NCSO gets new addition to canine family

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office has a new addition to its canine family.

Order: Powell eligible for death penalty in racketeering case

Faced with two counts of murder in a United Blood Nation federal racketeering indictment, Tyquan Powell is eligible for the death penalty, according to an order signed today denying his pretrial release.

Citizens Community Bank U18 softball results

The RVGSL Citizens Community Bank U18 softball results reported to RRspin Sports.

Tommy getting protective vest

Handled by Deputy C. Hamm, Tommy will receive a bullet and stab protective vest from the nonprofit Vested Interest in K9s through an anonymous donation.

HCSO roundup: Felony littering; cell phone larceny

Debris from a demolished house discovered on property in February has resulted in a felony littering count against a Halifax man.

Powell set for arraignment in Blood Nation case

Tyquan Powell is scheduled for his arraignment and detention hearing Thursday in Charlotte after his indictment in a sweeping United Blood Nation racketeering conspiracy last month.

City budget passes with hopes of brighter economy

With approval of its upcoming fiscal year budget this evening, Mayor Emery Doughtie sees the possibility of a brighter economic future for the city.

Piedmont Services finishes as U8 tourney runner-ups

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League held it's end of the season tournament recently at Newsome Fields.

Optimist league players of game June 15th

The Roanoke Rapids Optimist Coach Pitch and T-ball league players of game Thursday night June 15th at Emory Park.

Responders to lake park drowning receive commendations

First responders who made initial efforts to locate a boy who drowned in Roanoke Rapids Lake earlier this month were honored by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department during this evening’s city council meeting.
Roanoke Rapids and Halifax County News from RRSpin

As the countdown to the April 22 Roanoke Valley Relay for Life continues, several fundraising events are still planned.

With the retirement of Chief Deputy Bruce Temple set for the end of April, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp named Major Scott Hall as his successor.

For the past few years, Allen Ferguson has lived quietly on Marshall Street, without trouble.

A 17-year-old Weldon boy faces an attempted murder count along with other charges in an attempted armed robbery on Marshall Street this morning.

A 17-year-old is in the process of being booked and another person is sought in an armed robbery attempt in the 1100 block of Marshall Street this morning.

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 18:52

Church St. patrol leads to marijuana counts

A Littleton man was arrested for intent to sell 24 grams of marijuana in the Church Street area of Roanoke Rapids today.

Gary Barrett's goal is to keep fishing on the Roanoke River going beyond shad and rockfish season.

A 37-year-old Roanoke Rapids man is in stable condition after being shot in the area of Three Flags store in Weldon this evening.

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 16:44

Halifax Day set April 12

Halifax Day observances to commemorate the 240th anniversary of the signing of the Halifax Resolves will be held on April 12 in Halifax.

Assistant Halifax County Manager Erris Dunston has submitted her resignation to take a position within the city of Wilmington, County Manager Tony Brown confirmed.

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NCSO gets new addition to canine family

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office has a new addition to its canine family.

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Order: Powell eligible for death penalty…

Faced with two counts of murder in a United Blood Nation federal racketeering indictment, Tyquan Powell is eligible for the death penalty, according to an order signed today denying his...

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Tommy getting protective vest

Handled by Deputy C. Hamm, Tommy will receive a bullet and stab protective vest from the nonprofit Vested Interest in K9s through an anonymous donation.

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HCSO roundup: Felony littering; cell pho…

Debris from a demolished house discovered on property in February has resulted in a felony littering count against a Halifax man.

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Powell set for arraignment in Blood Nati…

Tyquan Powell is scheduled for his arraignment and detention hearing Thursday in Charlotte after his indictment in a sweeping United Blood Nation racketeering conspiracy last month.

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City budget passes with hopes of brighte…

With approval of its upcoming fiscal year budget this evening, Mayor Emery Doughtie sees the possibility of a brighter economic future for the city.

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Responders to lake park drowning receive…

First responders who made initial efforts to locate a boy who drowned in Roanoke Rapids Lake earlier this month were honored by the Roanoke Rapids Police Department during this evening’s...

