Council OKs vehicle purchase package

A scaled-back vehicle purchasing package through installment financing passed by a 4-1 vote during a...

Pool dehumidifier estimates come in at $250K range

The cost to replace a broken dehumidifier at the Roanoke Rapids Aquatic Center is between $126,000 a...

Northampton probes shooting, home invasion

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office continues to investigation a purported home invasion where t...

Natural gas line would go through county

About 24 miles of a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline will run through Halifax County, Dominion...

Coalition asks board to re-evaluate school funding

The chair of the Coalition for Education and Economic Security today asked Halifax County commission...

Virginia man dies in Halifax County crash

A Manassas Park,Virginia man who died in a Halifax County car crash was among the 10 victims of traf...

Tattoo shop owner arrested in evening raid

The execution of a search warrant at an East Tenth Street tattoo shop this evening ended with the ar...

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Tuesday, 02 September 2014 23:51

A scaled-back vehicle purchasing package through installment financing passed by a 4-1 vote during a Roanoke Rapids City Council meeting this evening.

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Council OKs vehicle purchase package

Council OKs vehicle purchase package

A scaled-back vehicle purchasing package through installment financing passed by a 4-1 vote during a Roanoke Rapids City Council meeting this evening. Read more

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Pool dehumidifier estimates come in at $…

Pool dehumidifier estimates come in at $250K range

The cost to replace a broken dehumidifier at the Roanoke Rapids Aquatic Center is between $126,000 and $132,000, a consulting engineer told city council this evening. Read more

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Northampton probes shooting, home invasi…

Northampton probes shooting, home invasion

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office continues to investigation a purported home invasion where the victim was shot Monday night. Read more

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Natural gas line would go through county

Natural gas line would go through county

About 24 miles of a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline will run through Halifax County, Dominion power officials told commissioners today. Read more

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Coalition asks board to re-evaluate scho…

Coalition asks board to re-evaluate school funding

The chair of the Coalition for Education and Economic Security today asked Halifax County commissioners to re-evaluate their funding priority of schools across the county. Read more

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Virginia man dies in Halifax County cras…

Virginia man dies in Halifax County crash

A Manassas Park,Virginia man who died in a Halifax County car crash was among the 10 victims of traffic fatalities in the state over the Labor Holiday weekend. Read more

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Tattoo shop owner arrested in evening ra…

Tattoo shop owner arrested in evening raid

The execution of a search warrant at an East Tenth Street tattoo shop this evening ended with the arrest of the business's owner. Read more

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Weldon checkpoint nets 23 citations

Weldon checkpoint nets 23 citations

In anticipation of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Weldon Police Department hosted a checking station. Read more

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Man wanted for Littleton copper theft

Man wanted for Littleton copper theft

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Antwan Devon Harvey, 20, from Littleton, who allegedly stole copper. Read more

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Man sought for ice box parts theft

Man sought for ice box parts theft

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for a man who allegedly caused $34,000 in damages to ice boxes last month at Roanoke Valley Ice. Read more

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Police seek man who made inappropriate c…

Police seek man who made inappropriate comments to children

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is currently looking into a suspicious person who made contact and inappropriate comments to children. Read more

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Patrol seeks help in two unsolved fatal …

Patrol seeks help in two unsolved fatal hit and runs

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is reaching out to the community for assistance with hit and run collisions that have yet to be solved. Read more

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HP urges caution, safety during holiday

HP urges caution, safety during holiday

The state Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to be careful as they enjoy the Labor Day holiday. According to AAA, 34.7 million people are expected travel during the Labor Day... Read more

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Rocky Mount pair sought in county B&…

Rocky Mount pair sought in county B&E attempts

A Rocky Mount man and woman are wanted in several attempted breaking and entering cases that occurred between Halifax and Enfield. Read more

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Crack count lodged; warrants served in W…

Crack count lodged; warrants served in Weldon stop

A Garysburg man was arrested Wednesday night on crack cocaine charges and also served warrants issued by the Northampton County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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Officials get platform at chamber lunche…

Officials get platform at chamber luncheon

Three Halifax County officials — one each representing county government, municipal government and one of its three school systems — had the opportunity to share their vision on progress being... Read more

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Pierce: Stop using Tier I status as an e…

Pierce: Stop using Tier I status as an excuse

The future growth of Halifax County depends on improving public education, board of commissioners Chair James Pierce said during the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce's annual State of Our Community... Read more

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Juvenile sought by state caught in Linco…

Juvenile sought by state caught in Lincoln Heights

A juvenile who failed to return to a juvenile offender development center was located this morning in a wooded area in the Lincoln Heights community. Read more

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Third person charged in Garner murder

Third person charged in Garner murder

A third person has been arrested in the murder of 15-year-old Keyuon Garner, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said today. Read more

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RR man charged after South Weldon stop

RR man charged after South Weldon stop

A Roanoke Rapids man who reportedly pushed away from deputies today faces a crack cocaine charge as well a resisting officers charge. Read more

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Two more arrested in Southern Summer

Two more arrested in Southern Summer

Two more people were arrested today in Operation Southern Summer, an effort that targets reputed drug dealers across Halifax County. Read more

