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The ImPHAct: HCPHS acquires new van

Public Health in Action: The Halifax County Public Health System acquired a new 15-passenger van to assist with addressing transportation...

Memorial Day observances planned Saturday, Monday

A Memorial Day ceremony will be held at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids Monday at 11 a.m. The program is being presented by AmVets...

Lady Jackets close their season with loss at home...

The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team fell at home Thursday night 1-0 to Clinton. The Lady Jackets hosted the...

HCSO roundup: Standoff update; chase; marijuana...

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Captain Scott Hall: Standoff update Charges have been lodged...

RR man in federal custody following DEA, local drug...

A 54-year-old Roanoke Rapids man will have a federal detention hearing in Greenville next Thursday after his Wednesday arrest on an...

News

Memorial Day observances planned Saturday, Monday

A Memorial Day ceremony will be held at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids Monday at 11 a.m. The...

HCSO roundup: Standoff update; chase; marijuana...

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

RR man in federal custody following DEA, local...

A 54-year-old Roanoke Rapids man will have a federal detention hearing in Greenville next Thursday...

Roanoke Valley crime roundup: Man arrested...

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following: Roanoke Rapids Police Department A man who...

City budget approval would mean new financial...

The city’s proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year will mean new software for its finance and...

RRSD customers not affected by Northampton main...

Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District customers are not affected by any water main breaks or boil water...

Police seek clues in early Tuesday morning...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a shooting which occurred Tuesday morning...

Speaker discusses city tax rate, revaluation...

While he is still deliberating speaking at the upcoming June 4 budget public hearing before...

Public notice: City council budget hearing, June...

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY COUNCIL BUDGET HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City Manager to the...

Man charged with firing at apartment complex...

A Roanoke Rapids man remains in the Halifax County Detention Center after he was charged with...

Council moves forward with 64-cent tax rate...

Roanoke Rapids City Council will go into its June 4 budget public hearing with a proposed...

Standoff ends with arrest of 18-year-old

An 18-year-old Weldon resident was taken into custody late Monday night after he fired shots at...

Work on new Eastman school continues

Halifax County Schools has begun phase two construction at the former Eastman School site with...

Davis sets mobile office hours this week

Congressman Don Davis will have mobile office hours this week that include Halifax, Northampton...

Click It or Ticket enforcement underway locally,...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department, Halifax County Sheriff's Office, and the North Carolina...

Bryant to discuss Revolutionary roots at museum...

Sandra Bryant will discuss her research into her family’s ties to the American Revolution during a...

With budget message presented, county prepares...

After presenting her budget message to commissioners this morning, Halifax County Manager Dia...

Man faces indecent exposure count following...

A Roanoke Rapids man was arrested and charged for indecent exposure this morning after a woman...

Craig Morgan photo gallery

Faithful Christian, dedicated family man, distinguished veteran of the US Army, singer, songwriter...

Man faces sex offense counts following RRPD...

A Roanoke Rapids man remained in the Halifax County Detention Center as of this report following a...

Man charged after bolting from vehicle after stop

A Roanoke Rapids man who fled from the passenger seat of a vehicle which was stopped Thursday...

RRGSD parent advisory meeting May 23

Parents are invited to attend a parent advisory meeting May 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the...

Roanoke Rapids City Council: May 21 meeting

The Roanoke Rapids City Council Regular Meeting will be held Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 5:30 p.m. in...

Northampton students excel in Math Champions...

Northampton County Schools students — both elementary and middle schoolers — came home with...

IDEA Part B amendments to be open for review,...

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446) Project is...

Public judgment records notices a scam, HCSO says

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has been notified that some residents received a notice in the...

NCSO gets donation from lake 911 task force

The Lake Gaston 911 Community Task Force Group Wednesday donated snacks and bottled water to the...

RRPD roundup: Morning and Wednesday DWI arrests

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Shane Guyant: This...

Fishing Creek Paddle June 1

On Saturday, June 1, Downtown Enfield Restoration & Preservation will sponsor the annual Fishing...

Man sought after new charge lodged in May 10 crash

A warrant for felony child neglect-abuse resulting in serious injury has been filed against a...

PSC's Walk for Life Saturday

The Pregnancy Support Center of Roanoke Rapids will hold its Walk for Life on Saturday. The time...

RR Tractor Supply sets Saturday farmer's market

Roanoke Rapids Tractor Supply is hosting a farmer’s market on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....

Chamber summer concert series begins Friday

The Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce has released its summer of music schedule for this season....

Groundbreaking ushers in phase 1 expansion at VCA

With ceremonial shovels pushed into the ground, Victory Christian Academy celebrated phase 1 of...

Smokehouse at Bradford-Denton another learning...

With funding from the Halifax County Convention & Visitors Bureau, the new smokehouse at the...

Parks director recommends completion of Emry...

Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Director John Simeon recommended during a budget work session...

News

Police seek clues in early Tuesday morning shooting

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a shooting which occurred Tuesday morning around 2:30 in the 100 block of Washington Street....
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Front Page Sports

Lady Jackets close their season with loss at home in the playoffs.

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team fell at home Thursday night 1-0 to Clinton. The Lady Jackets hosted the fourth round of the NCHSAA 2A State Women's soccer championship...

