NEA falls to Lawrence

Northeast Academy traveled to Lawrence Academy Friday night.

Varsity Chargers sweep Vikings Saturday

The Weldon Chargers basketball teams traveled to Northwest Halifax Saturday afternoon.

Jackets and Jaguars split Saturday

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets basketball teams traveled across the river bridge Saturday to play the Northampton County Jaguars.

Photo gallery: Giving back, giving warmth

More than 300 coats were collected during a drive over the Christmas holiday season as part of a charitable endeavor between the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and Oak Grove Baptist Church in Littleton.

Lady Jaguars beat Tarboro

The Northampton County Lady Jaguars beat Tarboro Vikings 54-27 Friday night.

Northwest sweeps Oxford Prep

Northwest Halifax Vikings traveled to Oxford for a Tar Roanoke matchup against Oxford Prep.

Jacket wrestlers improved to 8-0

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets wrestling team improved to 8-0 Friday after defeating North Johnston 57-17.

Jackets split conference game on road

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets varsity basketball teams returned to the court Friday night on the road for a conference matchup against Franklinton Rams.

Halifax Academy varsity sweeps Epiphany

Halifax Academy traveled to New Bern to battle Epiphany Friday night.

RAGE sets up ring at NEA

"RAGE Bowl 2017"
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Saturday, 14 January 2017 12:20

More than 300 coats were collected during a drive over the Christmas holiday season as part of a charitable endeavor between the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and Oak Grove Baptist Church in Littleton.

Photo gallery: Giving back, giving warmt…

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HCSO seeks clues in Essex sweepstakes ro…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery which occurred last Friday at Diamond City Sweepstakes which is located in the Essex Plaza off Highway 561.

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MLK Day events set in Halifax, Northampt…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events will be held in Halifax and Northampton counties.

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Edmonds faces county charges

A man who faces numerous charges mainly related to vehicle break-ins filed by the Littleton Police Department now faces charges from the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

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RRPD blotter: January 10-12, 2017

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

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Littleton man arrested in weekend B&…

A Littleton man was charged today with 13 counts of breaking and entering motor vehicles as well as other related counts, the town’s police department reported this evening.

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Another delay possible in Tillmon trial

A possible delay in the trial of Operation Rockfish defendant Antonio Tillmon could be in the offing after his new attorney filed a motion for a continuance in the police...

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Chamber president candidate interview: J…

The executive committee and the search committee of the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce has narrowed its choice of candidates for the president/CEO position to two finalists.

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Possible gang ties investigated followin…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and City County Drug Task Force is investigating the possibility of gang ties to a man who already faces a charge stemming from a 2016...

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Thursday delays

Here are the known delays for Thursday:

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Pair with pending court dates face more …

A man and woman who already have pending court dates are scheduled for court appearances in February after their arrests Tuesday on breaking, entering and larceny counts related to the...

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Chamber president candidate interview: W…

The executive committee and the search committee of the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce has narrowed its choice of candidates for the president/CEO position to two finalists.

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Wednesday closings and delays

Here are the known closings and delays for Wednesday:

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City gets clean audit, but must look at …

While the city is not in financial trouble, it can’t afford to keep using significant amounts of reserve funds to balance its budget.

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Weldon man charged in Monday robbery

A Weldon man was charged Monday in an afternoon armed robbery.

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Tuesday closings and delays

Here are the known closings and delays for Tuesday:

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Police investigating possible illegal tr…

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating the possible illegal transportation of cigarettes after 150 cartons were discovered on a charter bus which broke down in the city this morning.

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RRPD blotter: January 6-7, 2017

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

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Morning fire consumes Scotland Neck hous…

Fire destroyed a house on East Tenth Street in Scotland Neck this morning.

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Monday closings and delays

Here are known closings and delays for Monday:

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Extremely cold temperatures to follow in…

The National Weather Service says snow should be tapering off by late this afternoon or early this evening.

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RR public works: Snowfall total could be…

The Roanoke Rapids Public Works Department has treated roads with some 18,000 gallons of brine as it awaits a winter storm which could bring as much as a foot of...

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Weldon seeks info on beer theft

The Weldon Police Department is investigating a larceny which occurred at New Dixie Mart located at 1617 Julian R. Allsbrook Highway in Weldon on December 31 around 10:45 pm.

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RRPD blotter: December 30, 2016-January …

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

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NWS: Valley at risk for heaviest amounts…

The Roanoke Valley is one of the areas in Central North Carolina which is at risk for heaviest amounts of snowfall, the National Weather Service in Raleigh reported at its...

