Marshals nab Anderson in NYC suburb

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Georgia man charged with Northampton truck theft

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Former RR police officer charged in Brunswick chase

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Solutions to theater issue figure at retreat

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Wildlife says no-wake zone not needed at Poe Creek

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Roanoke Rapids and Halifax County News from RRSpin
Thursday, 18 September 2014 21:55

Teddy Keith Anderson Jr., the last person wanted in the shooting death of 15-year-old Keyuon Garner, was taken into custody by United States Marshals in a suburb of New York City today.

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Marshals nab Anderson in NYC suburb

Marshals nab Anderson in NYC suburb

Teddy Keith Anderson Jr., the last person wanted in the shooting death of 15-year-old Keyuon Garner, was taken into custody by United States Marshals in a suburb of New York... Read more

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Georgia man charged with Northampton tru…

Georgia man charged with Northampton truck theft

A Georgia man with family ties to the Henrico area faces charges related to an August 23 vehicle theft. Read more

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Former RR police officer charged in Brun…

Former RR police officer charged in Brunswick chase

A former Leland police captain, who once worked as a Roanoke Rapids police officer, faces seven counts of attempted murder after he allegedly fired seven shots at a Brunswick County... Read more

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Solutions to theater issue figure at ret…

Solutions to theater issue figure at retreat

Solutions to rid the city of a large share of its theater debt continue to be a focus of Roanoke Rapids City Council. Read more

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Wildlife says no-wake zone not needed at…

Wildlife says no-wake zone not needed at Poe Creek

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission sees no need for a no-wake zone on Poe Creek, a letter sent to Halifax County Attorney Glynn Rollins said. Read more

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Brothers sought in Scotland Neck B&E

Brothers sought in Scotland Neck B&E

Two brothers are being sought for a residential break-in that occurred in Bynum's Bridge Road area of Scotland Neck in August. Read more

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Trail Life gains ground in Roanoke Rapid…

Trail Life gains ground in Roanoke Rapids

The Trail Life USA program is gaining ground in Roanoke Rapids, one of its leaders said today. Read more

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Entertainment lineup set for derby

Entertainment lineup set for derby

The Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the entertainment lineup for this Saturday's Ducky Derby at River Falls Park in Weldon. Read more

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Miscommunication led to ADT scam scare

Miscommunication led to ADT scam scare

Further investigation into a possible scam related to the offer of wireless upgrades by the home security firm ADT has led the Halifax County Sheriff's Office to discover miscommunication between... Read more

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Roanoke Valley United Way sets '15 campa…

Roanoke Valley United Way sets '15 campaign goal

The Roanoke Valley United Way officially kicked off the 2015 Campaign on Tuesday at 51 Sycamore. Read more

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Council backs Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Council backs Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Roanoke Rapids City Council tonight approved a resolution endorsing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a joint venture with Dominion Power, Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas. Read more

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Council honors officers; BARC presents s…

Council honors officers; BARC presents scholarships

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening honored the efforts of two officers that resulted in high profile arrests over the course of late spring and this summer. Read more

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City school board announces Patterson pl…

City school board announces Patterson plans

The Roanoke Rapids Board of Education moved forward tonight on plans to develop a comprehensive athletic complex behind Roanoke Rapids High School. Read more

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Court grants public defender withdrawal …

Court grants public defender withdrawal in Moody case

The detention hearing for Sterling Moody, who faces a federal cocaine trafficking count, has been continued until September 22 in Greenville. Read more

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Summit area fire probe handed to sheriff…

Summit area fire probe handed to sheriff's office

The Davie Volunteer Fire Department this morning handed investigation of a house fire on Highway 158 to the Halifax County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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Board accepts Durham company's jail bid

Board accepts Durham company's jail bid

Halifax County commissioners this evening accepted the jail expansion project bid of a Durham-based construction company. Read more

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Vincent arrested at courthouse

Vincent arrested at courthouse

A man with a criminal record wanted for reportedly selling a gun to a pawn shop was arrested today at the Halifax County Courthouse. Read more

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Possible ADT scam reported in county

Possible ADT scam reported in county

ADT Security has reported four complaints across the state today of people posing as representatives of the company trying to get into people's homes, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said. Read more

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City B&E suspect arrested at scene o…

City B&E suspect arrested at scene of Northampton domestic

A man wanted for a series of residential break-ins in Roanoke Rapids was arrested Sunday night in Garysburg where a domestic dispute erupted involving one of his relatives. Read more

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Woman assaulted after discovering B&…

