Man in critical condition following collision

A 78-year-old Roanoke Rapids man is in critical condition after he was struck by a car Thursday nigh...

HCC students awarded SECU scholarships

In 2012, the State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation established a Continuing Education Scholarship...

HRMC names new HR director

Halifax Regional has named Tom Mastroianni as its new administrative director of human resources. He...

Fire chief, mayor jailed for Project Graduation

Roanoke Rapids Fire Chief Stacy Coggins was upbeat about his arrest this morning.

Prizes for the taking at Chairman's Night Out

The Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Chairman’s Night Out on November 15 at t...

Roye stepping down as Rich Square police chief

Longtime Rich Square Police Chief A.B. “Bobo” Roye will step down from the position at the end of Oc...

Police seeks clues in evening robbery

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for two people this evening who robbed the Village Grocery on Old ...

Roanoke Rapids and Halifax County News from RRSpin
Friday, 24 October 2014 20:23

A 78-year-old Roanoke Rapids man is in critical condition after he was struck by a car Thursday night on Roanoke Avenue.

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Man in critical condition following coll…

Man in critical condition following collision

A 78-year-old Roanoke Rapids man is in critical condition after he was struck by a car Thursday night on Roanoke Avenue. Read more

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HCC students awarded SECU scholarships

HCC students awarded SECU scholarships

In 2012, the State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation established a Continuing Education Scholarship Program to help remove financial barriers for students seeking to gain new or upgrade their current job-related... Read more

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HRMC names new HR director

HRMC names new HR director

Halifax Regional has named Tom Mastroianni as its new administrative director of human resources. He will begin his position on Monday. Read more

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Fire chief, mayor jailed for Project Gra…

Fire chief, mayor jailed for Project Graduation

Roanoke Rapids Fire Chief Stacy Coggins was upbeat about his arrest this morning. Read more

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Prizes for the taking at Chairman's Nigh…

Prizes for the taking at Chairman's Night Out

The Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Chairman’s Night Out on November 15 at the Kirkwood Adams Community Center in Roanoke Rapids. Read more

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Roye stepping down as Rich Square police…

Roye stepping down as Rich Square police chief

Longtime Rich Square Police Chief A.B. “Bobo” Roye will step down from the position at the end of October. Read more

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Police seeks clues in evening robbery

Police seeks clues in evening robbery

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for two people this evening who robbed the Village Grocery on Old Farm Road of an undisclosed sum of money. Read more

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Madison Street warrants net pot citation…

Madison Street warrants net pot citations

Two search warrant executions for separate residences on Madison Street today resulted in marijuana-related counts for several people. Read more

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Early voting begins tomorrow

Early voting begins tomorrow

Early voting starts Thursday at the Halifax County Ag Auditorium on Ferrell Lane in Halifax, located next to the sheriff's office. Read more

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One nabbed, one at large in Enfield shoo…

One nabbed, one at large in Enfield shooting

One man was arrested and another is being sought following a shots fired call in the area of 119 South Dennis Street Tuesday night. Read more

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Aulander woman charged in Woodland armed…

Aulander woman charged in Woodland armed robbery

An Aulander woman was charged late Tuesday night with the armed robbery of a Woodland convenience store. Read more

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Final Rowan County murder suspect caught…

Final Rowan County murder suspect caught in RR

A man wanted for a double murder in Rowan County was apprehended by Roanoke Rapids police in the area of Creekside Court Tuesday. Read more

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Roanoke Rapids police report weekend sta…

Roanoke Rapids police report weekend stabbings

Roanoke Rapids police reported two stabbings on Saturday morning. Read more

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Aquatic Center to remain open after fund…

Aquatic Center to remain open after funding vote

Roanoke Rapids High School swim team coach Patrick Quast fretted there would be no season this year. So did members of his team as city council tried to find money... Read more

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Backlogs expected as judicial schedule f…

Backlogs expected as judicial schedule finalized

After a series of meetings with judicial and court officials to discuss the judicial district merger as mandated by the legislature, Chief District Court Judges Brenda Branch and Rob Lewis... Read more

