Roanoke Rapids softball blanks Southern Vance

The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets beat Southern Vance 12-0 Thursday night on the road.

Jackets remain undefeated

The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team remain undefeated with another shutout Thursday night.

Fingerprint evidence leads to second arrest in Oct. vehicle B&E

Fingerprint evidence collected during an October vehicle breaking and entering led to another person being charged in the crime, according to the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

Lost wallet leads to cocaine charge for owner

The recovery of a lost wallet this morning ended with cocaine charges for its owner after the drug was found in a folded dollar bill.

Planning board backs Chaloner Rec improvements, grant application

The city’s planning board this evening threw its support behind a grant application that could help bring improvements to Chaloner Recreation Center.

Sadler going for $100,000 bonus Friday

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series go short-track racing at night, at Richmond Raceway.

RRPD roundup: Drug, fraud charges; domestic assault

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

Lady Jackets soccer wins another match early

The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team traveled to Southern Vance Wednesday night and earned a 10-1 win with the match called with seventeen minutes remaining due to the 9 goal slaughter rule.

Late score costs Cornerstone Christian Patriots against New Life Christian Academy Warriors

The Cornerstone Christian Patriots lost the lead late in an 11-8 defeat to New Life Christian Academy Warriors on Tuesday.

HA wins Vikings battle over BA

The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings softball team came out on top of Wednesday's battle of the Vikings at Brunswick Academy Vikings.
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Friday, 20 April 2018 13:20

Fingerprint evidence collected during an October vehicle breaking and entering led to another person being charged in the crime, according to the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

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Fingerprint evidence leads to second arr…

Fingerprint evidence collected during an October vehicle breaking and entering led to another person being charged in the crime, according to the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

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Lost wallet leads to cocaine charge for …

The recovery of a lost wallet this morning ended with cocaine charges for its owner after the drug was found in a folded dollar bill.

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Planning board backs Chaloner Rec improv…

The city’s planning board this evening threw its support behind a grant application that could help bring improvements to Chaloner Recreation Center.

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RRPD roundup: Drug, fraud charges; domes…

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

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1026 green space opening coincides with …

The opening of the green space at 1026 Roanoke Avenue will coincide with the Halifax County Arts Council’s Arts on the Avenue annual event in May.

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Williams to lead early college; White co…

A familiar face has been tapped to lead the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District’s early college program.  

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Officers honored for work in Kearney arr…

Roanoke Rapids police officers have been honored not only in-house but by the State Bureau of Investigation for the part they played in arresting one of the suspects in the...

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DA candidate profile: Valerie Mitchell A…

Incumbent District Attorney Valerie Mitchell Asbell is running to retain her seat as the elected DA for Bertie, Halifax, Hertford and Northampton counties.

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RRPD roundup: Counterfeit bill passed; b…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following:

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Monroe St. house appears to be total los…

Strong winds early this morning may have contributed to a fire in the 100 block of Monroe Street, according to the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department.

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Man arrested at Maine airport for obstru…

A man who presented himself as a witness in a murder in Hollister last week has been arrested at Bangor International Airport in Maine, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp confirmed...

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Halifax County commissioner candidate pr…

Incumbent Halifax County Commissioner Patrick Qualls is running to retain his seat on the board.

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Roanoke Rapids man dies in I-95 crash

A 20-year-old Roanoke Rapids man died Saturday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 95.

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Three days of commemorating the signing of the Halifax Resolves winds down today at 3:30 p.m. at the state Historic Site in Halifax.

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Robertson honored for compassionate nurs…

Henry Robertson, a registered nurse at Halifax Regional, was honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

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Halifax County drug roundup: Task force;…

Halifax County law enforcement reports the following drug arrests:  

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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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Halifax County commissioner candidate pr…

Incumbent Halifax County Commissioner Vernon J. Bryant is running to retain his seat on the board.

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With commemoration set Friday, Cooper pr…

With the annual Ella Baker Day set Friday, Governor Roy Cooper issued a proclamation remembering the civil rights leader.

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Halifax fair coincides with Resolves cel…

Coinciding with the Prelude to Liberty celebration in Historic Halifax, the town of Halifax is sponsoring the first Morattico Artisan Fair on from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Let freedom ring! Resolves festivities u…

Today began the first of a weekend of festivities honoring the 242nd anniversary of the Halifax Resolves in Historic Halifax.

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Police to consult with feds after fentan…

Roanoke Rapids police plan to consult with the United States Attorney’s Office after trafficking amounts of fentanyl were seized as officers followed up on a complaint of drug activity Wednesday...

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Another charged in AMVETS shooting

Roanoke Rapids police have made another arrest stemming from a December 15 party at AMVETS on Eighth Street.