Lady Jackets advance to the Elite 8

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It took overtime and penalty kicks for the Roanoke Rapids High School women's Lady Yellow Jackets to advance to the 4th round in the 2A NCHSAA state championship. Roanoke Rapids beat NCSSM 2-1...

Lady Jackets soccer advance to 3rd round in State Championship

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Roanoke Rapids High School lady Jackets beat Northwood 7-3 Thursday night at Hotle field. With the win, the Lady Jackets advance to the thrird round hosting North Carolina School of Science and Math...

Lady Jackets soccer advance in State playoffs

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Roanoke Rapids High school #3 seed beat #30 seed South Granville 8-0 Monday night at Hoyle field. Jackets Goals by Kamdyn Jean with 4, Casey Neal with 3, and Avery Qualls with 1 Assists by Casey...

Roanoke Rapids High weekly athletic schedule for week of May 13th

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Here is the weekly schedule for RRHS Athletics. Monday 5/13 1. Golf at the NCHSAA State Championships at Stonebridge Golf Club 2. Girls Soccer at HOME vs. South Granville in the 1st round of the...

Lady Jackets softball headed to third round in Championship

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets softball team advance to the third round of the NCHSAA 2A State Championship play-offs. The #2 seed Lady Jackets beat the #18 seed West Craven...

Lady Jackets earn Conference Championship

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Thursday nights 4-1 win over Nash Central secured the Big East Conference Championship. Lady Jackets with Goals, Kamdyn Jean Hat trick (3) and Casey Neal with 1. Jackets Assists- Avery Qualls, Casey...

Optimist club of RR players of the day May 7th

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Optimist club of RR players of the day May 7th.

Lady Jackets softball advance to round two in State play-offs

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The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets softball team advance to the second round Tuesday night with a 7-0 shutout against Louisburg at home on Goodwin Field. Jackets senior Kalissa Williams struck...

Area baseball & softball teams earn state play-off spots

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North Carolina High School Athletic Association Baseball and Softball championship brackets have been released. The following are teams that have earned a play-off spot. Baseball Tuesday May 7th 1A...

Roanoke Rapids High announce Athletic Banquet info

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The annual RRHS Athletic Banquet will be held on Monday May 20th. Dinner will be served from 5:30-6:30pm in the RRHS Cafeteria. The Awards Ceremony will start at 7pm in the RRHS Auditorium. On...

Monday 4/22 and Wednesday 4/24 Youth baseball results

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Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association Minor League results. April 22 games Stewards 1 Wrenn Sports Halos 15 Dixon Property mgt Elders 8 Price’s Refrigeration Deacons 9 CSM Electrical Bishops 8...

Obituaries

Randall 'Randy' Lewis Jordan

Randall “Randy” Lewis Jordan, 77 passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry Louis Jordan and Violet Allen...

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Police investigate two...

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The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating two robberies which occurred Tuesday — one a...

Truck driver shot, killed in...

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A Halifax truck driver was shot and killed late Monday night in the parking lot of the Gaston...

Tasty tacos offered for...

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The incentive is tacos but the real point is getting children outside.

Opinion

The ImPHAct: HCPHS acquires new van

Public Health in Action: The Halifax County Public Health System acquired a new 15-passenger van...

Yellow Jacket Report: RREC commencement; Senior...

At Roanoke Rapids Graded School District, we value traditions. One of the most poignant and...

Tax increase will burden RR citizens

In the recent article City manager proposes 64-cent tax rate for FY 24-25, the city manager was...

City council: Do not decrease the tax rate

Dear Mayor Doughtie and the Roanoke Rapids City Council, Please do not vote to decrease the tax...

ImPHAct: Public Health in Action — UNC Community...

The UNC Gillings School of Public Health and the Halifax County Public Health System Monday hosted...

By asking, skateboarders closing in on Emry...

We learned early as a child if you needed to know something — you asked. If you wanted something —...

Yellow Jacket Report: Special events, planning...

While each month in a school year has its highlights, May is one of the busiest. Sometimes it...

Can Lakeland survive? Yes we can

Rumors of Lakeland’s demise have been greatly exaggerated, and in fact, we look forward to many...

Yellow Jacket Report: Staff and students honored

This week is a very special week in Roanoke Rapids Graded School District as we celebrate all of...

Yellow Jacket Report: April highlights

It seems unreal to think that we have made it to the last day of April 2024, but I guess this is...

Financial Focus: How is your retirement income...

Once you’re retired, you will likely need to draw on several types of income for your living...

RRPD soliciting funds for eighth annual...

Our department is continuing our eighth annual Safetypup program for our young children in...

Why we don't name businesses

We get asked why we do not name certain locations in our postings. It simply boils down to...

Yellow Jacket Report: Celebrating excellence in...

This week in the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District has been a testament to our motto of...

Review: Could it happen? Thoughts on Civil War

We’re not so sure you have to have a doctorate in political or social sciences to understand the...

Yellow Jacket Report: Weekly highlights and...

Roanoke Rapids Graded School District has an exciting announcement this week! We were awarded...

A thank you to Wilson

National Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week is celebrated every year on the second full week...

Yellow Jacket Report: Committee meetings

Roanoke Rapids Graded School District returned yesterday, April 8, 2024, from Spring Break. While...