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HCSO roundup: Beer theft; cocaine arrest

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

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Car stuck, drugs flushed in Faulcon Rd. …

Drugs were found in a septic tank and two men were detained after their car got stuck following an afternoon raid in the Faulcon Road area Wednesday.

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County men, one identified as alleged sh…

Two Halifax County men are among four people who have been charged in a murder and armed robbery in Burlington.

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2016 task force stats released

Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp released the 2016 statistics for the City County Drug Task Force.

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Murder charge lodged in Monday shooting

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is still trying to determine motive in the Monday morning murder of a 19-year-old Como man.

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Three RRHS students charting course for …

Three Roanoke Rapids High School students have received the Global Navigator Scholarship for summer study abroad programs in France, Italy, and the Dominican Republic.

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Proposed amendments to hunting regs on t…

Proposed amendments to hunting regulations are on the table in Halifax County.

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Man with past fed conviction charged in …

An Enfield man with a past federal conviction was arrested on marijuana charges following a Monday evening raid.

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Scores of pills seized in New Year's Eve…

Painkillers, amphetamines, penicillin and prednisone were part of a New Year’s Eve seizure by the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

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RRGSD continues push for early college

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District today received an allocation of its state lottery funds for construction of a building that could become an early college.

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Commissioners recognize Hux and her fami…

Halifax County commissioners today paid respects to the family and honored the memory of the late Rachel Hux.

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Boy was first baby of 2017 at HRMC

The first baby of 2017 in Halifax County was a 7 pound, 3 ounce boy born to a Jackson couple Sunday.

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NCSO investigating murder outside Severn

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation into a murder which occurred this morning outside Severn on Vaughn Creek Road.

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Father, son face stabbing charges after …

A call to a residence in Scotland Neck Friday where there have already 14 previous reports this year, led officers to file charges against a father and son who reportedly...

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Propane explosion destroys house in Hali…

No one was injured when an apparent heating system malfunction triggered a propane explosion this evening in Halifax.

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Kimball, Bozard honored by sheriff's off…

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office recently recognized its Detention Officer and Deputy Sheriff of the Year.

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Crash victim identified as retired USAF …

A man who died in a crash on Interstate 95 Wednesday was a retired United States Air Force colonel who lived in Manassas, Virginia.

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Crash knocks house off foundation, DWI c…

A West Fifth Street house was knocked about a foot off its foundation Tuesday night after a pickup crashed into it.

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Crash claims life of driver on I-95

A motorist died this evening after the car he was driving struck the rear end of a tractor-trailer parked on the shoulder of the northbound lane of Interstate 95.

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RRPD blotter: December 24-26, 2016

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported to following, according to Deputy Chief Andy Jackson:

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City police investigate evening armed ro…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of an East Tenth Street convenience store Tuesday night.

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Virginia man dies in Whitehead Rd. crash

A Richmond, Virginia, man died Monday night in a single-vehicle crash on Whitehead Road in the Halifax area.

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RRPD blotter: December 20-21, 2016

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

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Belfield remanded to U.S. Marshal custod…

Michael Rakim Belfield was remanded to the custody of United States Marshals following his detention hearing in Raleigh today.

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Two face kidnapping charges, one sought …

Two people have been arrested and another is sought in a Wednesday night kidnapping in which a physically impaired person was forced to withdraw money from an account.

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Hobgood's helping hands: Committee deliv…

By the time the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputy toy drive is completed, close to 150 children in Hobgood and Scotland Neck will have been helped.

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Open laptop led to school sexting charge…

An open laptop in a school classroom led to an investigation and the ultimate arrest of a Halifax County school system employee, search warrants filed in the sexting case show.

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Outlet center plans will fill tenant spa…

A well-known bargain outlet center will bring to completion the development of the old Walmart on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway.

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RR man faces charges in Gaston Market br…

A Roanoke Rapids man who already has court dates in Halifax County faces charges in Northampton County for the breaking and entering of Gaston Market earlier this month.

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NEA falls to Lawrence

Northeast Academy traveled to Lawrence Academy Friday night.

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Varsity Chargers sweep Vikings Saturday

The Weldon Chargers basketball teams traveled to Northwest Halifax Saturday afternoon.

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Jackets and Jaguars split Saturday

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets basketball teams traveled across the river bridge Saturday to play the Northampton County Jaguars.

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Lady Jaguars beat Tarboro

The Northampton County Lady Jaguars beat Tarboro Vikings 54-27 Friday night.

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Northwest sweeps Oxford Prep

Northwest Halifax Vikings traveled to Oxford for a Tar Roanoke matchup against Oxford Prep.

