Ray Scott and Jamey Johnson concert photo gallery

Photo gallery of BarnBurner Promotions concert of country music artist Ray Scott and Jamey Johnson this past Friday night at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre.

Halifax community basketball week five results

The Halifax County Community Youth Basketball League 2017 Summer season action continued at William R. Davie Middle school Saturday.

HCSO roundup: Concealed weapons counts

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:

Fowler named new Boseman agent

Boseman Insurance Agency announced Patricia "Patti" Fowler has been hired as the company’s newest agent.

Trooper: Deputies aided paramedic involved in crash

Northampton County Sheriff’s Office deputies are being praised by the investigating state Highway Patrol trooper for rendering assistance to a paramedic who crashed his vehicle responding to a call Sunday morning.

Man faces DWI, fleeing officer counts

A Littleton man was arrested Saturday on impaired driving and fleeing counts.

Roanoke Valley U15 all-stars finish fourth in State tourney

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League Under 15 all-star team traveled to Clayton this weekend for the 2017 Tar Heel League State Championship tournament.

Church intern suspended following arrest on sex offense counts

A Roanoke Rapids man has been charged with 10 counts of sex offenses involving a child between the age of 13 and 14.

RR city council race uncontested; Deese opts to not run for RRGSD seat

The Roanoke Rapids City Council race will be an uncontested battle.

Northampton drug agents seize 63 bags of heroin

Northampton County Sheriff’s Office narcotics agents seized a brick and 13 bags of heroin this morning in Woodland.
Roanoke Rapids and Halifax County News from RRSpin

A man with a lengthy criminal record dating back to 1990 was arrested this week on felony habitual larceny counts.

Starting Sunday at 5 p.m., the main lobby at Halifax Regional Medical Center will be closed to begin a safety improvement project for the installation of a new sprinkler system.

A Roanoke Rapids man who had 2011 charges against him dropped following the discovery of an indoor marijuana growing operation surrendered to police Wednesday after evidence of a new operation was reportedly found at his residence on Williams Street earlier this month.

An autopsy of a woman found deceased on Davie Smith Street Wednesday came back as initially undetermined regarding the cause of her death.

Roanoke Rapids will be the starting point for a run in which some 10 women will advocate and raise awareness of mental health issues.

Thursday, 27 April 2017 14:48

Police seek ID in vehicle B&E

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for a man involved in a vehicle breaking and entering which occurred April 16 in the parking of an undisclosed convenience store.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 15:58

Relay for Life starts Friday

Roanoke Valley Relay for Life begins Friday at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 14:22

Festival to celebrate history of canal

The Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail will be the site of a May 6 festival.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 33-year-old Virginia woman at a residence on Davie Smith Street in the Roanoke Rapids area.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 13:20

Coles scheduled for sentencing in Raleigh

Ian Barkley Coles will be sentenced on federal weapons charges in Raleigh on May 11, court records show.

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Ray Scott and Jamey Johnson concert phot…

Photo gallery of BarnBurner Promotions concert of country music artist Ray Scott and Jamey Johnson this past Friday night at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre.

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HCSO roundup: Concealed weapons counts

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Chief Deputy Scott Hall:

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Fowler named new Boseman agent

Boseman Insurance Agency announced Patricia "Patti" Fowler has been hired as the company’s newest agent.

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Trooper: Deputies aided paramedic involv…

Northampton County Sheriff’s Office deputies are being praised by the investigating state Highway Patrol trooper for rendering assistance to a paramedic who crashed his vehicle responding to a call Sunday...

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Man faces DWI, fleeing officer counts

A Littleton man was arrested Saturday on impaired driving and fleeing counts.

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Church intern suspended following arrest…

A Roanoke Rapids man has been charged with 10 counts of sex offenses involving a child between the age of 13 and 14.

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RR city council race uncontested; Deese …

The Roanoke Rapids City Council race will be an uncontested battle.

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Northampton drug agents seize 63 bags of…

Northampton County Sheriff’s Office narcotics agents seized a brick and 13 bags of heroin this morning in Woodland.

