Man faces weapons charges after stop

An Enfield man with a lengthy criminal record was released on $40,000 secured bond Thursday after his arrest on weapons charges.

PETA offers cold weather tips for pets

Every year, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals receives thousands of complaints about people who leave animals outside in the cold.

Jones eyes NFL

Roanoke Rapids High School Alumnus and UNC Defensive player Nazair Jones announced his plans for the 2017 season on his Facebook account Friday afternoon.

County seat Christmas: Halifax marks season with Saturday events

The county seat of Halifax will continue its celebration of the Christmas season, which it began last week with a tree-lighting ceremony, in several ways Saturday.

Jackets sweep KIPP

Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets traveled across the river to Gaston to battle rivals KIPP High Thursday night.

City youth basketball results December 8th

The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Youth basketball leagues results from Thursday December 8th.

Reckless driving call leads to marijuana seizure

A careless and reckless driving call on Interstate 95 this morning led to the seizure of more than 2 pounds of marijuana from a South Carolina man.

Williams six games straight scoring double figures

ROANOKE, Va. – The Randolph-Macon women's basketball team were defeated by Roanoke 77-56. R-MC (3-3, 1-1 ODAC) outrebounded Roanoke (6-3, 1-1 ODAC) 52-48 but were unable to overcome the hot hands of the Maroons. Freshman Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./ Halifax Academy) recorded a career high double double scoring 22 points and grabbing 20 rebounds.

In the Middle with Kelly Williams

The Randolph-Macon women’s basketball team is off to a strong start in large part to the play of freshman center Kelly Williams.

Man faces 45 sexual assault counts against mentally disabled victim

A Roanoke Rapids man has been charged with 45 counts of second-degree rape and one count of extortion related to alleged sexual assaults which occurred between September and November.
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An Enfield man with a lengthy criminal record was released on $40,000 secured bond Thursday after his arrest on weapons charges.

Man faces weapons charges after stop

An Enfield man with a lengthy criminal record was released on $40,000 secured bond Thursday after his arrest on weapons charges.

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PETA offers cold weather tips for pets

Every year, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals receives thousands of complaints about people who leave animals outside in the cold.

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County seat Christmas: Halifax marks sea…

The county seat of Halifax will continue its celebration of the Christmas season, which it began last week with a tree-lighting ceremony, in several ways Saturday.

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Reckless driving call leads to marijuana…

A careless and reckless driving call on Interstate 95 this morning led to the seizure of more than 2 pounds of marijuana from a South Carolina man.

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Man faces 45 sexual assault counts again…

A Roanoke Rapids man has been charged with 45 counts of second-degree rape and one count of extortion related to alleged sexual assaults which occurred between September and November.

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Chasing Eagle: A task nearly complete

Aaron Purser’s quest for Eagle Scout is nearly complete.

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Agents seize 18 heroin bindles during ch…

A checking station in the Bellamy Lake area Wednesday led to the seizure of 18 bindles of heroin as well as other drugs, the City County Drug Task Force reports.

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Key dates set in 12 county murder cases

The District Attorney’s office and defense attorneys today agreed on dates for trials and administrative sessions for 12 murders which remain on Halifax County court dockets.

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Yellow Jackets compete on Brain Game sho…

Tune in to WRAL this Saturday on your television at 11 AM as Roanoke Rapids High School competes on the Brain Game.

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Clanton subject to revocation of fed rel…

A pretrial release revocation hearing for Operation Rockfish defendant Lann Clanton will be held next Wednesday in Greenville, according to federal court records.

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Salanik returns to RRGSD board

A familiar face will return to the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Trustees.

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Council approves Chaloner pool repairs

The city will seek an installment financing package to fund repairs to the Chaloner Recreation Center pool after council this evening agreed on the matter by a 3-2 vote.

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Man with past record charged after pawni…

A Littleton area man was arrested Monday for selling three guns to a pawn shop.

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Two more charged in Lakeview Park area B…

The arrests of two boys in a string of vehicle break-ins in and around the Lakeview Park area effectively ends the investigation, Halifax County Sheriff’s Office detectives said today.

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Man charged in weekend shootings; both r…

Two shootings over the weekend are linked to same person and Roanoke Rapids police say both were unintentional.

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RRPD blotter: December 2-4, 2016

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

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County EDC taking initial glance at indu…

The Halifax County Economic Development Commission is in the early stages of gauging farmer interest in the production of industrial hemp.

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Commissioners get house in order; honor …

Vernon Bryant will remain chair of the Halifax County Board of Commissioners and Rives Manning will remain its vice chair.

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Police investigate two weekend shootings

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department continues to investigate two shootings which occurred over the weekend — one Saturday and one Sunday.

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Photo gallery: 2016 Roanoke Rapids Chris…

The 2016 Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade made its way down Roanoke Avenue this afternoon with bands, floats, custom cars, clowns and many other attractions to usher in the season.