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Jacket wrestlers improved to 8-0

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets wrestling team improved to 8-0 Friday after defeating North Johnston 57-17.

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Jackets split conference game on road

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets varsity basketball teams returned to the court Friday night on the road for a conference matchup against Franklinton Rams.

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Halifax Academy varsity sweeps Epiphany

Halifax Academy traveled to New Bern to battle Epiphany Friday night.

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RAGE sets up ring at NEA

"RAGE Bowl 2017" 

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NEA basketball action at TCCS

The Northeast Academy Eagles basketball team traveled Thursday for a conference game against Terra Ceia Christian.

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RRHS updated remaining basketball schedu…

The Roanoke Rapids High school Remaining Basketball schedule: 

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Middle school basketball returns to acti…

The RMSAA (Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association) basketball conference boys and girls basketball teams were back in action Thursday afternoon.

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Sadler set to race Daytona 500

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. - Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) announced today that the team will compete in the 59th running of the Daytona 500 with Elliott Sadler behind the wheel of the No.7...

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Williams earns player of week award

St. Louis, Mo. - Freshman women’s basketball player Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./ Halifax Academy) was named the USBWA (US Basketball Writers Association) Division III National Player of the Week for...

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Halifax Academy alumni Williams continue…

EMORY, Va. - Freshman Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) recorded her ninth double-double with 13 rebounds and a season-high 25 points, while junior Amber Lee (Rockville, Va./Patrick Henry) had nine...

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Adult kosmic dodgeball tournament Champi…

The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department held an Adult Kosmic Dodgeball Tournament Friday at the TJ Davis Recreation Center.

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NEA Thursday results hosting Pungo

Northeast Academy hosted Pungo Thursday in Lasker.

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Jackets sweep KIPP in "HIVE"

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets basketball teams hosted KIPP High at the "HIVE" Thursday night.

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William R. Davie sweeps Rocky Mount Prep

William R. Davie Middle school faced Rocky Mount Prep Thursday afternoon.

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Chaloner sweeps Gaston on court

Chaloner Middle played Gaston Middle in basketball Thursday afternoon.

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Halifax varsity girls improve to 11-1

Halifax Academy traveled to Lawrence Academy Thursday night.

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City recreation youth basketball results…

The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Youth basketball league results and unofficial standings.

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Roanoke Rapids athletics canceled for Fr…

Due to the threat of severe weather all Roanoke Rapids High School athletic activities scheduled for Friday January 6th and Saturday January 7th have been canceled. 

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Jacket Wrestlers remain undefeated

The Roanoke Rapids wrestlers defeated the North Carolina School of Science and Math 48-34 and Durham Hillside 78-6 Wednesday.

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Wednesday 1-4-17 Middle school basketbal…

 Wednesday January 4th Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association conference basketball game results reported to RRspin Sports

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KIPP boys edge out Weldon on court

KIPP High traveled to Weldon Tuesday night.

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Lady Chargers crush Lady Pride

Weldon Lady Chargers beat KIPP Pride 58-19 Tuesday night in Weldon.

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Lady Jaguars fall to Riverside Knights

The Northampton Lady Jaguars fall to Riverside Knights 58-64.

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Williams earns her eighth double-double …

BRIDGEWATER, Va. – The Randolph-Macon women's basketball team improved to 2-1 in ODAC play with an impressive 81-54 win over Bridgewater on Tuesday night.

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Halifax Academy varsity teams on winning…

Halifax Academy traveled to Wilson Christian Academy Tuesday night.

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Jackets split with South Granville Vikin…

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets basketball teams traveled to Creedmoor Tuesday night to face the South Granville Vikings.

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Free girls softball clinic January 22nd

The Clinton based Lady Lightning travel showcase softball team will be hosting a free Softball clinic January 22nd in Roanoke Rapids.

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Williams named the ODAC Women’s Basketba…

FOREST, Va.- Freshman women’s basketball player Kelly Williams (Garysburg, Va./ Halifax Academy) was named the ODAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.

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Kelly Williams double doubles again in S…

  LANCASTER, Pa. – The Randolph Macon College women's basketball team won in dominating fashion versus Franklin & Marshall 64-49 on Saturday afternoon.

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Jackets win Championship

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets men's basketball team beat Southeast Halifax Trojans Friday night earning the 2016 Northampton County Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament Championship.

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Williams earns fifth double double of th…

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – The Randolph-Macon women's basketball team fell to Elizabethtown 50-41 on Friday night. Freshman Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./ Halifax Academy) led the team with her fifth double double...

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