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Jackson man charged in motorcycle theft

Jackson man charged in motorcycle theft

A Jackson man has been arrested in a motorcycle theft that was reported August 20, according to the Northampton County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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No charges in missing tractor case

No charges in missing tractor case

The case of a tractor that was reported missing at the end of July came down to a communication breakdown and no charges will be filed, the detective with the... Read more

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One-day effort accounts for county's sex…

One-day effort accounts for county's sex offenders

An effort to check the compliance of Halifax County's 114 registered sex offenders in a single day led to the verification of 102. Read more

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Beal's poster takes national honor

Beal's poster takes national honor

Eli Beal's state award-winning poster on Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox, is now on display at the national headquarters of the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution in Louisville... Read more

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Recreation plan pitch to county faces li…

Recreation plan pitch to county faces likely delay

A draft recreation master plan will most likely not be presented to Halifax County commissioners in September as stakeholders this evening expressed concern more time was needed to study the... Read more

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Sheriff's office seeks stolen tractor

Sheriff's office seeks stolen tractor

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the theft of a tractor from the Highway 903 area of Roanoke Rapids. Read more

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Ryan's demolition permit set

Ryan's demolition permit set

The demolition of Ryan's to make way for a Sheetz has been permitted by the state for the period of September 1 through September 12, according to the Roanoke Rapids... Read more

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80 boxes of drills stolen from tractor-t…

80 boxes of drills stolen from tractor-trailer

Eighty boxes of rechargeable drills were stolen from a tractor-trailer at the Pilot Truck Center, apparently as the driver slept, according to the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office. Read more

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Victim tries to fight back in Garysburg …

Victim tries to fight back in Garysburg home invasion

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Sunday night breaking and entering in which the victim, who in the end was struck in the head with a gun, tried... Read more

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Juvenile fails to return to development …

Juvenile fails to return to development center

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice reports that a juvenile placed in its custody at the Dobbs Youth Development Center in Kinston failed to return to the facility... Read more

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Four local men face charges in Emporia r…

Four local men face charges in Emporia robbery

The Greensville County Sheriff's Office has arrested a total of four Roanoke Valley men in the armed robbery of Woodruff's Store on Brink Road in June. Read more

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Some consensus reached in first city, NA…

Some consensus reached in first city, NAACP meeting

A Thursday meeting between city officials and black community leaders left both sides with an agreement to continue talks, participants said in statements released today. Read more

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Robbers hit Subway again

Robbers hit Subway again

The Subway on West Tenth Street was robbed Thursday night, the second time in about two weeks. Read more

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West takes plea in September shooting

West takes plea in September shooting

A Roanoke Rapids man took a plea arrangement Wednesday in a shooting case last September in the area of the Interstate BP. Read more

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Police seek info on July vehicle B&E

Police seek info on July vehicle B&E

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for three people reportedly involved in the breaking and entering of a vehicle on the evening of July 21. Read more

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Final recreation plan workshop set

Final recreation plan workshop set

The final workshop to gather public input on the proposed comprehensive parks and recreation master plan has been scheduled for Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Halifax County Agricultural Center... Read more

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Bogus bills surface in Conway

Bogus bills surface in Conway

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office is investigating two reports of counterfeit money being passed in the Conway area. Read more

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City moves forward with maintenance spen…

City moves forward with maintenance spending

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening scrubbed further discussion of vehicle financing until it meets in September. Read more

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Black leaders, city officials to discuss…

Black leaders, city officials to discuss stun gun case

Black community leaders and Roanoke Rapids city officials plan to meet Thursday to discuss issues arising from the use of a Taser on a 15-year-old boy in April. Read more

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Two sought in hotel heist

Two sought in hotel heist

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred shortly before 11:45 Monday night at the Holiday Inn Express on Premier Boulevard. Read more

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Fund balance discussed for city vehicle …

Fund balance discussed for city vehicle needs

City council may not immediately make a decision on whether to go with installment financing to make critical vehicle purchases after one of its members discussed the option of pulling... Read more

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Compact car sought in deadly home invasi…

Compact car sought in deadly home invasion

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is looking for a dark colored compact car in connection with an Enfield area home invasion that left one victim dead and three others wounded. Read more

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Second person wanted in RRHS, Gaston B…

Second person wanted in RRHS, Gaston B&Es surrenders

A man wanted for allegedly stealing a Gator from Roanoke Rapids High School as well as two break-ins at an Internet cafe in Gaston turned himself in Friday. Read more

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One killed, three wounded in Enfield hom…

One killed, three wounded in Enfield home invasion

An Enfield man was shot and killed and three others injured in a home invasion in Enfield Sunday night. Read more

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Wreck call leads to trafficking counts, …

Wreck call leads to trafficking counts, $16K seizure

A morning wreck call today led to the discovery of 113 grams of cocaine and the seizure of more than $16,000 in currency. Read more

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Reputed cocaine dealers targeted in oper…