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RRPD blotter: November 28-30, 2016

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

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Meeting offers public input on streetsca…

The public will have a chance to give its input on three potential streetscape concepts for Roanoke Avenue at an upcoming workshop this month.

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The keepers of records: Torch to be pass…

On Monday, the torch will be passed to a new keeper of vital records in Halifax County.

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Photo gallery: Halifax tree-lighting

Halifax ushered in the Christmas season this evening with a tree-lighting ceremony at Mural Park.

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Enfield sets Colonial artisan fair, home…

The Downtown Enfield Restoration & Preservation Association is holding its sixth annual Colonial Christmas Artisan Fair on Saturday at the Historic Episcopal Church of the Advent Parish Hall. A homes...

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Mother, two children perish in Conway ar…

A mother and her two young children perished in a residential fire near Murfreesboro in Northampton County early this morning, the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald of Ahoskie reports.

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RRPD probes store robbery

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at the Old Farm Road New Dixie Mart which occurred around 11 p.m. Wednesday.

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Litter complaint leads to drug counts

Investigation of a litter complaint in Enfield Tuesday led to the arrest of a man and his girlfriend on felony marijuana counts, town police Chief Tyree Davis said.

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City kicks off season with tree lighting…

Roanoke Rapids kicks off the Christmas season with its annual tree lighting ceremony in Veterans Park Thursday night and its parade Sunday afternoon.

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Woman faces multiple counts of prescript…

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged Tuesday for obtaining 1,800 Oxycodone pills and 50 Hydrocodone pills through fraudulent means.

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Weldon seeks info on wire theft

The Weldon Police Department is seeking information on the larceny of copper wire taken from a business on Mulberry Street November 14.

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RRPD offers vehicle B&E prevention t…

With at least 80 vehicle break-ins reported in the city since the first of September, Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Chuck Hasty offered some tips on how to prevent becoming a...

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RRPD, HCSO lodge counts against teen in …

An 18-year-old was arrested early this morning after Roanoke Rapids police responded to the Long Circle area on a vehicle breaking and entering call.

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Drug complaints net two arrests, citatio…

A complaint of drug activity on Brigman Street Monday led to the arrests of a boyfriend and girlfriend as well as the issuance of a citation for drug paraphernalia for...

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One still sought in Three Flags shooting

Only one person has yet to be served warrants in a March 29 shooting in the area of a Weldon convenience store, the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reports.

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RRPD blotter: November 19-November 28, 2…

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

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Fire on high: Locals help in mountain bl…

When the call went out for help in the mountains of North Carolina, four firefighters from Halifax County answered the call and one county ranger was dispatched.

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RRPD gets early start on the season of g…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department began the season of giving early — delivering meals with the help of other law enforcement officers Tuesday to seven Roanoke Valley families.

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Helpers, not hipsters: Enfield, Weldon f…

They’re not being hipsters — they’re being helpers.

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Elam chosen as fifth HCC president

Michael Elam, the former president of Ahoskie’s Roanoke-Chowan Community College, has been chosen as the new leader of Halifax Community College.

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Task force, HCSO roundup: Sesson arreste…

Cortez Sesson, who was wanted on marijuana counts following a Monday raid and has a pending court date on cocaine trafficking charges, was arrested today by agents of the City...

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Interstate message board topples followi…

A state Department of Transportation message board toppled this afternoon after a tractor-trailer collided with its support poles on Interstate 95.

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RRGSD sets sights on early college

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Education Monday approved $30,000 in architectural fees to start the process of developing an early college on the campus of Roanoke Rapids...

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HCC presidential candidate interviews: D…

Halifax Community College has provided interview opportunities for the six candidates chosen for the chance to be its next president.Today’s interview was with Dr. Deryl Fulmer and is the last...

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Brewer sworn in as commissioner

Linda Brewer officially became a Halifax County commissioner this evening as she was sworn in by Judge Turner Stephenson.

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Isles puts offer on table for Littleton …

A longtime auto mechanic and businessman has placed a $300,000 offer on the table to buy the Littleton industrial building, formerly the home to a light sport aircraft manufacturing firm.

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Task force, HCSO roundup: Second Happy D…

A man currently awaiting a December 5 court date on cocaine trafficking and other charges stemming from an August raid, faces new charges after his arrest this morning.

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HCC presidential candidate interviews: J…

Halifax Community College has provided interview opportunities for the six candidates chosen for the chance to be its next president.Today’s interview was with Dr.Joyce Johnson.There will be one interview Tuesday...

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Coals from pig cooker spark Nash, Halifa…

Hot coals blown from a towed pig cooker caused a series of wildfires in Nash and Halifax counties, state Forest Service rangers said this evening.

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David Allan Coe concert Photo Gallery

Photo gallery from Friday November 18th concert at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre presented by BarnBurner Promotions.

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Tip ends man's time on the lam

A Crimestoppers tip led the Enfield Police Department this week to arrest a man who had been on the run for about a year from state probation and parole officers.