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HCC events: Ag program; nursing success

Halifax Community College events:

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Hannah and her dog: New RRPD team set to…

After watching Officer Hannah Grimes and Jimi go through their paces at Ventosa Kennel, Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty is impressed.

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Man faces counts in separate domestic as…

A Roanoke Rapids man was arrested Wednesday for a July 11 assault and served warrants for one which occurred in November.

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Police, fire departments announce new hi…

The Roanoke Rapids police and fire departments announced new hires and promotions at city council’s Tuesday night meeting.

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Officers, firefighters honored for aid t…

Police officers and firefighters received commendations for their response and assistance in a shooting last month while another officer was honored for helping two children in need.

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RRGSD eyes Armory renovation for early c…

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Trustees took another step forward tonight in opening an early college within the district.  

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New Chaloner pool estimates top $500,000…

New estimates for the construction of a Chaloner Recreation Center pool have come in higher than one presented to Roanoke Rapids City Council in May.

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Weapon counts lodged against Monroe St. …

Charges related to a stolen gun with an altered serial reportedly used in a June 2 Monroe Street attempted robbery have been filed.

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Defense continues death penalty preparat…

The defense team for Tyquan Powell, indicted in the murders of a Scotland Neck man and Gastonia woman, continues preparing for potential death penalty prosecution in the United Blood Nation...

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Police seek info on Verizon phone larcen…

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for a man who stole a phone from the Verizon Store on Premier Boulevard.

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Sheriff's office seeks ID of man in beer…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in identifying a man in the video who stole beer from Five Points Food Mart.

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Task force continues disturbance probe l…

A Saturday disturbance call where City County Drug Task Force agents found a small indoor marijuana operation continues to be investigated.

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RRPD roundup: Domestic assault; habitual…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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Photo gallery: Touch-A-Truck 2017

Children and adults alike got a chance to blow air horns, get inside patrol cars, ambulances and fire trucks at the second Touch-A-Truck event held at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre...

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RRPD roundup: B&E; weapon charges

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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Davie teacher selected as American South…

A William R. Davie Middle School teacher will be among 20 fellows from across the state to attend a summit designed to expand their curriculum on the American South.

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Woman charged with harboring, as accesso…

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged today as an accessory after the fact and for harboring two people who allegedly murdered a farm worker in May.

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PETA seeks support for countywide tether…

PETA hosted Thursday’s Business after Hours at the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce, giving an overview of the work it has done in Halifax County and seeking support for a...

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Woman cited following chain-reaction cra…

An Emporia woman was cited following a chain-reaction crash this morning on Interstate 95 in Northampton County, according to the state Highway Patrol.

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Valley crime roundup: Fugitive nabbed; g…

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following:

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RRPD roundup: EBT fraud; traffic stop

A man wanted by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department on identity theft counts was arrested today.

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Wound Care Center receives national awar…

The Wound Care Center at Halifax Regional has been recognized with a national award for clinical excellence.

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Going mobile: RRGSD has new app

In an effort to improve communication with parents, students, and community stakeholders, the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District launched a new mobile app compatible with smartphones and tablets.  

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Suspect, victims in home invasion charge…

The suspect and victims of a Monday night home invasion were arrested after drugs were found at the targeted residence.

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Man filing false robbery report breaks p…

A man who filed a false robbery report Monday night broke a patrol car window while reportedly banging his head against it.

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RRPD seeks two in Walmart larceny spree

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for two men who Lieutenant Charles Vaught said reportedly took some $1,500 in clothing and electronics from Walmart the latter part of June.

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Employee arrested after scuffle with man…

A grocery store manager was treated on scene by EMS Saturday night following a scuffle with an employee.

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RRPD seeks two on felony warrants

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for the following people.

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Roanoke Valley DYW sets interest meeting

The Distinguished Young Women of Roanoke Valley Scholarship program is gearing up for its June 2018 program for the class of 2019.

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RRPD seeks two

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for two people pictured in the wanted posters below.

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Juvenile charged with murder in Woodland…

A 15-year-old juvenile is in custody and charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a 75-year-old man on the outskirts of Woodland Thursday night.