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Gay marriage ruling came as couple plann…

Gay marriage ruling came as couple planned wedding

The October 10 weekend a United States District Court Judge ruled North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, Randall Martin and David Franks had already planned a celebration. Read more

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Tourism spending up in county

Tourism spending up in county

Tourism spending in Halifax County increased 1.34 percent over the previous year. Read more

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One still sought in iPad theft case

One still sought in iPad theft case

The three people wanted for allegedly stealing two iPads from the Roanoke Rapids Rent-A-Center have been identified, city police said today. Read more

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Pair could face $2K fine, license loss i…

Pair could face $2K fine, license loss in bear-poaching case

Two Halifax County men charged last week with reportedly poaching a black bear could face a $2,000 fine and loss of their hunting license if found guilty. Read more

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Three sought for theft of iPads

Three sought for theft of iPads

Three people are sought for allegedly stealing two iPad 3s from the Rent-A-Center on Premier Boulevard, Roanoke Rapids police said. Read more

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With Halloween around the corner, kids g…

With Halloween around the corner, kids get tips

With Halloween only two weeks away, SafetyPup visited a local preschool today to talk about trick-or-treating safety and other common sense rules when meeting strangers. Read more

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Experts: Coordinated effort needed to ta…

Experts: Coordinated effort needed to tackle gang problem

A coordinated effort is needed across the state to combat the problem of gangs, a state expert said Thursday night. Read more

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Gangs of the Roanoke Valley: Robbery, mu…

Gangs of the Roanoke Valley: Robbery, murder and money

They include names like 1650 The Fam, GMF – Get Money First — and the 400 Boys. Read more

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Juvenile shot following unintentional we…

Juvenile shot following unintentional weapon discharge

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is is investigating the unintentional shooting of a 14-year-old Thursday night in the Margaretsville area on Mount Carmel Road. Read more

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Va. man dies in crash off I-95

Va. man dies in crash off I-95

A Midlothian, Virginia, man died this morning as he was coming off the 180 exit ramp, his brother following him in another vehicle. Read more

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Weldon man charged in noon bust

Weldon man charged in noon bust

A 61-year-old Weldon man was charged today for possessing a weapon as a convicted felon as well as marijuana counts. Read more

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HRMC: No Ebola patients treated, screeni…

HRMC: No Ebola patients treated, screenings negative

Halifax Regional continues to examine and review preparedness plans for infection prevention. Preparation is being led by Chief Nursing Officer, Karen Daniels, who is working with Infection prevention experts, nurses... Read more

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Shots fired call leads to charges for Ha…

Shots fired call leads to charges for Halifax man

A Halifax man was charged Tuesday morning for allegedly firing rifle shots into a residence at 634 Franklin Street. Read more

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Enfield man cited following search warra…

Enfield man cited following search warrant execution

Two Oxycodone pills were confiscated as well as several items of paraphernalia following a search warrant entry in Enfield this afternoon. Read more

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Anderson back in Halifax County

Anderson back in Halifax County

Teddy Anderson Jr. mugged for the camera and said, “Make sure you get a good one.” Read more

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First same-sex marriage license issued i…

First same-sex marriage license issued in county

The first same-sex marriage license in Halifax County was issued Tuesday, the register of deeds office confirmed. Read more

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County residents encouraged to take broa…

County residents encouraged to take broadband survey

Halifax County is asking for assistance from county residents in identifying areas that lack broadband or high speed Internet access. Read more

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$354 worth of steaks, beer bought on sto…

$354 worth of steaks, beer bought on stolen card

The man pictured above is wanted by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department for reportedly using a stolen credit card to buy $354 worth of steaks and beer. Read more

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New SBC director welcomed to college

New SBC director welcomed to college

Halifax Community College’s Workforce and Economic Development Division hosted a reception for Jerry Edmonds, the new Small Business Center director, last week at the campus. Read more

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Northampton sheriff's blotter: Oct. 7-12

Northampton sheriff's blotter: Oct. 7-12

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office reported the following over the last week: Read more

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Boy charged in assault on mom, deputy

