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Garysburg man charged on driving, cocaine counts

A Garysburg man was arrested on cocaine and driving charges after a Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputy spotted him driving a vehicle...

Weekend menu: Upcoming events from the HCVB

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Wray: State budget 'touched a lot of small...

The state budget which Governor Roy Cooper signed last week will bring a total of $23,487,581 to Halifax County and $19,025,000 to...

Charge dropped in Sunday Georgia Ave. shooting

Further investigation of a Sunday night shooting at a Georgia Avenue apartment complex has resulted in charges being dropped against the...

New guidelines support full visitation at Signature

Signature HealthCARE continues to follow Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidelines on COVID-19 and will continue to strictly...

News

Garysburg man charged on driving, cocaine counts

A Garysburg man was arrested on cocaine and driving charges after a Halifax County Sheriff’s...

Weekend menu: Upcoming events from the HCVB

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

Air Force Heritage band to perform free concert...

Halifax Community College is welcoming the arrival of the holiday season with a free musical...

Wray: State budget 'touched a lot of small...

The state budget which Governor Roy Cooper signed last week will bring a total of $23,487,581 to...

Charge dropped in Sunday Georgia Ave. shooting

Further investigation of a Sunday night shooting at a Georgia Avenue apartment complex has...

New guidelines support full visitation at...

Signature HealthCARE continues to follow Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidelines on...

Enfield man charged following morning stop on...

An Enfield man was charged early this morning on drug and resisting charges following a traffic...

Four Wilson men charged in safe larceny

Four men including one on federal probation have been charged by multiple agencies with breaking...

Missing Scotland Neck man found safe at RR Walmart

A missing Scotland Neck man was located and reported to be safe, according to the Halifax County...

Sheriff's office seeks missing Scotland Neck man

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Scotland Neck man who was reported missing by...

Vidant North accepting LOIs for grant funding

Vidant North Hospital is accepting letters of intent for grants to support projects in the...

HCSO seeks man who fled from deputy

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Roanoke Rapids man bailed from a moving...

Feed a Family eyes helping 50 families at...

With money raised to help 50 families at Thanksgiving, a partnership between First United...

RRPD roundup: Sunday shooting; Saturday carjacking

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

3-way race for sheriff shapes up as Davis...

A three-way bid for Halifax County sheriff is shaping up as Enfield town administrator and former...

Chase leads to charges against RR man

A Roanoke Rapids man faces charges related to a Thursday night chase, according to the Halifax...

Christmas parade returns with popular store...

After its cancellation last year due to COVID-19, the Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade returns to...

Roseburg signs on as Christmas on the Avenue...

Roseburg Forest Products, which is building the Roanoke Valley Lumber sawmill in Weldon, is the...

Halifax County COVID cases decline to moderate...

Community transmission of COVID-19 in Halifax County has gone from orange to yellow which means...

Wynn selected to receive state rural leadership...

Curtis Wynn, president and CEO of Roanoke Electric Cooperative, has been selected to receive the...

State chief justice continues courthouse tour...

North Carolina Chief Justice Paul Newby continued his 100-county courthouse tour today. He visited...

Butterfield announces retirement at end of 117th...

United States Congressman G.K. Butterfield today announced his retirement at the end of 117th...

RRPD seeks two in backpack, laptop larceny

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying two people who...

Temple announces intent to file for county...

Former Halifax County Sheriff’s Office chief deputy Bruce Temple announced his intent to file for...

COVID vaccine clinics

The Halifax County Health Department through 7 this evening is offering a pediatric vaccination...

City gets pristine audit report

The city’s audit for the fiscal year which ended June 30 contained no exceptions or deficiencies,...

RRPD takes spotlight during council meeting

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department took center stage during the special recognition portion of...

Police investigate shooting, robbery at...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at Woodbury...

Weldon PD holds successful checking station

Chief Christopher Davis reported on Saturday the Weldon Police Department hosted a DWI checkpoint...

HCSO roundup: Drug arrests; stolen motorcycle

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following: Captain A.M. Harris reported on Monday...

As state releases budget, county discusses...

As the state released its budget Monday, Halifax County commissioners discussed the legislative...

Qualls will not seek re-election in '22

Halifax County Commissioner Patrick Qualls told his fellow board members Monday night he would not...

Halifax begins holiday festivities with...

The town of Halifax begins its celebration of the Christmas season on November 24 with the Halifax...

Bill introduced honoring Keys Evans with...

United States congressmen G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina and Mark Takano of California have...

Charges lodged in afternoon shooting

A 22-year-old Roanoke Rapids man is in custody following a shooting in the 300 block of Monroe...

Police investigating Monroe St. shooting

A juvenile was being taken to a trauma center after sustaining gunshot wounds this afternoon...

News

Enfield man charged following morning stop on avenue

An Enfield man was charged early this morning on drug and resisting charges following a traffic stop on Roanoke Avenue. The stop by Roanoke Rapids...
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Front Page Sports

Lady Jackets place 10th in State meet

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The Roanoke Rapids High school Cross-Country Lady Jackets wrap up thier 2021-22 season at States. The Lady Jackets Cross Country Team traveled to Kernersville, NC over the weekend to compete in the...

Buckner hangs up NASCAR tools

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Halifax Native Jeff Buckner retired Thursday from JTG Daugherty Racing team after 31 full time years in NASCAR as mechanic. With numours years of dirt and late model racing involvement, Buckner...

Long& Mitchell advance to state as does Lady Jackets volleyball

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Roanoke Rapids High school Athletics shined this past weekend. On Friday afternoon, the women's doubles team of Gabby Long and Alana Mitchell qualified for the NCHSAA 2A State Championship...

CC Lady Jackets finish 2nd in conference

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Men's and Women's Yellow Jackets Cross Country teams wrapped up their 2020-21 regular season Wednesday at Red Oak Middle school hosted by Northern Nash. The Lady...

Jackets win on Senior night

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Men's soccer team earned a win Wednesday night at Hoyle field on Senior night. RRHS beat Nash Central 3-0. Roanoke Rapids gold were scored by Coleman Neal, Balmoris...

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...

Obituaries

Glossie Mae Grizzard

Glossie Mae Grizzard, 87, of Gaston died Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Mae was born January 11, 1934, in Ebony, VA, daughter to the late Charlie Bee...

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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: Ranking your financial goals

Like most people, you may have several financial goals. But can you reach them all? It would be...

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...