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RRPD seeks assistance in Walmart computer thefts

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a larceny which occurred at Walmart shortly before 10 a.m. Monday....

Saturday house burns to aid training, EDC marketing...

As work continues to demolish the Interstate Inn, the Weldon Fire Department beginning Saturday is scheduled to burn eight houses which...

Chaloner open at home with wins

Chaloner Middle School basketball teams opened their home season Monday afternoon at the Jr. Hive hosting Enfield Middle. Chaloner Middle...

Weldon board OKs sale of building for distillery

Weldon town commissioners this evening accepted a $40,000 offer on the former Super Sturdy building which will help pave the way for a...

Photo gallery: Benefiting the Children

The Halifax County Sheriff Office bought toys and other items today as part of its Benefiting the Children of Halifax County program. The...

News

RRPD seeks assistance in Walmart computer thefts

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a larceny which occurred at Walmart shortly...

Saturday house burns to aid training, EDC...

As work continues to demolish the Interstate Inn, the Weldon Fire Department beginning Saturday is...

Weldon board OKs sale of building for distillery

Weldon town commissioners this evening accepted a $40,000 offer on the former Super Sturdy...

Photo gallery: Benefiting the Children

The Halifax County Sheriff Office bought toys and other items today as part of its Benefiting the...

Photo gallery: 2018 Christmas for Kids

The annual Christmas For Kids shopping spree at Walmart served 36 children this morning. The event...

Brooke Simpson returned Home to close 1st year...

Halifax County Native Brooke Simpson who performed her first live concert post "The Voice" in her...

Meherrin River Arts Council 2019 schedule released

The Meherrin River Arts Council has announced their 2019 annual concert series and this year it...

Wreaths Across America comes to Roanoke Rapids

Collin Harris understands the importance of recognizing veterans. That’s why on Saturday he and...

Man faces B&E counts following HCSO probe

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged on breaking and entering counts Wednesday following an...

Tippett to scale back Christmas light...

Since 1971, Barbara Tippett has put on a Christmas light spectacular at her house on Fairlane...

Embers bring the Christmas spirit to the Roanoke...

The Embers featuring Craig Woolard kickoffed the Christmas Season at The Roanoke Rapids Theatre...

Police seek information on larceny suspect

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking help in identifying a man who on Wednesday night...

RR school board excuses Monday snow day

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Education voted Tuesday night to excuse...

Santa at Tippett house Thursday; other events...

Chances for children to visit Santa are still available through several events. Tippett house...

Former deputy will continue mentor program...

A Northampton County deputy resigned on his own following a single-vehicle crash which resulted in...

RRGSD on two-hour delay Wednesday

Roanoke Rapids schools are on a two-hour delay Wednesday. For a list of other delays follow this...

Wednesday delays

The National Weather Service says a winter weather advisory remains in effect from 7 this evening...

AirBoss plans $5.2 million expansion at Scotland...

AirBoss of America Corp. has selected Halifax County for an expansion of its current facility,...

News

Brooke Simpson returned Home to close 1st year performing concerts

Halifax County Native Brooke Simpson who performed her first live concert post "The Voice" in her home state of North Carolina back in February...
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Front Page Sports

Chaloner open at home with wins

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Chaloner Middle School basketball teams opened their home season Monday afternoon at the Jr. Hive hosting Enfield Middle. Chaloner Middle girls team beat Enfield 34-20 to improve to 2-0 Chaloner...

Jacket wrestlers earn 3rd place

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Wrestling Team finished a strong Third place finish against some very good teams Saturday. Two tournament Champions 145 lbs. Christian Doisey 285 lbs. Antonio Lawrence...

Weldon hosting Girls Basketball Holiday tourney

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The Weldon high School Varsity Girls basketball team is hosting A Girls Basketball Holiday Tournament On Thursday and Friday December 20 and 21. Varsity girl teams from Greensville Co. Va, Northwest...

Jacket wrestlers win Friday night

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Roanoke Rapids Wrestling Team defeated Louisburg 70-9 Friday night on the road. Match results: 220 Payton Anderson (RR) pin Yahir Garcia 1:47 285 Antonio Lawrence (RR) won by medical fall over Raul...

3rd Annual Team Mike Newsome Middle school tourney set

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The 3rd Annual "Team Mike" Middle School Holiday Basketball Tournament will be held Thursday and Friday December 20th and 21st at Weldon Middle school located on Hwy 301 South of Weldon. The...

flex (flag) football trail registration

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The Halifax/Northampton Midget football league is running a trial registration to see how much interest there is in a spring and fall flex (flag) football league. This would be a league that...

Williams Named ODAC Player of the Week

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FOREST, Va. – Randolph-Macon junior forward Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week, it was announced by the league...

RRHS Athletics for the week of December 11th

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Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic events for the week of December 11th. Friday Swimming at Aycock Aquatic Center Wrestling at Louisburg (non-conference) Basketball at JF Webb Saturday Wrestling at...

LA CROSSE ANGLER TO COMPETE AS PRO ON 2019 FISHING LEAGUE WORLDWIDE TOUR

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MINNEAPOLIS (Dec. 7, 2018) – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced last week the complete professional angler roster for the upcoming 2019...

Williams earns first triple-double

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ASHLAND, Va. - Junior Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) recorded her first collegiate triple-double with 18 points, 19 rebounds and a career-best 11 blocks, while senior Kelsey Wisner...

Milan headed to Wake Tech

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Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer player Brittnay Milan is headed to Wake Tech Community College to play soccer as an Eagle. The RRHS Senior, Brittany Milan signed her National...

Halifax Academy Middle teams split Wednesday

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The Halifax Academy Middle school Vikings basketball teams split games with The Oakwood School Wednesday afternoon. Halifax Academy Middle School girls team beat The Oakwood School 21-14. Halifax...

Obituaries

Joseph 'Joey' Nelson Pate Jr.

Joseph (Joey) Nelson Pate, Jr., 52, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018, in Greenville, NC. He was born on May 12, 1966, to Judy Crumpler Pate and...

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RRPD investigates Saturday...

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Roanoke Rapids police are conducting a murder investigation following a shooting Saturday night in...

Store clerk shot in early...

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A store clerk is in surgery as of this report after being shot during an early morning armed...

Absconder charged in two...

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A man listed by the state as an absconder has been arrested for the September 26 robbery of the...

Opinion

Thank you, Mrs. Tippett

Over our time in Roanoke Rapids it has been a source of joy. In times when we weren’t in the...

A spirit of brotherhood, a spirit of community

We have always understood the special bond firefighters have and we also understand the way our...

What's happening at the library — October 2018

What's happening at the public library for October 20118 Preschool Storytime Wednesdays. at 10:30...

Congress must fix Armed Career Criminal Act

Nothing federal prosecutors do is more important than protecting our fellow Americans from...

Miss Willie's plight makes case for county...

As the attached video shows, Miss Willie the dog was kept chained outside in Halifax County for 12...

Despite ease of local access, we stand with the...

As more than 300 newspapers across the country write editorials in defense of freedom of the press...

Council errs, thwarts business expansion with...

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday erred when it turned down a rezoning request which could have...

A father's sacrifice and the search for a...

There are two stories in the aftermath of a tragic crash on Interstate 95 last week which to us...

Local elections and fairness principles

The questions we planned to ask were to be earnest. Instead, the brief conversation imploded and...