RRPD probes Sheetz robbery

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred at Sheetz early Saturday morning.

Conway man dies in Rich Square area collision

A Conway man died Friday night after he was struck head-on by the driver of another vehicle.

Vikings return as State Champions

The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings Softball team took a shorter road this year, but earn back to back 1A NCISAA State Championship Friday afternoon at Oakwood School.

With primary results certified, attention turns to Silver petition

With the results of the May 8 primary certified today, the Halifax County Board of Elections will begin Monday researching signatures on a petition submitted by Jimmie Silver to run for sheriff as an independent in the November 6 general election.

Cary chief honors great uncle at law enforcement service

A daughter’s last conversation with her father, who ultimately would be killed in the line of duty, was, “I just wanted to tell you I love you.”

Proposed Dollar General requires no planning board, council approval

Despite drawing criticism from residents and some businesses in the immediate area, a Dollar General store proposed for the corner of Roanoke Avenue and Eighth Street does not have to gain a recommendation for approval from the planning board or an OK from city council to be built.

Meeting Monday expected to center on additional theater extension

With the prospective buyers of the Roanoke Rapids Theater expected to get loan approval to close on the property, a special meeting of city council has been called for Monday to discuss the matter.

Pilot Club honored two Roanoke Rapids High School seniors

On Tuesday, May 15 the Pilot Club of Roanoke Valley, NC District Pilot, honored two Roanoke Rapids High School seniors with $1,000 scholarships.

PD seeks help in Ollie's, Walmart larcenies

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in solving three larcenies, one which occurred Monday at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Center and two which occurred in the span of about seven-and-a-half hours at Walmart Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.

2018 Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Summer Camp List

The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department along with Roanoke Rapids High School and Roanoke Rapids Police Department have announced the 2018 Summer Camp dates and contacts to sign up.
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Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred at Sheetz early Saturday morning.

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RRPD probes Sheetz robbery

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred at Sheetz early Saturday morning.

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Conway man dies in Rich Square area coll…

A Conway man died Friday night after he was struck head-on by the driver of another vehicle.

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With primary results certified, attentio…

With the results of the May 8 primary certified today, the Halifax County Board of Elections will begin Monday researching signatures on a petition submitted by Jimmie Silver to run...

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Cary chief honors great uncle at law enf…

A daughter’s last conversation with her father, who ultimately would be killed in the line of duty, was, “I just wanted to tell you I love you.”

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Proposed Dollar General requires no plan…

Despite drawing criticism from residents and some businesses in the immediate area, a Dollar General store proposed for the corner of Roanoke Avenue and Eighth Street does not have to...

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Meeting Monday expected to center on add…

With the prospective buyers of the Roanoke Rapids Theater expected to get loan approval to close on the property, a special meeting of city council has been called for Monday...

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Pilot Club honored two Roanoke Rapids Hi…

On Tuesday, May 15 the Pilot Club of Roanoke Valley, NC District Pilot, honored two Roanoke Rapids High School seniors with $1,000 scholarships.

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PD seeks help in Ollie's, Walmart larcen…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in solving three larcenies, one which occurred Monday at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Center and two which occurred in the span...

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RRPD roundup: Absconder search; B&E …

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

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Defense files motion for mental evaluati…

The attorney representing a man charged in the shooting deaths of his grandmother and a Hollister man filed a motion in Halifax County District Court seeking a mental evaluation for...

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Reward offered for information on larcen…

Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp is seeking information on the identity of a man in the photo below.

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Story center gets name makeover

The Jo Story Senior Center will now be known as Jo Story Senior Center for Active Adults.

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No tax increase proposed in city's upcom…

City Manager Joseph Scherer will not recommend a tax increase for the upcoming fiscal year budget.

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Two charged, one sought in vehicle, fire…

Two men were charged and warrants were obtained on another for their alleged involvement in a vehicle larceny.

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John 3:16 Center adds to services with l…

The John 3:16 Center is adding to its services this year through its Warren County lakefront location and through the opening of Refuge & Strength House, a single-family dwelling for...

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RRPD roundup: Child assault; blotter ent…

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

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S.C. man charged in Adidas merchandise l…

A South Carolina man was charged Friday in the theft of more than $1,000 worth of Adidas merchandise from a Roanoke Rapids sporting goods store.

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RR Walgreens robbery occurred after Gree…

Roanoke Rapids police say the robbery of prescription drugs from Walgreens Thursday night occurred several hours after one in Greensboro.

