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Company shows interest in former WestPoint building

A private company has shown an interest in the former Rosemary Mill off Tenth Street in Roanoke Rapids, Halifax County Economic...

Groundbreaking celebrates rebirth of Eastman school

A groundbreaking Monday for a new school in the western part of Halifax County turned into a community event as former Eastman school...

Man asking for help getting vehicle unlocked faces...

A man who asked police for help unlocking his vehicle Friday while parked in the lot behind the Roanoke Rapids Police Department ended up...

Bryant reappointed board chair while Brewer gets...

Vernon Bryant will continue his tenure as chair of the Halifax County Board of Commissioners following his reappointment today. Linda...

Webb, Davis make history as they take commissioners...

History was made in Halifax County today as the first Black Republican since Reconstruction and the first member of the Haliwa-Saponi...

News

Company shows interest in former WestPoint...

A private company has shown an interest in the former Rosemary Mill off Tenth Street in Roanoke...

Groundbreaking celebrates rebirth of Eastman...

A groundbreaking Monday for a new school in the western part of Halifax County turned into a...

Man asking for help getting vehicle unlocked...

A man who asked police for help unlocking his vehicle Friday while parked in the lot behind the...

Bryant reappointed board chair while Brewer gets...

Vernon Bryant will continue his tenure as chair of the Halifax County Board of Commissioners...

Webb, Davis make history as they take...

History was made in Halifax County today as the first Black Republican since Reconstruction and...

RR Christmas Parade winning entries

The following were judged as the best entries of Sunday’s Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade : Church...

Photo gallery: Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade '22

The 2022 Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade marched down Roanoke Avenue this afternoon. The parade...

Photo gallery: Christmas for Kids

The Roanoke Rapids police and fire departments, along with Citizens on Patrol and help from...

Photo gallery: Christmas on the Avenue

The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department and Main Street Roanoke Rapids ushered in the...

Fight for dismissal in Medicaid fraud case shows...

A man, who along with his wife, was sentenced to 144 months in federal prison for a multi-million...

Roanoke Rapids City Council work session agenda

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HCC recognizes 13 PTK inductees

Halifax Community College held a fall semester induction ceremony to induct 13 new members into...

Hollister finalizes plans for first Christmas...

It has been in the planning since 2019 but then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Now, however,...

Warehouse fire investigation continues

Investigation of a Tuesday afternoon fire at a plastic recycling business outside Halifax...

Firefighters investigating cause of Halifax...

Halifax County firefighters have been on the scene of a warehouse fire at Pelican Packaging since...

Historic Halifax sets Yuletide by Candlelight...

Historic Halifax will hold Yuletide by Candlelight Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be an...

Daly-Mack named first female president of...

Dawn Daly-Mack was elected the first woman president of the Northampton County NAACP Monday...

Broadband expansion helps keep company's admin...

A Halifax County company is keeping its administrative functions in the Weldon area thanks to...

RRPD seeks information on wallet theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating the theft of a wallet at an undisclosed...

HCC Board of Trustees meet Tuesday

The next regularly scheduled meeting of Halifax Community College's Board of Trustees will...

Garysburg man gets 10 years after indecent...

A Garysburg man was sentenced to 10 years in prison earlier this month after pleading to four...

Gaston outreach efforts feeds more than 100

More than 100 members of the Gaston area community received a Thanksgiving meal last week through...

Photo gallery: Halifax Christmas Parade

The Halifax Christmas Parade stepped off down King Street Saturday afternoon....

Weekend Menu: November 26

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

Charges unrelated to shooting death filed after...

Arrests unrelated to the shooting death of a 24-year-old Roanoke Rapids woman at an Enfield party...

Non-profit offering up to $15K reward for...

A non-profit organization is offering up to a $15,000 reward for information in the November 12...

Judicial system begins domestic violence...

Halifax County has implemented the Criminal Justice Information Network Program to monitor...

ECU Health names first chief nursing executive

After an extensive national search and interview process with stakeholders from across the...

Enviva joins community organizations, Wray for...

Enviva cooperated with three different groups, two different vendors, and North Carolina State...

RRPD roundup: Wanted person caught; blotter...

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

Elliott: 'Excited to return home'

Patrena B. Elliott, who on Friday was named the next president of Halifax Community College by the...

Severn native Elliott chosen as HCC's next...

The Halifax Community College Board of Trustees this evening unanimously chose Severn native...

RRPD seeks information on stolen go-kart

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating the larceny of a go-kart earlier this month....

Lights of Love Tree lighting set Dec. 1 at ECU...

