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Downtown Enfield sets weekend of Christmas activities

Downtown Enfield Restoration and Preservation will holding its annual Christmas in Enfield weekend. The events of December 6 through 8...

Scotland Neck adopts business license ordinance

All businesses operating in the town of Scotland Neck must now hold a business license. Prior to opening a business, a business license...

Shopping local a win-win for community

With the holiday shopping season beginning to ramp up, I want to emphasize to our citizens how much sense it makes to shop local for their...

Wrestler Jackets open season with win at home

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets wrestlers won their opening match against Granville Central 46-24 Wednesday night at the...

Avenue at 8th Street gets new crosswalks

New decorative crosswalks are being installed at the intersection of Roanoke Avenue and Eighth Street at no cost to the state Department...

News

Downtown Enfield sets weekend of Christmas...

Downtown Enfield Restoration and Preservation will holding its annual Christmas in Enfield...

Scotland Neck adopts business license ordinance

All businesses operating in the town of Scotland Neck must now hold a business license. Prior to...

Family of WWII vet, educator establishes...

Halifax Community College is proud to announce the creation of the Jesse Abel Francis Scholarship....

Avenue at 8th Street gets new crosswalks

New decorative crosswalks are being installed at the intersection of Roanoke Avenue and Eighth...

Police seek governor's reward in October...

Roanoke Rapids police have requested a $5,000 reward from the Governor’s Crime Commission to aid...

Commissioners award contract for JBB rail spur

North Carolina Railroad Company and the North Carolina State Department of Transportation will...

County closer to enacting tethering ban

Halifax County is a step closer to having regulations which would ban the tethering of unattended...

BTM gets support from Reser's Cares

Reser’s Cares recently chose the Boys to Men Foundation to support. The foundation strives to give...

Medlin: Putting the sweetness in sugar-free...

When Tracy Medlin decided to get into bodybuilding in 2017, one aspect she had to factor in was...

Police serve search warrant at preschool after...

Roanoke Rapids police this morning served a search warrant at Gingerbread House Preschool after...

Manning students collect stuffed animals for RRFD

Manning Elementary School students chose the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department for its second Manning...

HCSO reports banking email scams

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of two email scams which have been...

Weldon PD roundup: Woman sought; man charged in...

The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chris Davis: Monday around...

Man facing charges in Amazon theft to be charged...

A Roanoke Rapids man already facing charges for reportedly stealing Apple and other products from...

Crash claims life of Northampton deputy...

A Northampton County Sheriff’s Office deputy died late Wednesday night while responding to a call...

Wilson woman charged after speeding, giving...

A Wilson woman was charged Monday following a traffic stop in Enfield. Chief Tyree Davis said in a...

County elections board dismisses Scotland Neck...

The Halifax County Board of Elections today dismissed a protest alleging incumbent Scotland Neck...

RR residents face charges following Enfield stop

Two Roanoke Rapids residents face charges following a vehicle stop in Enfield Friday. Enfield...

News

County closer to enacting tethering ban

Halifax County is a step closer to having regulations which would ban the tethering of unattended dogs. The proposed ordinance will come back to...
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Front Page Sports

Wrestler Jackets open season with win at home

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets wrestlers won their opening match against Granville Central 46-24 Wednesday night at the "HIVE".. Yellow Jackets result by weight class: 220 Payton...

Williams earns double-double in Tuesday's loss

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Randolph-Macon senior Kelly Williams ( Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy) tallied a double-double in just thirteen minutes of play Tuesday night, grabbing 11 rebounds to go with her 11 point total....

RAGE Wrestling returns to Roanoke Rapids High School gym

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RAGE Wrestling Warriors returns to action this Saturday, November 23rd at the Roanoke Rapids High School Gym for a very special fundraiser for the Roanoke Rapids Police Club’s “Christmas for the...

Jackets open season at home hosting Northwest Halifax

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets tipped off their 2019-20 basketball season Tuesday night at home hosting the Northwest Halifax Vikings. JV Boys Roanoke Rapids outlasted the Vikings and...

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of November 18th

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The following Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic events are scheduled for the week of November 18th 2019. Tuesday Basketball at HOME vs. Northwest Halifax. JV Boys start at 4:30pm with the Varsity...

Several Jackets men's soccer members earn awards

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The following Roanoke Rapids High School Men's Soccer players earned awards for the 2019-20 season. All Conference Award: Abdul Alrahimi Logan Walton Josh Miller Coleman Neal Honorable Mention:...

Roanoke Rapids 2019-20 Basketball schedule

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Basketball Schedule 2019-20. Date Opponent Location JV/Girls/Boys Tues. 11/19 Northwest Halifax Home 4:30/6/7:30 Fri. 11/22 KIPP Home 4:30/6/7:30 Wed. 12/4 Northampton...

Halifax Academy basketball tipped off their 2019-20 season at home

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The Halifax Academy Vikings basketball teams opened thier 2019-20 season Wednesday night at home against Lawrence Academy. The JV Vikings boys team earned the win against Lawrence Academy 38 to 26....

Ahoskie Christian at NEA Basketball results from Tuesday

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Northeast Academy hosted the Ahoskie Christian basketball teams Tuesday night in Lasker. JV Girls NEA 6 4 10 8 28 AC 2 7 8 2 19 NEA-Leah McDermott 1, Hannah Storey 5, Gracie Baker 12, Hayes Hatcher...

"08" 10U Venom win World Series ring

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The Roanoke Rapids based travel softball team Lady Venom 10u '08 head to Cary this past weekend eager to bring back the gold in the USSSA fastpitch tournament. The Lady Venom girls would go 1-1 in...

Northampton Youth Basketball sign-ups ends 15th

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The Northampton County Recreation Department is currently accepting registration forms for the Boys and Girls Basketball Program. Sign-ups are for children ages 5 – 18 and will run through November...

Williams named preseason All-American list

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ASHLAND, Va. – Randolph-Macon Women's Basketball senior Kelly Williams ( Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy) has been named to D3hoops.com's annual preseason All-American list. Williams was named to...

Obituaries

Kenneth Fleetwood Williams Sr.

Kenneth Fleetwood Williams, Sr., 67, died at his residence Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Kenneth was born, February 19, 1952, in Halifax County, son...

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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...

Winning scratcher means...

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

RRPD investigates Saturday...

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

Opinion

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...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

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

The slow procession to the hope of healing

From the window of my friends’ van I watched as we made our way in a slow procession to Cedarwood....

Remember Chief Hawkins by honoring his legacy

There’s no need to ask why any longer. We will never know, or even understand, the answers....

Financial Focus: What an advisor can do for you

What does investing mean to you? If the word makes you think of transactions – buying or selling...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

October events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Preschool Storytime Wednesdays @ 10:30 am @...

Steak and baked potatoes with a side of humanity

He could be impish, he could be sweet and sometimes he could be downright irritating. But even in...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

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