ALE secures warrant in aftermath of Weldon shooting

North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement has issued a warrant connected to a party in Weldon in which a shooting occurred outside the premises earlier this month.

18-year-old dies in Northampton crash

An 18-year-old Gaston woman died and the driver of the vehicle was airlifted for further treatment following a single-vehicle crash on Highway 35 in Northampton County Friday afternoon.

Williams records 20th double double

ASHLAND, Va. - Freshman Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) recorded her 20th double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds, one of three to score in double figures, as the Randolph-Macon women's basketball team defeated Gallaudet 82-44in non-conference action Thursday evening in Crenshaw Gymnasium.

Governor establishes reward in Bridgeman case

Governor Roy Cooper issued a proclamation of reward today for information in the case of Amy Wells Bridgeman, who was reported missing by her husband in June of 2013.

Stabbing victim charged with assault on a female

The victim in an Enfield stabbing case has been charged with assault on a female.

Celebrate Recovery expanding reach to female inmates

Valley Community Church’s Celebrate Recovery is adding another dimension to its ministry by reaching out to female inmates in the Halifax County Detention Center.

RRPD investigating attempted armed robbery

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an attempted armed robbery which occurred at Rite Aid Thursday morning.

1A TarRoanoke Tourney Championship set

The 1 A Tar Roanoke Basketball conference Tournament Thursday results reported and Friday Championship scheduled games at Weldon High with $6 Admission.

Woman charged in Monday night stabbing

Enfield police today arrested a woman who reportedly stabbed her boyfriend with a kitchen knife.

Planning board recommends rejection of Becker Dr. rezoning

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board this evening voted to recommend city council reject a rezoning proposal which could lead to an age-restricted senior apartment complex off Becker Drive.
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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ALE secures warrant in aftermath of Weld…

North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement has issued a warrant connected to a party in Weldon in which a shooting occurred outside the premises earlier this month.

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18-year-old dies in Northampton crash

An 18-year-old Gaston woman died and the driver of the vehicle was airlifted for further treatment following a single-vehicle crash on Highway 35 in Northampton County Friday afternoon.

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Governor establishes reward in Bridgeman…

Governor Roy Cooper issued a proclamation of reward today for information in the case of Amy Wells Bridgeman, who was reported missing by her husband in June of 2013.

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Stabbing victim charged with assault on …

The victim in an Enfield stabbing case has been charged with assault on a female.

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Celebrate Recovery expanding reach to fe…

Valley Community Church’s Celebrate Recovery is adding another dimension to its ministry by reaching out to female inmates in the Halifax County Detention Center.

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RRPD investigating attempted armed robbe…

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating an attempted armed robbery which occurred at Rite Aid Thursday morning.

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Woman charged in Monday night stabbing

Enfield police today arrested a woman who reportedly stabbed her boyfriend with a kitchen knife.

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Planning board recommends rejection of B…

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board this evening voted to recommend city council reject a rezoning proposal which could lead to an age-restricted senior apartment complex off Becker Drive.

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Monday presents final chance for streets…

The public will have another chance Monday to review streetscape plans for Roanoke Avenue as well the green space left by the demolition of 1026 Roanoke Avenue.

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Speeding stop nets concealed weapon coun…

A Littleton man was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and other traffic offenses following a stop for speeding Tuesday.

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Court eyes June sentencing for 13 Rockfi…

United States Senior Judge Malcolm Howard Tuesday agreed to continue the sentencing of 13 of the 14 Operation Rockfish defendants until the June 13 term of court.

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Man wanted in Weldon shooting surrenders

A Murfreesboro man wanted in a shooting outside a Weldon multi-purpose venue surrendered to the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office Monday.

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Harbor Freight Tools opening in city

Harbor Freight Tools, which has 750 locations throughout the country, plans to open a store in Roanoke Rapids.

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Como man dies from injuries sustained in…

A Como man involved in a January 19 wreck on the outskirts of Woodland died Friday, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

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Missing Hobgood man located in Rocky Mou…

A 56-year-old Hobgood man was found safe today today in Rocky Mount.

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RR brothers indicted in Northampton drug…

Two Roanoke Rapids brothers face cocaine charges in Northampton County.

