Tips lead to Task Force arrest

An Enfield man was arrested today after a search warrant was executed at a Freedom Street apartment....

New spate of vehicle B&Es reported

Roanoke Rapids police, who have been investigating a string of vehicle break-ins, are looking for a ...

Garner onboard one of Navy's largest warships

A 2012 East Carolina University graduate and Weldon native is serving on one of the world’s largest ...

Delays for Friday, March 6

Here are the known delays for Friday:

Brown, Williams receive promotions

KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation’s Roanoke Rapids Mill recently announced new roles for Doug Brown a...

Photo of shooting suspect released

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office has released a photo of Christopher Pierre Smith who is want...

99 rocks of crack in the car lead to bust

A traffic stop in Scotland Neck Wednesday yielded 99 hits of crack cocaine and the arrest of the car...

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Friday, 06 March 2015 21:05

An Enfield man was arrested today after a search warrant was executed at a Freedom Street apartment.

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Tips lead to Task Force arrest

Tips lead to Task Force arrest

An Enfield man was arrested today after a search warrant was executed at a Freedom Street apartment. Read more

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New spate of vehicle B&Es reported

New spate of vehicle B&Es reported

Roanoke Rapids police, who have been investigating a string of vehicle break-ins, are looking for a man who may be involved in stealing two of the vehicles broken into. Read more

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Garner onboard one of Navy's largest war…

Garner onboard one of Navy's largest warships

A 2012 East Carolina University graduate and Weldon native is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. Read more

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Delays for Friday, March 6

Delays for Friday, March 6

Here are the known delays for Friday: Read more

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Brown, Williams receive promotions

Brown, Williams receive promotions

KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation’s Roanoke Rapids Mill recently announced new roles for Doug Brown and Chris Williams. Read more

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Photo of shooting suspect released

Photo of shooting suspect released

The Northampton County Sheriff's Office has released a photo of Christopher Pierre Smith who is wanted in a Wednesday shooting outside Rich Square. Read more

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99 rocks of crack in the car lead to bus…

99 rocks of crack in the car lead to bust

A traffic stop in Scotland Neck Wednesday yielded 99 hits of crack cocaine and the arrest of the car's driver. Read more

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Warrants filed in Rich Square shooting

Warrants filed in Rich Square shooting

Warrants have been filed in a shooting that occurred on the outskirts of Rich Square Wednesday afternoon that left two men injured and one victim initially unaccounted for. Read more

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Two surrender in February fight

Two surrender in February fight

Two men surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office this week to face charges stemming from a fight the evening of February 6. Read more

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Arrest made in December B&E

Arrest made in December B&E

A Scotland Neck man was arrested Tuesday for a December breaking and entering. Read more

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Three shot outside Rich Square

Three shot outside Rich Square

Three people were shot outside Rich Square this afternoon, according to the Northampton County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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RRPD seeks info on backpack theft

RRPD seeks info on backpack theft

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for the man pictured above who picked up a backpack containing personal items of the victim. Read more

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Future leaders: Students take county sea…

Future leaders: Students take county seats

The meeting reflected two issues Halifax County commissioners currently face — providing recreation and fighting crime. Read more

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SECU, Flatiron projects OKd; One tabled

SECU, Flatiron projects OKd; One tabled

In a meeting dominated by rezoning requests, Roanoke Rapids City Council approved two and tabled one. Read more

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Traffic stop leads to heroin count for w…

Traffic stop leads to heroin count for woman

A couple traveling with a child in a vehicle today were charged on drug-related counts following a traffic stop. Read more

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Police seek info on three B&Es

Police seek info on three B&Es

Roanoke Rapids police are trying to determine whether three men acted in concert by breaking into secure areas of three stores on Julian R. Allsbrook Highway during business hours Saturday. Read more

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Blue Flame selling stores to New Dixie

Blue Flame selling stores to New Dixie

Blue Flame Fuels is restructuring its operations and will sell its three convenience stores to New Dixie Oil, according to a news release. Read more

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Four arrested in separate stings

Four arrested in separate stings

Four people were arrested in two sting operations today — three in Weldon and the other in Roanoke Rapids. Read more

