RRPD roundup: Stolen weapon count; DWLR charge

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

Friday closings and delays

Here are the known closings and delays for Friday:

Photo gallery: After and during the storm

Some shots today after Wednesday's snowstorm and some during the snow taken in black and white. rrspin will provide updates on closings and delays later this evening.

Latest charge in AMVETS shooting shows gang ties

A new charge filed against the organizer of a December party where a person was shot reflects gang activity.

Thursday closings and delays

Here are the known closings and delays for Thursday:

Woman faces multiple firearm larceny counts

A Roanoke Rapids area woman has been charged with multiple firearm larceny counts following investigation of a December residential break-in in the Aurelian Springs area.

Meth charges lodged in Pendleton raid

Evidence of a meth lab was discovered last week in Northampton County and three people have been arrested, according to a statement released by Sheriff Jack Smith today.

Northeast Academy against Hobgood Academy basketball results

Northeast Academy Eagles against the Hobgood Academy Raiders basketball results.

Halifax Academy boys beat Oakwood

The Halifax Academy Vikings Varsity boys beat the Oakwood Eagles Tuesday night at home.

Violent fight for life: Officers commended for response on traffic stop

A December 17 confrontation during a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Franklin Street led to commendations for two Roanoke Rapids police officers.
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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RRPD roundup: Stolen weapon count; DWLR …

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

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Friday closings and delays

Here are the known closings and delays for Friday:

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Photo gallery: After and during the stor…

Some shots today after Wednesday's snowstorm and some during the snow taken in black and white. rrspin will provide updates on closings and delays later this evening.

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Latest charge in AMVETS shooting shows g…

A new charge filed against the organizer of a December party where a person was shot reflects gang activity.

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Thursday closings and delays

Here are the known closings and delays for Thursday:

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Woman faces multiple firearm larceny cou…

A Roanoke Rapids area woman has been charged with multiple firearm larceny counts following investigation of a December residential break-in in the Aurelian Springs area.

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Meth charges lodged in Pendleton raid

Evidence of a meth lab was discovered last week in Northampton County and three people have been arrested, according to a statement released by Sheriff Jack Smith today.

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Violent fight for life: Officers commend…

A December 17 confrontation during a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Franklin Street led to commendations for two Roanoke Rapids police officers.

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Recap of today's closings

Courts in Bertie, Halifax and Northampton have been canceled today.

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HCC closed Wednesday

Halifax Community College closed Wednesday, school President Michael Elam reported this evening.

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Wednesday closings and delays

As of this report Halifax Community College has not made a decision on whether it will close Wednesday, President Michael Elam said this evening. Judge Brenda Branch has not made a...

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Theater due diligence period progresses …

Roanoke Rapids City Council received a closed-session briefing on the progress being made to strike a final contract with the potential buyers of the theater.

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Advisory upgraded to winter storm warnin…

An earlier winter weather advisory has been upgraded to a winter storm warning, according to the National Weather Service.

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RRPD roundup: Probation violation; ID th…

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

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Suicide, foul play ruled out in Monday s…

A shooting death which occurred outside Roanoke Rapids Monday appears not to be suicide, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said this afternoon.

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Winter weather advisory in effect

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for all of central North Carolina for tonight and Wednesday.

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RRPD roundup: Statutory sex offenses; sh…

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

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Halifax Regional operating under flu pro…

Halifax Regional is witnessing an exceptionally high spike in documented flu cases across the Roanoke Valley making flu prevention measures extremely important.

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MLK Day observances begin Sunday with wr…

Events commemorating Martin Luther King Day in the Roanoke Valley begin Sunday with a wreath-laying ceremony at Martin Luther King Community Park in Roanoke Rapids.

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Woman dies after vehicle strikes her

A 55-year-old Roanoke Rapids area woman died this morning after she was struck by a vehicle on Highway 48 at Grant Drive.

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RRPD roundup: Daycare break-in; attempte…

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

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Task force seeks man after Oxycodone, Su…

The City County Drug Task Force is seeking a man after warrants were filed for his arrest today for possession of Oxycodone and Suboxone strips.

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Weldon police report: Larceny

The Weldon Police Department reported the following, according to Lieutenant Chris Davis:

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RRPD roundup: Outstanding warrants; shot…

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

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Man with previous armed robbery convicti…

A Roanoke Rapids man whose parole ended in July after serving prison time for a 2009 armed robbery was arrested after he allegedly robbed a Tenth Street convenience store and...

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Evening armed robbery suspect in custody

An armed robbery suspect who reportedly stole the cashier’s vehicle has been taken into custody this evening.