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Police investigate medication robbery at…

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating the theft of medication Thursday night from the pharmacy of Walgreens following a robbery.

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Manning readers score big with 'Canes

Manning Elementary students were treated to an afternoon of games and prizes from the Carolina Hurricanes and mascot Stormy.   

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RRPD to honor fallen officers in Centenn…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department will honor its three fallen officers as well as others who died in the line of duty in Halifax County.

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Incumbents claim victory in Tuesday prim…

Incumbents candidates in Halifax County won in Tuesday’s primary election.

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County approves post-closure agreement o…

With the closing of Scotland Neck’s Our Community Hospital last December, there will be no levy from a special taxing district which helped fund the medical facility since the 1960s...

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RRPD roundup: Kidnapping charges; assaul…

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

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Governor establishes rewards in two city…

Rewards from the office of Governor Roy Cooper have been established in separate Roanoke Rapids murders.

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Three charged in sweepstakes robbery

Three Roanoke Rapids men were charged in the Saturday morning armed robbery of a Halifax area sweepstakes business.

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Sheriff's office probes sweepstakes robb…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery of sweepstakes business which occurred this morning just after 8 a.m.

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Early voting ends Saturday; polls open T…

The early voting process in Halifax County has seen 2,083 people cast ballots as of Thursday, according to the board of elections.

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RRHS students get first taste of electio…

Roanoke Rapids High School students got their first taste of the election process through registering or casting their first ballots early for the upcoming primary Tuesday.

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Police seek help in Adidas merchandise t…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect involved in an April 24 larceny in which more than $1,000 worth of Adidas merchandise was...

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Task force roundup: Wanted person; Holli…

The City County Drug Task Force reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris:

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Main Street Roanoke Rapids receives four…

Roanoke Rapids was among the 47 North Carolina communities designated as an accredited Main Street America program.

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RRPD roundup: Tips lead to arrest in lig…

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

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Repeat indecent exposure defendant faces…

A man who in April pled guilty in Halifax County District Court to indecent exposure was arrested again Wednesday for two counts of the crime.

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Sheriff: Missing grandmother was shot

Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp confirmed Wednesday the result of a preliminary autopsy shows Isaiah Caesar’s 74-year-old grandmother was shot.

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Seafood festival raises $8,500 for child…

The annual Benefiting the Children of Halifax County Seafood Festival raised $8,500 Saturday and several organizations will use the funds for their upcoming events.

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Avenue resurfacing will lead to streetsc…

Resurfacing of Roanoke Avenue will also pave the way for several streetscape projects Main Street Roanoke Rapids has sought to implement in which the focus will be to enhance public...

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RRPD roundup: Stolen generator found dur…

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

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City grants second due diligence extensi…

While the potential buyers of the Roanoke Rapids Theater have completed their due diligence, they have not yet obtained satisfactory financing to purchase the property, an agreement on a second...

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Police seek help in two larceny cases

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in two larcenies.

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Caesar appointed attorney after district…

In his first court appearance since being charged in the murders of his grandmother and a Hollister man, Isaiah Caesar was assigned a local attorney and will be also be...

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Man charged in grandmother's murder serv…

A man charged in the death of his grandmother Friday now faces a murder charge in the shooting death of a Hollister man earlier this month.

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Chasing Eagle: Ranks achieved

The journey is complete and on Sunday at First Baptist Church two Roanoke Rapids boy scouts earned the organization’s highest rank — Eagle Scout.

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RRPD roundup: Two sought in separate ass…

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

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AWOL Marine charged in grandmother's dea…

A Halifax County native who lived part-time with his grandmother has been charged this evening in her murder.

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Halifax celebrates opening of Dollar Gen…

Halifax town and other officials celebrated the opening of Dollar General this afternoon.

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Newly elected Halifax Regional board of …

Halifax Regional Medical Center has announced its newly elected officers of its board of directors.

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Roanoke Valley crime roundup: Reports fr…

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reports the following:

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Police investigate Charles Circle shooti…

A man was shot in the leg after he told officers as many as four people entered his residence late Thursday night.

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RRPD roundup: Officer, K9 partner unharm…

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

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Business news: Grizzard honored for serv…

The Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank Board of Directors honored its longtime board member William B. Grizzard Jr. this week for his 33 years of service to the bank.  

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Business news: Sellers joins Hockaday

Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service owner Jay Carlisle, announced Art Sellers as its new funeral director.  

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Law enforcement, DA support Take Back NC…

Heads of law enforcement and the district attorney for Judicial District 6 support renewed efforts by the North Carolina Eastern District United States Attorney’s Office dealing with violent offenders and...

