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Halifax County job postings: May 27, 2022

JOB POSTINGS More information on county jobs can be found at this link Deputy Register of Deeds I Register of Deeds Posting # 518003-2503...

HA students place third in state for SAR brochure,...

Two Halifax Academy students each earned third-place state honors in the Sons of the American Revolution brochure and poster contests....

Board certifies primary results; recount requested...

Despite a request for a recount in the Halifax County Schools Board of Education race the county’s board of elections today unanimously...

Southeast student gets full ECU ride through...

Jennifer Acuna-Lara is the Halifax County Schools recipient of the Ethel W. Crawley Memorial Education Fund Scholarship, which entitles...

Mechanics shop owner faces elder exploitation,...

The owner of a classic car business and mechanics garage in Roanoke Rapids has been charged with exploitation of an elder or disabled...

News

May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022 J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800...

HA students place third in state for SAR...

Two Halifax Academy students each earned third-place state honors in the Sons of the American...

Board certifies primary results; recount...

Despite a request for a recount in the Halifax County Schools Board of Education race the county’s...

Southeast student gets full ECU ride through...

Jennifer Acuna-Lara is the Halifax County Schools recipient of the Ethel W. Crawley Memorial...

Mechanics shop owner faces elder exploitation,...

The owner of a classic car business and mechanics garage in Roanoke Rapids has been charged with...

RRPD roundup: Man who fled from traffic stop...

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

No drastic changes reported after absentee,...

Approval of absentee and provisional ballots by the Halifax County Board of Elections Wednesday...

Tri-County Horse Show set June 4

The Tri-County Horse Show is set for June 4 at the Halifax County Horse Complex. The complex is...

UScellular brings new 5G site to Halifax County

UScellular continues to invest in its fast, high-quality network with a new 5G cell site in...

Motorcyclists to help kick off Remembrance on...

The start of Remembrance on the River will begin Thursday morning with the delivery of two large...

Enfield student receives youth livestock...

An Enfield student at North Carolina State University is one of 28 from across the state who have...

RRPD seeks info in gaming machine damage

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a case in which a gaming machine was damaged...

NOAA predicts above-average '22 hurricane season

Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, are...

Officials celebrate Roseburg sawmill with...

As construction continued today on the Roanoke Valley Lumber sawmill in Weldon, officials and...

In budget message, Denton praises board, staff

Halifax County Manager Dia Denton today presented commissioners her budget message for the...

Attacked customer fires, strikes assailant in leg

A man who reportedly attacked a customer in a Hollister convenience store Sunday night was shot in...

RRPD roundup: Habitual felon; cocaine in...

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

Child, 4, sustains fatal gunshot wound

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 4-year-old Friday afternoon....

Man charged in domestic faces drug, driving counts

A man charged in a domestic assault early this morning also faces drug counts after an...

First HC Early College students earn associate...

The first cohort of Halifax County Early College High School graduated Saturday. Five students...

HCC Board of Trustees meet Tuesday

The next regularly scheduled meeting of Halifax Community Colleges Board of Trustees will convene...

Bradley receives SAR Eagle Scout certificate

Donald Davis Bradley Jr., an Eagle Scout from Troop 144 in Roanoke Rapids, recently received the...

Proposed city budget keeps operations at current...

The city’s proposed $16,771,496 budget for the upcoming fiscal year will keep its operations at...

Chaloner claims national middle school KidWind...

They went to San Antonio this week and are coming home with the national trophy. The Chaloner...

Council gives RRFD greenlight for new engine

Roanoke Rapids Fire Chief Jason Patrick said he hopes by next week to get paperwork signed and get...

HCC holds first in-person commencement since '19

Halifax Community College held its first in-person commencement ceremony since 2019 on Saturday to...

PTK chapter delivers summer fun items to...

Halifax Community College College’s Phi Theta Kappa honor society Tuesday delivered summer...

Two face accessory counts in February shooting...

Two people tied to a man charged in a February 17 shooting death in Weldon have been charged as...

Nowell receives full ride through Crawley...

Roanoke Rapids High School senior Harley Nowell is the recipient of this year’s Ethel Crawley...

Wray, Tripp will square off in November

Incumbent House District 27 state Representative Michael Wray sailed to victory Tuesday over...

Hertford, Northampton voters give Scott edge in...

District 7 Assistant District Attorney Kim Gourier Scott got pushes from voters in Hertford and...

Davis gets nod as Halifax County sheriff

This year marked the third time Tyree Davis has run for Halifax County sheriff. This election...

County commissioner winners will go another...

Candidates in the Halifax County Board of Commissioners race will go another round in November as...

Branch earns victory in superior court judge race

Chief District Court Judge Brenda Green Branch will be the new Halifax County Superior Court judge...

RRPD investigating Williams, Carolina street...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department had a rash of car breaking and entering from Saturday through...

HCSO gets credible leadership designation

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has been selected as a Credible Leadership Organization by the...

News

No drastic changes reported after absentee, provisional approval

Approval of absentee and provisional ballots by the Halifax County Board of Elections Wednesday changed the unofficial numbers which were reported...
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Front Page Sports

Lady Jackets softball earn Elite Eight spot

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The #3 seed Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets softball team make school fastpitch history making it to the Elite Eight in the 2A NCHSAA State Playoffs. The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets...