Woman assaulted after discovering B&E

A woman who found her house broken into last week was allegedly assaulted by her ex-boyfriend, who then fled the area in a vehicle her 2-year-old grandson was in. Read more

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19-year-old killed in Northampton crash

19-year-old killed in Northampton crash

A Roanoke Rapids man was killed Saturday morning in a one-vehicle wreck on Big John's Store Road in the Garysburg, Pleasant Hill area. Read more

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Area schools seek to identify special ne…

Area schools seek to identify special needs children

The three school systems in Halifax County as well as Northampton County have joined together to identify children aged 3 through 21 who have disabilities and need special education and... Read more

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Moody to remain in fed custody until det…

Moody to remain in fed custody until detention hearing

A formal hearing will be held Tuesday in United States Court to determine the detention status of Sterling Moody, a Weldon resident who was arrested Wednesday in a Drug Enforcement... Read more

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Man sought for possessing weapon as felo…

Man sought for possessing weapon as felon

A Roanoke Rapids man who reportedly sold a firearm to an area pawn shop is wanted by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office for possession of a firearm by a convicted... Read more

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Roanoke Rapids remembers 9-11

Roanoke Rapids remembers 9-11

Roanoke Rapids remembered today. Read more

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Wednesday DEA sting puts Weldon man in f…

Wednesday DEA sting puts Weldon man in fed custody

A Weldon man described as an alleged high quantity trafficker of cocaine has been taken into federal custody following an undercover investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration as well as... Read more

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Two sought in rash of city B&Es

Two sought in rash of city B&Es

Two people are wanted in a series of residential break-ins that have occurred in Roanoke Rapids over the last 60 days. Read more

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New attractions set for Ducky Derby

New attractions set for Ducky Derby

There will be new attractions at this year's installment of Ducky Derby, that includes a cash booth and a horse-drawn carriage ride to and from Riverside Mill, which is hosting... Read more

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Police seek two in cell phone theft

Police seek two in cell phone theft

The theft of a boxed cell phone just received in a shipment to the Verizon Store on Premier Boulevard is under investigation, according to Roanoke Rapids police. Read more

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Northampton dragnet reels in Clanton

Northampton dragnet reels in Clanton

A teen wanted for ice box parts thefts in Roanoke Rapids was captured today after the Northampton County Sheriff's Office set up a dragnet in an area he was supposed... Read more

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Deluge unearths vault at Cedarwood

Deluge unearths vault at Cedarwood

Safeguards and measures put in place to prevent damage caused during the August, 2012 flood have worked thus far after between 4 ½ to 6 inches of rain fell in... Read more

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Police seek man who lifted credit card

Police seek man who lifted credit card

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for a man who on August 9 reportedly trailed a woman at Food Lion and stole her credit card from her purse. Read more

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Northampton blotter: Jail assault and re…

Northampton blotter: Jail assault and resisting arrest

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

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Roanoke Rapids man charged on Northampto…

Roanoke Rapids man charged on Northampton sex offenses

A 21-year-old Roanoke Rapids man faces charges stemming from alleged sex offenses with a 14-year-old girl. Read more

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Northampton responds to two weekend assa…

Northampton responds to two weekend assaults

A Virginia man was arrested today in a weekend Northampton County assault and on an at least three-year-old warrant from Halifax County. Read more

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Subway, Dollar General robberies appear …

Subway, Dollar General robberies appear to be related

Persons of interest have been developed in the two Subway robberies as well the two Dollar General robberies, the Halifax County Sheriff's Office said today. Read more

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Weldon PD hits Community House again

Weldon PD hits Community House again

The Community House, a problem area at 209 Ransome Circle in Weldon, was the target of an undercover drug operation Friday night, resulting in two arrests. Read more

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Jackson police, SBI investigate suspicio…

Jackson police, SBI investigate suspicious fire

The Jackson Police Department and State Bureau of Investigation arson specialists are investigating a house fire that occurred early this morning. Read more

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75 percent of city schools meet, exceed …

75 percent of city schools meet, exceed expectations

Overall, 75 percent of the schools in the in the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District met or exceeded academic growth for 2013-14 and all schools exhibited improvement. Read more

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County school system sees boost in compo…

County school system sees boost in composite score

The composite test score for Halifax County Schools rose nine percentage points for the 2013-14 school year – from 17.1 percent last year to 26.3 percent this year of students... Read more

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Green charged with possession of stolen …