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ID theft counts lodged against RR woman

ID theft counts lodged against RR woman

A Roanoke Rapids woman who bilked the victim out of more than $3,000 through identity theft surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office today. Read more

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Sheriff outlines body camera purchase pl…

Sheriff outlines body camera purchase plan

Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp today outlined to commissioners his plan to buy 30 body cameras for every patrol deputy. Read more

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Coalition continues push for Evergreen r…

Coalition continues push for Evergreen review

School merger was an election issue, says Bill Hodge of the Coalition for Education and Economic Security. Read more

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Attempted B&E suspect nabbed

Attempted B&E suspect nabbed

A man reportedly spotted trying to break in to a Roanoke Rapids business early this morning was arrested in the area of Jackson and Eleventh streets. Read more

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Task force arrests father, son

Task force arrests father, son

A father and son were arrested for marijuana possession as well as possession anti-anxiety medications following a traffic stop this morning. Read more

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Weldon teen charged in botched robbery

Weldon teen charged in botched robbery

A Weldon teen was arrested Sunday in an attempted armed robbery in which the victim was shot several times Friday night. Read more

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Man faces child sex offense counts

Man faces child sex offense counts

An Enfield man was charged Thursday with holding a juvenile against their will and committing sex acts. Read more

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Canal Trail tops statewide competition

Canal Trail tops statewide competition

The Roanoke Canal ended the evening as the top vote-getter in the best Greenway division of the North Carolina Great Places contest. Read more

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RRPD blotter: February 26

RRPD blotter: February 26

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

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Closing and delays for Friday

Closing and delays for Friday

Here are the closings and delays for Friday: Read more

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Northampton seeks RR man in robbery

Northampton seeks RR man in robbery

A Roanoke Rapids man who lured a victim to the Cal Floyd Road area outside Gaston under the pretense of buying a gaming system is wanted for armed robbery, according... Read more

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Slick roads concern for evening, morning

Slick roads concern for evening, morning

While major routes in the area have been cleared, the big concern for this evening is when the temperatures are expected to dip below freezing, Roanoke Rapids Police Chief Chuck... Read more

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RRPD blotter: February 24-25

RRPD blotter: February 24-25

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

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Childers charged in ID theft case

Childers charged in ID theft case

A Roanoke Rapids man was charged Wednesday in a fraud case where the victim's card was used at several businesses. Read more

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More than a half-foot of snow blankets a…

More than a half-foot of snow blankets area

A major winter snowstorm dropped around 7 inches of snow in the area overnight. Read more

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Closing list as of 10:30

Closing list as of 10:30

Here are the known closings for Thursday as of 10:30 p.m. Read more

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HRMC enacts storm protocol

HRMC enacts storm protocol

Halifax Regional continues to monitor the winter storm warning in effect for Halifax County and surrounding areas. Read more

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HCC board gets PBI, economic impact repo…

HCC board gets PBI, economic impact reports

An update given to the Halifax Community College Board of Trustees Tuesday shows the school has received more than $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Education's Predominantly Black Institutions... Read more

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HCC trustees lobby lawmakers for statewi…

HCC trustees lobby lawmakers for statewide support

The Halifax Community College Board of Trustees Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution encouraging state legislators to support community college systems across North Carolina. Read more

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Roanoke Rapids schools closed today

Roanoke Rapids schools closed today

Roanoke Rapids schools will be closed today. Optional work day for staff. Read more

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Closing and delays for Wednesday

Closing and delays for Wednesday

Here are the known closings and delays for Wednesday: Read more

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RRGSD board approves make-up day plan

RRGSD board approves make-up day plan

A snow make-up day plan for the Roanoke Graded School District will leave spring break intact as well as the Memorial Day holiday. Read more

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Tattoo shop owner arrested again

Tattoo shop owner arrested again

A tattoo shop owner already scheduled to appear in court Wednesday on charges filed in August was arrested again today by the City County Drug Task Force. Read more

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Fire destroys Wright Road home

Fire destroys Wright Road home

Fire destroyed a log home on Wright Road in the Littleton area, a firefighter at the scene this morning said. Read more

