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Jury duty scam reported in county

A person or persons claiming to be a deputy with the Halifax County Sheriff's Office has been calling residents saying he is attempting to...

Student raising funds for pediatric safe room

Elijah Lee, a KIPP Gaston College Preparatory student who holds an annual child abuse awareness march , is reaching out to the community...

NEA Lady Eagles tennis advance in State playoffs

Northeast Academy Lady Eagles tennis team advances in the first round of the NCISAA State Tennis playoffs and honored thier lone senor...

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of...

The following Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic events are scheduled for the week of October 21st 2019. Monday 1. Varsity Volleyball at...

Halifax Academy and Northeast/Hobgood Academy...

Area Valley schools Halifax Academy and Northeast/Hobgood Academy eight man football teams are headed back to the NCISAA Division II eight...

News

Jury duty scam reported in county

A person or persons claiming to be a deputy with the Halifax County Sheriff's Office has been...

HCC opens second manufacturing institute

Halifax Community College (HCC) is proud to open its second cohort of its Advanced Manufacturing...

Student raising funds for pediatric safe room

Elijah Lee, a KIPP Gaston College Preparatory student who holds an annual child abuse awareness...

Residents lose money to scammers as bogus calls...

At least five people have fallen prey to scams in Roanoke Rapids within the last month, losing...

Updated Halloween events

Here is a list of more Halloween activities scheduled around the Roanoke Valley in addition to the...

NCSO seeks info on teen with numerous warrants

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating Ja’kaius Smith,...

RRFD reviving TERC team challenge

While it has competitive elements, the main reason the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department is reviving...

Stansbury takes plea in federal cocaine...

A Littleton man pleaded guilty this week to three of seven counts a federal grand jury lodged...

Center offering second round of installation,...

The Center for Energy Education is offering its second Solar Installation and OSHA Training class...

Morning crash claims life of Enfield woman

A crash this morning in the Aurelian Springs community claimed the life of an Enfield area woman,...

City council backs T.J. Davis tennis court plan

While attorneys continue to hammer out a final agreement, Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday...

RRPD roundup: Murder probe continues;...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Bobby Martin:...

Roanoke Electric one of 3 organizations to...

The N.C. Weatherization Assistance Program awarded grant funds of $128,000 today to three...

Police investigate shooting death of Como man

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating the shooting death of a 27-year-old Como man which...

October 13, 2019

October 13, 2019 J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800...

Man faces drug counts after caught texting while...

A Garysburg man was charged Thursday morning on drug counts after a Roanoke Rapids police officer...

Upcoming Halloween events

The following is a list of Halloween or Halloween-related events upcoming in the Roanoke Valley....

Nicholson awaits December arraignment in fed...

Antonio Nicholson Wednesday waived his right to a detention hearing and was remanded to the...

News

RRFD reviving TERC team challenge

While it has competitive elements, the main reason the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department is reviving the Transportation Emergency Rescue Committee...
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Front Page Sports

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of October 21st

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The following Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic events are scheduled for the week of October 21st 2019. Monday 1. Varsity Volleyball at HOME vs. Granville Central in the 1st round of the...

Halifax Academy and Northeast/Hobgood Academy headed to NCISAA State playoffs

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Area Valley schools Halifax Academy and Northeast/Hobgood Academy eight man football teams are headed back to the NCISAA Division II eight man State playoffs. Halifax Academy (8-1) are seeded #1...

Halifax improves to 8-1 with Friday night win

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Halifax Academy beat Community Christian Friday night on the road 54-20. Halifax Academy Offensive Stats: RUSHING ELI HARRIS 4 carries 110yds 2 TD’s, 2-2pt Cnv JC BRANHAM 2 carries 25yds 1 TD AYDEN...

Week nine "Friday Night Lights" results

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Week nine of "Friday Night Lights" October 18th High school football from the Roanoke Valley schools results. Roanoke Rapids (2-5) Bye Kipp High (3-4) Bye Halifax Academy (8-1) beat Community...

Gaston College Prep football game stats in win

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The Gaston College Prep (GCP) football team shutout William R. Davie Wednesday afternoon 42-0. GCP offense was led by Andrew “Doom” Faulcon. He had 10 carries for 151 yards and 2 touchdowns. His...

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of October 14th

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The following Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic events are scheduled for the week of October 14th 2019. Monday 1. Soccer at Home vs. Louisburg at 6pm Tuesday 1. Cross Country at Bunn at 5pm 2....

RRYBA unveils State Champions sign at Legerwood Park

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The Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association (RRYBA) and the 12U Allstar coaches unveiled the newest Roanoke Rapids State Championship team sign this past Saturday morning at Ledgerwood Park. The...

Week eight "Friday Night Lights" results

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Week eight of "Friday Night Lights" October 11th High school football from the Roanoke Valley schools results. Roanoke Rapids (2-5) lost to South Granville 7-14 Kipp High (3-4) beat Rocky Mount Prep...

Halifax Academy seniors honored Friday

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Halifax Academy honored it's 2020 seniors Friday night at their home matchup against Bethel Christian. Picttured above photo by Erica Britt are Halifax Academy 2020 senoirs: Bryce Cooke, Parker...

Lady Venom 10u takes runner up in USSSA Ffight like a girl" tournament

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The Roanoke Rapids based Lady Venom 10U "08" travel softball team traveled to Greenville this past weekend with their sights set on gold. Venom started off the day winning both pool games, not...

Halifax JV football beats Southampton

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Halifax Academy JV football team hosted Southampton Academy Thursday night and earned the 24-0 win. Halifax Offense Caleb Slaughter 11 carries 71 yds 2 TD’s Austin Gaertner 8 Carries 90 yds 1 TD...

Lady Jackets runners remain on course

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jacket Cross Country Team continues positive strides in the NCC Conference. The latest Cross Country Meet was held at Granville Central High School on this past...

Obituaries

Clinton Lamar Clay

Clinton Lamar Clay, 56, of Pinewood Acres Road in Henrico, died October 20, 2019 at Ahoskie Assisted Living Center. Clinton was born in Sampson...

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Truck driver shot, killed in...

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A Halifax truck driver was shot and killed late Monday night in the parking lot of the Gaston...

Winning scratcher means...

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After years of waiting, Jeremy McLean of Roanoke Rapids can finally marry the woman of his dreams...

RRPD investigates Saturday...

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Roanoke Rapids police are conducting a murder investigation following a shooting Saturday night in...

Opinion

Financial Focus: What an advisor can do for you

What does investing mean to you? If the word makes you think of transactions – buying or selling...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

October events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Preschool Storytime Wednesdays @ 10:30 am @...

Steak and baked potatoes with a side of humanity

He could be impish, he could be sweet and sometimes he could be downright irritating. But even in...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

September events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Pre-School Storytime Wednesdays @ 10:30 am...

Financial Focus: Business owners need a...

As a business owner, you can’t afford to ignore your competition. You can’t afford to miss out on...

Shot house raid ensured responsibility, liability

It seems to us the armchair cops have a better grasp on what the real cops should be doing more...

Financial Focus: Social Security and retirement...

It might not be on your calendar, but August 14 is Social Security Day. Since it was enacted on...

Three months a diabetic

Three months a diabetic and I’m learning to cope, learning to sacrifice and learning to change....

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

July events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Preschool Storytime Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. No Poetry...