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Halifax Cross County competed in meet in New Bern...

The Halifax Academy Cross Country teams competed in New Bern at Epiphany School in an eight team meet on Tuesday. The HA Girls were led by...

Acree and Bobbitt top Jackets in CrossCountry meet

The Roanoke Rapids High School Cross Country team had it's first Conference Meet Tuesday at home. Caitlin Bobbitt finished first in a...

Weldon PD roundup: Fraud case; fugitive arrest

The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chris Davis: On August 8 shortly before 1 p.m., Davis responded to...

Road closure ordinance OK'd in preparation of...

City council took the first steps to prepare for the holiday season by approving a road closure ordinance for the annual Roanoke Rapids...

Virginia Lottery and Hermie Sadler Team up for...

SUGAR HILL, Ga. – Emporia, Virginia native Hermie Sadler will get back on track at Richmond Raceway on Friday, September 20th when he...

News

Weldon PD roundup: Fraud case; fugitive arrest

The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chris Davis: On August 8...

Road closure ordinance OK'd in preparation of...

City council took the first steps to prepare for the holiday season by approving a road closure...

HCC plans celebration of education centers

Beginning July 8, Halifax Community College (HCC) opened three community education centers...

HCC hosts annual Founder's Day

Halifax Community College hosted its 52nd annual Founder’s Day celebration on Thursday, September...

Franklin St. shooting probe leads to drug charges

Continued investigation into a shooting in the 300 block of Franklin Street Thursday has led to...

Police investigating second shooting in 300...

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a second shooting which occurred in the 300 block of...

AKA bringing mobile mammography unit to Roanoke...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated is bringing its fight against breast cancer to underserved...

Lions continue large print book donation tradition

Roanoke Rapids Public Library Head Librarian Jeff Watson is joined by Jim Ketoff and Bill Mueller...

School systems receive supplies from sheriff's...

Halifax County Schools Superintendent Eric Cunningham was overjoyed with the gifts brought to the...

Weldon PD roundup: Outstanding warrant arrest;...

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

Police have person of interest in Franklin St....

A shooting Thursday night in the 300 block of Franklin Street highlights the problems in a...

Labors of Halifax will focus on crafts, trades...

The traditional crafts and trades that helped to make Halifax the hub of the Roanoke will be the...

Latest mural continues telling saga of canal...

The latest mural by Napoleon Hill rates as one of his favorites and continues telling the saga of...

Miles set for arraignment next week in fentanyl...

The arraignment date for a man charged with fentanyl trafficking has been reset for next week....

RRPD roundup: Walmart larceny; larceny by employee

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

New Dixie continues celebration of Gaston store...

New Dixie Oil is continuing the celebration of its new Gaston location starting Saturday and will...

Second-degree arson, B&E charges lodged...

A Littleton man was charged Saturday with setting a fire inside a house which totally damaged the...

DEQ secretary keynote speaker at SolarFEST

Secretary Michael S. Regan from the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality will be the...

News

Lions continue large print book donation tradition

Roanoke Rapids Public Library Head Librarian Jeff Watson is joined by Jim Ketoff and Bill Mueller of the Roanoke Rapids Lions Club as they unveil...
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Front Page Sports

Halifax Cross County competed in meet in New Bern Tuesday

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The Halifax Academy Cross Country teams competed in New Bern at Epiphany School in an eight team meet on Tuesday. The HA Girls were led by Morgan Hudomint who won the race posting a time of 22:08 on...

Acree and Bobbitt top Jackets in CrossCountry meet

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Cross Country team had it's first Conference Meet Tuesday at home. Caitlin Bobbitt finished first in a group of 34 girls with a time of 24 minutes and 19 seconds. RRHS...

Virginia Lottery and Hermie Sadler Team up for Xfinity Series at Richmond

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SUGAR HILL, Ga. – Emporia, Virginia native Hermie Sadler will get back on track at Richmond Raceway on Friday, September 20th when he wheels the #93 Virginia Lottery Chevrolet for RSS Racing....

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of September 16th

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The following Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic events are scheduled for the week of September 16th 2019. Monday 1. Women's golf at Bunn 2. Men's soccer at HOME vs. Granville Central at 6pm...

Chaloner game one football stats

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Chaloner Middle School game stats from Wednesday September 11th at Gaston/Conway Middle. Chaloner lost 24-36 to Gaston/Conway Middle. CMS Offense Player Rushing Att. Yards TD PAT #1 Kenziah Scott 12...

Lady Venom 10U win championship rings

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This past Saturday the Roanoke Rapids based 10U "08" Lady Venom travel softball team traveled to Williamston for their first dust to dawn tournament this past Saturday. The Lady Venom girls played...

Diamondbacks include players and guest players from Halifax

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The newly formed Carolina Diamondbacks 12U fastpitch Red Oak include several Halifax County players and guest players have started thier season off on a good note. Their first USSSA tournament was...

Week four "Friday Night Lights" results

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Week four of "Friday Night Lights" High school football from the Roanoke Valley schools results. Roanoke Rapids lost to Vance County 14-44 Weldon Lost to Louisburg 12-50 Halifax Academy beat Pungo...

Halifax rebounds with a win on the gridiron

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Halifax Academy Vikings football team rebounded from last weeks lost to Northeast/Hobgood with a big win Friday night over Pundo Christian. Halifax beat Pungo 50-6 Halifax Offensive stats: Rushing...

Dominion tournament Champions

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The Dominion Energy team wins the 2019 Roanoke Rapids Adult industrial league softball tournament championship. Dominion won two games in the tournament and made it to the Championship Thursday...

Halifax Academy JV's win on road Thursday

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The Halifax Academy JV football team beat Wayne Christian Academy/Wayne county Home school on the road Thursday night 18-16,. Halifax Acdamey Defense tackles: Tucker Inscoe. 1 Zack White. 3 Caleb...

Gaston College Prep open season with win over Weldon

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The Gaston College Prep (GCP) Middle school football team defeated Weldon Middle 42-6 on opening night of Middle School football. The GCP offense was led by Andrew Faulcon with 7 carries for 97...

Obituaries

Joyce Griffin Ashworth

Joyce Griffin Ashworth, 84, died Wednesday, September 18, 2019. A native of Harnett County, she was the daughter of the late Rupert E. Griffin and...

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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

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

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

Financial Focus: Business owners need a...

As a business owner, you can’t afford to ignore your competition. You can’t afford to miss out on...

Shot house raid ensured responsibility, liability

It seems to us the armchair cops have a better grasp on what the real cops should be doing more...

Financial Focus: Social Security and retirement...

It might not be on your calendar, but August 14 is Social Security Day. Since it was enacted on...

Three months a diabetic

Three months a diabetic and I’m learning to cope, learning to sacrifice and learning to change....

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

July events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Preschool Storytime Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. No Poetry...

Chaloner improvements right step in fulfilling...

When we look at the overall picture, the city has done well creating the first steps in the...

Financial Focus: Investment strategies akin to GPS

Summer is here at last. For many people, it’s time to get the car ready for a long road trip. And...

Financial Focus: Different strategies for...

To achieve any of your financial objectives, you need to save and invest – that much is clear. But...