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IRS, US attorney warn of scams as filing deadline...

The Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina...

RRGSD holds Celebration of Excellence awards...

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District hosted its fourth annual Celebration of Excellence virtually this year to honor the district’s...

Abandoned house fire deemed suspicious

Gaston police Chief C.L. Dixon confirmed this morning a report by Gaston Fire-Rescue-EMS that a fire at an abandoned house is of a...

Health department reports another spike in positive...

The Halifax County Health Department today is reporting for the first time 10 or more positive cases of the novel coronavirus for three...

RRStrong quick action grant application deadline...

The application period for quick action grants for businesses through RRStrong funding ends Sunday. Up to $1,000 in funds will be awarded...

News

IRS, US attorney warn of scams as filing...

The Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for...

RRGSD holds Celebration of Excellence awards...

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

Abandoned house fire deemed suspicious

Gaston police Chief C.L. Dixon confirmed this morning a report by Gaston Fire-Rescue-EMS that a...

Health department reports another spike in...

The Halifax County Health Department today is reporting for the first time 10 or more positive...

RRStrong quick action grant application deadline...

The application period for quick action grants for businesses through RRStrong funding ends...

Man stabbed to death following parking lot...

A 55-year-old Roanoke Rapids man was stabbed to death Wednesday evening following a disturbance...

Health department reports 'significant' two-day...

The Halifax County Health Department today is reporting what its Director Bruce Robistow termed as...

Council agrees to third modification of theater...

With its taxes paid, Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday night allowed G&T Holdings, owners of the...

Fairwood figured prominently in bowling alley...

Fairwood Lanes figured prominently in a lawsuit filed against Governor Roy Cooper by the Bowling...

Halifax County Covid-19 update: Trend line shows...

As of midnight Monday the Halifax County Health Department is aware of 2,002 confirmed tests...

Bowling set to return to Fairwood Wednesday...

Fairwood Lanes is set to reopen for bowling Wednesday after a state judge ruled today they could...

Monday collision claims life of Roanoke Rapids man

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol continues its investigation into a Monday night collision...

Vaught remembered as man who 'exemplified service'

They came to Halifax Monday evening to honor a friend, a brother in law enforcement and a devoted...

Downward trend continues in Halifax County

The impact of the Fourth of July weekend on the number of positive novel coronavirus cases, if...

RRPD roundup: Chase; absconder found under bed

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

Photo gallery: Junior Deputy Camp

Summer camps at the 4-H Rural Life Center are underway and campers and staff are observing social...

Dominion, Duke cancel Atlantic Coast Pipeline...

Dominion Energy and Duke Energy today announced the cancelation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline due...

Vidant cancer pharmacy gets ACHC accreditation

Vidant Health announced today its Cancer Center Specialty Pharmacy at Vidant Medical Center has...

Three months in, COVID-19 cumulative positives...

On March 27, the Halifax County Health Department reported the first positive case of the novel...

Board chair encourages Halifax residents to...

Halifax County Board of Commissioners Chairman Vernon Bryant is encouraging residents to complete...

July 3, 2020

July 3, 2020 J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800...

Notice of meeting: Roanoke Rapids City Council,...

The regular Roanoke Rapids City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 5:15 p.m....

HCC: PT Temporary Medical Screener

HALIFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE invites applications for the position of: PT Temporary Medical Screener...

COVID-19 positive trend line remains downward in...

As of midnight Tuesday the Halifax County Health Department is aware of 1,928 confirmed tests for...

Tuesday Halifax County COVID-19 update

As of midnight Monday the Halifax County Health Department is aware of 1,921 confirmed tests...

RRPD roundup: Escalade, Hellcat stolen from...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating the larceny of a 2016 black Cadillac...

Monday novel coronavirus update

The Halifax County Health Department reported the following numbers on the novel coronavirus this...

Store employee served warrant after...

A Dollar General cashier was served a warrant by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department Friday for...

Elam: July 27 set as HCC full operations date

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and worldwide protests regarding the fight for equal...

Fourth person located, charged in June 1 murder

A man wanted in a June 1 murder in the Weldon area was apprehended in Prince George’s County,...

Halifax Co. cumulative positive cases surpass 300

The total number of cumulative positive cases of the novel coronavirus since testing began has...

Roanoke Rapids library reopening July 1

The Roanoke Rapids Public Library will reopen its facility beginning Wednesday, July 1 at 10 a.m....

Judges sign order requiring facial coverings at...

Beginning Monday face coverings will be required to gain entry and conduct business in the Halifax...

Halifax commissioners, administrators support...

With the governor’s issuance of Executive Order 147, Phase 2 is extended through 5 p.m. on July...

Woman in Medicaid fraud case ordered detained...

A woman charged in a multi-million dollar Medicaid fraud case was remanded to the custody of the...

Health director stands by governor's executive...

A statement by Halifax County health Director Bruce Robistow today shows support for Governor Roy...

News

Man stabbed to death following parking lot argument

A 55-year-old Roanoke Rapids man was stabbed to death Wednesday evening following a disturbance which took place in the parking lot of Forest Hills...
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Front Page Sports

RRHS Athletic Hall of Fame 2020 induction banquet update

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Due to the COVID 19 uncertainty, the Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee will not host an induction banquet in 2020. They will be looking forward to scheduling an induction...