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Cashier's vehicle stolen in evening stor…

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred at the BP convenience store at Tenth Street and Park Avenue this evening.

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Woman charged with stealing shooting vic…

As Roanoke Rapids police detectives continue to investigate a shooting which occurred during a party at AMVETS Post 320 last month, investigators Tuesday arrested a woman for reportedly taking the...

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RRPD roundup: RRHS larceny; Walmart larc…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following:

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Death penalty sentences possible in Deer…

James Powell and Dillon Irby will be assigned capital defenders in a weekend murder and shooting and the capital defender will also represent Powell in the murders of four people...

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Tuesday closings and delays

Here are the known closings and delays for Tuesday:

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Two more, including weekend murder suspe…

Two more people, including one who was arrested in a Roanoke Rapids area murder this weekend and one who took a plea in a 2014 shooting, have been charged in...

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RRPD roundup: Wanted person arrested

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

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Monday closings and delays

Here are the known closings and delays for Monday:

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Two charged in Deer Run Dr. murder, shoo…

Two men are being held without opportunity for bond in a murder and attempted murder which occurred in the Deer Run Drive area of Roanoke Rapids this morning.

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Boy is first baby of 2018 at Halifax Reg…

Dennis Jacob Fuentes was born to Misael and Esmeralda at 5:49 p.m. on Tuesday to become the first baby of the new year at Halifax Regional.

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Friday closings and delays

The following closings and delays have been reported for Friday:

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RRPD report: Flee to elude charge

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

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City continues street treatment followin…

Roanoke Rapids Public Works crews pretreated city streets with some 16,800 gallons of brine.

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Two charged as AMVETS shooting probe con…

A woman who has been identified as the organizer of a party at AMVETS Post 320 where a shooting occurred last month has been charged with contributing to the delinquency...

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Valley schools closed Thursday as first …

As snow from a winter storm began following across the Roanoke Valley this evening, the following closures and delays have been reported:

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Police seek man in store theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a larceny where a man stole merchandise from Family Dollar on Highway 158.

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Simpson returns to Hollister after Voice…

Phillip and Mary Gray traveled 14 hours to Hollister from their home in Akwesasne, an international Mohawk Nation territory in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario and domestically in...

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Welcome home Brooke Simpson photo galler…

Photo gallery of Halifax County Hollister native Brooke Simpson at her meet and greet Tuesday night at the Doe Spun building in Hollister.

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RRPD roundup: Bogus bill; drug arrests

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

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Commissioners to begin studying school i…

Commissioners this year will embark on meetings with the three school boards in Halifax County to discuss and possibly upgrade the current school improvements plan.

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Commissioners laud Simpson with proclama…

Halifax County commissioners this morning honored Hollister native and The Voice contestant Brooke Simpson with a proclamation recognizing her performances on the NBC talent show.

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Separate fires consume two houses

Fires reported within about 30 minutes of another destroyed houses on Church and Harris streets this morning.

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Task force makes Friday arrests

The City County Drug Task Force made arrests in Roanoke Rapids and Hollister Friday.

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Artis, Bradley expected to be returned t…

A man wanted in the fatal shooting of a 1-year-old and another wanted in an unrelated shooting in Weldon are expected to be brought back to Halifax County for processing...

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HCSO deputy injured in crash

A Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputy was injured in a crash this afternoon in the Scotland Neck area, Sheriff Wes Tripp confirmed.

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Task force roundup: Marijuana arrest; ta…

The City County Drug Task Force reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris:

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RRPD roundup: Man charged with Family Do…

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

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Gallery of giving

Organizations and individuals took time last week to serve those during the Christmas holiday by giving back to the community.

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Northeast Academy against Hobgood Academ…

Northeast Academy Eagles against the Hobgood Academy Raiders basketball results.

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Halifax Academy boys beat Oakwood

The Halifax Academy Vikings Varsity boys beat the Oakwood Eagles Tuesday night at home.

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Both Halifax Academey Lady Vikings crush…

Halifax Academy Vikings hosted the Oakwood School Eagles from Greenville Tuesday night.

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Williams scores 21 in Randolph Macon's w…

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Junior Kelsey Wisner (York, Pa. / Central York) went 4-4 from beyond the arc in the first half, while sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy)...

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January 12th & 13th High School bask…

Friday and Saturday January 12th & 13th Roanoke Valley area High School basketball results reported to RRspin.com Sports.

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Williams has another double, double coll…

ASHLAND, Va. – Randolph-Macon scored 30 points in the first quarter, which helped push them ahead to an 82-51 Old Dominion Athletic Conference victory against Hollins in Saturday afternoon action...

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Jackets wrestlers shine in tournament

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Wrestling Team placed 6th out of 16 teams from Va. and NC. this past Saturday Elizabeth City .

