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COVID update: RR Testing site Saturday; Signature...

There are now 1,223 confirmed tests for the novel coronavirus which have been performed on Halifax County residents. As of midnight...

Council tables budget hearing to hold additional...

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday night scrapped plans for a scheduled public hearing on the upcoming fiscal year budget. Instead,...

4-H summer camps to be held on modified basis

The Halifax County 4-H Summer Camp schedule has been modified and re-structured based on limitations brought on by the novel coronavirus...

Traffic stop yields ecstasy pills, other drugs

A traffic stop Monday resulted in the seizure of 47 ecstasy pills along with cocaine and marijuana. Roanoke Rapids police Chief Bobby...

Man who fled stop leaves behind stolen gun, weed

A Garysburg man is wanted by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office for fleeing a vehicle stop and leaving behind 73 grams of marijuana and a...

News

COVID update: RR Testing site Saturday;...

There are now 1,223 confirmed tests for the novel coronavirus which have been performed on Halifax...

Council tables budget hearing to hold additional...

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday night scrapped plans for a scheduled public hearing on the...

4-H summer camps to be held on modified basis

The Halifax County 4-H Summer Camp schedule has been modified and re-structured based on...

Traffic stop yields ecstasy pills, other drugs

A traffic stop Monday resulted in the seizure of 47 ecstasy pills along with cocaine and...

Man who fled stop leaves behind stolen gun, weed

A Garysburg man is wanted by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office for fleeing a vehicle stop and...

Health department: Number of negative test...

There are now 188 positive cases of the novel coronavirus being reported in Halifax County and a...

From the avenue, protesters deliver a message of...

From the intersection of Eleventh Street and Roanoke Avenue Monday evening, people stood with...

Roanoke Rapids men wanted in Weldon murder

Two Roanoke Rapids men are wanted in a murder which occurred in the Cypress Court area of Weldon...

Testing surpasses 1,000 mark in Halifax Co.

A total of 1,079 confirmed tests for the novel coronavirus have been performed on Halifax County...

Director confirms to board nursing home staffers...

Halifax County Health Director Bruce Robistow told commissioners today there have been four...

Speaker praises county pay plan, questions...

One person spoke during a public hearing this morning on Halifax County’s proposed budget for the...

Halifax County schools set commencement dates

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Halifax County Schools’ traditional high school graduation...

Halifax reports 10 positive cases for today

Ten positive cases of the novel coronavirus reported today by the Halifax County Health Department...

Registration open for Summer Learning Program

Roanoke Rapids Public Library will begin accepting registrations for Summer Learning Program on...

May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020 J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800...

Box fans available at Story Center

The Jo Story Senior Center has box fans available to Halifax County residents age 60 and older, or...

VFW post gets makeover from painters

VFW Post 3702 has received a makeover thanks to the work of Candi and Mike Taylor and their...

Police looking for woman who stole vaping device

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a woman who took...

County positive trend line continues downward

The Halifax County Health Department is aware of 953 confirmed novel coronavirus tests which have...

Martin returns to work Monday

Roanoke Rapids police Chief Bobby Martin returns to work Monday, City Manager Joseph Scherer said...

RRStrong raising funds for forgivable business...

With a virtual art auction under its belt, the next RRstrong event to raise money for forgivable...

Motion says Medicaid fraud was carried out...

A motion by United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon Jr. shows one of the defendants in a 75-count...

DA: Police chief will not face charges in...

No criminal charges will be filed against Roanoke Rapids Police Department Chief Bobby Martin in...

Cumulative county positive cases at 164;...

The Halifax County Health Department reported this afternoon it is now aware of 942 confirmed...

Weldon man faces additional shooting charges

A Weldon man already facing charges by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office from a Saturday morning...

Splash pad opening Tuesday

As North Carolina begins phase 2 of Governor Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 plan under Executive Order 141,...

US attorney calls Medicaid fraud case brazen,...

United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina Robert J. Higdon Jr. called a...

During pandemic, RRGSD found ways to nurture...

While students and their parents processed news the novel coronavirus would likely close schools...

Man in 2018 chase gets 41-month fed sentence

A Roanoke Rapids man charged in a 2018 high-speed chase was sentenced in Raleigh to a 41-month...

Positive case trend line takes downward turn in...

The trend line for Halifax County positive novel coronavirus cases has taken a sharp downward...

Weldon man charged in Saturday shooting

A Weldon man was charged in a Saturday morning shooting and faces counts of attempted murder and...

Crash investigation leads to heroin trafficking...

A Sunday vehicle crash led Roanoke Rapids police to file heroin trafficking charges against a man....

RR man gets 296 months federal sentence for 2018...

A Roanoke Rapids man was sentenced today to nearly 25 years imprisonment for being a felon in...

Director: Phase 2 a firm step forward, but...

Halifax County Public Health System Director Bruce Robistow said he was pleased Governor Roy...

Aquatic Center opening Wednesday

As North Carolina begins phase 2 of Governor Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 plan under Executive Order 141,...

Library begins checkout, other services

The Roanoke Rapids Public Library has begun the following services: Check out of materials, copies...

News

Health department: Number of negative test results increasing

There are now 188 positive cases of the novel coronavirus being reported in Halifax County and a total of 134 recoveries. Data from the North...
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Front Page Sports

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...

2020 Spring sports senior shout-out "Dickens"

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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...

American Legion 2020 NC Summer season cancelled

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Halifax County based Halifax Freedom's 2020 American Legion Fastpitch softball season cancelled before it could even start up. The following message was sent out Monday night from State softball...

Obituaries

Walter Grey Crawley

Mr. Walter Grey Crawley, 75, of Roanoke Rapids, entered his eternal rest Friday, March 27, 2020, at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Mr. Crawley...

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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...

Police investigate two...

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

RRPD investigates Saturday...

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

Opinion

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...

Vidant, Brody School prepared for COVID-19

As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread across the world and our state, Vidant...

Financial Focus: Social Security myths

Social Security can be one source of retirement income for you and your spouse. To maximize your...

Special use permit vote an endorsement for Main...

Tuesday city council showed the confidence they have in the Roanoke Rapids Main Street program by...

Labor council endorses Moody for judge

After reviewing completed questionnaires and interviewing candidates, members of the Eastern...

Financial Focus: Act presents changes to...

It might not have made the headlines, but a recently passed piece of legislation could affect the...

Congress must ban fentanyl analogues

In 2017, nearly 50,000 Americans died from opioid overdose. In 2018, synthetic opioids accounted...

Explaining the property reappraisal process

Happy New Year to the citizens of Halifax County. The time has come again for Halifax County to...