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Woman charged after leaving children in …

Scotland Neck police are continuing an investigation after its officers responded to a report of an infant and toddler in a locked car while their mother was reportedly playing a...

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Task force roundup: Marijuana counts; he…

The City County Drug Task Force this morning arrested a Roanoke Rapids man for possession of approximately 251.6 grams of marijuana.

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Arrest warrants say child was seriously …

Arrest warrants for a man charged Wednesday morning with sex counts involving a 1-year-old child allege the victim was both seriously injured and sexually assaulted during an abduction.

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NCSO sets claim deadline for bikes

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office has set an August 6 claim deadline for several bikes currently designated as lost and found.

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Pickleball comes to the T.J. Davis

Pickleball may be best described as the offspring of tennis and ping-pong, a game played on a small court with a low net, wiffle balls and oversized paddles.

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Government outlines opposition to new Ti…

The government has filed a response opposing a new trial for Operation Rockfish defendant Antonio Tillmon.

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Man faces sex offense counts following a…

A Roanoke Rapids man who has been on the state sex offender registry since he was 13 was charged this morning in the abduction, kidnapping and alleged sexual assault of...

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Autopsy pending in death of local inmate…

The FBI has been requested to investigate the death last month of a local inmate who was in federal custody at a facility in West Virginia.

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RRPD roundup: Fraud arrests

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following Monday, according to Chief Chuck Hasty: 

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RRPD roundup: Chase; recovered cocaine

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following matters Saturday, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:

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Teens transported following PWC collisio…

One teenager was transported to Vidant in Greenville while another was transported to Halifax Regional following a personal watercraft collision in the area of Goat Island.

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Remembering a statesman: Hobgood's Avent…

The morning of his Thursday afternoon death, the North Carolina Department of Transportation Board gave its unanimous endorsement of a resolution naming a 3.7 mile stretch of Highway 125 in...

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Final Monroe St. suspect surrenders

The final suspect in a Monroe Street attempted robbery surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Thursday.

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Fourth of July events across the valley

The Roanoke Valley will offer several opportunities to celebrate Independence Day this year.

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Reams, Cherry have arraignments continue…

Two men charged with trafficking heroin in March have their arraignments continued, federal court records show.

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Halifax community basketball week five r…

The Halifax County Community Youth Basketball League 2017 Summer season action continued at William R. Davie Middle school Saturday.

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Roanoke Valley U15 all-stars finish four…

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League Under 15 all-star team traveled to Clayton this weekend for the 2017 Tar Heel League State Championship tournament.

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RVL adult softball results

RVL adult softball results for Thursday 7/20/17.

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Warren and Rogerson named to All-State T…

The North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association (NCBCA) recently released their High School Baseball All-State teams for the 2017 season. 

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RVSL results Tuesday July 18th

RVL results for Tuesday 7/18/17

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Youth soccer camp reminder

Parents are reminded that the Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with Roanoke Rapids High soccer coach Craig Jean for this summers youth soccer camp.

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Buckeyes start practice

The Halifax/Northampton Yourh Football League Gaston based Buckeyes kick off 2017 season practice.

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Clary's Speedway Saturday July 15th resu…

Clary's Motor Speedway Saturday July 15th Winners, results and current points standings.  

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Roanoke Valley softball league results

Roanoke Valley League adult softball results for Tuesday 7/11/17 and Thursday 7/13/17.

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Halifax community basketball week four r…

The Halifax County Community Youth Basketball League 2017 Summer season action continued at William R. Davie Middle school Saturday.

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Jones and Williams named ODAC All-Academ…

FOREST, Va. - Randolph-Macon College had a school-record 189 student-athletes named to the 2016-17 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) All-Academic Team.

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Under 15 baseball all-stars finish 4th i…

The Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association Under 15 All-Stars games three, four and five 2017 ENC Babe Ruth State Baseball Tournament recap.

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NoCo adult softball scores, July 12th

Northampton County Recreation Adult softball results from Wednesday July 12th.

