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Planning board recommends approval of dart club bar...

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board Thursday evening passed on a recommendation to city council for approval of a conditional use permit...

Chaloner baseball improved to 3-0 last week

Last week the Chaloner Middle School Yellow Jackets baseball team picked up two more wins to bring their record to 3-0. Chaloner at Bear...

Mac Sykes golf tournament helps NEA and local...

Mac Sykes from Nationwide Insurance, hosted his annual golf tournament at Valley Pine Country Club to benifet NEA and other charities....

The absurdity of college basketball loyalties

We find the basketball obsession in North Carolina kind of absurd. While we’re North Carolina born and bred ourselves and enjoy this time...

RRPD roundup: DWI charge; person sleeping at post...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to interim Chief Bobby Martin: On Wednesday shortly before 9:30...

News

Planning board recommends approval of dart club...

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board Thursday evening passed on a recommendation to city council for...

RRPD roundup: DWI charge; person sleeping at...

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

Stainback in critical condition following...

Mike Stainback is listed in critical condition after he was struck by a motorist Wednesday...

Man sought in Walmart TV larceny

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating the larceny of five 43-inch televisions from...

Garysburg man dies in I-95 crash

A Garysburg man died today following a crash which most likely occurred early this morning but...

Stainback injured in avenue crash

Mike Stainback, known for riding his bike around the city and visiting various businesses, was...

Police seek info in cell phone, tablet thefts

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for two men who on March 10 snatched phones and...

No tax increase planned as city starts budget...

Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer said no tax rate increase is expected as budget...

Halifax County teachers nominated in lottery...

Numerous Halifax County teachers have been nominated in the N.C. School Heroes program, an effort...

Fire department starts hydrant testing Monday

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department will begin its annual hydrant testing Monday. This process...

Sheriff: Man found deceased in home died of...

A man found deceased in his home last week died of natural causes, Halifax County Sheriff Wes...

Second medication collection Saturday

Narcotics agents of the Halifax County Sheriff's Office and members of NC Safe Kids collected...

HCC sets Progressive Communities Awards;...

On March 28, Halifax Community College will hold its inaugural Progressive Communities Awards...

RRPD roundup: Arrest after B&E call; fictitious...

A Roanoke Rapids man was arrested Sunday night after police received a report of a breaking and...

Luton "Mother" to VCU dental students for 40...

Reprinted with permission from The Richmond Times Dispatch Hazel Jones Wrenn Luton worked at the...

RRSD conducting flushing exercise in RR, Gaston

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District has begun conducting a unidirectional flushing exercise...

HCSO awaits autopsy report in death investigation

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputies are awaiting autopsy results after responding to a...

City's public works department honored as Main...

The Roanoke Rapids Public Works Department was honored Thursday as a Main Street Champion. While...

News

Stainback injured in avenue crash

Mike Stainback, known for riding his bike around the city and visiting various businesses, was struck by a vehicle at Ninth Street and Roanoke...
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Front Page Sports

Chaloner baseball improved to 3-0 last week

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Last week the Chaloner Middle School Yellow Jackets baseball team picked up two more wins to bring their record to 3-0. Chaloner at Bear Grass The Chaloner Jackets defeated a tough Bear Grass team 6...

Mac Sykes golf tournament helps NEA and local charities

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Mac Sykes from Nationwide Insurance, hosted his annual golf tournament at Valley Pine Country Club to benifet NEA and other charities. This year Sykes donated money to help some ot the Hurricane...

Chaloner baseball earned two wins last week

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This pass week, the Chaloner Middle School Yellow Jackets baseball team picked up two more wins to bring their record to 3-0. Chaloner at Bear Grass 0-0-0-3-3-0-0 Final 6 0-0-0-0-0-0-3 Final 3 The...

NEA varsity shooting team earn first place

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The Northeast Academy Shooting Team completed in a competition match in Columbia, NC on March 2, 2019. The NEA Varsity team placed 1st overall. NEA won 1st place in Compass. (orienteering) Avery...

Halifax Academy softball sitting 1-2 for the 2019 season

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The Halifax Academy Varsity Lady Vikings Softball team started off their 2019 season last Wednesday. On March 13th playing Southampton Academy in Capron, Virginia, Halifax lost 5-4, Then the Halifax...

RRHS week of March 18th athletic schedule

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics scheduled for the week of March 18th. Monday 1. Golf at JF Webb at 3:30pm 2. Varsity Softball at HOME vs. Louisburg at 6pm 3. Varsity Baseball at Rocky Mount...

Moore and team win 1st place championship rings

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Roanoke Rapids Chloe Moore helps brings home a 1st place trophy and a tournament ring this past weekend in USSSA Softball tournament. Moore played travel fast pitch softball with the Lady Phantoms...

14 Under Venom earn runner-up Saturday

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The Roanoke Rapids based 14 Under Venom travel fastpitch softball team kicked off their 2019 season with a second place tornament finish. The 14U Venom trsm trsveled to Rocky Mount for the "USSSA...

Chaloner baseball opens season with a win

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The Chaloner Middle School Baseball team opened the 2019 season with a 16-1 road victory over Bunn Middle School. For Chaloner Middle, Jon Lewis Temple broke the game open with a bases loaded...

RRHS soccer beat Northern Nash Friday

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team hosted their home opener Friday night against Northern Nash High. Roanoke Rapids beat Northern Nash 10-4 to improve to 3-0 overall....

Varsity softball Jackets improve to 2-0

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Varsity Lady Yellow Jackets improved to 2-0 overall Friday night in their home opener. Roanoke Rapids crushed Northern Nash 23-5. At the plate for the Lady Jackets:...

Jackets baseball win season opener this past Tuesday

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The RRHS Varsity Baseball team opened their 2019 campaign with an 11-1 win over conference foe Granville Central this past Tuesday afternoon. Jake Van Dam picked up the complete game win for the...

Obituaries

Estelle Etheridge Lynch

Estelle Etheridge Lynch, age 91, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Halifax Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Lynch was born in...

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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

The absurdity of college basketball loyalties

We find the basketball obsession in North Carolina kind of absurd. While we’re North Carolina born...

Cornerstone Connection: Students celebrate Seuss...

Cornerstone Christian School had some exciting visitors recently. The Cat in the Hat and Thing 1...

Financial Focus: When you should see a financial...

It can be challenging to achieve your financial objectives. Fortunately, you don’t have to go it...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

March events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Preschool Storytime Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Poetry...

Financial Focus: A professional team can help...

As you work toward achieving your goals in life, you will need to make moves that contain...

Cornerstone Connection: Student advances to...

Congratulations are in order to Joanna Duhadaway, a junior at Cornerstone Christian School. Joanna...

That type of clientele?

And we all know the people Dollar General draws in. Many blocks from that type of clientele. Yes,...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

February events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Preschool Storytime, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m....

Financial Focus: What's behind the price swings?

What’s going on with the financial markets? Specifically, what’s behind the price swings of the...