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RRHS Athletics schedule for week of November 13th

Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics for the week of November 13th. Wednesday Swimming at Rocky Mount Friday Varsity Football at HOME vs....

Chaloner Middle school conference champions

Chaloner Middle school football team closed thier regular 2018 season out undefeated conference champions last week. 1 ST 2 ND 3 RD 4 TH...

Halifax Middle school boys win opener

Halifax Academy middle school boys team opened thier 2018-19 season on the road Tuesday night at Hobgood Axademy. The Halifax Vikings...

Roanoke Rapids soccer Conference and Region awards

Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Northern Carolina Conference Awards: ALL CONFERENCE: Carson Neal - Offensive Player of the Year...

Robbery suspects last seen fleeing toward Jackson...

Suspects in an armed robbery this afternoon were last seen fleeing toward Jackson Street Extension, according to Roanoke Rapids police...

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Robbery suspects last seen fleeing toward...

Suspects in an armed robbery this afternoon were last seen fleeing toward Jackson Street...

Students holding toy drive for exceptional...

Two students in the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District are teaming up for a toy drive to help...

RRPD roundup: Armed robbery probe; shooting...

An armed robbery investigation is underway and Roanoke Rapids police are also investigating...

Charlie Daniels Band show photo gallery at the...

The 82 year old Wilmington North Carolina born award winning Charlie Daniels and his Charlie...

Officials, theater owners celebrate venue's...

Elected officials this evening joined in congratulating Tom and Evon McLean as the Roanoke Rapids...

Veterans Day observances run through Sunday

Veterans Day observances will be held Saturday during the Roanoke Rapids Theatre ribbon-cutting...

RRHS senior scholarships top $1 million during...

It’s common for high school seniors to visit colleges this time of year to explore their options,...

RRPD roundup: Traffic stops lead to drug counts

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

Council to study tennis court repair proposals

City council will study tennis court repair cost estimates presented Wednesday night by Parks and...

Patrick named city fire chief

Jason Patrick, a nearly 22-year veteran with the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department, has been named...

Tripp: Upcoming term will be last

Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said today his upcoming term will be his last. Tripp won in a...

Coggins: From a shot at a job to retiring as chief

Roanoke Rapids Fire Chief Stacy Coggins was looking for a job when he decided to become a...

Incumbent commissioners fighting since primary...

Three incumbent Halifax County commissioners who first began their bids for reelection after...

Man opts for plea in January armed robbery

A Roanoke Rapids man who was going to face a jury for charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon...

RR man charged with fentanyl trafficking

A man who got credit for time served in a 2014 armed robbery and has court dates on nearly 30...

Man with multiple pending cases faces drug counts

A man with pending court dates throughout November, December and January was arrested Sunday...

Commissioners OK land conveyance, incentive...

Halifax County economic development officials are attempting to lure an unknown manufacturing...

208 I-95 SHUTDOWN photo gallery

The 3rd Annual I-95 SHUTDOWN car,truck and bike show filled the Roanoke Rapids Theatre parking lot...

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Veterans Day observances run through Sunday

Veterans Day observances will be held Saturday during the Roanoke Rapids Theatre ribbon-cutting and grand opening. AMVETS Post 101 will observe the...
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Front Page Sports

RRHS Athletics schedule for week of November 13th

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Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics for the week of November 13th. Wednesday Swimming at Rocky Mount Friday Varsity Football at HOME vs. East Duplin in the first round of the NCHSAA 2AA State...

Chaloner Middle school conference champions

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Chaloner Middle school football team closed thier regular 2018 season out undefeated conference champions last week. 1 ST 2 ND 3 RD 4 TH FINAL CMS 8 37 7 0 52 WMS 0 0 0 8 8 The Chaloner Middle...

Halifax Middle school boys win opener

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Halifax Academy middle school boys team opened thier 2018-19 season on the road Tuesday night at Hobgood Axademy. The Halifax Vikings defeated the Hobgood Academy Raiders 48 to 7. High scorers for...

Roanoke Rapids soccer Conference and Region awards

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Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Northern Carolina Conference Awards: ALL CONFERENCE: Carson Neal - Offensive Player of the Year Cameron Wilson Emerson Escobar Gray Draper Jake VanDam Paul...

NCHSAA release 2018-19 Football brackets

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The NCHSAA has released the 2018-19 High School Football State championship brackets and seeding. Several local teams have made the field and several are even hosting Friday November 16th's first...

Jackets fall in double overtime in 3rd round

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Men's soccer team's season came to an end Thursday night at Hoyle field. The 2A Northern Carolina Conference Champions and seeded #4 in the 2A NCHSAA...

Jackets beat Wildcats

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The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets Varsity football team closed out their reg season with a win. The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets beat The Bunn Wildcats 27-14. They Yellow Jackets finished the 2018...

GCP football wins 30-0 in one half

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The Gaston College Prep (GCP) Middle School defeats Rocky Mount Prep Wednesday night 30-0 after one half of play. Rocky Mount Prep coach asked for a forfeit at halftime and it was granted. GCP...

RRHS releases 2018-19 Basketball schedule

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Roanoke Rapids High School 2018-19 Basketball JV Boys, Varsity Girls and Varsity Boys Schedule has been released and is subject to for changes. RRHS Basketball Schedule 2018-19 Date Opponent...

Yellow Jackets advance to round three in State play-offs

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Men's soccer team advance to the third round of the 2A NCHSAA State Soccer Championship play-offs after Tuesdays win at home. The Yellow Jackets faught...

12U's finish Fall season

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The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets 12U Allstar travel baseball team finished their fall season with a 2 nd place finish in their division at the Top Gun World Series in Goldsboro this weekend. In...

Jackets Cross-Country runners finish season with State meet

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Cross Country team wrapped up their 2018 season on Saturday at the Ivey Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville, NC in the 2A Stame Championship meet....

Obituaries

Debbie Inscoe

Debbie Inscoe, 63, died November 12, 2018. The family will receive friends from 7 – 8:30 pm Thursday at Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service. The...

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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

A spirit of brotherhood, a spirit of community

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

What's happening at the library — October 2018

What's happening at the public library for October 20118 Preschool Storytime Wednesdays. at 10:30...

Congress must fix Armed Career Criminal Act

Nothing federal prosecutors do is more important than protecting our fellow Americans from...

Miss Willie's plight makes case for county...

As the attached video shows, Miss Willie the dog was kept chained outside in Halifax County for 12...

Despite ease of local access, we stand with the...

As more than 300 newspapers across the country write editorials in defense of freedom of the press...

Council errs, thwarts business expansion with...

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday erred when it turned down a rezoning request which could have...

A father's sacrifice and the search for a...

There are two stories in the aftermath of a tragic crash on Interstate 95 last week which to us...

Local elections and fairness principles

The questions we planned to ask were to be earnest. Instead, the brief conversation imploded and...

HCPHS offers water safety tips

Summer is just around the corner! Will you be going to the pool, lake, or beach? If so, it's...