Daniel's tablet

Editor’s note: According to the agenda for Monday morning’s upcoming Halifax County Board of...

Financial Focus: Create strategies to help...

Like most people, you probably have many financial goals: a comfortable retirement, long...