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Harvest Road fire appears to have started in kitchen

A fire this morning on Harvest Road appears to have started in the kitchen and possibly the stove, according to the Roanoke Rapids Fire...

Health director: Return to 'normal' will require...

The Halifax County Health Department today added 17 new positive cases of COVID-19 to its database. There have now been 1,390 total...

RRFD responds to house fires today, Monday

Roanoke Rapids firefighters have answered calls to structure fires today and Monday. In the fire today, which remains under investigation,...

Two additional deaths added to county's COVID...

Two deaths have been added today to the Halifax County Health Department’s novel coronavirus database, bringing the total to 27. According...

Man faces more drug counts following Whitaker St....

A man arrested earlier this month on drug counts following a traffic stop faces more after charges were lodged against him Sunday morning....

News

Legal notice: HCC renovation RFP

Legal Notice State of North Carolina Halifax Community College, Weldon, NC Halifax Community...

Harvest Road fire appears to have started in...

A fire this morning on Harvest Road appears to have started in the kitchen and possibly the stove,...

Health director: Return to 'normal' will require...

The Halifax County Health Department today added 17 new positive cases of COVID-19 to its...

RRFD responds to house fires today, Monday

Roanoke Rapids firefighters have answered calls to structure fires today and Monday. In the fire...

Two additional deaths added to county's COVID...

Two deaths have been added today to the Halifax County Health Department’s novel coronavirus...

Man faces more drug counts following Whitaker...

A man arrested earlier this month on drug counts following a traffic stop faces more after charges...

Man wanted in afternoon store robbery

A Roanoke Rapids man is wanted in an armed robbery which occurred around 1:30 this afternoon at...

RRPD: Latest Stop the Violence enforcement stats

Behind the numbers in the Roanoke Rapids Police Department’s Stop the Violence enforcement efforts...

Klausner, lender at impasse; New county...

Documents filed in the United States District of Delaware Bankruptcy Court indicate Carolina...

Cumulative positive COVID-19 cases at 1,315

The Halifax County Health Department today reports 18 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total...

Second person wanted in '19 robbery spree arrested

The second person wanted in a 2019 robbery spree which included The Store Next Door in Roanoke...

County reports 85.89 percent recovery rate

The Halifax County Health Department reports as of today there have been 1,114 patients who have...

Indicted prison case manager allowed pretrial...

A Caledonia Correctional Institution case manager who faces federal extortion and drug...

In light of pandemic, city Christmas events will...

In the midst of the global pandemic, Christmas celebrations within the city of Roanoke Rapids will...

Thirteen positive COVID-19 cases added to county...

The Halifax County Health Department today added 13 new positive cases of COVID-19 to its data...

Caledonia case manager faces fed smuggling,...

A former case manager at Caledonia Correctional Institution has been named in an 11-count federal...

HCSO investigates break-in at nursery

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in which deputies responded to around...

Halifax, Northampton 4-Hers hold poultry show

Halifax and Northampton counties recently held a collaborative 4-H Poultry Show at the 4-H Horse &...

Health department adds 52 new positives since...

The Halifax County Health Department today added 52 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus to...

O Aetos ready for Friday, Saturday soft opening

On Friday and then Saturday O Aetos which occupies the former david’s on Roanoke Avenue will have...

FBI agent, lay preacher to speak at Bethlehem...

FBI Supervisory Special Agent Frank Nivar, who doubles as a Christian lay preacher in his personal...

HCSO to begin citing for employees' mask...

In response to notifications from the Halifax County Health Department, Sheriff Wes Tripp said...

County reports 25th death as positives increase...

As the state hit a second consecutive single-day record for COVID-19 cases today, according to a...

Harris receives appointment as fed task force...

Captain Anzell Harris of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has received an appointment as a...

October 16, 2020

October 16, 2020 J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800...

Enfield man wanted in Essex robbery found in...

A man wanted in the armed robbery of a store in Essex Friday was located at a motel in Rocky Mount...

County reports 24th death as state reports...

The 24th death related to the novel coronavirus in Halifax County comes as the North Carolina...

HCSO drug roundup: Virginia CO sought; 2 pounds...

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris: A...

Health department reports 23rd death related to...

The Halifax County Department today reported the 23rd death related to COVID-19. According to the...

Early voting begins Thursday

Early voting in Halifax County begins Thursday and will run through October 31, leading up to the...

Enviva donates new thermal imaging camera to RRFD

Enviva, a wood pellet manufacturer in Garysburg, met with the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department today...

High school skills workouts will resume October 19

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Trustees voted this evening during its work...

Health department reports 1,038 recoveries

The Halifax County Health Department reported today there have been 1,038 recoveries out of the...

Enfield man sought in Essex store robbery

An Enfield man is wanted for an armed robbery which occurred Friday at the Essex Family Dollar. It...

Nursing highlighted during unit tour

From the labor and delivery unit, to the always-busy emergency department or the growing...

Everetts students get STEM in the Park lessons

The Center for Energy Education hosted STEM in the Park for Everetts Elementary STEM Academy...

