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Halifax Academy Varsity girls basketball team sit...

'The Halifax Acadmey Lady Vikings are 5-3 overall going into Tuesday December 10th's home game. Previous game info reported to RRspin....

Halifax man charged with burning school building

A Halifax man was charged on counts related to a fire he reportedly started at Andrew Jackson School Friday morning. The former school,...

Jackets JV boys and Girls remain undefeated, while...

Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets traveled to Northwest Halifax Friday night. The JV Jackets boys team remained undefeated beating...

First Baptist, Concrete Rose among parade winners

First Baptist Church won first place in the church float category of Sunday’s Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade . The city’s parks and...

PD investigates crimes at cellular stores

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating two crimes which occurred at cellular service stores. Investigator Hayden Marshall...

News

Halifax man charged with burning school building

A Halifax man was charged on counts related to a fire he reportedly started at Andrew Jackson...

First Baptist, Concrete Rose among parade winners

First Baptist Church won first place in the church float category of Sunday’s Roanoke Rapids...

PD investigates crimes at cellular stores

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating two crimes which occurred at cellular...

Photo gallery: 2019 Roanoke Rapids Christmas...

The 2019 Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade made its way down Roanoke Avenue this afternoon. The...

Littleton Christmas Parade photo gallery

The 2019 Littleton Christmas Parade photo gallery frpm Saturday. Photos by Randy Wrenn...

Photo gallery: Christmas at 1026

Main Street Roanoke Rapids and the city’s parks and recreation department teamed up Friday for...

City man faces meth trafficking counts

A Roanoke Rapids man faces meth trafficking counts following a traffic stop Friday evening and...

Northampton seeks info on string of robberies

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in recent robberies...

Rural Health plans celebration for HRMC clinic

Rural Health Group announced its plans today to host a ribbon-cutting and grand re-opening...

HCC enters Nurse-Family Partnership program

Halifax Community College (HCC) has successfully secured grant funding for a Nurse-Family...

Parade honors Foster; tree-lighting gallery

This year’s Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade, which steps off Sunday at 2 p.m. on Roanoke Avenue,...

Fire causes damages to Wendy's

Fire caused an estimated $50,000 in damages to Wendy’s on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway Thursday...

RRPD roundup: Tax preparers charged; blotter...

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

Three charged in Tuesday armed robbery

Enfield police arrested and charged three people in a Tuesday evening armed robbery. Captain Chuck...

City kicks off holiday festivities tonight

The city of Roanoke Rapids kicks off its Christmas celebrations tonight with the annual...

Groundbreaking signals start of Keys plaza

Ground was officially broken Wednesday at the future site of the Sarah Keys public art project at...

Summey files for district judge seat

Jamal Summey, an attorney and former prosecutor, has filed for district court judge. He is running...

HCC holds graduation for two EMT classes

Halifax Community College (HCC) recently held a graduation ceremony for students who completed two...

News

Photo gallery: Christmas at 1026

Main Street Roanoke Rapids and the city’s parks and recreation department teamed up Friday for Christmas at 1026 on the avenue. Children got a...
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Front Page Sports

Halifax Academy Varsity girls basketball team sit 5-3 on the season

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'The Halifax Acadmey Lady Vikings are 5-3 overall going into Tuesday December 10th's home game. Previous game info reported to RRspin. Game 1 November 13 - Halifax beat Lawrence Academy 50-9 Leading...

Jackets JV boys and Girls remain undefeated, while boys lose in OT

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Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets traveled to Northwest Halifax Friday night. The JV Jackets boys team remained undefeated beating Northwest 64-61 and are 3-0 overall. Roanoke Rapids Leading...

Chaloner Middle school basketball open season with split

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The Chaloner Middle school boys and girls basketball teams opened their season off Wednesday on the road at Weldon Middle. The boys fell while the girls won. The Chaloner Boys team fell to Weldon...

Shields awarded the Dick Knox Distinguished award

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On October 16, 2019, The North Carolina Athletic Official’s Association presented the DICK KNOX Distinguished Service Award to Donald Shields. Shields, a resident of Scotland Neck, NC has 2...

Williams earns third double-double this season

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ASHLAND, Va. – Four different Yellow Jackets tallied double-digits Tuesday night as Randolph-Macon Women's Basketball grabbed a 96-50 victory against Old Dominion Athletic Conference foe Eastern...

New Day Fitness donates equipment to High school

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Tammy Crowley-Deloatch from New Day Fitness in Roanoke Rapids has recently purchased new equipment for her gym. To make room for the new equipment, Crowley-Deloatch has donated some workout...

Jacket students vs faculty volleyball match set for Friday

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The Roanoke Rapids High School SkillsUSA students are hosting their "2nd Annual Roanoke Rapids High School Students vs Faculty" volleyball match Friday night December 6th at 5:00PM to help raise...

Former Charger earns All-Tournament at NC Wesleyan

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Kayrisma Harrison was named to The All Tournament Team as the NC WESLEYAN Women Basketball Team Won The Jean Edge Classic Tournament this weekend. The NC Wesleyan College women's basketball team...

Wrestler Jackets open season with win at home

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets wrestlers won their opening match against Granville Central 46-24 Wednesday night at the "HIVE".. Yellow Jackets result by weight class: 220 Payton...

Williams earns double-double in Tuesday's loss

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Randolph-Macon senior Kelly Williams ( Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy) tallied a double-double in just thirteen minutes of play Tuesday night, grabbing 11 rebounds to go with her 11 point total....

RAGE Wrestling returns to Roanoke Rapids High School gym

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RAGE Wrestling Warriors returns to action this Saturday, November 23rd at the Roanoke Rapids High School Gym for a very special fundraiser for the Roanoke Rapids Police Club’s “Christmas for the...

Jackets open season at home hosting Northwest Halifax

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets tipped off their 2019-20 basketball season Tuesday night at home hosting the Northwest Halifax Vikings. JV Boys Roanoke Rapids outlasted the Vikings and...

Obituaries

Richard T. Sneed

Richard T. Sneed, 92, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019 surrounded by his family. Richard was born to the late Truman and Nonnie Sneed 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

Big changes coming to Lakeland

As another year and theater season draws to a close, the Board of Directors and staff extend best...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

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

Financial Focus: Invest in your family and...

Why do you invest? For many people, here’s the answer: “I invest because I want to enjoy a...

Shopping local a win-win for community

With the holiday shopping season beginning to ramp up, I want to emphasize to our citizens how...

Financial Focus: Making money last during...

It’s probably safe to say that many of us are concerned about having enough money to cover our...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

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

The slow procession to the hope of healing

From the window of my friends’ van I watched as we made our way in a slow procession to Cedarwood....

Remember Chief Hawkins by honoring his legacy

There’s no need to ask why any longer. We will never know, or even understand, the answers....

Financial Focus: What an advisor can do for you

What does investing mean to you? If the word makes you think of transactions – buying or selling...