Boy charged in assault on mom, deputy

A 16-year-old Pleasant Hill boy was arrested Monday morning for allegedly assaulting his mother. Read more

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Gang summit lineup set

Gang summit lineup set

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office has set its line-up for Thursday's Gang Summit at the American Legion building in Roanoke Rapids. Read more

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16 charged in September spillover fight …

16 charged in September spillover fight at NCHS

A total of 16 students have been charged in a fight on the Northampton County High School football field last month, a fight that was apparently a spillover of one... Read more

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Dogfighting evidence found in Hollister

Dogfighting evidence found in Hollister

Evidence of dogfighting in the Hollister area was reportedly found this afternoon, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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Conway man charged in scrap metal theft

Conway man charged in scrap metal theft

A Conway man surrendered to the Northampton County Sheriff's Office Thursday after warrants were issued for his arrest on scrap metal theft charges. Read more

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Purported hit and run suspect sought

Purported hit and run suspect sought

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for the woman in the surveillance photo who reportedly backed in to another vehicle parked in the lot of the Family Dollar off... Read more

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Police try to reel in seventh suspect in…

Police try to reel in seventh suspect in Cotton murder

As Roanoke Rapids police try to reel in the seventh person wanted in the murder of Wilton Cotton and the shooting of Richard Squire Jr. they say drugs were the... Read more

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Dehumidifier expected to be put back on …

Dehumidifier expected to be put back on table

Roanoke Rapids City Manager Joseph Scherer expects the question of funding for a new dehumidifier at the Aquatic Center to be put back on the table for discussion at council's... Read more

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Woman found on Simmons St. identified

Woman found on Simmons St. identified

A woman found dead in the area of Simmons and Craig streets has been identified as a 45-year-old Roanoke Rapids resident. Read more

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Man charged with concealing death in Sim…

Man charged with concealing death in Simmons St. case

A Roanoke Rapids man is being booked on a charge of felony conceal or fail to report a death in the case of a woman found on the outskirts of... Read more

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Northampton seeks info on prowlers

Northampton seeks info on prowlers

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office Friday responded to Boyd Ivey Road in Jackson about possible prowlers at the residence. Read more

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Enfield men face more charges in second …

Enfield men face more charges in second Seaboard B&E

The four people charged in a Tuesday morning break-in in the Seaboard area will face more charges. Read more

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Two charged in Waffle House shooting

Two charged in Waffle House shooting

Two people have been charged in a September 27 shooting at the Weldon Waffle House, one where one of the alleged accomplices was badly injured when he got caught in... Read more

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From lemonade to Gingerbread: Moseley mo…

From lemonade to Gingerbread: Moseley moves on

When Tammy Moseley helped a small group of children at her Blessed Assurance Summer Camp set up a lemonade stand to buy an inflatable water slide, she had no idea... Read more

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Detroit man surrenders to sheriff's offi…

Detroit man surrenders to sheriff's office

A Detroit man wanted for allegedly selling stolen items to a pawn shop surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office Tuesday night. Read more

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Ryland freed after evidence of identity …

Ryland freed after evidence of identity theft

One of the people arrested Tuesday night in the Wilton Cotton murder was freed today after it was discovered that the person believed to be the actual suspect, who is... Read more

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Seven now charged in Cotton murder

Seven now charged in Cotton murder

(Editor's note: This afternoon we were informed by Roanoke Rapids police that Keon Ryland was freed after evidence of identity theft was discovered. Aspects of the story dealing with Desmond... Read more

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Foul play suspected in morning death

Foul play suspected in morning death

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death in the area of Simmons and Craig streets. Read more

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Four nabbed following break-in

Four nabbed following break-in

A daylight breaking and entering in the Highway 186 area between the Seaboard and Margaretsville areas came to an end this morning when the alleged suspects were caught by a... Read more

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Roanoke Valley Sports

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HA debuts in schools first Cross Country…

HA debuts in schools first Cross Country State meet

First season of Halifax Academy Cross Country team Read more

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Friday Night Lights 10.24.14

