RRHS announce 2018 Fall sports practice/tryout dates

The Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics Program would like to announce the start of the upcoming Fall Seasons.

Roanoke Valley 8U all-stars win State Championship

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 8 Under All-stars earned the 2018 Tar Heel League State Championship.

Carolina Shine youth flag football still taking registrations

Roanoke Valley's very own Carolina Shine Youth Flag Football League held a free clinic recently to introduce the new league to the area.

10 Under softball All-stars sitting 2-0 in State tourney

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 10 Under All-stars are in Shelby NC for the 2018 Tarheel League State Softball Tournament.

Optimist Fun Day player of the day

This weeks Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club Summer Fun player of the day

Weapons, cocaine seized in raid; HCSO sets drug awareness day

Two weapons and more than 7 grams of cocaine were seized following a raid at Family Drive this morning.

Mental health crisis highlighted during barbershop meeting

One of the recurring themes at the Roanoke Rapids Police Department’s first Meet Me at the Barbershop forum today was the mental health issues plaguing not only the area but the state.

Washington Redskins training camp set to kickoff

The 2018 Washington Redskins training camp kicks of Thursday July 26th at Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Va.

RRPD accepts lip-synch challenge with The Gambler

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department today released its Law Enforcement Lip Synch Challenge video set to The Gambler by Kenny Rogers.

Roanoke Valley 15U softball All-stars are 2-0 in State tourney

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 15 Under All-star team are in Shelby NC for the 2018 Little Tarheel League State Softball Tournament.
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Two weapons and more than 7 grams of cocaine were seized following a raid at Family Drive this morning.

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Mental health crisis highlighted during …

One of the recurring themes at the Roanoke Rapids Police Department’s first Meet Me at the Barbershop forum today was the mental health issues plaguing not only the area but...

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RRPD accepts lip-synch challenge with Th…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department today released its Law Enforcement Lip Synch Challenge video set to The Gambler by Kenny Rogers.

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PI explores financial gains motive in 20…

As the sixth anniversary of her murder passed, a private investigator’s probe into the death of a 29-year-old woman in Northampton County leads him to believe she was killed for...

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Roanoke Valley crime roundup: HCSO, Weld…

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following:

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RRPD announces promotions, upcoming even…

Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty Tuesday night recognized officer achievements, promotions and a new hire during city council’s meeting.

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Theater deed-signing set Monday

The deed-signing for the Roanoke Rapids Theater, which will give Thomas and Evon McLean ownership of the venue, will be held Monday at 1 p.m., City Manager Joseph Scherer told...

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RRPD roundup: Weekend reports

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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Man with numerous pending charges arrest…

A man who the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division says has 27 pending charges was arrested today for heroin trafficking as well as counts associated with marijuana possession.

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Emerald ash borer found in Halifax Co. f…

The emerald ash borer was found in Halifax County for the first time, making it the 36th county within the state where this invasive insect has been detected.  

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Carter indicted on all counts lodged aga…

Wade Carter III was indicted last week for a series of crimes he allegedly committed prior to a May 24 breaking and entering in which he was shot by the...

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New York man faces drug counts following…

One man has been charged on drug counts following an investigation of a murder which occurred on Grant Drive this morning.

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Task force disbands

The City County Drug Task Force has been officially disbanded, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp confirmed today.

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Grant Drive murder, shooting probe under…

A murder investigation is underway in the Grant Drive area outside Roanoke Rapids.

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RRPD roundup: Drug arrests

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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HCSO roundup: Drug arrests

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office narcotics division reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris:

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Wound Care Center receives national awar…

The Wound Care Center at Halifax Regional has been recognized with a national award for clinical excellence.

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Avens stepping down to become deputy Eli…

Weldon Police Chief James E. Avens Jr. announced his resignation today to become deputy chief of the Elizabeth City Police Department.

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HCSO roundup: Narcotics arrests; blotter…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:

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Sherrod named sales manager for RR U.S. …

U.S. Cellular has named Duane Sherrod sales manager for the Roanoke Rapids store on Premier Boulevard.

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Raleigh, Taylor street evidence crucial …

Evidence collected from Raleigh and Taylor streets was crucial in expanding an investigation into a breaking and entering in which the suspect was shot by the homeowner, Roanoke Rapids police...

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Theater timetable released ahead of impe…

The public relations firm representing Thomas and Evon McLean, the buyers of the Roanoke Rapids Theater, today released the venue’s timetable at the company’s headquarters in Raleigh.

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Council rejects Crestview rezoning reque…

The owner of Crestview Cemetery said she would have to figure out her next steps after Roanoke Rapids City Council struck down a motion which would have lead to the...

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Site plans for proposed Dollar General u…

The Roanoke Rapids Planning and Development Department has received some comments back from a site plan review on plans submitted for a proposed Dollar General at Roanoke Avenue and Eighth...

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Ryland gets prison time in traffic death…

Glen Ryland will spend at least 17 years in prison after he pled guilty to second-degree murder today in a traffic crash which claimed the life of a 17-year-old Virginia...