Lady Jackets soccer advance to second round in 2A NCHSAA State Playoffs

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team advance to the 2nd round in the 2A NCHSAA State Playoffs after Monday night win at home on Hoyle Field. Roanoke Rapids shutout Research...

Roanoke Rapids High School 2A NCHSAA State Playoff update

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Roanoke Rapids High School 2A NCHSAA State Playoff information for the week of May 16th. Roanoke Rapids High School's Savannah Medlin and Wayne Wilkins qualified for the NCHSAA 2A State Championship...

Garner's Walk-off Seals the Deal, Lady Jackets advance to 3rd round in playoffs

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Garner's Walk-off Seals the Deal in the Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets Victory Over Whiteville Varsity Wolfpack. A walk-off single led Roanoke Rapids past Whiteville Varsity Wolfpack 7-6 on...

Lady Jackets soccer wins 3A/2A Big East conference tournament

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team not only finished second in the 3A/2A Big East conference, they were top 2A school in the conference and won the the 3A/2A Conference...

Hammack homers in Jackets shutout in 1st round of State playoffs, baseball wins as well

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The first round of the 2A NCHSAA State Softball and Baseball playoofs open Tuesday night with both Roanoke Rapids High Schoolssoftball and baseball at home. The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets...

Local High school teams make the NCHSAA State playoffs in baseball and softball

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The NCHSAA 1a and 2A State Championship playoff brackets have been released for Baseball and softball. The following teams make the brakets with games Tuesday night May 10th. 1A #13 seed Weldon will...

Soccer Lady Jackets advance in 1st round of Big East conference tournament

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets advaned after the 1st round of the Big East Conference Tournament at home Tuesday night. The Lady Jackets shutout the Louisburg Warriors 8-0....

Lady Jackets headed to Conference Championship with help from three homeruns Tuesday

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Not only did the Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets get reveng on the Nash Central Bulldogs for last weeks lost, but the Lady Jackets advance to the Big East Confernce Championship set for Thursday....

Lady Jackets advance in 1st round of Big East Conference tournament

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The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets won big over Louisburg 11-1 on Monday night at home in the 1st round of the Big East Conference softball tournament. Roanoke Rapids got things moving in the...

Lady Jackets recognized 2022 soccer seniors Monday night

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The Roanoke Rapids Hign School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team reconized it's 2022 seniors Monday night at their 2-3 lose to Louisburg at Hoyle Field. Logan Abram- #19 , daughter of John Abram and...

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of May 2nd

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Roanoke Rapids High School Weekly Athletics schelule for week of May 2nd Monday 5/2 1. Golf at the NCHSAA 2A Mideast Regionals at the River GC at 9am 2. Girls Soccer at HOME vs. Nash Central at 6pm...

Obituaries

Carey Newsome Barnes Sr.

Carey Newsome Barnes, Sr., 97, passed away on May 24, 2022 at Vidant North Hospital. He was the son of the late Frank Barnes and Montie Newsome. He...

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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...

Tasty tacos offered for...

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The incentive is tacos but the real point is getting children outside.

Opinion

Hearts of Halifax County with Texas educators,...

A horrific tragedy occurred yesterday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Our hearts are...

Financial Focus: What investors can — and can't...

As an investor, you can easily feel frustrated to see short-term drops in your investment...

Addressing the budget elephant in the room

We watched and listened Wednesday night as Roanoke Rapids City Council skirted and dodged the...

A plan of action for the district attorney's...

Editor’s note: The candidate submitted this article to rrspin.com unsolicited and it should not be...

Silver endorsed by trooper's association

Jimmie Silver, a candidate for Halifax County sheriff, recently submitted an endorsement he...

Financial Focus: Don't be surprised by Social...

When you reach the appropriate age, it’s easy to apply for Social Security retirement benefits —...

Weldon Advocate: Master plan needed as town...

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the Outdoor Economy Conference in Cherokee. The Outdoor...

Regarding 'low' or 'inadequate' bonds in Halifax...

Editor’s note: The candidate submitted this article to rrspin.com unsolicited and it should not be...

Addressing the backlog of prosecutorial district...

Editor’s note: The candidate submitted this article to rrspin.com unsolicited and it should not be...

A valid proposal to keep our parks and trail safer

This morning I took my run at Chockoyotte Park, something I do from time to time when I sleep in,...

Financial Focus: Investing in uneasy times

As an investor, your own decisions will be the biggest factor in your success. Nonetheless, you’ll...

Victim recounts experience during February...

First, I would like to thank Mr. Lance Martin for acknowledging the crimes that took place on...

A deserving moment for a mom, a proud moment for...

The pride I felt Saturday was no match for the beaming face of my mother who was honored for her...

Review: The Dark Knight lives on through new...

Christopher Nolan raised the bar so high with his Dark Knight trilogy that Tim Burton’s early...

Financial Focus: What to expect in 2022

If you’re an investor, it’s always useful to look back — and look ahead. How did you do in 2021...

Wrapped up in fantasy, a name change matters...

As a long time fan of the NFL team formerly known as the Redskins, I don’t have much heartburn...

Financial Focus: Advisors can help reduce...

The long-running coronavirus pandemic has fueled a lot of anxieties — including financial ones....

Financial Focus: Responding to inflation

As you know, inflation heated up in 2021 following years of pretty stable — and low — numbers. And...