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Community spirit shines in creation of safe space...

A new bench anchored firmly in the ground overlooks the play area of Clara Hearne Pre-K Center. Called the Buddy Bench, it is more than a...

Enfield police investigate robbery, victim assault

Enfield police are investigating a strong-arm robbery which occurred Wednesday night. According to the report, a female victim was robbed...

Weldon observing trick-or-treating on October 30

The town of Weldon will be recognizing Halloween on Saturday, October 30, instead of Sunday, October 31, according to police Chief...

Roundup: Probe of '20 fatal continues; NCSO...

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following: North Carolina State Highway Patrol The patrol continues to follow-up on a fatal...

Positive COVID cases show increase in county

New positive cases of COVID-19 this week increased from last week and the Halifax County Health Department today added one new death...

News

Community spirit shines in creation of safe...

A new bench anchored firmly in the ground overlooks the play area of Clara Hearne Pre-K Center....

October 15, 2021

October 15, 2021 J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800...

Enfield police investigate robbery, victim assault

Enfield police are investigating a strong-arm robbery which occurred Wednesday night. According to...

Weldon observing trick-or-treating on October 30

The town of Weldon will be recognizing Halloween on Saturday, October 30, instead of Sunday,...

Roundup: Probe of '20 fatal continues; NCSO...

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following: North Carolina State Highway Patrol The...

Positive COVID cases show increase in county

New positive cases of COVID-19 this week increased from last week and the Halifax County Health...

Energy center plans veteran's tribute

The Center for Energy Education will hold a Veteran’s Day tribute on November 9....

Roseburg completes purchase of 30,000 acres of...

Roseburg announced today that it has completed the purchase of approximately 30,000 acres of...

Conway man faces Franklin, Va., robbery,...

A Conway man was detained in the Hertford County Jail for extradition to Virginia where he faces...

RRGSD expanding CTE offerings

More learning opportunities will now be available for Roanoke Rapids High School students. The...

Man charged in shooting, chase gets extension...

A South Carolina man charged federally in a chase and shooting which began in South Carolina and...

Veterans Day ceremony set at Post 38

American Legion Shaw-May Post 38 will hold a Veterans Day ceremony and luncheon at the post home...

Vidant hospitals recognized with heart, stroke...

Vidant Health hospitals have received several American Heart Association/American Stroke...

Photo gallery: First day of Harvest Days

Halifax Harvest Days began today for students from schools from across the county. On Saturday...

Weekend menu: Upcoming events from the HCVB

Weekend events contributed by the Halifax County Convention and Visitors Bureau:...

County COVID report shows decrease over last...

COVID-19 categories measured by the Halifax County Health Department have decreased from the...

City to observe Halloween on Saturday, October 30

The city of Roanoke Rapids will observe Halloween on Saturday, October 30 with free outdoor events...

Redrawing of council district lines remains...

Whether the lines to the city’s three council districts will have to be redrawn still remains...

Halifax Co. Schools recognize employee, student...

Halifax County Schools recognized the following: Employee of the month Veronica Davis is being...

County school system meets enrollment target

Halifax County Schools has met its enrollment target for the first time in five years, the school...

Stop yields arrests, stolen weapon

A stolen weapon was recovered along with 3.8 grams of marijuna Monday night, the Roanoke Rapids...

Vidant North hosts EMS memorial bike riders

Vidant North Hospital recently served breakfast to 12 National EMS Memorial Bike riders. The...

Board recognizes Ward's retirement; life of late...

Halifax County commissioners and Sheriff Wes Tripp Monday honored the 30 years of service by Paul...

HCSO: Homeowner who shot man in foot won't be...

A homeowner who shot a man in the foot Monday night will not face charges, according to the...

Redrawing of commissioner districts required,...

A preliminary study of the 2020 Census shows a shift in population which will require...

ATV crash claims life of Chaloner student

A Chaloner Middle School student died in a single-vehicle ATV crash Sunday in the Hedgepeth Road...

Weldon man charged in April '19 shooting death

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Friday arrested a Weldon man in connection with an April 27,...

Fire causes damage to apartment in Love St. duplex

An afternoon fire at a Love Street duplex caused damages to one of the apartments and minor smoke...

Speakers honor past, present, and future of...

Following a Masonic consecration ceremony today, Paris Bradley spoke to a large audience attending...

In Masonic ceremony, RRHS 1921 cornerstone...

An article which included a story about the 1921 cornerstone dedication of Roanoke Rapids High...

Photo gallery: RRHS centennial parade

A parade was held prior to the start of this morning’s Roanoke Rapids High School 100th...

8th and Hamilton street filled with inmates...

The corner of 8th and Hamilton in Roanoke Rapids just in front of the 100 year old Roanoke Rapids...

Forest Landowner Conference to address climate...

Forest landowners in Northeastern North Carolina have the opportunity in late October to learn...

Upcoming church services and events

The following are submissions for upcoming church services in the Roanoke Valley. If you would...

Roanoke Rapids City Council Oct. 5 work session...

The agenda for the Tuesday Roanoke Rapids City Council work session at 5:30 p.m.:...

October 1, 2021

October 1, 2021 J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800...

News

Energy center plans veteran's tribute

The Center for Energy Education will hold a Veteran’s Day tribute on November 9. {gallery}101321vd{/gallery} The event begins at 10 a.m. at the...
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Front Page Sports

Northampton rec accepting registration for youth basketball

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The Northampton County Recreation Department is currently accepting registration forms for the boys and girls basketball program. Sign-ups are for children ages 5 through 18 and will run through...