Optimist T-Ball - coach pitch 2020 sign-ups are open

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The Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club has announced, they will offer T-ball and Coach Pitch this 2020 Summer. Deadline for registration is June 22nd with games 2nd week of July. Registration forms can be...

2020 Summer sports update

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Will children be able to play youth sports this 2020 summer. Since NC Governor Cooper issued Executive Order No. 116 which declared a State of Emergency to coordinate the State's response and...

2020 Spring sports senior shout-out "McDermott"

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With the 2020 High School Athletic Spring sports season under postponement and not looking promising to return, we at RRspin.com Sports along with our sponsonsors we would like to recognize area...

2020 RRHS Lady Jackets soccer seniors

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Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets Womens soccer seniors shoutout. Cassidy Dickens - #2- She is the daughter of Phillip and Heather Dickens. This is her first year playing RRHS soccer...

RRGSD Board approves Lyons as Jackets Head football coach

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According to the personnel report approved by the RRGSD Board of Trustees on Tuesdsay May 19, 2020, Roanoke Rapids High school new head football coach will be Chris Lyons effective July 1, 2020....

Bierbauer signs to play volleyball at William Peace

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Roanoke Rapids High School senior Kelsey Bierbauer signed her leter of intint to play volleyball at William Peace University in Raliegh this Fall. The COVID-19 shut-in has changed Bierbauer's...

2020 Spring sports senior shout-out "Lee"

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With the 2020 High School Athletic Spring sports season under postponement and not looking promising to return, we at RRspin.com Sports along with our sponsonsors we would like to recognize area...

2020 Spring sports senior shout-out "Long"

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With the 2020 High School Athletic Spring sports season under postponement and not looking promising to return, we at RRspin.com Sports along with our sponsonsors we would like to recognize area...

2020 Spring sports senior shout-out "Porch"

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With the 2020 High School Athletic Spring sports season under postponement and not looking promising to return, we at RRspin.com Sports along with our sponsonsors we would like to recognize area...

2020 Spring sports senior shout-out "Harrison"

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With the 2020 High School Athletic Spring sports season under postponement and not looking promising to return, we at RRspin.com Sports along with our sponsonsors we would like to recognize area...

2020 Spring sports senior shout-out "DeBerry"

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With the 2020 High School Athletic Spring sports season under postponement and not looking promising to return, we at RRspin.com Sports along with our sponsonsors we would like to recognize area...

Obituaries

Ronald Maddrey Crawley

Ronald Maddrey Crawley, 79, of Roanoke Rapids, NC passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020. Ronald was born February 14, 1941 in Halifax County, NC to the...

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Police investigate two...

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The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating two robberies which occurred Tuesday — one a...

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...

RRPD investigates Saturday...

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Roanoke Rapids police are conducting a murder investigation following a shooting Saturday night in...

Opinion

15 months a diabetic: An Independence Day from...

Sunday I somehow managed to choke back tears. Sunday, as I said on my Facebook page, was my...

Move Weldon CSA statue to confederate cemetery

The county’s oldest Confederate memorial – Halifax is tied for third most in the state with six –...

Financial Focus: Questions to ask when...

The recent market volatility has affected just about everybody’s financial and investment...

Wearing mask in public a way to control COVID-19...

Many of us here in eastern North Carolina know and love someone who has a chronic disease like...

Marker honoring Confederate general should be...

As a social studies teacher, I have an obvious passion for history, but particularly that of local...

City should release body cam video

In the same spirit of transparency it released a statement , the city of Roanoke Rapids and its...

NC Black Elected Municipal Officials statement...

As our nation continues to struggle with overcoming the Covid-19 pandemic, we the members of the...

Financial Focus: Diversification can ease...

During your retirement, you will likely need to withdraw from your investment portfolio to help...

Need for pet food pantry observed

On my daily walk, I have been watching this large dog in an enclosure. It barks at me as I go by....

Don't close Aquatic Center

It has been brought to my attention that the City Council has put on the table for consideration,...

Financial Focus: Considerations in a down market

The health aspect of the coronavirus affects everyone – we’re all concerned about our well-being...

Updated statement by Halifax Co. board chair

Halifax County’s State of Emergency Declaration has been in effect for one month and will remain...

Frustrated, tired, hopeful: A pandemic journal

I am frustrated. I am tired. Yet, I am hopeful. I am new to covering a pandemic. I don’t...

City manager: Take the virus outbreak seriously

I want to emphasize to all our citizens how vitally important it is for everyone to take the virus...

Census a huge opportunity for North Carolina

The Census happens once every decade with the mission of counting every person living in the...

Letter from county board Chair Vernon Bryant

March 25, 2020 All Halifax County Citizens Dear Citizens: Management staff spent most of last week...

A message from the mayor on COVID-19

Dear friends and neighbors, We are living in an unprecedented time in our recent history, with...

Financial Focus: Don't let COVID-19 infect...

As you know, the coronavirus has become a major health concern, not just in China, but in other...