PETA: Two cases highlight need for county tethering ban

One dog named Chase had become so weak from starvation it couldn't stand and had to be put down.

Woman charged after motel raid

A search warrant execution this morning at the Carolina Inn has resulted in the arrest of a 31-year-...

Man faces string of charges from Driftwood Ln. B&Es

A Roanoke Rapids man currently in jail on forgery and uttering charges from earlier this month now f...

Police investigate public works B&E, theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering of a storage building ...

Trick-or-treat times in Halifax County

Towns throughout Halifax County are observing different times for trick-or-treating this evening.

Seventh suspect ID'd in Cotton murder

The seventh suspect in the Wilton Cotton murder and shooting of Richard Squire Jr. has been identifi...

Longevity through hard work: Brown celebrates 102nd

Howard Brown may have lost a little of his step, compared to when he went on a family fishing trip o...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 19:50

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PETA: Two cases highlight need for count…

PETA: Two cases highlight need for county tethering ban

One dog named Chase had become so weak from starvation it couldn't stand and had to be put down. Read more

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Woman charged after motel raid

Woman charged after motel raid

A search warrant execution this morning at the Carolina Inn has resulted in the arrest of a 31-year-old woman for reportedly selling prescription medication and marijuana. Read more

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Man faces string of charges from Driftwo…

Man faces string of charges from Driftwood Ln. B&Es

A Roanoke Rapids man currently in jail on forgery and uttering charges from earlier this month now faces a string of new charges in an unrelated case involving three break-ins... Read more

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Police investigate public works B&E…

Police investigate public works B&E, theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering of a storage building at the city's Public Works Department. Read more

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Trick-or-treat times in Halifax County

Trick-or-treat times in Halifax County

Towns throughout Halifax County are observing different times for trick-or-treating this evening. Read more

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Seventh suspect ID'd in Cotton murder

Seventh suspect ID'd in Cotton murder

The seventh suspect in the Wilton Cotton murder and shooting of Richard Squire Jr. has been identified, Roanoke Rapids police confirmed today. Read more

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Longevity through hard work: Brown celeb…

Longevity through hard work: Brown celebrates 102nd

Howard Brown may have lost a little of his step, compared to when he went on a family fishing trip on the Roanoke River at the age of 100 in... Read more

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Alleged Gordon Dr. suspect faces burglar…

Alleged Gordon Dr. suspect faces burglary, assault counts

One of the men charged in the Wilton Cotton murder faces new charges unrelated to the slaying that occurred on Gordon Drive the afternoon of September 24. Read more

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Maintenance worker shot in morning heist…

Maintenance worker shot in morning heist attempt

Roanoke Rapids police continue to investigate an early morning robbery attempt in which one of the victims was shot. Read more

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Second wallet theft suspect surrenders

Second wallet theft suspect surrenders

Another person wanted in a September 15 wallet theft case surrendered to Roanoke Rapids police. Read more

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Macon man faces rape counts

Macon man faces rape counts

A Macon man has been charged with several counts stemming from an alleged rape case reported Tuesday night outside Littleton. Read more

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Northampton blotter: B&E and assault…

Northampton blotter: B&E and assaults

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

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Woman charged with bilking family out of…

Woman charged with bilking family out of $6K

A Roanoke Rapids woman employed to help take care of the victim's wife allegedly bilked he couple out of more than $6,000, representing stolen cash, forged checks and stolen items. Read more

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Pedestrian succumbs to injuries

Pedestrian succumbs to injuries

A 78-year-old man who was struck by a car Thursday night has died, Roanoke Rapids police confirmed today. Read more

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One surrenders in wallet theft case

One surrenders in wallet theft case

One of the men wanted in a September 15 wallet theft turned himself in today. Read more

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Man caught with merchandise in his pants

Man caught with merchandise in his pants

He wasn't caught with his pants down, but a Roanoke Rapids man did allegedly try to conceal bacon, sausage and other items inside them Sunday. Read more

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Butterfly gardens continue to blossom

Butterfly gardens continue to blossom

Establishing a monarch butterfly corridor in Halifax County is already working. Read more

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Saturday search warrant nets crack cocai…

Saturday search warrant nets crack cocaine counts

A Saturday evening search warrant in Scotland Neck ended with the arrest of a 36-year-old man on crack cocaine and other drug-related charges. Read more

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Three sought in wallet theft; shopping s…

Three sought in wallet theft; shopping spree

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating the theft of a wallet and this use of a credit card found inside it. Read more

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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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Roanoke Valley Sports

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Friday Night Lights 10.31.14

Friday Night Lights 10.31.14

Roanoke Rapids and Southeast Halifax sit in each own Conference Champs seat Read more

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Sadler moving to Roush 2015

Sadler moving to Roush 2015

Sadler's 2015 plans Read more

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RRHS Mr. October

RRHS Mr. October

Roanoke Rapids High Read more

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GCP's game stats over Davie

GCP's game stats over Davie

Middle School footballGCP 22 over Davie 6   Read more

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JV Jackets beat Raiders

JV Jackets beat Raiders

Roanoke Rapids JV yellow jackets beat Southern Vance raiders 34-22 Thursday night. Read more

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RRHS soccer fall in first round NCHSAA 2…

RRHS soccer fall in first round NCHSAA 2A State play-offs

Men's soccer fall on road Read more

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Chaloner shuts out Gaston

Chaloner shuts out Gaston

Chaloner moves on Read more

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Davis named co-captain on Team NC

Davis named co-captain on Team NC

Go JoJo Gadget   Read more

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Chaloner & GCP win middle school foo…

Chaloner & GCP win middle school football play-offs

Middle School Superbowl set Read more

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RVYSA changes game times due to daylight…

RVYSA changes game times due to daylight savings

Soccer game times change Read more

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Youth football regular season coming to …

Youth football regular season coming to a close

Halifax/Northampton Youth Football League Tuesday October 28th Read more

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Pee Wee youth football Play-offs set

Pee Wee youth football Play-offs set

Halifax/Northampton Pee Wee Youth Football League 2014 Read more

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Jackets shutout Chargers in varsity yout…

Jackets shutout Chargers in varsity youth football

Halifax/Northampton Youth Football League Read more

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NCISAA eight-man state play-offs set

NCISAA eight-man state play-offs set

Hobgood & Halifax in Football State play-offs Read more

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RRHS soccer in 2A NCHSAA State play-offs

RRHS soccer in 2A NCHSAA State play-offs

Roanoke Rapids makes the big dance Read more

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U13 Top Hand Red travel baseball wins to…

U13 Top Hand Red travel baseball wins tournament

Trio part of Championship team Read more

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RMSAC football play-offs are set

RMSAC football play-offs are set

Roanoke Middle School Athletic Conference Football Read more

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CSL regular season five game nights awa…

CSL regular season  five game nights away

Community Softball League results and Unofficial standings Read more

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Wear Pink and support New football Coach…

Wear Pink and support New football Coach "Mac" Eric Mcdaniels

Roanoke Rapids Friday night game is PINK OUT Read more

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Pee Wee football regular season ends

Pee Wee football regular season ends

Halifax/Northampton Youth football League Pee Wee Read more

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Williams All-State in volleyball

Williams All-State in volleyball

All-State and CIC All Conference Read more

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KIPP drops to 2-7 Thursday

KIPP drops to 2-7 Thursday

KIPP 22 @ Weldon 44 Read more

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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 1A 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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