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Police seek info on bogus bill; Walmart …

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for a man who reportedly passed a counterfeit $100 bill in exchange for change Monday night.

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Sentencing continuance sought for remain…

A continuance in the sentencings of 14 defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case is being sought.

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Scotland Neck police seek missing man

The Scotland Neck Police Department reports 56-year-old Milton Earl Gray of Hobgood was reported missing Monday by his family.

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Second round of discussions on Becker Dr…

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board begins a second round of discussions Thursday on a rezoning request which could lead to the construction of senior apartments on Becker Drive.

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Dancing in the Theatre: Brencore packed …

Robert Smoot, Owner of Brencore Entertainment and a successful event promoter in the Washington, D.C., and Fredericksburg, Virginia, areas packed the Roanoke Rapids Theatre Saturday February 11th at his "A Tribute to the Music of...

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Chaloner on regular schedule Monday

Chaloner Middle School will operate on regular schedule Monday after the gym and band room sustained heavy smoke damage Saturday morning.

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Chaloner gym sustains heavy smoke damage…

The Chaloner Middle School gym sustained heavy smoke damage this morning after a battery-operated lift apparently caught fire.

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Homeless veteran, others seeking assista…

As a Marine veteran, Terrance Pack received the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in a bomb blast in Iraq.

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Marijuana counts lodged against city man

A Roanoke Rapids man already scheduled for a February 28 court appearance was charged Thursday on marijuana counts.

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Counterfeit clothing seized in Weldon bu…

Counterfeit clothing was seized from a Weldon business today and its owners arrested, according to the City County Drug Task Force.

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Hollister man charged in B&E spree

A Hollister man was arrested Wednesday in connection to several break-ins which occurred over five days last month.

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Hughes waives right to detention hearing

Ervin Hughes waived his right to a detention hearing today and was remanded to the custody of United States Marshals Service.

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Chasing the Dragon: Documentary reflecti…

The stories told in the government-produced documentary Chasing the Dragon are reflective of the ones the Roanoke Rapids Police Department sees on the streets when dealing with the opioid addiction...

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HRMC implements flu safeguards

Halifax Regional is witnessing an exceptionally high spike in documented flu cases across the Roanoke Valley, making flu prevention measures extremely important.

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Frederick gets 80-month fed sentence

A man who in November of 2015 held Roanoke Rapids police officers at bay for nearly four hours will spend 80 months in federal prison.

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Hughes detention hearing moved to Friday

Ervin Rodell Hughes will have his federal detention hearing Friday, according to records filed in the court system.

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Coles accepts plea deal in federal weapo…

Ian Coles has accepted a plea in his federal weapons case, documents filed in the court system show.

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Man charged with sending obscene materia…

A Halifax man was charged Wednesday for disseminating obscene material to a minor via social media.

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Opioid documentary to air at RRPD forum

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department will hold its annual community forum Thursday at Kirkwood Adams.

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Murfreesboro man wanted in Weldon shooti…

Weldon police have filed warrants and are looking for a Murfreesboro man wanted in a Sunday morning shooting.

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Firefighters receive commendations at co…

Roanoke Rapids Fire Chief Stacy Coggins recognized six firefighters this evening, two for administering CPR and four for going above and beyond the call of duty in helping a fire...

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Vow to continue fight comes as pool repa…

Nearly eight months of intense debate ended this evening as three members of Roanoke Rapids City Council shot down a motion to fund repairs of the Chaloner Recreation Center pool.

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Failed catalytic converter suspected cau…

A bad catalytic converter is the suspected cause of a series of roadside fires this morning in the Brownstone and Information Grocery areas of Highway 158.

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Retiree gifts supervisors; Brantley hono…

Today was a rarity in a public meeting where the retiree bestowed gifts upon his his supervisors.

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Substitute to initial hunting amendments…

A proposal which could stand as a substitute for hunting regulation amendments put on the table last month was introduced at this morning’s meeting of the Halifax County Board of...

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Weldon investigating shooting

A shooting victim was undergoing surgery as of this report and Weldon police continue their investigation, Deputy Chief James Avens said this morning.

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RRPD seeks assistance in solving Decembe…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a person involved in a breaking and entering of a business in the 1300 block of Roanoke Avenue.