Yellow Jackets JV & Varsity football games have schedule changes

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Both JV & Varsity Roanoke Rapids High school have this weeks games changed. 1. The JV Football scheduled for this Thursday 10/7 at Southern Nash has been moved to next Thursday 10/14. Game time will...

Chaloner beats Weldon on the Gridiron

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Weldon Middle vs. Chaloner Middle Schoole football game Stats from Wednesday September 29th. CMS 8/8/0/6 Final 22 Weldon 0/0/8/0 Final 8 Scoring 1st Quarter 2:34 #11 Hawkins 17 Yard TD (#11 Hawkins...

Lady Venom "08" earn Championship rings

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This past Saturday three Roanoke Rapids bassed Lady Venom travel softball teams traveled to Tarbor to play in Top Gun Sports Cancer tournament. Each team repesented Cancer survivors and one's who...

Lady Venom U8 earned runner-up in Kinston

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The Roanoke Rapids based Lady Venom U8 (2013) travelball softball team finished runner-up in the Gold Bracket in the Zone Qualifier in Kinston to close out September. Pictured Front Row: Left to...

Photo gallery from Jackets football October 1st game

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Photo gallery from Roanoke Rapids High School October 1, 2021 Homecoming football game against Northern Nash. The Yellow Jackets fell 17-42 and have an overall 2021 record of 4-2 and travel to Rocky...

Roanoke Rapids Homecoming football game tickets on sale early

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Friday Roanoke Rapids High School will host it's annual Homecoming Football game. With it being Homecoming and it's 100th Year Celebration weekend they are expecting a large crowd for the game. To...

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of September 27th

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The weekly schedule for RRHS Athletics. Monday 9/27 1. Women's Tennis at Southern Nash at 3:30pm 2. Men's Soccer at Nash Central at 4:00pm Tuesday 9/28 1. Women's Tennis at Rocky Mount at 3:30pm 2....

Youth flag football registration open

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Registration for youth flag football for ages 5 through 8 is now open. The deadline is October 1 and more information can be found in the gallery photo. {gallery}92321football{/gallery}

2021 RRHS Athletics Hall of Fame activities postponed

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee would like to announce with the current Covid-19 circumstances, the decision has been made to post-pone the 2021 RRHS Hall of Fame...

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of September 6th

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics scheduled for week of September 6, 2021 are: Tuesday 9/7 1. JV and Varsity Volleyball at Northern Nash. JV match starts at 4pm with the Varsity to follow. 2....

Jackets open soccer season with win

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Men's soccer team kicked off their 2021 season with a win Monday night. RRHS 3 Vance County 2 Goals- Coleman Neal 2, Jacob Edenbeck 1 Assists: Doug Merritt 1, Balmoris...

Obituaries

Jack Barney Patrick

Jack Barney Patrick, 90, died Tuesday, October 12, 2021, in Rocky Mount, NC. Mr. Patrick was born, November 21, 1930, in Halifax County, NC, son to...

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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...

Woman faces cocaine counts...

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A Roanoke Rapids woman faces cocaine counts following a traffic stop Wednesday in the area of...

Opinion

Financial Focus: Are trust services right for you?

If you’re extremely busy with your career and family and you’ve accumulated a fair amount of...

Two-plus years a diabetic: The race

I expected my just over 3-mile jaunt on the Roanoke Canal Trail Saturday to be one where my mind...

Financial Focus: Bitcoin — investment or...

Many people have decided that bitcoin is the next big thing – and they are backing up their...

Financial Focus: Social Security benefits still...

Here’s something to think about: You could spend two, or even three, decades in retirement. To...

Zoom-a-zoom-zoom-zoom

All I wanna do is Zoom-a-zoom-zoom-zoom. No, I’m not talking about doing the Rump Shaker, I’m...

Financial Focus: How to deal with inflation

For more than a decade, inflation has been essentially dormant. In recent months, though,...

Financial Focus: Managing withdrawals can...

Throughout much of your working life, you contribute to your 401(k), IRA and other investment...

Southern culture on the ice

Back about the time the Hartford Whalers decided to head South and move to Raleigh to become the...

For the officers — a reaffirmation of support

I understand the social climate of this country today is not very positive toward police officers...

Financial Focus: What to expect from a financial...

The COVID-19 pandemic may have unsettled many aspects of your life — including your financial...

Shutdown of debt settlement would hurt many...

As Financial Literacy Month comes to a close, I wanted to take some time to reflect on the...

Scholarship created in healthcare worker's honor

Early on during the pandemic, healthcare worker Beth Blanchard started a Facebook page called...

Financial Focus: Investment risk and retirement

If you’re already retired or planning to in just a few years, I'm sure you're excited about this...

Financial Focus: Estate planning for blended...

If you’re in a blended family, you’re already aware of the emotional and financial issues involved...

What legacy are you leaving?

I never met Jesse Abel Francis. To my knowledge, he never visited the campus of Halifax Community...

Financial Focus: When risk tolerance is tested

When you begin investing, you’ll generally assess your comfort with risk, as your investment...

Let's talk real estate: Financially prepare to...

So, you are ready to buy a new home, but you are not sure of where to start. While it can be an...

Continue to remember the principles set by Dr....

As we approach the celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. we cannot help...