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NCSO offers more insight on Enviva stand…

A statement by the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office offers new insight on the circumstances which led a New Hanover County probation absconder to hide in a storage bin on the...

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Halifax County commissioner candidate pr…

Incumbent J. Rives Manning Jr. is running to retain his seat on the Halifax County Board of Commissioners.

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Man with previous indecent exposure coun…

A man who has been charged several times for indecent exposure was arrested for the same crime Tuesday.

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HCSO probes murder in Hollister

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder which was reported this morning at approximately 1:25 a.m.

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HCC commemorates Holocaust with speaker…

Abram Piasek was only 11-years-old when the Nazi party rose to power in his Polish town of Bialobrzegi.

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DA candidate profile: Norlan Graves

Norlan Graves is challenging incumbent Valerie Asbell for the position of district attorney in Bertie, Halifax, Northampton and Hertford counties.

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RR police investigate Oak St. shooting

Roanoke Rapids police continue to investigate a shooting in the 500 block of Oak Street Monday evening which left a mobile home riddled with bullet holes.

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Absconder in custody after taking fall i…

A Wilmington man who hid in an industrial storage bin on the grounds of a Northampton County wood pellet manufacturing company is in jail on $326,000 bond after he fell...

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Littleton man charged in Sunday shooting

A Littleton man surrendered to Roanoke Rapids police today and has been charged in a Sunday morning shooting in the 100 block of Collins Avenue.

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Wilmington probation absconder holed up …

A Wilmington area man listed in state Department of Public Safety records as a probation absconder, as of this report, remains holed up in a storage bin on the grounds...

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Public assembly after King march moved t…

The public assembly following the MLK Nonviolence March Saturday has been moved to the Griffin Centre on the campus of Halifax Community College due to expected inclement weather.

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Task force roundup: Marijuana counts

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

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Fire on the mountain: Controlled burn he…

North Carolina Forest Service rangers and the state parks fire service began a controlled burn at Medoc Mountain State Park today as part of a wildlife management and hazard reduction...

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Undercover sting nets seven reputed deal…

An undercover operation based on complaints and investigation carried out over four days resulted in several arrests of people described as reputed street-level and mid-level drug dealers.

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HCSO roundup: Larcenies; drug charges

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:

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Complaint, consent order could lead to c…

A complaint will be filed in Halifax County Superior Court Friday which sets the stage for a consent order to be signed requiring improvements at the Carolina Inn on Jackson...

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SCLC sets voter forums

The Roanoke Valley-Southern Christian Leadership Conference has scheduled Voter Informational Forums for the public across Halifax County.

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Halifax County commissioner candidate pr…

Terry Buffaloe is running as a challenger for one of three seats on the Halifax County Board of Commissioners.

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Fats, oils, grease and rags cause spill

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District reported a wastewater spill which occurred Monday between 10:40 a.m. and 11:40 a.m.

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Mayor: No apparent recourse to early vot…

Mayor Emery Doughtie said this evening there appears to be no recourse for a one-stop voting site in the city leading up to the May 8 primary.

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HCSO roundup: Weapon counts; larceny cha…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:

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Weldon PD roundup: RR pair face drug cou…

The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Lieutenant Chris Davis:

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RRPD roundup: Traffic stop; larceny, dru…

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

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County approves funds for supreme court …

Celebrating its 200th anniversary , the North Carolina State Supreme Court has elected Halifax as one of the locations where it will hold a session.

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Election board upholds previous one-stop…

Roanoke Rapids Mayor Emory Doughtie said he will continue a push for a one-stop voting site in the city ahead of the May 8 primary.

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County elections board sets Monday meeti…

The Halifax County Board of Elections will hold a meeting Monday at noon in Halifax.

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Skipper sentenced in '17 federal child p…

A Roanoke Rapids man who last year was indicted on federal child pornography counts was sentenced to 70 months in prison last week, according to court records.

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Roanoke Rapids man faces child pornograp…

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged today on several child pornography counts.

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Crack rocks, heroin seized in morning ch…

A Garysburg man was reportedly found in possession of 62 crack rocks and three bindles of heroin after he attempted to flee a checking station this morning.

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RRPD roundup: City man charged in Nash C…

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

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Ladies of the Lake donate to Cancer Care…

The Halifax Regional Foundation recently received a donation of $4,000 from The Ladies of the Lake Organization.

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Varsity baseball team lost 6-4 at South Granville on Friday night.

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Registration for the 2018 Halifax County Community Basketball league has began!

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NFL's Gurley returns to Tarboro High foo…

Tarboro native and NFL's Los Angeles Rams running back, Todd Gurley II returned to his roots Saturday April 14th at Tarboro High football field. 

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2018 Church league basketball tournament…

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