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RRPD roundup: Suspicious person call; ID…

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

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Va. company seeks to upgrade RR Georgia-…

Halifax County commissioners approved a resolution today which seeks to grant a Virginia-based wood treatment company funds to upfit the former Georgia-Pacific building off West Tenth Street in Roanoke Rapids.

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Surviving Smith Church Rd. crash victim …

Roanoke Rapids police are still trying to determine who was driving a vehicle in which one person died and one was seriously injured Friday night, Chief Chuck Hasty said.

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Severn man dies in Saturday crash

A Severn man died Saturday night in a single-vehicle crash in Northampton County.

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A Night of Blues photo gallery

Robert Smoot of BRENCORE Entertainment presented "A Night of Blues" at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre this past Saturday night.

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One dies in Smith Church Rd. crash

One man died and another was transferred to a trauma unit for further treatment following a crash on Smith Church Road Friday night.

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Both Meadowbrook assault suspects accoun…

Both men wanted in a Meadow Mobile Home Park assault are now accounted for.

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NAACP to honor essay winners

The Halifax County Branch of the NAACP will present awards to the 12 winners of the 2017 essay contest at 7 p.m. Monday.

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RRPD roundup: Assault suspect surrenders…

One of two men wanted in a Meadow Mobile Home Park assault surrendered to Roanoke Rapids police Thursday afternoon.

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Couple charged in morning bust

A boyfriend and girlfriend were arrested on cocaine and marijuana counts this morning in Weldon.

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In a day of remorse, 10 more Rockfish de…

In a repeat of proceedings Wednesday, United States Judge Malcolm Howard today sentenced the remaining Operation Rockfish defendants who took pleas in the police corruption case to serve prison time.

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44th Virginia Pork Festival photo galler…

Photos by Randy Wrenn from the 44th Virginia Pork Festival Wednesday 14, 2017 in Emporia.

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Rockfish defendants apologize as sentenc…

The first four defendants in Operation Rockfish to face sentencing after their pleas apologized to the court, saying they accepted responsibility for their actions.

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Pedestrian struck on Highway 158

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a pedestrian collision Tuesday night at the intersection of Highway 158 and Daniels Street.

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Fire causes minimal damage to apartment

A fire which originated in and around a linen closet at Laurel Glen Apartments Tuesday is under investigation to determine a cause.

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Welcome to the occupation: Historic Site…

In 1781 Cornwallis’s army was making its way from Wilmington to Yorktown, the site of their ultimate surrender.

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Hobgood man charged following chase

A Hobgood man has been charged in a Monday night chase which required himself and the pursuing officer to be treated for minor injuries sustained in the aftermath.

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Officer, suspect injured in chase

Multiple charges are pending following a chase Monday night in which an alleged suspect and Scotland Neck police officer sustained minor injuries.

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Weldon man faces attempted B&E count…

A 65-year-old Weldon man faces three counts associated with attempted residential break-ins, according to town police Chief James Avens.

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Police seek two in weekend assault

Roanoke Rapids police are looking for two men wanted in a breaking and entering and assault in the Meadowbrook Mobile Home Park area off Fourth Avenue.

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Valley crime roundup: Drug charges; assa…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following:

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Officials look to rekindle Weldon's rail…

An effort is underway to rekindle Weldon’s longstanding railroad history with a push to bring an Amtrak depot to the town.

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Lloyd, Watson enter not guilty pleas in …

Two men charged in a sweeping racketeering probe among United Blood Nation members have entered not guilty pleas.

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Kate B. Reynolds awards more than $400K …

With support from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, the Halifax County Public Health System will expand a program aimed at decreasing obesity by encouraging physical activity and healthy eating...

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U.S. attorney: Clanton the 'corrupt root…

United States Eastern District Attorney John Stuart Brice gives detailed reasoning for recommending proposed sentences to the defendants who accepted pleas in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case.

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Government lays out Rockfish sentencing …

Lann Clanton and Ikeisha Jacobs are expected to get the most time of defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case who took plea deals.