Reputed cocaine dealers targeted in operation

Numerous reputed street-level cocaine dealers were arrested over the last week following a three-month investigation dubbed Southern Summer by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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Macon: Toddler's murder retaliation for …

Macon: Toddler's murder retaliation for Garner murder

The murder of 2-year-old Dy'Uanna Anderson and the shooting of her grandmother was in retaliation to the earlier murder of 15-year-old Keyuon Garner and the shooting of two friends who... Read more

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One arrested, another sought in RR, Gast…

One arrested, another sought in RR, Gaston B&Es

A Roanoke Rapids boy was arrested Thursday and a Gaston man is wanted in connection with the theft of a Gator from the Roanoke Rapids High School maintenance area and... Read more

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Four charged in 2-year-old's murder

Four charged in 2-year-old's murder

Four people have been arrested in the August 5 murder of 2-year-old Dy'Uanna Anderson and the shooting of her grandmother, Catherine Price on Cedar Street, the Weldon Police Department reports. Read more

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New initiatives to tackle childhood obes…

New initiatives to tackle childhood obesity

Efforts to reduce childhood obesity and improve the overall health of Halifax and Northampton county residents continue with the added component of a new initiatives that encompass a wide cross-section... Read more

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Transformation: Solar farm construction …

Transformation: Solar farm construction under way

Two videos played today at a kick-off luncheon show the desolation before and the buzz currently under way at the old Halifax County airport. Read more

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Wallace Fork Rd. checkpoint nets pot arr…

Wallace Fork Rd. checkpoint nets pot arrest

A Monday night checking station in the Wallace Fork Road area netted the seizure of 12 grams of packaged marijuana, according to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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Hawkins, Mills enter commissioners race …

Hawkins, Mills enter commissioners race as write-ins

A total of five Democrats will run against two Republicans in the Halifax County Board of Commissioners race in the November 4 general election. Read more

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Roanoke Valley Sports

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RRHS volleyball splits with Southern Van…

RRHS volleyball splits with Southern Vance

JV Win while Varsity fall. Read more

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Powers headed to softball World Series

Powers headed to softball World Series

All in a weekend on the diamond Read more

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A hot night in the ring

A hot night in the ring

Roanoke Rapids wrestle mania. Read more

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RRHS Game two stats

RRHS Game two stats

Offensive Player DJ Jones and Defensive Player Marcus Allen Read more

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Women's League results 8.28.14

Women's League results 8.28.14

Down to Four games in regular season remaining. Read more

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Church League softball results 8.28.14

Church League softball results 8.28.14

Down to two nights of regular season. Read more

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Harris places 1st in Halifax's first CC …

Harris places 1st in Halifax's first CC meet

Halifax Academy Cross Country. Read more

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Sadler helps in Atlanta

Sadler helps in Atlanta

OneMain Financial driver steps up. Read more

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Martin's NFL watch

Martin's NFL watch

Preseason game four Read more

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Friday Night Lights 8.29.14

Friday Night Lights 8.29.14

High School Football week #2 Read more

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Halifax Academy Fall in season opener st…

Halifax Academy Fall in season opener stats

Halifax Academy opened their 2014 season Read more

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Meyers named DYW 2015

Meyers named DYW 2015

Last Saturday night at the “the Center” Read more

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Thursday night football games

Thursday night football games

Some games moved to Thursday. Read more

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Halifax Volleyball sweeps Community

Halifax Volleyball sweeps  Community

JV and Varsity win   Read more

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JV Jacket football fall

JV Jacket football fall

Roanoke Rapids JV football Read more

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Industrial Softball results 8.27.14

Industrial Softball results 8.27.14

Industrial League results 8.25.14 Read more

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Women's League results 8.27.14

Women's League results 8.27.14

Womens League results 8.21.14 Read more

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Church League results 8.26.16

Church League results 8.26.16

Church League results 8/21/14  Read more

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Not a normal game film

Not a normal game film

Roll the tape coach. Read more

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Halifax splits with crossroads

Halifax splits with crossroads

JV loses while Varsity wins. Read more

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RRHS Cross Country 1st conference meet

RRHS Cross Country 1st conference meet

RRHS Cross Country on road. Read more

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Four inducted into RRYBA Hall of Fame

Four inducted into RRYBA Hall of Fame

For the Love of the Game. Read more

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Lady Jackets Volleyball fall Monday

Lady Jackets Volleyball fall Monday

Volleyball on the road. Read more

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RR soccer tops KIPP

RR soccer tops KIPP

RRHS vs Kipp at Hoyle field. Read more

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Halifax Volleyball fall at home

Halifax Volleyball fall at home

Both Halifax Academy JV and varsity Read more

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RRHS Game one stats

RRHS Game one stats

Offensive Player DJ Jones and Defensive Player Dylan Allen Read more

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Martin's NFL watch

Martin's NFL watch

Week three Preseason. Read more

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A few RRHS vs NCHS stats

A few RRHS vs NCHS stats

A few stats from the August 22nd Read more

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CSL opening tournament

CSL opening tournament

Community Softball League (CSL) Read more

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Hobgood pancake supper

Hobgood pancake supper

Meet The Hobgood Academy Raiders Read more

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