Report of drive-by ends up being unintentional shooting

A call of a drive-by shooting in Weldon Saturday night ended up being the call of a man who unintentionally shot himself in the leg when his gun fell from his waistband and discharged.

RRPD roundup: Assault call; dispute arrest

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

Heath returns to pool, this time in college

Former Halifax Academy standout swimmer Hayley Heath has donned her goggles and swim cap and taken to the pool again with her Virginia Wesleyan University Marlins.

Youth JV football play-offs set

The first round of the 2017 Junior Varsity playoffs for the Halifax-Northampton Midget Football League will be held at Northampton County High School West in Gaston, North Carolina this Saturday October 28th.

Chaloner stings Enfield in football

Chaloner Middle defeats Enfield by a score of 24 to 8 Wednesday October 18th.

ECU Junior still at top of his game

With a not so good year for the East Carolina University football Pirates, Junior student Caleb Pratt, a Roanoke Rapids native and former Yellow Jacket football standout is still on top of his game as their kicker.

Lady Patriots are Champions

The Cornerstonee Christian Lady Patriots volleyball team wins the CAANC Conference tournament championship Friday night in Gaston.

2017 RRHS Hall of Fame Photo gallery

Photos from the 2017 Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics Hall of Fame inductee banquet.

RRPD roundup: Larceny arrests; gun charge

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

Chamber board developing austerity plan

The Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors met Thursday to address issues brought to light by the resignation of its president, Jim Trzinski.
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A call of a drive-by shooting in Weldon Saturday night ended up being the call of a man who unintentionally shot himself in the leg when his gun fell from his waistband and discharged.

Report of drive-by ends up being uninten…

A call of a drive-by shooting in Weldon Saturday night ended up being the call of a man who unintentionally shot himself in the leg when his gun fell from...

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RRPD roundup: Assault call; dispute arre…

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

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RRPD roundup: Larceny arrests; gun charg…

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

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Chamber board developing austerity plan

The Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors met Thursday to address issues brought to light by the resignation of its president, Jim Trzinski.

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Tree of remembrance planted for county's…

One by one, hands held the shovel.

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Crack pipes seized

Citizen complaints along with those from Weldon town officials led agents of the City County Drug Task Force to a residence on Fairground Lane today.  

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RRPD roundup: Trespassing; domestic assa…

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

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Email details chamber president's decisi…

An email sent to members of the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors details the reasons the organization’s president decided to step down.

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RRPD exploring ties between arrest and n…

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating to determine whether a boy arrested Wednesday night and another suspect they continue to search for are responsible for a new round of vehicle break-ins...

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Spit take, the sequel: Man charged again…

A man who attempted to swallow crack cocaine two years ago was charged with allegedly trying to do it again today.

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Officers recognized at council meeting

Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty honored his officers of the quarter Tuesday night during city council’s meeting and also recognized a selfless act by two members of the criminal...

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HCSO roundup: Child neglect; absconder a…

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

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Manning dedication set in December

A community building dedication and ribbon-cutting for the new Manning Elementary School is being planned for December 10 at 2 p.m.

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Photo gallery: Davie breast cancer aware…

Students, faculty and staff of William R. Davie Middle School circled the campus this morning in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Council backs continuance of fed tax cre…

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening backed the inclusion of the historic preservation tax credit program in the federal budget.

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Police advise to lock vehicles as new ro…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeing another spate of car break-ins.

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Newborn uninjured in suspected DWI crash

A newborn infant was uninjured in a crash Monday after the driver became unresponsive and struck a sign at Seventh and Jefferson streets.

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New counts lodged in pill larceny probe

A Roanoke Rapids man already facing charges for allegedly stealing prescription medication faces new counts stemming from the 2015 investigation.

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Revised school improvement plan talks co…

Approval of funds for the study of conditions at Weldon High School this evening led to a suggestion it’s time for Halifax County commissioners to look at updating its overall...

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Grandparent bilked out of $4K in bail mo…

A grandparent was scammed out of more than $4,000 after receiving a call bail money and damage restitution money was needed to get their grandchild out of jail, according to...

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RRPD roundup: Bicycle getaway; employee …

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

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Teen arrested as investigation into robb…

One teen has been arrested and Enfield police continue their investigation into an armed robbery attempt in which the victim was led to a residence and fired upon.

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Girl to face additional salon fraud coun…

A girl already charged with one count of allegedly passing a counterfeit bill at a nail salon this month will be charged with a similar crime which occurred in September.

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PD tries to sniff out man in air freshen…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who stole seven air fresheners from Family Dollar Thursday.

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Fresh fruit, vegetables on the table in …

Farm-fresh fruits and vegetables will soon be on the menu for Halifax County children.

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Police seek help in computer theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who left Walmart without paying for two computers.

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One charged, one identified in manicure …

One girl has been charged and another identified in a case where they allegedly paid for manicures with counterfeit bills.

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City employee charged with providing pho…

A former city employee was charged Thursday with allegedly providing a cell phone to an inmate assigned to work with the parks and recreation department.

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Woman faces 13 more fraud counts in food…

Roanoke Rapids police have lodged 13 additional fraud counts against a woman who used fraudulent card numbers to make food orders from a local pizza establishment.

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Man brought to safety following Franklin…

Roanoke Rapids firefighters performed CPR and brought a male victim safely out of a Franklin Street residence early this morning.

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Handgun stolen from Florida seized in dr…

A handgun reported stolen from Florida was seized following a search warrant execution in the Scotland Neck area Wednesday night.

