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RRPD roundup: Vandalism update; shoplifting arrest

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to interim Chief Bobby Martin: On Tuesday shortly after 6 a.m.,...

Fifth and Hamilton to become four-way stop

The intersection of Fifth and Hamilton streets will soon become a four-way stop. This decision comes after city council Tuesday night...

City budget now ready for public hearing

Roanoke Rapids city department heads have made cuts following budget work sessions to bring a balanced financial plan for the upcoming...

Police interviewing possible suspects in RRHS B&E,...

Roanoke Rapids police are in the process of interviewing possible suspects and reviewing video footage following a breaking and entering...

Vandals cause significant damages at RRHS

Damages from vandalism at Roanoke Rapids High School are initially estimated to be close to $4,000 and could be more following a thorough...

News

RRPD roundup: Vandalism update; shoplifting arrest

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

Fifth and Hamilton to become four-way stop

The intersection of Fifth and Hamilton streets will soon become a four-way stop. This decision...

City budget now ready for public hearing

Roanoke Rapids city department heads have made cuts following budget work sessions to bring a...

Police interviewing possible suspects in RRHS...

Roanoke Rapids police are in the process of interviewing possible suspects and reviewing video...

Vandals cause significant damages at RRHS

Damages from vandalism at Roanoke Rapids High School are initially estimated to be close to $4,000...

Proposed county budget contains no tax increase

Halifax County Manager Tony Brown gave his budget message today, presenting commissioners a...

County begins steps to sell Home Health & Hospice

Commissioners today began the process to sell Home Health and Hospice of Halifax. “This starts the...

Two face charges in separate child sex offense...

Two Halifax County men have been charged in separate cases involving indecent liberties with...

Seniors lauded at RRHS Awards Day

More than $4.1 million in scholarships were awarded today to Roanoke Rapids High School seniors at...

Davie students earn honorable mention in NPR...

A team of students from William R. Davie Middle STEM Academy in Halifax County recently earned an...

Weldon PD roundup: Traffic stops; fight call

The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chris Davis: Thursday...

Headlight out leads to arrest, citation

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

RRGSD honors teachers, staff at Excellence awards

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District hosted its third annual Celebration of Excellence...

Campaign for Move Over Law awareness underway

A nationwide campaign to raise awareness of the Move Over Law is underway to coincide with...

Roanoke Valley drug roundup: RRPD and HCSO arrests

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department and Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following...

Thompson receives Crawley scholarship for full...

Another Roanoke Valley student has been awarded the Ethel Crawley Scholarship. Christian Thompson...

Man charged on unauthorized use, outstanding...

An Enfield man was arrested this morning on a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and...

Avenue ADA compliance work continues

Contractors continue to work on making selected intersections in the Roanoke Rapids business...

News

Proposed county budget contains no tax increase

Halifax County Manager Tony Brown gave his budget message today, presenting commissioners a proposed $43,682,546 financial plan which contains no...
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Front Page Sports

Lady Vikings finish as 2A NCISAA State Softball runner-ups

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings softball team wrapped up their 2018-19 season this past Friday and Saturday in the the double elimination 2A NCISAA State Championship playoffs. The Lady Vikings...

RRHS Athletic Awards Tuesday night

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Awards will be on Tuesday May 21. There will be a meal for all athletes and parents from 5:30-6:30pm in the school cafeteria. The Awards presentation will...

10Under Venom earn second place

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Last Saturday the Roanoke Rapids based travel softball Lady Venom fastpitch 10ubder team traveled to Rocky Mount for their 2nd tournament of the season. The Lady Venom team fought through a day of...

Given's Dance 40th year of Dance in the Valley Saturday

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The Given’s Dance Studio will celebrate it's 40th Year of dancing in the Roanoke Valley this Saturday, May 18 at The Centre at Halifax Community College at 2:00p.m. Their competition team, Dance...

Halifax Academy softball advances in the 2A NCISAA State Softball playoffs

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Halifax Academy Lady Vikings softball team, seeded #2 in the 2A NCISAA State Softball Championship play-offs defeated #7 seed The Oakwood School Lady Eagles 9-0 in the first round Tuesday afternoon...

Allen earns All-Region team in Senior year at ECU

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1Roanoke Rapids High School Alumni Brianna Allen, who recentley graduated from East Carolina University was just names NCSA South Atlantic All-Region Team, Allen who just graduated from ECU and...

Halifax softball close regular season and host 1st round NCISAA State playoffs Today

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings softball team closed their 2018-19 regular season out this past Thursday on the road beating Parrott Academy 6-3 and host the 1st round of the NCISAA State Playoffs...

Halifax, Hobgood and Northeast have teams playing in NCISAA State tournament

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Area Halifax Academy, Northeast Academy and Hobgood Academy all have a team playing in the NCISAA State Championship play-offs. Northeast Acdemy was the only area baseball team making the NCISAA...

RRHS hosting two 1st round NCHSAA State Playoff tonight

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Roanoke Rapids High School will be hosting two first round NCHSAA State Playoff games tonight Tuesday May 7th. The NCHSAA has set the ticket price for each game at $7. They also only allow NCHSAA...

Halifax Academy soccer honor seniors

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings women's soccer team enjoyed a senior night victory Monday by beating The Epiphany School from New Bern. The Lady Vikings won by a score of 6-1 to improve their...

RRHS Snyder committs to play at Penn State-Harrisburg

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Roanoke Rapids High School Senior Volleyball player Alyssa Snyder recently committed to play college volleyball at Penn State-Harrisburg next year. Picture attached: Seated (left to right): Brother...

RRHS VanDam committs to play at Wake Tech

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Roanoke Rapids High School Senior Baseball player Jake Van Dam recently committed to play college baseball at Wake Tech next year. Coach Mark Snead stated, "Jake has worked extremely hard the last...

Obituaries

Robert 'Buddy' Michael High

Robert “Buddy” Michael High Buddy went home to be with the Lord on May 19, 2019. He was a loving husband, Daddy, Granddaddy, Brother, Uncle, and...

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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

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...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

March events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Preschool Storytime Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Poetry...

Financial Focus: A professional team can help...

As you work toward achieving your goals in life, you will need to make moves that contain...

Cornerstone Connection: Student advances to...

Congratulations are in order to Joanna Duhadaway, a junior at Cornerstone Christian School. Joanna...