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Two weeks back in business, couple faces…

Exactly two weeks ago, City County Drug Task Force agents went to East End Avenue in the Littleton area and arrested Michael Stansbury and his girlfriend, Christine Gilchrist, on cocaine...

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Chase ends in arrest; crack, pot seizure

A chase in Scotland Neck Thursday ended with the seizure of 28 crack rocks and 1.8 ounces of marijuana, the town’s police department reports.

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Undercover buy leads to marijuana counts

The head of the City County Drug Task Force said the organization will continue monitoring a business where an employee was charged with selling marijuana to an undercover agent Thursday.

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Cookin' it Colonial style: Historic site…

While there will be no public taste tests, visitors to Historic Halifax will be able to see and smell 18th Century cooking creations and techniques throughout this month.

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Homicide investigation continues in Litt…

Littleton police and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation are conducting a homicide probe after receiving a report Thursday afternoon.

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Complaints lead to cocaine seizure, arre…

Heavy complaints drew City County Drug Task Force agents to Maria Avenue where 20 grams of cocaine was seized and a 26-year-old man was arrested.

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Weldon man wanted by feds surrenders in …

A federal detention hearing is set Tuesday in Raleigh for a Weldon man arrested in Greenville Wednesday.

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Attorneys to 'vigorously defend' Massey …

Roanoke Rapids attorney Gilbert Chichester and his law partner Geoffrey Davis will be representing a local funeral home owner as his case goes through the court system.

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Downgraded petition expected for boy cha…

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office detectives have sought a juvenile petition of second-degree murder in the case of a boy charged with allegedly killing his father in the Darlington community last...

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Two arrested for attempted B&E of sw…

Suspicious activity early this morning led the Scotland Neck Police Department to file charges against two men for attempted breaking and entering.

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Man wanted for sexual battery arrested, …

A man wanted for sexual battery was arrested Tuesday afternoon, according to the Roanoke Rapids Police Department.

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Williams records 20th double double

ASHLAND, Va. - Freshman Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) recorded her 20th double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds, one of three to score in double figures, as the Randolph-Macon...

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1A TarRoanoke Tourney Championship set

The 1 A Tar Roanoke Basketball conference Tournament Thursday results reported and Friday Championship scheduled games at Weldon High with $6 Admission.

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The 1 A Tar Roanoke Basketball conferenc…

The 1 A Tar Roanoke Basketball conference Tournament Wednesday results reported and Thursday scheduled games at Weldon High with $6 Admission.

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Harvick scheduled to appear in Roanoke R…

NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick is scheduled to sign autographs at the Grand Opening of the Ollie's Bargain Outlet in Roanoke Rapids, NC on Wednesday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to...

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Middle school tourney moves to Weldon Mi…

The RMSAA Conference Basketball Tournament has been moved to Weldon Middle school for Wednesday and Thursday games.

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Lady Patriots earn conference title

The Cornerstone Christian School Lady Patriots clinched the CAANC conference title for the second year in a row with a 51-23 win over Heritage Christian of Zebulon Tuesday night.

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Williams continues with double double on…

ASHLAND, Va. - Freshman Kelly Williams (Garysburg, N.C./Halifax Academy) registered her 19th double-double with 18 points and 16 rebounds, and junior Amber Lee (Rockville, Va./Patrick Henry) added 14 points and...

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1st round Tar Roanoke tourney results

The 1 A Tar Roanoke Basketball conference Tournament tipped off Tuesday night with first round games at different locations, but Wednesday-Friday games will be at Weldon High with $6 Admission.

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BBQ lunch fundraiser to support RRHS coa…

A BBQ sandwich bag lunch fundraiser is planned to help Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Director/Head football coach Eric Mcdaniels.

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Middle school tourney: day one girls dow…

The RMSAA Conference Basketball Tournament is underway at William R. Davie Middle. First round girls games played Monday February 13th and first round boys hit the court tonight Tuesday February 14th.  

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Men's Jackets fall in conference tourney

Durham School of the Arts men's basketball team beat Roanoke Rapids 70-66 Monday night in Durham in the first round of the 2A NCC tournament.

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Youth baseball sign ups underway

  The 2017 registration process for the RR Youth Baseball Association will run from January 20th through March 11th for ages 7 - 15. 