Friday Night Lights 10.24.14

Friday Night High School Football Scores Read more

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Halifax volleyball fall in State play-of…

Halifax volleyball fall in State play-offs

NCISAA !A State Volleyball State championship play-offs Read more

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Halifax JV football finish season with w…

Halifax JV football finish season with win

Hobgood Academy hosted Halifax Academy JV team Thursday night Read more

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Collier Harley Davidson are champions

Collier Harley Davidson are champions

Roanoke Rapids Parks & Recreation Youth flag football Read more

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JV Jackets fall at home

JV Jackets fall at home

Roanoke rapids JV Football hosted Franklinton Read more

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Youth flag football Championship tonight

Youth flag football Championship tonight

Roanoke Rapids Parks & Recreation Youth Flag football play-offs results 10/21 Read more

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CMS undefeated Champions stats

CMS undefeated Champions stats

2014 Middle school regular season champions Read more

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Chaloner regular season football champs

Chaloner regular season football champs

Roanoke Middle School Athletic Conference   Read more

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battle of undefeated Middle schools set

battle of undefeated Middle schools set

Chaloner Middle vs Gaston College Prep Read more

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2 High School games moved

2 High School games moved

Two Local High schools will play a day early this week Read more

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Fumble & interception hurt Youth Jac…

Fumble & interception hurt Youth Jackets

Halifax/Northampton Youth Football League Read more

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Halifax volleyball advances in state pla…

Halifax volleyball advances in state play-offs

Halifax Academy wins 1st round Read more

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Community Softball League 10.20.14 score…

Community Softball League 10.20.14 scores

Community Softball League Gaston Read more

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Middle School football week #6

Middle School football week #6

Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association Read more

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2014 RRHS Soccer senior night

2014 RRHS Soccer senior night

Roanoke Rapids Soccer Read more

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2014 Halifax Football Senior night

2014 Halifax Football Senior night

Halifax vs Parrott game stats Read more

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Fishers U10 "Wood Bat" champio…

Fishers U10 "Wood Bat" champions

EC Nations Baseball "Wood Bat" Tournament Read more

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Neighboring school football player dies

Neighboring school football player dies

Still no Cause of death according to www.si.com Read more

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Martin's NFL watch

Martin's NFL watch

Martin  puts pressure on another QB Read more

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RR hosted EC Nations baseball Wood bat t…

RR hosted EC Nations baseball Wood bat tourney

Tavel baseball Wood bat tournament Read more

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Halifax volleyball fall in Conference

Halifax volleyball fall in Conference

Halifax Academy Volleyball Read more

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Four HA Cross Country earn all conferenc…

Four HA Cross Country earn all conference

Halifax Academy's Cross Country team attended it's conference meet in New Bern Friday. Read more

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Pee Wee Youth Football week #6

Pee Wee Youth Football week #6

Halifax/Northampton Pee Wee Youth Football League Saturday October 18th Read more

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RRHS softball selling Christmas trees

RRHS softball selling Christmas trees

Roanoke Rapids Girls Softball fundraiser Read more

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Friday Night Lights 10.17.14

Friday Night Lights 10.17.14

High school Friday night Football scores Read more

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City Youth Flag Football results 10.16.1…

City Youth Flag Football results 10.16.14

Play-off and Championship next week Read more

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Halifax JV beats Lawrence

Halifax JV beats Lawrence

Halifax Academy JV Football Read more

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Youth football looking for all-star spon…

Youth football looking for all-star sponsor

The Halifax/Northampton Midget Football League Read more

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Jackets JV fall on road

Jackets JV fall on road

Roanoke Rapids JV Football Read more

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RRHS soccer fall in overtime

RRHS soccer fall in overtime

Roanoke Rapids traveled to Franklinton Read more

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Community Softball League 10.16.14 score…

Community Softball League 10.16.14 scores

Community Softball League results and standings Read more

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Chaloner wins Conference volleyball

Chaloner wins Conference volleyball

RMSAC Volleyball Champions Read more

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Northampton basketball sign-ups

Northampton basketball sign-ups

The Northampton County Recreation Department Read more

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