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Two wanted for Conway area B&Es in custody

Two Bertie County men wanted by the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office in breaking and entering cases in the Conway area are in custody....

Garysburg man charged with converter theft from...

A Garysburg man has a Thursday Northampton County District Court appearance after he was served warrants last week for removing a...

Camera system leads to recovery of stolen vehicle,...

Information received from a cross-referencing camera system helped Roanoke Rapids police Monday retrieve a stolen vehicle from Greenville...

RRPD brings back Safety Pup program for seventh year

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is continuing its Safety Pup program for the seventh year. The Safety Pup program is designed for...

RRPD roundup: Shots fired; drug arrests

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Bobby Martin: This morning shortly after 1:30 Officer D....

News

Two wanted for Conway area B&Es in custody

Two Bertie County men wanted by the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office in breaking and entering...

Garysburg man charged with converter theft from...

A Garysburg man has a Thursday Northampton County District Court appearance after he was served...

Camera system leads to recovery of stolen...

Information received from a cross-referencing camera system helped Roanoke Rapids police Monday...

Roanoke Rapids City Council August 16 agenda

The Roanoke Rapids City Council regular meeting will be held Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Lloyd...

RRPD brings back Safety Pup program for seventh...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is continuing its Safety Pup program for the seventh year....

RRPD roundup: Shots fired; drug arrests

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Bobby Martin: This...

Enfield man faces murder count in Sunday park...

An Enfield man is in jail without the opportunity after he was charged with the murder of a person...

August 12, 2022

August 12, 2022 J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800...

RRPD roundup: Arrests after suspicious activity

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Bobby Martin: This...

NCSO roundup: SN man charged; Three Bertie men...

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Captain Patrick...

Weekend Menu: August 13

The Weekend Menu from the Halifax County Convention and Visitors Bureau:...

County, Roseburg strike amended incentive...

Halifax County commissioners Monday approved an amendment to the economic incentive grant...

Storm, straight line winds cause power outages...

A severe thunderstorm with straight line winds toppled trees in the county seat of Halifax...

RRGSD seeks needs-based grant for new pre-K center

Halifax County commissioners Monday voted to allow the board chairman to sign off on two...

Domestic call leads to meth, cocaine trafficking...

A domestic call of a man following his ex-girlfriend Tuesday ended with his arrest on cocaine and...

Health department: No monkeypox cases reported...

There are currently no reported cases of monkeypox in Halifax County, the health department...

COVID variant puts county in high spread category

A new variant of COVID-19 has put Halifax County and several others back into an orange category...

Local projects included in revised...

A revised draft of the state’s next long-range transportation improvements plan is now available...

RRPD investigators believe recent robberies may...

Roanoke Rapids police investigators believe two recent robberies may have been committed by the...

Speed, possible alcohol use contributing factors...

Speed and the possible use of alcohol have been listed as contributing factors in a crash which...

Carolina Rest Home Rd. raid nets trafficking...

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office narcotics agents seized trafficking amounts of fentanyl along with...

HCS presented funds to begin new Eastman...

Halifax County Schools Thursday received a $39,083,000 check which will be applied to building a...

Release revocation proceedings begin for man in...

The United States Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina Thursday began proceedings for...

HCS announces chair, vice chair; Fletcher,...

The Halifax County Board of Education this week named Tyus Few chair and Joyce Lashley vice chair....

Planning director to council: 'Vacant properties...

By all accounts, Roanoke Rapids Planning and Development Director David Wise said, “Vacant...

Council gets a look at 'red' structures in city

Three properties each in both the residential and business categories highlight the issues the...

RR man charged on weapons, drug possession counts

A Roanoke Rapids man previously convicted on several charges was found in possession of weapons as...

City begins leasing vehicles

The city will begin leasing its vehicles after the council Tuesday approved an agreement with...

Sealed bid process will be used to sell theater

The city council Tuesday passed a resolution declaring the Roanoke Rapids Theatre as surplus...

Weldon PD roundup: Stops yield DWI, concealed...

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

Post 38 donates to newly-formed Sea Cadets Corps

Roanoke Rapids American Legion Post 38 contributed $1,000 to the newly-created Northampton County...

Buffaloe named REC's VP of innovation and...

Roanoke Electric Cooperative announced that Derrick Buffaloe has joined its team as its vice...

Dove-hunting season begins September 3

The 2022-23 hunting season for mourning and white-winged doves opens on Saturday, September 3....

Town of Halifax to receive $175,000 for...

The town of Halifax is one of seven recipients which will share $1 million in grant funding to...

HCC announces Dean's List students for summer...

Halifax Community College announced its Dean’s List students for the summer semester of 2022. The...

RRPD roundup: Jackson St. shooting; Subway heist

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Bobby Martin: On...

News

Enfield man faces murder count in Sunday park shooting

An Enfield man is in jail without the opportunity after he was charged with the murder of a person with whom he had a lonstanding beef. Undray L....
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Front Page Sports

Chaloner Football Tryouts announced

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Chaloner football tryouts will be held on Monday through Thursday from 4 to 6 PM the weeks of August 15-18 and 22-25 at the football field behind Chaloner. Athletic physicals must be current on the...