Green charged with possession of stolen firearm

One of the victims wounded in a shooting that led to the August 4 murder of 15-year-old Keyuon Garner has been charged with possession of a stolen firearm. Read more

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Pop-Tart 'crack' nets counterfeit drug c…

Pop-Tart 'crack' nets counterfeit drug charge

Passing the corner of a Pop-Tart off as crack cocaine to an undercover narcotics agent is a crime. Read more

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Three Weldon schools meet growth standar…

Three Weldon schools meet growth standards

Three of the four schools in Weldon City Schools met academic growth standards for the 2013-2014 school year under Accountability Results recently released by the North Carolina Department of Public... Read more

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MJ Price earns HUB certification

MJ Price earns HUB certification

MJ Price Construction Company has earned HUB certification as a woman-owned business. Read more

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On the beat: Know Your Cop hits the stre…

On the beat: Know Your Cop hits the street

On the streets of the mill village, Roanoke Rapids police officers Matt Hunsucker and Jason Williams walk the beat. Read more

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Wanted in Garner murder, Anderson now fa…

Wanted in Garner murder, Anderson now faces coke counts

Of the people still wanted in the recent Southern Summer undercover drug campaign in Halifax County, one of them is Teddy Keith Anderson Jr. who is also wanted in the... Read more

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HCSO blotter: Harvey arrested; Whitby fa…

HCSO blotter: Harvey arrested; Whitby faces new counts

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

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Board approves canine vest gift

Board approves canine vest gift

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office was the recipient of a gift from a longtime friend. Read more

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Lost, now found: Blackwell gets service …

Lost, now found: Blackwell gets service truck back

On August 27 Bill Blackwell received word via mail that his stolen service truck was found. Read more

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Scherer gets performance review; council…

Scherer gets performance review; council sets retreat date

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday night gave City Manager Joseph Scherer his performance evaluation during a closed session portion of the meeting. Read more

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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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Community Softball League 9.18.14 action

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RRHS soccer fall at home

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Chaloner Football 9.17 Game info

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Calvary, 2014 Church League champions

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HA Green team wins powder puff

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RVYSA 2014 Fall Schedule

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Roanoke Rapids Cross Country at Bunn

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KIPP volleyball fall to Warren County

KIPP volleyball fall to Warren County

KIPP hosted Warren County Wednesday Read more

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RRHS Girls Tennis Team Drops First Match…

RRHS Girls Tennis Team Drops First Match of Season

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Halifax sweeps Kerr Vance

Halifax sweeps Kerr Vance

HA Volleyball wins on road. Read more

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RR volleyball fall at home

RR volleyball fall at home

Tuesday action on home Volleyball court. Read more

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Varsity youth football week 2

Varsity youth football week 2

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2014 RR Women's League Champions

2014 RR Women's League Champions

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Church League playoffs & Championshi…

Church League playoffs & Championship tonight

Roanoke Rapids Parks & Rec. Church League wraps up tonight at Chockeyotte Park. Read more

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Halifax Cross Country waiting on results

Halifax Cross Country waiting on results

HA runners at Wake Forest Meet Read more

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RRHS soccer fall at home

RRHS soccer fall at home

RRHS Men's Soccer Read more

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Community Softball League action

Community Softball League action

Monday September 15th results Read more

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Halifax/Northampton youth football week …

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Tuesday September 16 games @ 6:30 PM Read more

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RRHS Game four stats

RRHS Game four stats

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RR Youth basketball signs-ups are open

RR Youth basketball signs-ups are open

The Roanoke Rapids Parks & Recreation are accepting registrations for Youth Basketball for boys and girls ages 8-18! Read more

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Local NFL Punt, Pass & Kick winners

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Kids move to next level at PPK.   Read more

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Community Softball League Action

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Sunday September 14th results Read more

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Martin's NFL watch

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Kareem Martin's First of many. Read more

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Pee Wee youth football action

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Scores for opening week of Halifax/Northampton Youth Football League Pee Wee action. Read more

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Friday Night Lights 9.12.14

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Halifax win over Lawrence stats

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Halifax beats Lawrence on road. Read more

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Halifax Volleyball splits with Epiphany

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JV win, Varsity lose. Read more

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CSL results 9.11.14

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CSL rain-out games played. Read more

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Hornets sting Chargers

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Halifax Academy JV fall at home

Halifax Academy JV fall at home

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JV Jackets fall at home

JV Jackets fall at home

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RR Cross Country finished 4th and 5th

RR Cross Country finished 4th and 5th

The RRHS Cross Country hosted Read more

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