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Permanent markings on the way in avenue project

The next phase in the Roanoke Avenue resurfacing project is the installation of permanent paint striping, Main Street Development Director...

Council recognizes officer retirement; approves...

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday night recognized the retirement of Frankie Griffin, who served as a firefighter and then as a police...

Joyner issues statement on resignation

Halifax County 911 Center Director Heather Joyner issued a statement this morning on her decision to resign from her position Monday. Her...

Roanoke Valley crime roundup: RRPD; HCSO; WPD

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following: Roanoke Rapids Police Department Chief Bobby Martin reported Monday shortly after...

Moore member of 12U tournament runner-up Chaoes team

Roanoke Rapids twelve year old Chloe Moore was part Southern Chaos travel softball team based out of Nash County brought home second place...

News

Permanent markings on the way in avenue project

The next phase in the Roanoke Avenue resurfacing project is the installation of permanent paint...

Council recognizes officer retirement; approves...

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday night recognized the retirement of Frankie Griffin, who served...

Joyner issues statement on resignation

Halifax County 911 Center Director Heather Joyner issued a statement this morning on her decision...

Roanoke Valley crime roundup: RRPD; HCSO; WPD

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

Joyner stepping down as 911 Center director

Halifax County Manager Tony Brown confirmed this afternoon 911 Center Director Heather Joyner...

RR police, health department set forums on...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department and Halifax County Public Health System will hold two forums...

Kearney takes plea in heroin trafficking case

One man charged in a heroin trafficking case and was indicted in January took a plea last week...

Man charged in robbery of gaming business patron

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged with common law robbery after city police say he took money won...

Ceremony ushers in new era for Chaloner rec center

With a snip of the scissors, the ribbon was cut away to usher in a new era at Chaloner Recreation...

HCSO roundup: Drug search warrants, arrests

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

Photo gallery: RRFD Fire Safety Fair

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

Trooper: 14 confirmed injuries in Henrico crash

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said this evening there were 14 confirmed injuries when a...

Enfield Lions set for eighth annual horse show

The Enfield Lions Club will hold its eighth annual Enfield Horse Show at the Halifax County 4-H...

Pierce selected as Teacher Fellow for NC Equity...

Rodney D. Pierce, a former eighth-grade social studies, civics, and economics teacher at William...

Driver cited in crash causing multiple injuries

The driver of a van which overturned on River Road in Henrico Thursday has been cited by the North...

Tourism spending breaks $100 million mark in...

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that domestic visitors to and within Halifax County spent...

RRPD roundup: Driving while impaired counts

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

Commissioners turn down 911 center architectural...

On a 5-1 vote Wednesday evening, Halifax County commissioners shot down a proposal to appropriate...

News

RR police, health department set forums on discarded needles

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department and Halifax County Public Health System will hold two forums — one Wednesday and one August 29 — on how the...
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Front Page Sports

Moore member of 12U tournament runner-up Chaoes team

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Roanoke Rapids twelve year old Chloe Moore was part Southern Chaos travel softball team based out of Nash County brought home second place in the 12U Red bracket of the NCUSSSA Summer Classic in...

Lady Venom 10U "08" earn tournament second place

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The Roanoke Rapids based Lady Venom 10U "08" travel softball team traveled to Rocky Mount this past weekend to play in the USSSA Summer Classic Tournament. The Lady Venom team showed up to play on...

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of August 19th

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The following Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic events are scheduled for the week of August 19th 2019. Tuesday 8/20 1. Men's Soccer at Rocky Mount at 5pm Wednesday 8/21 1. Women's Tennis at HOME...

Jackets and Pride football teams see head to head action

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The Roanoke Rapids High school Yellow Jackets football team hosted KIPP Pride Friday night at Hoyle field for some preseason head to head action. The two teams worked several ten reps on Offense...

Halifax Academy volleyball wins season opener

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings volleyball team opened their 2019 season Monday against Ridgecroft and earned the win. Halifax won three out of four sets, Halifax won the first set 25-9, then fell...

Fourth annual Robyne Barnes Memorial softball tourney set

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It is time for the fourth annual Robyne Barnes Memorial softball tournament! Friends and family of the late Robyne St. Claire Barnes are planning the fourth fundraiser adult softball tournament....

Nash County Diamondbacks 12U travel softball team holding tryouts

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The Carolina Diamondbacks is a new 12U travel fastpitch softball team based out of the Red Oak area of Nash County is having tryouts on Saturday August 10th at 3pm at Ennis Park on field 1. The...

Former football Jackets give back to Valley youth

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Dennis “DJ” Jones Jr. a Sports Management major at Lake Erie College and Dre’ Terry an Engineering major at East Carolina University has founded their own football camp. The two former Roanoke...

Roanoke Rapids High announce Fall Sports practice dates

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Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics have announced their Fall Sports try-outs and practice start dates for the 2019 season. Below are the following sports and date:. Football: Thursday August 1 at...

Eason signs to play at St. Augustine's

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For the 24th time in program history, Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team has sent a student athlete on to the four-year level. Red Hawks guard Milequa Eason, a former...

Moore member of weekend 10U tournament champions

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Roanoke Rapids native Skyler Moore part of weekend travel softball championship team. The ten year old is a member of the 10U fast pitch softball travel team Cape Fear Storm based out of Angier. The...

RVST Rockfish close season with a second

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The Roanoke Valley Rockfish Swim Team finished out it's 2019 swim season with a second place victory in the Nash-Halifax Swim League. Under Coach Michael Lynch's tutelage, the Rockfish swimmers gave...

Obituaries

Mary Alice Bryant 'Beanie' Harlow

Mary Alice Bryant “Beanie” Harlow, 67, of Enfield, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Nash General Hospital. Beanie was born May 15, 1952, in...

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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...

Winning scratcher means...

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After years of waiting, Jeremy McLean of Roanoke Rapids can finally marry the woman of his dreams...

RRPD investigates Saturday...

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

Opinion

Shot house raid ensured responsibility, liability

It seems to us the armchair cops have a better grasp on what the real cops should be doing more...

Financial Focus: Social Security and retirement...

It might not be on your calendar, but August 14 is Social Security Day. Since it was enacted on...

Three months a diabetic

Three months a diabetic and I’m learning to cope, learning to sacrifice and learning to change....

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

July events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Preschool Storytime Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. No Poetry...

Chaloner improvements right step in fulfilling...

When we look at the overall picture, the city has done well creating the first steps in the...

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...