Roanoke Rapids High School Sports Season info

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The official start of the RRHS Fall Sports season will be Monday August 1st. Here are some details and contact information for each Fall Sport. Football Football practice will begin on Monday August...

Daniels qualifies for AAU Junior Olympics

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With a 100-meter dash time of 14.45, 10-year-old Roanoke Rapids native Ryleigh Daniels qualified for the AAU Track and Field Junior Olympics at the Region 5 Qualifier hosted at Highland Springs High...

USSSA softball brings travel teams to Chockoyotte

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The NC USSSA Softball organization hosted the season first Travel softball tournament in Roanoke Rapids with the Firecracker Celebration on Saturday, July 2 at Chockoyotte Park. Several local High...

HCS announces new inductees into Athletic Hall of Fame

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Halifax County Schools announced the 26 people who make up this year’s Athletic Hall of Fame inductees. This recognition honors individuals and coaches whose performance was exceptional during their...

Roanoke Rapids U11 baseball Allstars continue play in State tournament

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The Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association U11 Yellow Jackets baseball Allstar team split in this past Saturday and Sunday action. The U11 Allstars opened play Saturday in Winterville in the 2022...

Champions in Motion get three first-place finishes

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Champions in Motion Roanoke Rapids Stars captured three first-place finishes in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee 2022 State Championship held at Campbell University last week. Level 2 —...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season June 16th game

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for June 16th. TEE BALL HALIFAX ACADEMY : JASON POWELL/ COLLIN BISSETTE LAKE COUNTRY ANIMAL HOSPITAL :SKYER CRICKMORE / CULLEN COOKE DIXON LAW...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season June 15th game

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for makeup game played on June 15th. COACH PITCH LAKE COUNTRY ANIMAL HOSPITAL : LAWSEN KEETER/ JOSIAH MARSHALL MERRITT PIPING : TRENITY SMITH/...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season June 14th game

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for June 14th. TEE BALL LAKE COUNTRY ANIMAL HOSPITAL: LEDGER JONES/ WILLIAM NEWSOME R R POLICE CLUB: ASHER MERRIETT/ CHASE PATE QUALITY...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season June 9th game

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for June 9th. TEE BALL QUALITY LANDSCAPE – WESTON POWERS/ EASTON SHEARIN D & D GARAGE- ASH DURHAM/ MAXTON OGBURN LAKE COUNTRY ANIMAL HOSPITAL...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season June 7th game

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for June 7th. TEE BALL R.R POLICE CLUB – TRI LEUNG/ JAXON MAY DIXON LAW – DAWSON DIXON/ OWEN DIXON QUALITY LANDSCAPE ANNALEE FUTRELL / TRIPP...

Obituaries

Joseph Elmer 'Joe' Floyd

Joseph Elmer "Joe" Floyd, age 81, passed away on August 13, 2022, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with his children and Joyce's children by his...

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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

Dead Letter Office (Or columns I haven't written)

One of the fans of my columns, probably one of the few, asked me a couple of weeks ago if...

A letter of thanks to supporters

Supporters and citizens of Halifax County, the votes have been counted, the votes have been...

Volunteerism: A way of life at ECU North Hospital

What is Volunteerism? Volunteerism is the donation of a person's time and talents without pay to...

Financial Focus: What a financial advisor can do...

If you know how important it is to invest for your future, but you’re unsure of the road to...

Hearts of Halifax County with Texas educators,...

A horrific tragedy occurred yesterday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Our hearts are...

Financial Focus: What investors can — and can't...

As an investor, you can easily feel frustrated to see short-term drops in your investment...

Addressing the budget elephant in the room

We watched and listened Wednesday night as Roanoke Rapids City Council skirted and dodged the...

A plan of action for the district attorney's...

Editor’s note: The candidate submitted this article to rrspin.com unsolicited and it should not be...

Silver endorsed by trooper's association

Jimmie Silver, a candidate for Halifax County sheriff, recently submitted an endorsement he...

Financial Focus: Don't be surprised by Social...

When you reach the appropriate age, it’s easy to apply for Social Security retirement benefits —...

Weldon Advocate: Master plan needed as town...

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the Outdoor Economy Conference in Cherokee. The Outdoor...

Regarding 'low' or 'inadequate' bonds in Halifax...

Editor’s note: The candidate submitted this article to rrspin.com unsolicited and it should not be...

Addressing the backlog of prosecutorial district...

Editor’s note: The candidate submitted this article to rrspin.com unsolicited and it should not be...

A valid proposal to keep our parks and trail safer

This morning I took my run at Chockoyotte Park, something I do from time to time when I sleep in,...

Financial Focus: Investing in uneasy times

As an investor, your own decisions will be the biggest factor in your success. Nonetheless, you’ll...

Victim recounts experience during February...

First, I would like to thank Mr. Lance Martin for acknowledging the crimes that took place on...

A deserving moment for a mom, a proud moment for...

The pride I felt Saturday was no match for the beaming face of my mother who was honored for her...

Review: The Dark Knight lives on through new...

Christopher Nolan raised the bar so high with his Dark Knight trilogy that Tim Burton’s early...