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Vikings return as State Champions

The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings Softball team took a shorter road this year, but earn back to back 1A NCISAA State Championship Friday afternoon at Oakwood School.

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2018 Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation…

The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department along with Roanoke Rapids High School and Roanoke Rapids Police Department have announced the 2018 Summer Camp dates and contacts to sign up.

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Church Co-ed softball league forming

The Roanoke Valley Area Churches are set to run a co-ed church softball league in Roanoke Rapids to start in July or August.

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RVGSL U10 youth softball May 15th result…

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League U10 results from May 15th reported to RRspin Sports.

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Lady Jackets soccer seaon comes to a clo…

The #5 seed Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team fell to #5 seed Carrboro Jaguars 5-1 Tuesday night in the 3rd round of the 2A NCHSAA State...

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Weldon's Sykes wins in Regionals, now he…

Ysade Sykes, of Weldon High School won the 1A Regional High Jump this past Friday in Snow Hill, NC.

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RRHS Athletic HOF committee announces ex…

The Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the Class of 2018 through May 30th do to some inconstancies in cut off dates documented.

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RVGSL U10 youth softball May 8th results

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League U10 results.

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RVGSL U12 youth softball May 2nd,3rd and…

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League U12 game stats.

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Monday May 7th and Friday May 11th U8 Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League game info

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team advance to the 3rd round of the 2A NCHSAA State Championship Play-offs with a Magical show at Hoyle field Saturday...

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Jackets baseball fall on road Friday nig…

The RRHS Baseball team's season came to an end, in the 2nd round of the NCHSAA 2A State Playoffs, with a 17-0 loss at Midway High School.

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Halifax Academy Lady Vikings soccer team advances to the 3rd round NCISAA 1A State Championship playoffs.

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NEA baseball advances in State Play-offs

The Northeast Academy baseball team will host Statesville Christian in the NCISAA 1A State Baseball Championship Play-offs quarter finals on Saturday at 12:30PM at the NEA baseball field.

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Roanoke Valley's Track Club invades Durh…

Two of Roanoke Valley's middle school fastest ran in the Triangle Champion's Challenge on Saturday May 5 2018.

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RVYSA 11U Spring Championships

The U11 RVYSA Soccer championship game took place on Wednesday evening at 5:30 pm. 

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RVYSA 9U Spring Championships

The season ending spring championship game featured West Fraser and Super 8 Motel. 

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KIPP Pride softball 2018 conference cham…

2018 Tar Roanoke Athletic Conference Softball Champions are KIPP Pride High School with a 8-2 record.

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Halifax Academy softball seeded #1 in St…

The Halifax Academy lady Vikings softball team has earned the #1 seed in the NCISAA 1A State Championship Play-offs.

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Roanoke Rapids High school Track Coach Dahl has Jacob Bouchard & Caitlin Bobbitt qualified for the NCHAA 2A Track Regionals Saturday May 12th at Mount Olive University. 

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RRHS golf team finished 8th in State Cha…

Five members of the Roanoke Rapids High School Men's Golf Team coached by Daniel Harris finished tied for eighth out of twelve teams competing this past Monday and Tuesday in...

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Jackets baseball beats Bunn when it coun…

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Varsity Baseball team went on the road and defeated Bunn in the 1st round of the NCHSAA 2A State Championship Playoffs by a...

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Jackets sting Blue Devils in 1st round o…

The #5 seed Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team advance to the 2nd round of the 2A NCHSAA State Championship Play-offs Tuesday night at Hoyle Field.

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KIPP, RRHS and Southeast Halifax basebal…

The NCHSAA State Baseball Championship Play-off brackets have been released and three area teams made the play-offs.

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RV Powers finish third

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Valley swim team registration set

The Roanoke Valley Swim Team will have a registration night on May 15 at 6:30 at TJ Davis.

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KIPP and Weldon girls softball headed fo…

The NCHSAA 1A State Championship Play-off brackets have been released and two Roanoke Valley teams will be in action.

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NCHSAA State Play-offs Preliminary brack…

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Halifax Academy soccer earns #6 seed

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RAGE Wrestling Warriors returned the Roanoke Rapids High School Gym "HIVE" with "RAGEFest 2018."

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Good News Baptist Looking Up Sports kick…

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KIPP High baseball honors its 2018 Senio…

KIPP High Baseball honored their 2018 Seniors this past Tuesday night in Gaston and beat Weldon 33-1.

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