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Health system releases comprehensive rep…

Health system releases comprehensive report

The Halifax County Public Health System today released its first comprehensive report, detailing activity throughout the past year of all its divisions. Read more

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RR man charged in Scotland Neck assault

RR man charged in Scotland Neck assault

A 22-year-old Roanoke Rapids man surrendered to law enforcement Monday to face charges in an August assault case. Read more

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RRHS on early release today

RRHS on early release today

Roanoke Rapids High School students will be released at noon today due to no heat in the senior building.   Read more

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Weldon City Schools on early release

Weldon City Schools on early release

Weldon City Schools will dismiss early today due to anticipated inclement weather. Read more

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Better grab a Snickers — a box of them

Better grab a Snickers — a box of them

A Roanoke Rapids man apparently paid for the gas, but left the Oakland Mini Mart with a box of Snickers, a bottled drink and a quart of oil. Read more

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Troopers lead task force to indoor opera…

Troopers lead task force to indoor operation

State Highway Patrol troopers serving a warrant for careless and reckless driving and other charges helped the City County Drug Task Force locate an indoor marijuana-growing operation at a residence... Read more

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Tire theft goes flat

Tire theft goes flat

The theft of a tire Saturday in Enfield went flat for two men as they were caught when trying to place it on their vehicle. Read more

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RRPD blotter: February 20-22

RRPD blotter: February 20-22

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

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Harris surrenders

Harris surrenders

Robert Duane Harris Jr. surrendered to Roanoke Rapids police Friday and will face charges in a February 2 store robbery as well as counts associated with a stolen weapon. Read more

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Task Force lodges marijuana charges in W…

Task Force lodges marijuana charges in Weldon

City County Drug Task Force agents today seized 46 bags of marijuana following the execution of a search warrant at Beech Court in Weldon. Read more

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Missing woman located; safe

Missing woman located; safe

  Roanoke Rapids police have reported that Elsie Marie Conwell 73 has been located and is safe. Read more

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Woman with dementia reported missing

Woman with dementia reported missing

A Roanoke Rapids woman who suffers from dementia has been reported missing over the last and hour and a half. Read more

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Roanoke Valley Sports

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Roanoke Rapids basketball scores 3/5/15

Roanoke Rapids basketball scores 3/5/15

Roanoke Rapids Parks & Recreation Over 40 & Church League Basketball scores Read more

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Clary's Ring of Fire ready to ignite eng…

Clary's Ring of Fire ready to ignite engines

Clary's Speedway 2015 Season Opener Set For April 3rd And April 4th Hosting "The Nathan Wright Memorial" Read more

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Hawks 2nd at CIAA step show

Hawks 2nd at CIAA step show

Chowan University’s Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Wins Runner-Up in Hawks’ First CIAA Step Show Appearance   Read more

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Roanoke Rapids High Sports Schedule Marc…

Roanoke Rapids High Sports Schedule March 9-14, 2015

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jacket have the following sports games scheduled Read more

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Girls softball deadline approaching

Girls softball deadline approaching

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 2015 softball season deadline for registration is quickly approaching Read more

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Myrick School of Dance performs at ECU B…

Myrick School of Dance performs at ECU Basketball half Time Show

Usually one has to be in college to perform half time routines at a college sporting event, but Myrick School of Dance dancers got just that opportunity this week. Read more

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RR City Basketball scores & standing…

RR City Basketball scores & standings

Roanoke Rapids Parks & Recreation adult basketball league scores & unofficial standings Read more

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Southeast Halifax Staff, Alumni and pare…

Southeast Halifax Staff, Alumni and parents Basketball game

Calling out all SOUTHEAST HALIFAX ALUMNI MIGHTY TROJANS. Read more

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City adult league basketball score

City adult league basketball score

Roanoke Rapids Parks & Recreation Adult league Basketball score Read more

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City Church League basketball scores

City Church League basketball scores

Roanoke Rapids Parks & Recreation Church League basketball scores Read more

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Weldon wins in double OT

Weldon wins in double OT

Third round 1A NCHSAA men's State play-off action Read more

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City Adult basketball scores