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RRPD roundup: Larceny; wanted persons ca…

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

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Plaintiffs in school lawsuit appeal to s…

Plaintiffs in a lawsuit which challenges the operation of three separate school systems in Halifax County Tuesday appealed a state Court of Appeals ruling which upheld a decision made in...

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Police seek two who got nail jobs with b…

Two women who received nail work at a salon and tried to pay with counterfeit money are sought by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

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DMV seeks applicants for Halifax County …

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is seeking applicants to operate a Halifax County license plate agency.

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Chaloner improvements would be first pri…

Improvements to Chaloner Recreation Center would be the first priority in a Highway 158 corridor plan, city officials said at a forum Tuesday night.

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RRPD roundup: Fraud counts; kidnapping

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

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Task force, HCSO roundup: Search warrant…

The City County Drug Task Force and Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following:  

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Tillmon gets 15 years in Operation Rockf…

Antonio Tillmon Monday faced his fiancee in a jailhouse wedding ceremony. Today he faced a federal judge in a sentencing for his role in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case.

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Prison employee charged with having rela…

A 41-year-old Enfield woman was charged on 12 counts of sexual acts by a government/prison employee for what the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office said was allegedly having a relationship with...

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Chaloner in top 5 percent for student gr…

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has named Chaloner Middle School in the top 5 percent for student growth in the state.

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Investigators believe Glenview murders g…

New information released today in the murders of four people in the Glenview community in August says investigators believe the residence was specifically targeted and the crime is gang-related.

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RRPD continues armed robbery probe

Roanoke Rapids police continue their investigation into an armed robbery which occurred at the Roanoke Avenue New Dixie Mart Shell station Thursday night around 9.

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Police investigating armed robbery at av…

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred around 9 p.m.

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Center for Energy Education opens its do…

The changed landscape of the old Halifax County Airport was officially celebrated today.

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RRPD makes fraud arrests in separate cas…

Roanoke Rapids police have made fraud arrests in separate cases over the course of two days.

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Man wanted in Beaufort Co. arrested by W…

A Williamston man wanted out of Beaufort County was arrested last week by the Weldon Police Department.

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Victim bilked out of more than $12K in b…

A Montana victim was bilked out of $12,600 when a Murfreesboro man and former Halifax County resident failed to deliver on rare, collectible bear traps.

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Court extends Ryland's probation two yea…

Probation for Glenn Anthony Ryland, charged in a Hollister fatal crash last month, was extended two years.

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More arrested in deadly Woodland home in…

More people were arrested Monday in a September 22 home invasion in Woodland.

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Skipper to remain in fed custody pending…

Christopher Skipper, a Roanoke Rapids man charged on federal child pornography counts, was ordered to remain in custody pending his trial.

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Community forum on 158 corridor plan set…

Residents next week will have a chance to give their input into a master plan project which could benefit two parks in the Highway 158 corridor as well as Chaloner...

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PD seeks assistance in stolen motor oil …

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a case in which a man stole more than $200 worth of motor oil from Walmart last month.

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RRPD roundup: Domestic disturbances; ind…

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

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Former Halifax Academy standout swimmer Hayley Heath has donned her goggles and swim cap and taken to the pool again with her Virginia Wesleyan University Marlins.

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Youth JV football play-offs set

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Lady Patriots are Champions

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2017 RRHS Hall of Fame Photo gallery

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Men's soccer team traveled to Bunn Wednesday night and earned the win leaving a one match shootout with Granville Central for the Conference Title.

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Warren named Varsity and Lyons named JV …

Roanoke Rapids High School Men's varsity basketball coach Tyler Snyder has stepped down as head coach for the 2017-18 season.

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RRHS wrestling meeting

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets wrestling team will have a Coach/parent meeting.

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets men's soccer team stings the Warren County Eagles on senior night at Hoyle field Monday night.

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U12 Twisters win for #TeamMarcia

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Gaston College Prep middle school footba…

Gaston College Prep beat Gaston Middle this past week 22-0 to improve to 3-1 overall.

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Halifax Academy clinches conference cham…

The Halifax Academy Vikings clinched the Colonial Carolina 1A eight man conference Friday night beating Halifax Community Christian 30-16.

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Cornerstone honor volleyball seniors

Cornerstone Christian volleyball team hosted Garnett Christian in a Conference match this past Thursday on Senior night.

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NEA Wednesday tennis results

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Jackets win in weather called match

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Men's soccer team improved to 16-0-1 Wednesday night at Doyle field.

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Local Kyokushin Karate fighter Christian Buffaloe recently won the "2017 I.K.F.(International Kickboxing Federation) U.S. East Coast Muay-Thai Kickboxing Championship" title and belt at the Crown Reef Resort Conference Center in...

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Jackets soccer win again at home

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Men's soccer team's home field advantage continued Monday night at Hoyle field.

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Jackets cross country action

The RRHS Cross Country teams ran in a Northern Carolina Conference meet on Wednesday October 4 at Southern Vance High School. 

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Halifax volleyball honor it's seniors

Halifax Academy recognized it's 2018 volleyball seniors this past Tuesday night at home hosting Kerr-Vance.

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Roanoke Rapids High school Yellow Jackets  game stats from Friday's 44-27 loss to Southern Vance.

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Northwest Vikings homecoming night win g…

Northwest Halifax Vikings break the drought and earn the win this past Friday night at homecoming night.

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Halifax Academy Vikings traveled to Wayne Christian Friday night earning the win.

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2018 Halifax Academy Football seniors

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The Chaloner Middle School Yellow Jackets blank Gaston College Prep by a score of 38-0 Wednesday.

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Magical Jackets keep stinging

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