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Northeast Academy basketball Friday Janu…

Northeast Academy basketball results against Lawrence Academy Friday January 12, 2018.

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Halifax Acadmey's Poole scores 26 points…

The Halifax Academy Varsity Lady Vikings basketball team returned to the court this past Friday night.

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Lady Patriots win conference game

The Cornerstone Lady Patriots are now 9-1 after winning their first conference game tonight against New Life Christian Academy 49-14.

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Northeast Academy basketball results

Northeast Academy basketball teams hosted Lawrence Academy Wednesday night in Lasker.

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Chaloner boys beat Enfield

Chaloner Middle school boys basketball team beat Enfield 48-17.

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High school State Game try-outs region 3

The Powerade State Games of North Carolina High School Softball tryout dates, times, and locations have now been posted on the website for Region 3.

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Lady Patriots sitting 8-1

The Cornerstone Christian School Lady Patriots advanced to 8-1 Tuesday night after defeating Northeast Academy for the second time this season 39-26.

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Williams Named USBWA National DIII Women…

ST LOUIS –Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) has been named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Division III National Player of the Week for the second time during her sophomore campaign.

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Williams Ties Program Record In Loss At …

WINCHESTER, Va. – Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) tied a program record for number of points scored in one game as she scored 38 in a 73-66 loss to...

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Jaguars host Trojans Tuesday night on co…

The Northampton County Jaguars hosted the Southeast Halifax Trojans Tuesday night in Gaston.

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Halifax Academy boys fall at home

The Halifax Academy boys Vikings basketball team last several game stats:

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HA Lady Vikings fall at home to BA Lady…

The Halifax Academy Varsity Lady Vikings basketball team returned to the court this past Friday night and saw their winning streak coming to and end.

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Williams starts 2018 ODA conference play…

FOREST, Va. – Sophomore Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) is beginning 2018 with her fourth Player of the Week nod from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.

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Southeast Halifax earns 2nd at Holiday C…

The 2017 Northampton County Holiday Classic High School boys basketball three day tournament came to an end Friday night with Southern Vance outlasted Southeast Halifax for the Championship.

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Northampton Holiday Classic day two resu…

The 2017 High school boys basketball Northampton County High school Holiday Classic day two is complete, day three games and the championship is set.

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Northampton Holiday Classic day one resu…

The 2017 High school boys basketball Northampton County High school Holiday Classic day one is complete and day two games are set.

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Lady Chargers win Holiday Tournament

The Weldon Lady Chargers win own 2017 Women's Holiday Two Day Tournament Championship Saturday night.

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Lady Chargers beat Lady Vikings

The Weldon Lady Chargers varsity basketball team won Wednesday's home conference game against Northwest Halifax by a score of 75-49.

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Lewis attends Warriors banquet

Former Tarboro standout  and current senior defensive lineman for the Ohio State Buckeyes football team, Tyquan Lewis was guest speaker Thursday night to the Enfield Warriors season end banquet.

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Chargers and Panthers win 2nd "Team…

The 2nd Annual "Team Mike" Middle School basketball Tournament took place this past Wednesday and Thursday at Weldon Middle.

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Weldon varsty boys beat Northwest

The Weldon Chargers boys basketball team hosted and beat The Northwest Halifax Vikings Wednesday night in Weldon.

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Weldon Lady Chargers hold Holiday Tourne…

The Weldon High School Lady Chargers basketball team is hosting s 2017 Holiday Women's Basketball Tournament this weekend.

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Weldon Lady Chargers 11.29.17 earn win …

The Weldon Lady Chargers beat Columbia Wildcats November 29th 70-21 to improve to 2-0 overall and played Northwest Halifax Wednesday December 20th.

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Weldon Lady Chargers 11.21.17 open with…

The Weldon Lady Chargers open their 2017-18 season with a win November 21st beating the North East Carolina Prep 64-11.

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Rocky Mount Prep boys beat Northampton C…

Rocky Mount Prep Varsity boys basketball team beat the Northampton County Tuesday night 102-44.

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GCP boys win in OT, headed to tourney ch…

What an opening night of the 2nd Annual "Team Mike" Middle School basketball Tournament at Weldon Middle School.

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Team Mike Newsome Middle school tourney

The 2nd Annual "Team Mike" Middle School basketball Tournament will be held Wednesday and Thursday December 20th & 21st at Weldon Middle school located on Hwy 301 South of Weldon.

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Chaloner boys beat Conway

Chaloner Middle school boys basketball team beat Conway 55-28.

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City youth basketball results: week two

Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation youth basketball Week 2 Results.

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