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Man under monitoring sought for resisting, cutting...

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who on February 8 left his residence on Roper Springs Road in the Littleton area...

RRPD roundup: Assault; blotter entries

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to interim Chief Bobby Martin: On Tuesday at approximately 11:59...

Church League opening night results

The Roanoke Rapids are church league basketball league started it's 2019 season Tuesday night. League results from Tuesday February 20th....

Caledonia supervisor among 12 honored by DPS

A Caledonia Correctional Institution employee was among the dozen North Carolina Division of Prisons staff members honored by the state...

HCSO roundup: Vehicle assault; B&E arrest

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall: A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged...

News

Man under monitoring sought for resisting,...

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who on February 8 left his residence on...

RRPD roundup: Assault; blotter entries

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

Caledonia supervisor among 12 honored by DPS

A Caledonia Correctional Institution employee was among the dozen North Carolina Division of...

HCSO roundup: Vehicle assault; B&E arrest

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:...

Main Street sets record for private investment

Main Street Roanoke Rapids set record numbers in terms of private investment during from July of...

Wednesday delays

Here are the known delays for Wednesday: Cornerstone Christian delayed until 9:30 a.m. Gaston...

Ledgerwood could benefit from land donation

City council this evening agreed to accept a donation of land from JAECO Properties, a company in...

County accepts state grants for three expansion...

Halifax County commissioners Monday night accept three One North Carolina Fund grants for the...

RRPD roundup: Domestic assault; man chews pot...

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

Beale remembered for love of city

Former Roanoke Rapids police chief and Mayor Drewery Beale died Sunday after a sustained illness....

Half marathon trophies pay homage to canal history

Trophies for the Roanoke Canal Half Marathon are being made one by one and will pay tribute to the...

Man wanted by Weldon PD surrenders

A man wanted by Weldon police surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office this afternoon....

Weldon PD seeks man who fled after stop

Weldon police are looking for a Roanoke Rapids man who ran from just as he was about to be...

Man charged in Thursday, December cigarette...

A Weldon man was charged Thursday with larceny of more than $2,000 worth of cigarettes from a...

Supper stroll promotes avenue businesses, arts...

A limited number of tickets are on sale for an opportunity to try Irish cuisine and stroll Roanoke...

RRPD roundup: Misuse of 911; blotter entries

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

Holyfield and son to attend theatre boxing matches

Four-time heavyweight boxing champion of the world, Evander Holyfield, will be at The Roanoke...

HCSO contributed to fed indictment, sentence of...

A Halifax County Sheriff’s Office investigation of an Enfield sweepstake robbery in 2016 helped...

News

Wednesday delays

Here are the known delays for Wednesday: Cornerstone Christian delayed until 9:30 a.m. Gaston College Preparatory on a two-hour delay Gingerbread...
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Front Page Sports

Church League opening night results

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The Roanoke Rapids are church league basketball league started it's 2019 season Tuesday night. League results from Tuesday February 20th. Calvary 60 Rosemary 52 South Rosemary 69 Church of GOD 39...

ACC Barnstorming Tour headed to Brunswick Academy

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The ACC Barnstorming Tour an it's 2019 ACC All-Star basketball Seniors will make a stop to the area April 12th at Brunswick Academy in Virginia to take on Brunswick Academy and area players in a...

Spring youth soccer deadline February 22nd

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The Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Association (RVYSA) is taking 2019 Spring registration until February 22nd. If you were registered in the Fall of 2018 you do not to resign up. Please contact...

Youth baseball registration open, evaluations set

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The 2019 Youth baseball season registration process for the Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association (RRYBA) opened up February 1st and will run through March 16th for ages 7-15. Registration forms...

NCISAA State playoffs set and tipoff Tuesday

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The North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association State Basketball Championship brackets have been set and tipoff Tuesday. 1A Boys Northeast Academy (9-12) at Cresset Christian School (8-8)...

Chargers win all three games on senior night

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Senior Night in Charger Land ended with three wins for the hosts Friday night at Weldon High School against KIPP Pride High What better way to honor the seniors than with all three Weldon High...

Kayrisma Harrison hit her 1000th point Friday night

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Weldon High School Lady Charger Kayrisma Harrison Scored her 1,000th Varsity Career Basketball Point Friday night at Weldon against KIPP Pride. Kayrisma Harrison yearly scoring: Year. Points...

Lady Vikings win CIC Tournament

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The Halifax Academy #1 seed Lady Vikings basketball team beat #3 seed St. Thomas More Saturday afternoon 47-41 to win the Coastal Independent Conference Tournament Championship. Halifax Stats:...

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings headed to CIC championship

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings basketball team beat Rocky Mount Academy Friday afternoon 42-31 to advane to Saturday's Coastal Independent Conference Tournament Championship. #1 seed Halifax will...

Chargers handled NCCP this past Hump Day

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Well instead of this HUMP DAY being just another Wednesday, some basketball fans came out to Weldon to see another Charger game filled with threes, thrills and some awesome cheers. This past...

Jackets qualify for Eastern Regionals in wrestling

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The Roanoke Rapids Wrestling Team has qualified for the Eastern Regionals Wrestling Tournament Friday and Saturday February 8th and 9th at Croatan High School. Friday events starts at 5:00 pm and...

Minnie Mite Champions

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The Roanoke Valley Community Health Initiative girls Minnie Mites basketball team finished in the Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation league regular season champions and tounament champions. The...

Obituaries

Lizzie Mageline Dickens Tritt

Lizzie Mageline Dickens Tritt, 96, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at Liberty Commons. Lizzie was born December 8, 1922,...

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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...

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...

Absconder charged in two...

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A man listed by the state as an absconder has been arrested for the September 26 robbery of the...

Opinion

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...

That type of clientele?

And we all know the people Dollar General draws in. Many blocks from that type of clientele. Yes,...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

February events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Preschool Storytime, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m....

Financial Focus: What's behind the price swings?

What’s going on with the financial markets? Specifically, what’s behind the price swings of the...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

January events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library New Year Holiday Closure Tuesday, January 1...

Thanks for making Christmas for Kids a success

The Roanoke Rapids Police Club, Roanoke Rapids Firemen’s Club along with the Roanoke Rapids police...

Thank you, Mrs. Tippett

Over our time in Roanoke Rapids it has been a source of joy. In times when we weren’t in the...

A spirit of brotherhood, a spirit of community

We have always understood the special bond firefighters have and we also understand the way our...