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NoCo adult softball results 7-10-17

Northampton County Recreation Adult softball results from Monday July 10th.

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Under 16 girls fall, finish 2nd in Distr…

The Roanoke Valley under 16 girls softball all-stars fell to Cashie 12-4 Sunday and finished in second place in the 2017 Tarheel District 7 Tournament.

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Under 12 girls fall, finish 3rd in Distr…

The Roanoke Valley Under 12 girls softball all-stars fall to Currituck Sunday finishing 3rd in the 2017 District 7 Tarheel League tournament.

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RVGSL U16 all-stars fall in game one aga…

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League Under 16 al-stars opened Area Tournament play Saturday afternoon in Currituck.

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U12 girls fall to Camden

The Roanoke Valley Under 12 girls softball all-stars lost 12-0 to Camden Saturday in the 2017 Area tournament in Currituck.

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U15 baseball all-stars improve to 2-0 in…

The Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association Under 15 All-Stars won their second game of the 2017 North Carolina State Babe Ruth Tournament at Guy Smith Stadium in Greenville Saturday.

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Under 10 All-star girls rebound and rema…

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League Under 10 All-stars lost to Currituck 0-1 on Friday in the Area Tournament, but rebounded Saturday with wins.

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Halifax coummuity basketball week three …

The Halifax County Community Youth Basketball League 2017 Summer season action continued at William R. Davie Middle school Friday night.

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Under 9 Allstars fall short, Warren hits…

The Roanoke Rapids Youth Basaeball Association Under 9 All-stars traveled to Swansboro earlier this week for the 2017 Cal-Ripken ENC State Tournament.

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Area trio playing U19 baseball

Three Roanoke Rapids High school Yellow Jackets teammates were selected to play baseball this Summer over in Virginia in the Under 19 Dixie Majors baseball Mecklenburg team out of South Hill.

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Under 15 All-star baseball team runrule …

The Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association Under 15 All-Stars won their opening game of the 2017 North Carolina State Babe Ruth Tournament at Guy Smith Stadium in Greenville Friday.

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Under 8 All-star girls win their tourney…

The RVGSL All-star Under 8 team beat Camden County 5-0 Friday in the 2017 Area All-star Tournament in Currituck County.

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U12 All-stars girls win their tourney op…

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League Under 12 All-stars opened their 2017 Area All-star tournament Friday afternoon in Currituck with a win and advance in the winners bracket.

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U13 RRYBA All-stars open State tourney

The Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association Under 13 All-stars team are ready for action today in the 2017 ENC State Babe Ruth Tournament.

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Under 12 softball All-stars in action to…

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League Under 12 All-stars head to Currituck County to open the 2017 Area All-star Softball Tournament.

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Under 15 baseball All-stars battle today

The Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association Under 15 All-stars team are ready for action today in the 2017 ENC State Babe Ruth Tournament.

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Summer basketball camp a sucess

The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department along with the Roanoke Rapids High School wrapped up it's 2017 Summer Youth Basketball Camp last week.

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Clayton makes Powerade NC State Games so…

Katherine Clayton participated in the high school soccer showcase portion of the 2017 Powerade NC State games held at the UNC-Greensboro soccer stadium June 24-25.

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Mitchell wins "2017 Monk Clary Memo…

Clary's Motor Speedway I-95 Late Model Challenge Monk Clary Memorial July 1st results:

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Roanoke Rapids U10 All-stars game one ph…

The 2017 ENC Cal-Ripken Under 10 State Baseball Tournament July 1-3 in Roanoke Rapids at Ledgerwood Park.

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Halifax coummuity basketball week two re…

The Halifax County Community Youth Basketball League 2017 Summer season Saturday morning action continued at William R. Davie Middle school.

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Rockfish swim meet photo gallery

The Non-profit Roanoke Valley Swim Team / Rockfish organization is a summer swim league teaching the fundamentals of swim to children 4 to 18 years old.

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Monk Clary Memorial night one in the boo…

Clary’s Motor Speedway is proud to present the Monk Clary Memorial Weekend featuring the I-95 Challenge series.

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