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Jackets fall in conference volleyball tourney

The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets Volleyball team lost to Granville Central during the Northern Carolina Conference...

Carolina Shine flag football kicked off October 13th

The Halifax-Northampton Carolina Shine flag football season kicked off last week Saturday October 13th. Week one Carolina Shine Players of...

Halifax Academy undefeated heading into the NCISAA...

The Halifax Academy Varsity Vikings football team finished their 2018 regular season Friday night on the road at Hobgood against...

1988 Catawba Conference champs return for reunion

Saturday, October 20th Roanoke Rapids High School Coach Steve Milligan attended Catawba College's 30 year reunion for the 1988 Football...

Bye week gives Jones a chance for homecoming

Homecomings for Nazair Jones are few with him in Seattle where he plays for the Seahawks. With his team on a bye this weekend Jones, a...

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Bye week gives Jones a chance for homecoming

Homecomings for Nazair Jones are few with him in Seattle where he plays for the Seahawks. With his...

Joint effort continues to locate escaped inmate

A joint effort continues to locate escaped inmate Cul Priest Jones , a Halifax County native who...

Bryant responds to group seeking additional...

In response to a letter from a group asking for more than one early voting site in Halifax County,...

A final meeting before Chaloner improvements begin

It was the last community meeting before significant changes are made at Chaloner Recreation...

Police seek information on unauthorized credit...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating the unauthorized use of a credit card at...

Hasty named as top 100 great nurses

Halifax Regional Medical Center nurses have a history of showing that they’re among the top...

Anonymous donor paying for half of Manning track...

An anonymous donor has agreed to pay for half the cost to make badly needed repairs to the track...

State awards contract for 125, Premier Blvd....

A $24.5 million contract has been awarded to a Virginia firm to begin a widening project along...

Resource center to be used for general election,...

The Neighborhood Resource Center on Jackson Street will be used as a general election polling...

Man wanted for sexual assault caught by RRPD

A man wanted for sexual assault of a teenager was apprehended by Roanoke Rapids police officers...

Residents highlight recreation needs at council...

Recreation needs were stressed by residents during Roanoke Rapids City Council’s meeting Tuesday...

Halifax, Greensville authorities seek man wanted...

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who has allegedly sexually assaulted a...

Teacher charged in assault causing student...

A Former Enfield Middle School teacher was arrested Friday and charged with child abuse inflicting...

City celebrates upcoming Chaloner improvements...

The city will celebrate the upcoming renovations at Chaloner Recreation Center Thursday at 6 p.m....

HCSO roundup: Morning raid; pound of pot

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following: Drug arrest Captain A.M. Harris...

Halifax Co. inmate sought after escape from Hoke...

An inmate from Halifax County is being sought after he was reported missing from Hoke Correctional...

Roanoke Valley crime roundup: Garysburg PD; HCSO

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following arrests: Garysburg Police Department Chief...

Operation Stop Arm enforcement begins Monday

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol will begin Operation Stop Arm enforcement Monday. Sergeant...

News

Hasty named as top 100 great nurses

Halifax Regional Medical Center nurses have a history of showing that they’re among the top nursing professionals in the state. Recently, another...
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Front Page Sports

Jackets fall in conference volleyball tourney

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets Volleyball team lost to Granville Central during the Northern Carolina Conference Tournament Tuesday night at Louisburg. After winning the first...

Carolina Shine flag football kicked off October 13th

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The Halifax-Northampton Carolina Shine flag football season kicked off last week Saturday October 13th. Week one Carolina Shine Players of the Week announced Panthers - Jermaji Tyson four sacks...

Halifax Academy undefeated heading into the NCISAA State play-offs

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The Halifax Academy Varsity Vikings football team finished their 2018 regular season Friday night on the road at Hobgood against Northeast/Hobgood Academy. Halifax outlasted the Eagle/Radiers...

1988 Catawba Conference champs return for reunion

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Saturday, October 20th Roanoke Rapids High School Coach Steve Milligan attended Catawba College's 30 year reunion for the 1988 Football Conference Champs. Coach Milligan was on staff at Catawba...

Pratt selected for last weeks ECU program

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Roanoke Rapids High School Alumnus and ECU senior Caleb Pratt was selected for last weeks ECU vs Houston Gameday Program cover. Pratt's highlights through six games for the 2018 ECU Football season...

Friday Night Lights Football results October 19th

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Friday Night Lights Football results from Friday October 19th. Roanoke Rapids (5-4) 50 Rocky Mount Prep 6 Halifax Academy (7-0) 34 Northeast/Hobgood (6-1) 28 North Edgecombe 56 Northwest Halifax 0...

RRHS Men's soccer Magic continues

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Men's soccer team shutt out South GRanville Thursday night 9-0. RRHS Goals were by Carson Neal with four, Cameron Wilson with four and Andy Quinteros with one. Jackets...

Williams selected to R-MC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

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The Randolph-Macon Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) 2018-19 roster has been determined. Each of our 18 varsity sports has members that represent their team. Members were nominated by their...

Gaston Prep beats Halifax Prep

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Gaston College Prep Middle School defeated Halifax College Prep 30-0 Wednesday afternoon. Gaston College Prep Offense Stats: Offense was led Jayden (Turbo) Whidbee who had 5 carries for 81 yards and...

2018 RRHS Hall of Fame Class set to be inducted Saturday

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Hall of Fame Foundation is honored to announce its Class of 2018 who will be inducted into the RRHS HOF Saturday night at is banquet. The purpose of the...

Nazair Jones meeting Valley youth

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Roanoke Rapids Native and current NFL Seattle Seahawks player Nazair Jones retuning home this Saturday to meet the Valley youth. Jones will be on The Big Sports Radio ESPN Radio 1230AM/102.7 FM...

SA Fury brought home the Gold medal in the U10 division

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The RVYSA U10 Fury travel soccer team recently traveled to Richmond, VA to participate in the 2018 Richmond Kickers 36 th Annual Columbus Day Tournament. The first game on Saturday pitted the RVYSA...

Obituaries

Paul T. 'Baldy' Harris

Paul T “Baldy” Harris, 94, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018. Mr. Harris was a lifelong resident of Roanoke Rapids and was the oldest and last...

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RRPD investigates Saturday...

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

Store clerk shot in early...

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A store clerk is in surgery as of this report after being shot during an early morning armed...

Absconder charged in two...

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A man listed by the state as an absconder has been arrested for the September 26 robbery of the...

Opinion

A spirit of brotherhood, a spirit of community

We have always understood the special bond firefighters have and we also understand the way our...

What's happening at the library — October 2018

What's happening at the public library for October 20118 Preschool Storytime Wednesdays. at 10:30...

Congress must fix Armed Career Criminal Act

Nothing federal prosecutors do is more important than protecting our fellow Americans from...

Miss Willie's plight makes case for county...

As the attached video shows, Miss Willie the dog was kept chained outside in Halifax County for 12...

Despite ease of local access, we stand with the...

As more than 300 newspapers across the country write editorials in defense of freedom of the press...

Council errs, thwarts business expansion with...

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday erred when it turned down a rezoning request which could have...

A father's sacrifice and the search for a...

There are two stories in the aftermath of a tragic crash on Interstate 95 last week which to us...

Local elections and fairness principles

The questions we planned to ask were to be earnest. Instead, the brief conversation imploded and...

HCPHS offers water safety tips

Summer is just around the corner! Will you be going to the pool, lake, or beach? If so, it's...