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Task force roundup: Wanted person; marij…

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

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RRPD blotter: Nov. 7-16, 2016

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

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Jones eyes NFL

Roanoke Rapids High School Alumnus and UNC Defensive player Nazair Jones announced his plans for the 2017 season on his Facebook account Friday afternoon.

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Jackets sweep KIPP

Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets traveled across the river to Gaston to battle rivals KIPP High Thursday night.

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City youth basketball results December 8…

The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Youth basketball leagues results from Thursday December 8th.

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Williams six games straight scoring doub…

ROANOKE, Va. – The Randolph-Macon women's basketball team were defeated by Roanoke 77-56. R-MC (3-3, 1-1 ODAC) outrebounded Roanoke (6-3, 1-1 ODAC) 52-48 but were unable to overcome the hot...

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In the Middle with Kelly Williams

The Randolph-Macon women’s basketball team is off to a strong start in large part to the play of freshman center Kelly Williams. 

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Jackets sweep Chargers

Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets hosted across town rivals Weldon Chargers in the "HIVE" Wednesday night.

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RR Jackets wrestlers improve to 3-0

Roanoke Rapids wrestling team traveled to Southern Vance Wednesday December 7th.

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Lady Jags crush KIPP

Northampton County Jaguars hosted KIPP Pride High Wednesday night in Gaston.

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City youth basketball results

The Roanoke Rapids Youth basketball leagues results from Saturday, Tuesday.

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Northeast sweeps Albemarle

Northeast Academy traveled to battle Albemarle school Tuesday night.

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Jackets open conference with wins

Roanoke Rapids varsity basketball teams opened their Northern Carolina Conference  play Tuesday night at home in the "HIVE".

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Vikings girls win, while boys fall

Halifax Academy basketball teams traveled to Kerr-Vance Academy Tuesday night

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Northwest Lady Vikings remain undefeated

The Northwest Halifax Vikings hosted the Southcreek Cougars Monday night at the Viking Den, sweeping all three games.

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Elliott Sadler drove his No. 1 OneMain Financial Chevrolet to a third-place finish in the season-ending Ford EcoBoost 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Jackets basketball holding a Free Throw-…

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets boys basketball team is holding a fundraiser Free Throw-A-Thon this Saturday December 10th at the Roanoke Rapids gym the "HIVE".

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One of Valley Cheer teams open season wi…

Valley Cheer starts their season with a bang!

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Thanks from the Lady Jackets softball

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets softball team would like to thank everyone who supported their 3rd Annual Christmas Tree sale.

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NEA JV lady Eagles are tourney champs

Northeast Academy basketball teams finished the Nick Brantley Tournament at Ridgecroft Christian School this past weekend.

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Halifax Acdaemy varsity on a roll

Halifax Academy basketball teams traveled to South Hampton Academy Friday night

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Roanoke Rapids boys win and girls fall i…

The Roanoke Rapids basketball teams opened their 2016-17 season Friday night on the road at Bertie High. 

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Northwest lady Vikings on roll

Northwest Halifax hosted Rocky Mount Prep Friday night at the Viking Den. 

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Nothampton and Hertford fall in football…

Friday night 3rd round NCHSAA State football results.

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Davie splits with Henderson

William R. Davie Middle school basketball teams played Henderson Middle Thursday.

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NEA basketball action at Ridgecroft tour…

The Northeast Academy Eagles traveled to Ridgecroft Christian School to play in the Nick Brantley Tournament.

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Vikings sweep Cougars on court

The Northwest Halifax Vikings basketball teams traveled to face the Southcreek Cougars Thursday night in Robersonville.

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Jones earns ACC Third Team honors

University of North Carolina red shirt Junior defensive tackle Jones repeats ACC honor. 

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Davie falls to Warren County

William R. Davie Middle Vikings basketball teams hosted the Warren County Eagles Tuesday.

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Wrestling Jackets open up with two wins

Roanoke Rapids starts the season off 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the conference Wednesday night at home.

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City to host Kosmic dodgeball tourney

The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a free coed Kosmic Dodgeball tournament on Friday January 6, 2017 at the TJ. Davis Recreation Center at 6 PM.

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2016-17 KIPP Basketball schedule

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Let's paint the town Red 5K Color run/Wa…

A Better Chance, A Better Community (ABC2) World Changers in partnership with Rural Health Group NC announces the launch of the "Let's Paint the Town Red" HIV/AIDS.

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RRHS wrestling kicks off Wednesday

2016-2017 wrestling season begins Wednesday night November 30 at Roanoke Rapids High School.

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Lady Patriots open conference play with …

The Cornerstone Christian School Lady Patriots open conference play Tuesday night against New Life from Rocky Mount.

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Halifax Varsity Vikings remain undefeate…

Halifax Academy Vikings basketball teams traveled to Ridgecroft Tuesday night.

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2016-17 Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball League Schedules.

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  2016-17 Northwest Halifax High School Basketball schedule

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