City Adult basketball scores

First two 2015 Roanoke Rapids Adult league scores Read more

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Weldon turns up heat on Southeast

Weldon turns up heat on Southeast

Weldon Chargers advance to host round 3 of 1A NCHSAA State men's Basketball play-offs Read more

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Lady Venom attended softball camp

Lady Venom attended softball camp

Even though we have had two weeks of artic winter conditions, on Sunday March 1st it was all aboutsoftball in the Roanoke Rapids High School Armory.   Read more

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Southeast & Chargers win, now face o…

Southeast & Chargers win, now face off

1A NCHSAA 1st round State men's Basketball play=offs Saturday Read more

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Isles Jr. part of Crafton win in Atlanta

Isles Jr. part of Crafton win in Atlanta

Littleton Native Buddy Isles Jr. first weekend at track in Victory Lane. Read more

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1A NCHSS womens basketball 1st round

1A NCHSS womens basketball 1st round

Not a good day for the area's women's basketball teams in first round of NCHSAA 1A State Play-offs Read more

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Jackets fall in State play-offs

Jackets fall in State play-offs

Roanoke Rapids traveled to Burlington Cummings High Saturday Read more

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NW girls basketball game set

NW girls basketball game set

1A NCHSAA Girls State Basketball Play-offs Read more

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NEA team competed in gun saftey

NEA team competed in gun saftey

Northeast Academy competed in Gun Saftey compitition in Elizabeth City, NC hosted by Albemarle School Saturday, February 21, 2015. Read more

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SCOTLAND NECK MAN READY TO KICK OFF SEAS…

SCOTLAND NECK MAN READY TO KICK OFF SEASON ON WALMART FLW TOUR

Local angler William Kemp has high expectations for new season Read more

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RRHS boys basketball game set

RRHS boys basketball game set

2A NCHSAA Boys State Basketball Play-offs Read more

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Halifax Academy girls fall in State play…

Halifax Academy girls fall in State play-offs

NCISAA 1A Girls State Basketball play-offs held despite the snow Read more

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Lady Vikings are in Ashville

Lady Vikings are in Ashville

Teams are in place but not sure if games are on schedule Read more

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Snow takes over the fields

Snow takes over the fields

With more snow here Thursday, how can teams practice Read more

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Weather winning in basketball play-offs

Weather winning in basketball play-offs

With all area school out Wednesday due to inclement weather and more bad weather forcasted, when will games be played. Read more

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Time for baseball sign-ups

Time for baseball sign-ups

Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association Cal Ripken - Babe Ruth Baseball Read more

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Weather affects 1st round basketball

Weather affects 1st round basketball

Tuesdays threat of snow has postpones some 1st round NCHSAA State play-offs. Read more

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Spring try-outs finally

Spring try-outs finally

Well it is a week later, but finally Middle school and high school students had spring try-outs Read more

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Isles Jr. promoted to Crafton's road cre…

Isles Jr. promoted to Crafton's road crew

In just two weeks, Isles Jr. dream continues to become real Read more

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GCP Spring sport tryouts

GCP Spring sport tryouts

7th AND 8TH GRADE BASEBALL, SOFTBALL, AND TRACK TRYOUTS Read more

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Myrick School of Dance has great day at …

Myrick School of Dance has great day at Southeast Showdown

Myrick School of dance Saturday took Solos, Duets, and Trio’s from the Myrick School of Dance Competition Team to compete at the Singular Sensation hosted by Southeast Showdown in Clayton NC. Read more

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Northwest Manley invited to USA football

Northwest Manley invited to USA football

Northwest Halifax freshman football player invited to USA football camp Read more

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Cornerstone closes senior night with win…

Cornerstone closes senior night with wins

Double conference win for Cornerstone Christian basketball at home on Senior Night Friday Read more

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Women's NCHSAA basketball match-ups

Women's NCHSAA basketball match-ups

NCHSAA announce Final women's basketball State play-off bracket Read more

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Mens NCHSAA basketball match-ups

Mens NCHSAA basketball match-ups

NCHSAA announce Men's State play-off final brackets Read more

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