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Carter assigned July 18 probable cause h…

Wade Carter III was assigned a July 18 probable cause hearing date in Halifax County District Court today for a series of crimes which include three sexual assaults.

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Halifax Co. crime roundup: HCSO; Weldon …

Halifax County law enforcement reported the following:

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Raleigh St. B&E suspect faces charge…

A man who was shot by a victim of a break-in in May on Raleigh Street faces new counts, including charges reflecting three separate sexual assaults.

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RRPD roundup: Juvenile with handgun; arm…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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July 4 events set in Halifax, Northampto…

Three events mark the celebration of July 4 Wednesday.

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RRPD roundup: Naked man at rec center; S…

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

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Freeman sworn in as Enfield town adminis…

Montre Freeman was sworn in this week as the new town administrator for Enfield.

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Former deputy gets suspended sentence, p…

A former Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputy received a suspended sentence and 18 months probation this week for a matter in June of last year in which he threatened and...

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Woman charged in Wednesday stabbing

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged in a Wednesday evening stabbing.

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RR trucker charged in fatal I-95 crash

A Roanoke Rapids truck driver has been charged in a crash Monday which claimed the life of a Florida man.

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July 23 closing date anticipated on thea…

The prospective buyers of the Roanoke Rapids Theater are expected to close on the venue July 23, city council was told this evening.

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Announcement of new Edgecombe intermodal…

The announcement of a new intermodal transportation facility in Edgecombe County could be a benefit to Halifax County as well as a boost for plans for an Amtrak station in...

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Police camp: Meet the therapy dog; meet …

Roanoke Rapids Police Department campers met Elle the Pit Bull and her owner Leah Brewer today at T.J. Davis.

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Task force investigating reputed RR trap…

The City County Drug Task Force is investigating a reputed trap house from which fentanyl and heroin are believed to be sold.

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Mayor optimistic theater sale will go th…

The Roanoke Rapids Theater will be the topic of a special meeting Thursday night.

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HCSO roundup: Cocaine recovered after fo…

Chief Deputy Scott Hall of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

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Ant's way: Globetrotter, Barton standout…

Former Barton College basketball star and current Harlem Globetrotter Anthony “Ant” Atkinson spoke to J316 campers today, not only talking about life goals but demonstrating ball-handling techniques he has learned...

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Van driver in Monday crash succumbs

The driver of a van, the first vehicle struck by a tractor-trailer in a crash on Interstate 95 Monday, died from the injuries he sustained.

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HCC, ECU sign dual enrollment agreement

Halifax Community College signed an agreement with East Carolina University for dual enrollment for students.

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RRPD roundup: Drug charges; stolen weapo…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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Three transported for critical injuries …

Three people have been transported to medical facilities for treatment of what are believed to be critical injuries while another four were transported for treatment of non-critical injuries following a...

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Joint campaign leads to installation of …

George Graves had nothing but rave reviews as Roanoke Rapids firefighters canvassed the 200 block of Madison Street to give out and install new smoke alarms for those who needed...

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Pierce tapped as oral history teaching f…

Rodney D. Pierce, an eighth grade social studies teacher at William R. Davie Middle STEM Academy, has been chosen to attend the Carolina Oral History Teaching Fellows Program in Civil...

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Sheriff's office gets vehicle donation, …

Not only did the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office get a vehicle donated today, they got a tour of Dominion Energy’s remodeled headquarters on Vepco Street.

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RRPD roundup: Chase; fugitive arrest

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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Planning board gives nod to Crestview CU…

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board will send city council a recommendation for approval of a conditional use permit which could be part of a process paving the way for an...

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Roanoke Rapids Savings, Roanoke Valley S…

Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank and Roanoke Valley Savings Bank jointly announce the signing of a definitive agreement which Roanoke Valley Savings Bank will merge with and into Roanoke Rapids Savings...

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Bridge repairs, detour at Three Bridges …

Starting Monday, motorists who use Three Bridges Road in Halifax County will encounter a detour while maintenance work is done on the bridge near Quankey Creek south of Roanoke Rapids.

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Officers, dispatchers cited for achievem…

Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty honored officers and dispatchers during Tuesday night’s city council meeting.

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RRHS announce 2018 Fall sports practice/…

The Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics Program would like to announce the start of the upcoming Fall Seasons. 

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Roanoke Valley 8U all-stars win State Ch…

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 8 Under All-stars earned the 2018 Tar Heel League State Championship.

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Carolina Shine youth flag football still…

Roanoke Valley's very own Carolina Shine Youth Flag Football League held a free clinic recently to introduce the new league to the area.

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10 Under softball All-stars sitting 2-0 …

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 10 Under All-stars are in Shelby NC for the 2018 Tarheel League State Softball Tournament.

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Optimist Fun Day player of the day

This weeks Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club Summer Fun player of the day

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Washington Redskins training camp set to…

The 2018 Washington Redskins training camp kicks of Thursday July 26th at Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Va.