News

Man wanted in afternoon store robbery

A Roanoke Rapids man is wanted in an armed robbery which occurred around 1:30 this afternoon at the Green Store off Highway 48. Chief Deputy Scott...
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Front Page Sports

Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day July 30th

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Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day July 30th. Merrritt Piping - Chase Hastey Monquer Mobil Homes - Jaxson Whitby Bushy Tail Fox - Georgie Manning D & D Garage - Emry Paris Wreen...

Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day July 28th

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day for Tuesday July 28th. Moncure Mobil Homes - Harlen Grubb Merritt Piping - Leeson Collier D&D Garage - Hunter Coker Wrenn Sports...

Yellow Jackets midget football revised registration

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Registration for Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets Midget Football is underway. A revised registration form can be found at this link

Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day July 23rd

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day for Tuesday July 23rd and photo gallery. Wrenn Sports Graphics & Screen Printing - Easton Short Rightmeyer Machine Rentals - Dean...

Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day July 21st

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day for Tuesday July 21st. Bushy tail fox preserve - Avery Moseley D and D garage- Holden Wells Merrit Piping - Mason Davis Moncure...

Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day July 16th

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day for Tuesday July 16th. Rightmyer Machine Rentals - Alvayah Barnes Wrenn Sports Graphics & Screen Printing - Camden Keeter Merritt...

Yellow Jackets midget football registration open

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Registration for Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets Midget Football is underway. The sign-up fees may be lower than what are printed on the registration form, which can be downloaded at this link .

Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist tee-ball and coach pitch players of the day for Tuesday July 14th. Rightmeyer Machine Rentals - Daniel Johnston Wrenn Sports Graphics & Screen Printing - Kade Rightmeyer D...

RRHS Athletic Hall of Fame 2020 induction banquet update

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Due to the COVID 19 uncertainty, the Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee will not host an induction banquet in 2020. They will be looking forward to scheduling an induction...

Optimist T-Ball - coach pitch 2020 sign-ups are open

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The Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club has announced, they will offer T-ball and Coach Pitch this 2020 Summer. Deadline for registration is June 22nd with games 2nd week of July. Registration forms can be...

2020 Summer sports update

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Will children be able to play youth sports this 2020 summer. Since NC Governor Cooper issued Executive Order No. 116 which declared a State of Emergency to coordinate the State's response and...

2020 Spring sports senior shout-out "McDermott"

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With the 2020 High School Athletic Spring sports season under postponement and not looking promising to return, we at RRspin.com Sports along with our sponsonsors we would like to recognize area...

Obituaries

Sandra Warrick Davis

Sandra Warrick Davis, 62, of Roanoke Rapids, NC died Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Davis was born in Halifax County, NC the...

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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...

RRPD investigates Saturday...

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

Opinion

Fifteen minutes and fear of dependency: A...

The worst fear should I have tested positive this morning was the fear of losing my independence...

Financial Focus: How to dodge financial missteps

When you retire, you’ve learned a lot about all sorts of things, helping you avoid some of the...

HCS turning challenges into opportunities

As a child growing up in a single-parent home, I know first-hand what it’s like to not have. My...

Financial Focus: Make the most of your 401(k)

You won’t see any greeting cards celebrating it, and it’s not likely to be on your calendar, but...

City could lose millions through Census...

Currently, Roanoke Rapids is severely undercounted in the 2020 Census. We are on track to lose...

Follow-up letter on Daniel's tablet

Editor’s note: According to the agenda for Monday morning’s upcoming Halifax County Board of...

Financial Focus: Create strategies to help...

Like most people, you probably have many financial goals: a comfortable retirement, long...

Collaboration yields robust testing capacity in...

When I first wrote about COVID-19 and its impending impact on our region in March , I shared it...

Patterson remembered as passionate educator

Friday, as a district, we mourn and share with deep sadness, the passing of Mr. Teicher Patterson,...

Family matters and laughing emojis: A pandemic...

Today, my mom told me she had been cleared from her 14-day quarantine. On July 3 a Spectrum...

Students offer RRGSD reopening plan

This is Michela Broadnax and Daniel Acree, we will be rising seniors at Roanoke Rapids High School...

15 months a diabetic: An Independence Day from...

Sunday I somehow managed to choke back tears. Sunday, as I said on my Facebook page, was my...

Move Weldon CSA statue to confederate cemetery

The county’s oldest Confederate memorial – Halifax is tied for third most in the state with six –...

Financial Focus: Questions to ask when...

The recent market volatility has affected just about everybody’s financial and investment...

Wearing mask in public a way to control COVID-19...

Many of us here in eastern North Carolina know and love someone who has a chronic disease like...

Marker honoring Confederate general should be...

As a social studies teacher, I have an obvious passion for history, but particularly that of local...

City should release body cam video

In the same spirit of transparency it released a statement , the city of Roanoke Rapids and its...

NC Black Elected Municipal Officials statement...

As our nation continues to struggle with overcoming the Covid-19 pandemic, we the members of the...