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Monster Trucks crush it Friday in Rocky Mount, set...

Monster Trucks of the Monster X Tour invaded the Rocky Mount Event Center Friday night and two, more events are set for Saturday. These...

HCSO roundup: Hollister BE&L; manure spreader larceny

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall: {gallery}12420hcso{/gallery} A breaking...

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings win two more games

The past two Halifax Academy Lady Vikings basketball game scores and scoring. HA Lady Vikings defeated Christ Covenant 47-29 Friday, Jan...

Chargers take the sting out of th Yellow Jackets

While most high school teams were busy practicing on Hump Day Wednesday, the Weldon High School Chargers and the Roanoke Rapids High...

Moody releases statement on re-election bid to bench

District Court Judge Vershenia Ballance Moody released the following statement on her bid for re-election: A voice of reason, sound...

News

Monster Trucks crush it Friday in Rocky Mount,...

Monster Trucks of the Monster X Tour invaded the Rocky Mount Event Center Friday night and two,...

HCSO roundup: Hollister BE&L; manure spreader...

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

January 24, 2020

January 24, 2020 J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800...

Moody releases statement on re-election bid to...

District Court Judge Vershenia Ballance Moody released the following statement on her bid for...

HCC plans second Progressive Communities Awards

Halifax Community College (HCC) is proud to announce the second annual Progressive Communities...

HCC sets Black History program schedule

Halifax Community College (HCC) is proud to announce the schedule of events for the 2020 Black...

Fire department receives improved rating

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department saw its fire suppression rating improve from its last...

Vidant, Brody School perform first in-state...

Surgeons and care providers at Vidant Cancer Care and the Brody School of Medicine at East...

Weldon PD roundup: Damage to windows; stolen...

The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chris Davis: On Sunday...

Kearney gets five years in heroin trafficking case

Terry Louis Kearney received a 5-year prison sentence for his role in a heroin trafficking case....

Woman charged in wake of gaming raids

An Emporia woman, described by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office as the operator of a Roanoke...

Chichester honored; RRFD, RRPD recognize employees

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday honored its attorney of 11 years with a resolution and key to...

HCSO, ALE conduct raids at two county gaming...

Two video slot machines, several CPUs and wide screen monitors were seized as evidence following a...

City modifies contract on theater lease

The city has modified its contract with G&T Holdings, the owners of the Roanoke Rapids Theatre, to...

Police seek man who threw bottle through...

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for a man who threw a Yoo-Hoo bottle through a plate glass...

Fire causes significant damage to Marshall St....

Fire caused significant damage to a house in the 300 block of Marshall Street early this morning....

Fire destroys Harris St. house

Fire destroyed a house in the 500 block of Harris Street this morning. Lieutenant Chad Turner of...

Travis Tritt performs to a sellout crowd...

The girls Julie Powell and Allison Askew of BarnBurner Promotions are back and started with a sold...

News

Weldon PD roundup: Damage to windows; stolen vehicle stop

The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chris Davis: On Sunday shortly before 11:30 p.m., Officer T. Revis responded...
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Front Page Sports

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings win two more games

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The past two Halifax Academy Lady Vikings basketball game scores and scoring. HA Lady Vikings defeated Christ Covenant 47-29 Friday, Jan 17 in Winterville, NC Scoring for the Vikings Emerson Poole -...

Chargers take the sting out of th Yellow Jackets

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While most high school teams were busy practicing on Hump Day Wednesday, the Weldon High School Chargers and the Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets were hitting the hardwood at Weldon High....

Halifax Academy boys basketball scores and scoring

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Halifax Academy varsity boys basketball are 4-15 with three regular season games remaining. Below are games with scors and player scoring. 11/13 HA defeated Lawrence Academy 51-39 Thomas Garrett -15...

Jackets wrestlers are 4-0 in conference

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The Roanoke Rapids high Wrestling Team advanced to 4-0 in the Conference Wednesday night on the road. The Yellow Jackets defeated South Granville 48-36. RRHS Winners were 170 Aaron Hunter 182...

JV Jackets win, Varsity teams fall

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The Roanoke Rapids basketball teams hosted conference rival Bunn High Tuesday night at the Hive. The Roanoke Rapids JV Yellow Jackets boys team earned a 52-44 win and are 7-4 overall and 2-3 in...

Saturday Rumble at Southeast

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While most high school basketball teams were busy enjoying their Saturday, the Trojans of Southeast Halifax were playing host to the Chargers of Weldon. The game was a nice afternoon event for alot...

Chargers turn back the Panthers

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While old man Winter had it cold on the outside, the Weldon Chargers kept the court hot on the inside of the Weldon gym Friday night. It wasn't the gym that was hot, it was the players bringing the...

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings current record is 12-6

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings basketball team ranked 2A in the CIC conference and current record is 12-6, 5-3 in the conference. Past game scoring 12/10 Defeated St. Thomas More (home) 51-29...

Lightning Strikes The Hive

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On Wednesday evening the Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets gym the "Hive" was lit up with Black and Yellow on the home side and Blue and Gold of the Weldon High Chargers on the visiting...

Seven Jackets win on Senior night

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The Roanoke Rapids Wrestling Team defeated JF Webb this past Wednesday night 42-30 and reconized thier Seniors. The Jackets are now 3-0 in the Conference and 8-5 overall. Four Seniors were reconized...

Chaloner Lady Jackets sting Gaston Hurricanes

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Chaloner Middle School Lady Yellow Jackets basketball team beat Gaston Middle Hurricanes Monday afternoon 28-15. Chaloner Middle School scores by: Shaniah Daniels with 8 points Kamryn Jean with 6...

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of January 13th

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The following Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic events are scheduled for the week of January 13, 2020 Wednesday Basketball at HOME vs. Weldon. JV game starts at 4:30pm Thursday Swimming at Nash...

Obituaries

Horace Futrell Barnes

Horace Futrell Barnes, 85, died Friday, January 24, 2020, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Horace was born in Northampton County,...

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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...

RRPD investigates Saturday...

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

Winning scratcher means...

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After years of waiting, Jeremy McLean of Roanoke Rapids can finally marry the woman of his dreams...

Opinion

Explaining the property reappraisal process

Happy New Year to the citizens of Halifax County. The time has come again for Halifax County to...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

January events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Pre-School Storytime Wednesdays @ 10:30 am @...

Learning to embrace 2019

I have learned to embrace 2019 despite the health scare and grief. There were times after March 23...

Financial Focus: Plan your fiscal resolutions

Have you thought about your New Year’s resolutions for 2020? When many of us make these promises,...

Big changes coming to Lakeland

As another year and theater season draws to a close, the Board of Directors and staff extend best...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

December events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Pre-School Storytime Wednesdays @ 10:30 am @...

Financial Focus: Invest in your family and...

Why do you invest? For many people, here’s the answer: “I invest because I want to enjoy a...

Shopping local a win-win for community

With the holiday shopping season beginning to ramp up, I want to emphasize to our citizens how...

Financial Focus: Making money last during...

It’s probably safe to say that many of us are concerned about having enough money to cover our...