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Roanoke Valley 15U softball All-stars ar…

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 15 Under All-star team are in Shelby NC for the 2018 Little Tarheel League State Softball Tournament.

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Optimist Fun Day player of day

Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club Summer Fun player of the day July 18th.

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Youth football coaches meeting set

The Halifax -Northampton Midget Football League coaches will meet July 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm Location Garysburg Town Hall. 

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RRHS Athletic Signs sponoship offered

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Sports Club is once again selling individual player signs to raise funds for our athletic teams.

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15U baseball All-stars finished 4th in S…

The Roanoke Rapids 15Under Youth Baseball All-stars finished fourth for the second straight time in the 2018 Babe Ruth State Tournament. 

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Boys 13 U All-stars finish 2nd at State …

The Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association Senior League Babe Ruth 13u Allstars travelled to Swansboro this past weekend to play in the 2018 North Carolina Babe Ruth State Tournament.

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Manley changes commitment to JSC

Tyrell Manley a 2018 graduate of Northwest Collegiate & Technical Academy will continue his academic and sports career at Johnson C Smith University in Charlotte NC.

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Reminder of Roanoke Rapids Youth Soccer …

This is a reminder that the 2018 Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation/Roanoke Rapids High School Summer soccer camp deadline is Friday July 20th.

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Halifax Academy announces Fall sports pr…

Halifax Academy has released all 2018 Fall Sports practice schedules listed below.

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Northampton's Rooks playing in East-West…

Angelo Rooks, who is a 2018 Northampton County High School graduate, will be playing in the East-West All-Star football game.

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Under 12 All-Stars finish second in dist…

The Roanoke Valley Under 12 girls softball All-stars earn a second place finish Sunday in the 2018 Tarheel League District 7 tournament in Currituck.

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Local AAU basketball team win tournament…

The Roanoke Rapids Elite AAU travel basketball team recently won two weekend tournaments.

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Under 10 All-stars finish second in dist…

The Roanoke Valley Under 10 All-stars finished second d this past weekend in the 2018 Tarheel League District tournament in Currituck. 

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Under 15 All-Stars win District 7 Champi…

The Roanoke Valley Under 15 Girls Softball All-Star team beat Ahoskie 1t3-1 Sunday in Currituck to win the 2018 Tarheel League District 7 Championship.

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Warren hits dinger in his first at bat f…

Roanoke Rapids native Colby Warren was invited to play CPL Summer league baseball for the Wilson Tobs and crushed his first home run of the season in his first at-bat...

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Roanoke Rapids Under 10 baseball All-Sta…

The Roanoke Rapids Under 10 baseball All-Stars wrapped up the 2018 Cal NCBRL Ripken East Division State tournament this past Saturday with a fourth place finish.

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Community Basketball League week three r…

Halifax Community Basketball League week three results reported to RRspin Sports.

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Valley U12 girls softball All-stars are …

The Roanoke Valley Girls softball Under 12 All-star team earned wins Friday and Saturday in the 2018 Tarheel League District 7 tournament and are headed to the Championship game Sunday...

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Valley U15 girls softball All-Stars are …

The Roanoke Valley Under 15 girls softball all-stars team is headed to the 2018 District 7 Tarheel League tournament Championship game after two opening day wins Friday in Currituck.

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Yellow Jackets Midget football registrat…

Registration for Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jacket Midget football is open for JV and Varsity players.

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Gaston Buckeyes open youth football regi…

The Gaston Buckeyes of the Halifax/Northampton Midget Football League will hold open registration the week of July 15th from 6-8 p.m.

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Christian Buffaloe Competes in Japanese …

Christian Buffaloe, local Kyokushin Karate fighter, recently entered the prestigious Japan sponsored "2018 Kyokushin Karate AAAOC Full Contact Championships" in New York.

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Halifax Community Basketball League week…

Halifax Community Basketball League results from Saturday June 30th reported to RRspin Sports.

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Mallory meets Bryant through Make-a-wish

Roanoke Rapids teenager Derringer Mallory who is still fighting Leukemia was able to meet one of his idols Tuesday in Los Angeles.  

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2018 RRHS Hall of Fame inductees named

The Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Hall of Fame Foundation is honored to announce its Class of 2018.

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2018 Halifax Community Basketball League…

Halifax Community Basketball League week one results from Saturdays games at William R. Davie Middle School gym.

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Optimist League Players of the games

Roanoke Rapids Optimist League Coach Pitch and Tee-Ball Players of the games for the past four nights of games.

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2018 Roanoke Rapids baseball camp in the…

The Roanoke Rapids Baseball Camp ran this week from Monday through Thursday at Doyle Field. 

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Carolina Shine Youth Flag Football comin…

Coach Pernell Edwards, a native of Margarettsville is the founder of Carolina Shine Youth Flag Football is bringing Carolina Shine Flag Football League to the Roanoke Valley for boy and...

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Optimist League Players of the games Ju…

Roanoke Rapids Optimist League Players of the games for June 5th reported to RRspin Sports.

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