Pierce tapped as oral history teaching fellow

Rodney D. Pierce, an eighth grade social studies teacher at William R. Davie Middle STEM Academy, has been chosen to attend the Carolina Oral History Teaching Fellows Program in Civil Rights from Monday through Thursday on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill.

Sheriff's office gets vehicle donation, tour of remodeled Dominion building

Not only did the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office get a vehicle donated today, they got a tour of Dominion Energy’s remodeled headquarters on Vepco Street.

RRPD roundup: Chase; fugitive arrest

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Optimist League Players of the games

Roanoke Rapids Optimist League Coach Pitch and Tee-Ball Players of the games for the past four nights of games.

2018 Roanoke Rapids baseball camp in the books

The Roanoke Rapids Baseball Camp ran this week from Monday through Thursday at Doyle Field.

Planning board gives nod to Crestview CUP; takes no action on rezoning

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board will send city council a recommendation for approval of a conditional use permit which could be part of a process paving the way for an expansion of Crestview Cemetery.

Roanoke Rapids Savings, Roanoke Valley Savings to merge

Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank and Roanoke Valley Savings Bank jointly announce the signing of a definitive agreement which Roanoke Valley Savings Bank will merge with and into Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank.  

Bridge repairs, detour at Three Bridges Rd. start Monday

Starting Monday, motorists who use Three Bridges Road in Halifax County will encounter a detour while maintenance work is done on the bridge near Quankey Creek south of Roanoke Rapids.

Officers, dispatchers cited for achievements, performance

Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty honored officers and dispatchers during Tuesday night’s city council meeting.

Council honors longtime employees

Roanoke Rapids City Council and department heads honored two retirees with more than 60 years between them Tuesday night.
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Rodney D. Pierce, an eighth grade social studies teacher at William R. Davie Middle STEM Academy, has been chosen to attend the Carolina Oral History Teaching Fellows Program in Civil Rights from Monday through Thursday on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill.

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RRPD roundup: Chase; fugitive arrest

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Bridge repairs, detour at Three Bridges …

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Officers, dispatchers cited for achievem…

Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty honored officers and dispatchers during Tuesday night’s city council meeting.

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Council honors longtime employees

Roanoke Rapids City Council and department heads honored two retirees with more than 60 years between them Tuesday night.

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Council approves budget for upcoming fis…

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening unanimously approved a budget for the upcoming fiscal year which does not contain a tax increase.

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Police explore possible links between Ra…

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Man dies in Sam Powell Dairy Rd. crash

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Man wanted for fleeing from deputy surre…

A man wanted after he bolted from a patrol vehicle while handcuffed surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office late Monday night.

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Sheriff's office to resume suspect searc…

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Commissioners approve budget with tax de…

Halifax County commissioners today unanimously approved a $43,238,988 budget for the upcoming fiscal year which includes a 1-cent tax decrease.

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RRPD roundup: Homeowner detains B&E …

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Lieutenant Chris Davis:

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SAR honors city firefighters, police off…

The Halifax Resolves Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented awards to Roanoke Rapids firefighters and police officers during Tuesday’s city council meeting.

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RRGSD appoints new assistant superintend…

A familiar face will take over the role of Roanoke Rapids Graded School District  assistant superintendent.

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Photo gallery: Jr. Deputy Camp

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Jimmie Silver announced on his Facebook page today he will not continue a possible run for sheriff of Halifax County.

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Silver obtains enough signatures to get …

Jimmie Silver, who plans to run against incumbent Wes Tripp for Halifax County sheriff as an unaffiliated candidate in November, has received enough signatures his petition can be certified.

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SBI releases names of Littleton victims

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation released the names of three people found deceased in a house in Littleton Saturday.

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RRPD roundup: Card fraud; shots fired

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Autopsy pending in Littleton deaths

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SBI conducting multiple death investigat…

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is conducting a death investigation inside the Littleton town limits.

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RRHS 2018 commencement

The Roanoke Rapids High School Class of 2018 held its commencement service Friday night.

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I-95 hit and run claims life of S.C. man

A Florida man was charged Thursday in a fatal hit and run which claimed the life of a 77-year-old South Carolina man.

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City gets Reynolds grant for Chaloner im…

The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department has received a grant for the Chaloner Park Improvement Project from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem.

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RR man charged in hit and run with sanit…

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Franklin, Warren commissioners back Hali…

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Manning gets donation from State Farm ag…

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RRPD seeks assistance in cigarette larce…

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Father surrenders in S. Rosemary shootin…

One man wanted in a shooting in Roanoke Rapids Saturday surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Monday.

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Victim injured in Victory Ln. shooting

A victim was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following a shooting late Monday night on Victory Lane in Roanoke Rapids.

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Mall sale falls through

A developer who had plans to buy Becker Village Mall has backed out of the proposal, Halifax County commissioners were told at their meeting today.

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RRPD roundup: Shooting probe; counterfei…

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Task force roundup: Wanted person; blott…

The City County Drug Task Force reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris:

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A passion within her: Student bringing e…

As school gets ready to come to a close, Allyson Harden will be busy continuing her effort to bring exceptional children to the forefront.

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Lift Camp enters fourth year

Project Lift Camp begins its fourth year on June 18.

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Garysburg man charged with fentanyl poss…

A Garysburg man was charged with counts related to fentanyl possession following a Thursday traffic stop.

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RRSD lifts Gaston area boil, pressure ad…

Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District has lifted its boil advisory for consumers in the town of Gaston in Northampton County.

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Three charged in Littleton area larceny

Two men and a woman were arrested Wednesday after the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a breaking and entering in the Justice Branch Road area of Littleton.

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RRSD still eyes weekend for restoration …

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District has completed replacement of the felled section of a 12-inch water line crossing the Highway 48 bridge.

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Contest could catapult RR native's band …

Spencer Jones and his band Redhill are looking to progress their music career with a chance to open for OneRepublic.

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Proposed city budget in the air after sa…

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Hollister man faces three counts of stat…

A Hollister man was charged with three counts of statutory rape after the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office investigated a department of Social Services report on a juvenile who tested positive...

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RRPD roundup: Child injured in collision…

A child sustained a broken elbow and a severe leg injury when struck by a vehicle on Roanoke Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

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RRSD begins work on broken water line

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Construction crews on scene to fix ruptu…

Construction crews have arrived to repair a natural gas line which ruptured when an excavator struck it this morning.

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