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Report notes swimmer appeared to panic

A Roanoke Rapids police report identifies an apparent drowning victim as 16-year-old Bin Jin Guo of Roanoke Rapids.

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16-year-old dies in apparent lake park d…

A 16-year-old boy died after apparently drowning in Roanoke Rapids Lake this afternoon.

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Lift Camp sees growth in three years

Going into its third year, Chris Martin’s Project Lift has grown.

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City honors scholars, officers

The city’s Benevolent Awards and Recognition Committee recognized its 2017 scholarship recipients and the police department honored two officers for lifesaving Tuesday night.

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Council backs Gold Mine CUP

Roanoke Rapids City Council this evening approved the plans of a mother-daughter team to open an electronic gaming business in the former Gold Mine arcade at Becker Village Mall.

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RRPD roundup: Burglary attempt; car brea…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Deputy Chief Andy Jackson:

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Whitakers farmer sentenced in tobacco-se…

A Whitakers farmer was sentenced today to six months in prison in a fraudulent tobacco-selling scheme, the United States Attorney’s Office said in a statement.

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Yabba dabba done: THC treat seized after…

A man speeding on Interstate 95 Monday on his way to Massachusetts had his THC-infused Fruity Pebbles bar confiscated after he was stopped near the 173 exit.

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Allen seeks continuance; Tillmon seeks n…

One Operation Rockfish defendant is seeking a continuance in his sentencing next week and one found guilty is asking for a new trial.

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County finance office lauded for reporti…

For the past 18 years the Halifax County Finance Department has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting.

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Commissioners request research of gaming…

Halifax commissioners today directed the county manager and attorney to begin looking at electronic gaming regulations following a presentation from two residents concerned about an establishment being readied for the...

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Speakers address education during county…

Two spoke on school funding issues today during a public hearing on Halifax County’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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38 Special concert photo gallery

Photos from Friday nights BarnBurner Promotions 38 Special concert at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre.

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PD seeks assistance in phone larceny

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying individuals who reportedly stole a cell phone from Cato’s off Premier Boulevard.

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Blues show set for theater

Coming off his successful Motown Revue, Robert Smoot is bringing the blues to Roanoke Rapids for Father’s Day weekend.

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JustSave closing at end of month

The Roanoke Rapids JustSave grocery store will be closing at the end of the month.

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Woman cited after collision with motorcy…

A Roanoke Rapids woman was cited following a Thursday night crash which resulted in a motorcyclist being airlifted for treatment of serious injuries.

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Task force makes Enfield rounds

A woman who has been arrested in the past for drug dealing has arranged to give up to the City County Drug Task Force after agents executed a search warrant...

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HCSO, RRPD seek help in larcenies

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office and Roanoke Rapids Police Department are seeking the public’s help in recent larcenies.

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Opium trafficking counts lodged after pr…

A Weldon man was arrested Wednesday night on opium trafficking counts following an investigation which was based on intelligence passed on by local law enforcement.

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RRPD roundup: Assault call; weapon count…

Roanoke Rapids police report two arrests from Wednesday.

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Roanoke Valley Sports

Citizens Community Bank U18 softball res…

The RVGSL Citizens Community Bank U18 softball results reported to RRspin Sports.

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Piedmont Services finishes as U8 tourney…

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League held it's end of the season tournament recently at Newsome Fields.

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Optimist league players of game June 15t…

The Roanoke Rapids Optimist Coach Pitch and T-ball league players of game Thursday night June 15th at Emory Park.

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RVYSA U8 Fury takes Runner Up honors at …

The Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Association (RVYSA) U8 Fury soccer team recently traveled to Winston Salem to participate in the 2017 Powerade State Games and came away with runner up...

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Monk Clary race event set at Clary's

The 5th Annual Racing Event Honoring Monk Clary The Speedways Namesake, Family Man, Championship Late Model Driver, Businessman And Was A Friend To All!

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Smith named Confernce Player of Year

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings junior softball pitcher Sydney Smith named 2017 Carolina Independent Conference Player of the Year.