The lighting of the Lights of Love Tree at ECU North Hospital will be held December 1 at 6 p.m....

PETA offers tips to keep pets safe during cold...

Because temperatures are dropping below freezing, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has...

DERP sets DIY workshop to celebrate Enfield's...

A DIY workshop on December 4 will replace Downtown Enfield Restoration and Preservation’s annual...

News

RR Christmas Parade winning entries

The following were judged as the best entries of Sunday’s Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade : Church floats 1st place - Bread of Life Worship Center...
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Front Page Sports

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of November 28th.

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Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Schedule for the week of November 28, 2022 Wednesday Nov. 30 1. Basketball at Northwest Halifax. The JV Boys Game will start at 4:30pm with the Varsity Girls then...

Roanoke Rapids Soccer players earn honors

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RRHS Men's Soccer End of the Season honors: Big East All Conference: Balmoris Gonzalez and Logan Williams Honorable Mention: Hunter Sparks and Seth Temple Region 6 All Region: 2nd Team: Balmoris...

Undefeated Chaloner Jackets claim middle school championship

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The undefeated Chaloner Middle School Yellow Jackets football team claimed the Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association Conference championship this season, beating Northampton County 20-12. The...

Yellow Jackets Womens Cross County and Jackets Football State tournament info

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets Cross Country Team advance to State Meet and Jackets football earn 1st round playy-off game. The Roanoke Rapids High Women's Cross Country team...

NCHSAA State Football Play-off brackets are set, Who local made the play-offs

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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced the Football State Play-off bracket with seeding Saturday afternoon. With 1st Round games set for Friday November 4th. In the...

Yellow Jackets Wrestling practice set

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The Roanoke Rapids Hogh School Wrestling Team will have their first Wrestling Practice Monday (10-31-22) at 5:00 pm in the Armory. Hydration test will be done at that time. Drink plenty of water...

Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics updates

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Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics updated events. 1. Congratulations to the Ladt Jackets Volleyball team for making the state playoffs. They will travel to Princeton High School on Saturday 10/22...

Halifax Vikings volleyball advance in play-offs

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings Volleyball team advance to the third round of the NCISAA State playoff. The Lady Vikings be Crossroads Christian Thursday afternoon and will face The Albemarle...

Lady Jackets win conference meet and Savannah Medlin earns Conference Runner of the year and All-Conference

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The 2A/3A Big East Conference Cross Country Meet was held in Red Oak yesterday. The Yellow Jackets ran with great purpose. The Roanoke Rapids High boys were led by Camden Gray, Braxton Coggins,...

Jackets softball field named Goodwin Field

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Family, friends, former coworkers and forment players filled the Roanoke Rapids Softball park this past Saturday afternoon. Not for a softball game though, it was to honor a former coach and RRHS...

Jackets football photo gallery Friday October 14th

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets honored former football player Friday night at Homecoming game. The former Jackets lined the field as the current Jackets were introduced and entered...

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of October 17th.

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Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic schedule for the week of October 17th. Monday 10/17 1. Soccer at HOME vs. Rocky Mount at 6:30pm 2. Volleyball at Louisburg at 6pm for the 1st round of the...

Obituaries

Adam Alexander Davis Wright

Adam Alexander Davis Wright, 72 of Roanoke Rapids, NC passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2022. He was born in Halifax County on October 26, 1950....

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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

Local A&T alumni chapter celebrates 50 years of...

The Halifax-Northampton Alumni Chapter of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State...

Financial Focus: Taste of SS COLA increase could...

If you receive Social Security, you’ve probably already heard that your checks in 2023 will be...

RAGE Wrestling a success for Christmas for Kids

The 2022 RAGE Wrestling Fundraiser was an enjoyable and successful event. The event was held...

Financial Focus: A recession checklist

It’s unfortunate, but recessions are a fairly normal part of the economic landscape. When a...

Three years, 7 months, 5 days a diabetic:...

Three years, seven months and five days. That’s how long it’s been now since a bacterial infection...

Webb sets record straight on taxes, merger

I am attorney Sammy D. Webb. I am a candidate for Halifax County Commissioner. I want to let the...

Financial Focus: When should you adjust your...

There are no shortcuts to investment success. You need to establish a long-term strategy and stick...

Financial Focus: Responding to a bear market

So far, 2022 has not been a good year for investors. In fact, we’re moving into bear market...

Dear Water Hose Thief...

Dear Water Hose Thief, I hope this letter finds you well and I trust you are making good use of...

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...