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Northern Carolina Conference 2A Tourname…

2A Northern Carolina Conference basketball tournament schedule.

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Williams scores career best

ASHLAND, Va. – Junior Marisha Berry (Powhatan, Va./ Powhatan) hit a game winning three pointer with three seconds remaining in overtime to defeat ODAC leading Lynchburg, 77-75 on Saturday. Randolph-Macon...

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NEA JV girls TIC tourney Champs again

Northeast Academy JV Girls basketball team are TIC Conference Tournament champions for the third year in a row.

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Halifax lady Vikings finish 2nd in CIC t…

The #1 seed 1A Halifax Academy Varsity Lady Vikings wrapped up it's 2016-17 regular season with as the CIC conference Champions, but fell in the CIC Conference tournament Saturday.

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Northwest senior night

Northwest Halifax Vikings basketball teams closed out it's 2016-17 regular season Friday night at home on Senior Night. 

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Lady Jackets earn conference title

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets Varsity girls basketball team beat the Warren County Eagles 66-58 Friday night in Warrington to earn the 2A Northern Carolina Conference championship title.

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1A Tar-Roanoke conference basketball tou…

The 1 A Tar Roanoke Basketball conference Tournament has been set. Tuesday's first round is spread out at different locations, but Wednesday-Friday games will be at Weldon High.

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JV Jackets boys win and win conference

Roanoke Rapids High School JV boys basketball team beat Warren County Friday night to finish their 2016-17 season with a win and as the JV boys 2A NCC Champions.

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Middle school basketball tourney set

The RMSAA Conference Basketball Tournament has been set and all games will be played at William R. Davie Middle starting Monday February 13th.

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NEA JV Lady Eagles headed to TIC Champio…

Northeast Academy action in the NCISAA TIC conference tournament Terra Ceia Christian School. 

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Quality Cuts tournament Champions

The Quality Cuts sponsored Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation Youth basketball league won the end of season Mighty-Mites Tournament championship game Monday Feb 6th.

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Clary's Motor Speedway car show set

Clary's Motor Speedway is set to host their 1st Annual Car Show at Tractor Supply of Roanoke Rapids NC. 9am-3pm March 18, 2017.

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Halifax Lady Vikings headed to conferenc…

The #1 1A seed Halifax Academy Varsity Girls worked hard Friday afternoon advancing to the CIC championship.

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RRHS Coach Mac remains stable

Roanoke Rapids High school Athletic Director Eric McDaniels remains in Weke Med in Raleigh in stable condition according to his family.

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NEA varsity girls fall TIC

Northeast Academy action in the NCISAA TIC conference tournament Terra Ceia Christian School. 

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Davie beats Enfield to close regular sea…

The RMSAA (Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association) basketball conference boys and girls basketball results from Thursday February 9th reported to RRspin.com/Sports wrapping up the 2016-17 regular season.

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JV Halifax girls fall in CIC tourney

The JV Halifax Academy girls basketball team finished their season Thursday night with a lost to Rocky Mount Academy in CIC tournament at Kerr/Vance Academy.

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Wrestling Jackets headed to regionals

The Roanoke Rapids wrestling team will travel to Wheatmore High School where they will compete in the NCHSAA Mid Eastern Regionals Wrestling Championship, Friday and Saturday.

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RRHS Spring sports try-out dates and loc…

The Spring Sports season officially starts at Roanoke Rapids High School on Monday February 13.  Listed below is information about tryouts for each Spring Sport.

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Northeast Academy TIC conference action

Northeast Academy action in the NCISAA TIC conference tournament Terra Ceia Christian School. 

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Area basketball projections are out by H…

WRAL's www.HighSchoolOT.com is providing updates to the basketball playoff projections over the final weeks of the season.

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Middle School basketball results 2-8-17

The RMSAA (Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association) basketball conference boys and girls basketball results from Wednesday February 8th reported to RRspin.com/Sports.

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Yellow Jackets split with Wildcats

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets basketball teams traveled for a conference match-up against the Bunn Wildcats Wednesday night.

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Coach transfered to Wake Med

Family has confirmed to RRspin that Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic Director/Football coach Eric McDaniels is being transferred to Wake Med in Raleigh and is still in stable condition.

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