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Barton’s Kelly honored with selection to…

WILSON, N.C. – Barton College senior Megan Kelly has been named to the 2017 NCCSIA College Division All-State Softball Team, the organization announced Thursday.

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It's youth baseball camp time

It is still time to sign up and attend the Roanoke Rapids Baseball Camp.

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Optimist league players of game June 13t…

The Roanoke Rapids Optimist Coach Pitch and T-ball league players of game Tuesday night June 13th at Emory Park.

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Northampton youth football camp

The Northampton County Recreation Department is partnering with the Northampton County Schools to host a summer football camp.

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Lynch's Signs and Graphics U10 regular s…

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 2017 regular season has come to a close and in the Under 10 division Lynch's Signs and Graphics finished 1st as Champions in the regular season.

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Citizens Community Bank U18 girls on win…

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League Under 18 action Sunday and Monday.

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Don Poncho U10 tourney champions

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League held it's end of the season tournament this past weekend at Newsome Fields.

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Clary's action returns Saturday June 17t…

Clary's Motor Speedway Returns To Racing Saturday June 17th With Limited Sportsman Special.

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G2 Utilities beats Resers Sunday in U18 …

In Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League Under 18 action Sunday at Newsome Fields the Northampton County G2 Utilities girls beat Resers  6-2.

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Anytime Party Rentals tourney champs

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League held it's end of the season tournament this past weekend at Newsome Fields.

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Enfield Cotton Gin finishes 3rd in tourn…

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League held it's end of the season tournament this past weekend at Newsome Fields.

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Kapstone U12 regular season champions

The Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 2017 regular season has come to a close and in the Under 12 division Kapstone finished with a 9-4-1 finishing 1st as Champions in...

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RVGSL photo gallery June 10th

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League end of season tournament Saturday June 10th photo gallery by Randy Wrenn.

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Optimist league players of game June 8th

The Roanoke Rapids Optimist Coach Pitch and T-ball league players of game Thursday night June 8th at Emory Park.

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RVGSL Thursday June 8th U18 results

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League U18 results reported to RRspin.com Sports.

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Optimist pitching machine season ending …

The Roanoke Rapids Optimist Pitching Machine league 2017 season came to an end Wednesday night at Emory Park and the players of game were.

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RVGSL Wednesday June 7th U18 results

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League U18 results reported to RRspin.com Sports.

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Optimist league players of game

The Roanoke Rapids Optimist Coach Pitch and T-ball league players of game Tuesday night June 6th at Emory Park.

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RVGSL Tuesday June 6th U18 results

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League U18 results reported to RRspin.com Sports.

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Optimist ball field photo gallery

Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club kicked off it's 2017 t-ball league season along with coach pitch league Tuesday night at Emry Park.

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ABC2 World Changers Summer Fitness Resea…

ABC2 presents Making Healthy Cool Summer Fitness Research Program

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Optimist pitching league players of game

The Roanoke Rapids Optimist Pitching Machine league players of game Tuesday night May 30th at Emory Park.

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2017 RRYBA Major league champions

The Givens Nationwide sponsored Red Sox youth baseball team  wins the 2017 Major League (Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball League) regular season championship title this year going 8-4.

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Northwest Host Parent forum and athletic…

Northwest Halifax High School will host a parent forum Thursday June the 8th.

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Clary's June 3rd results

CLary's Motor Speedway Results for June 3rd event.

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RVGSL Wednesday May 31st U8 results

Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League results reported to RRspin.com Sports.

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Former Jacket Hernandez part of Pirates …

Roanoke Rapids Alumnus and East Carolina University senior Abel Hernandez added a National Championship to his resume this past Thursday.

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Southeast Trojan Jones committed as a Ja…

Southeast Halifax senior Stephanie Jones signed her "Letter of Intent" to advance her basketball to the next level.

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2016-17 Northeast Academy Athletic award…

Northeast Academy announce it's 2016-17 Athletic award winners.

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Hurricanes win 1st place

The Garysburg Hurricanes AAU travel basketball team traveled to Wilmington this past weekend for the "USBA Battle at the Beach.

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