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Photo gallery: Market at the Mansion

Market at the Mansion, a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Halifax County, continues through 5 this afternoon at Patterson Mansion...

Job fair Monday; veteran outreach fair in September

Allied Universal, a security resources company, will hold a job fair Monday at NC Works Career Center at 406 Premier Boulevard. The job...

Scotland Neck takes possession of new fire engine

The Scotland Neck Fire Department took possession of its new engine this week. The truck is an E-One with a 1,000-gallon tank. Chief Debby...

RRPD roundup: Concealed weapon, speeding

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to interim Chief Bobby Martin: Thursday around 9:45 p.m. Lieutenant...

RRGSD seeks applicants for Briggs' seat

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Education is looking to fill the seat of member Joey Briggs, who announced his...

News

Photo gallery: Market at the Mansion

Market at the Mansion, a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Halifax County, continues through...

Job fair Monday; veteran outreach fair in...

Allied Universal, a security resources company, will hold a job fair Monday at NC Works Career...

Scotland Neck takes possession of new fire engine

The Scotland Neck Fire Department took possession of its new engine this week. The truck is an...

RRPD roundup: Concealed weapon, speeding

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

RRGSD seeks applicants for Briggs' seat

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Education is looking to fill the seat of member...

Sheriff, board chairman open lines of...

Sheriff Wes Tripp and board of commissioners Chairman Vernon Bryant say they have opened lines of...

John 3:16 Center secures Northampton office

The John 3:16 Center has secured an office at The Roanoke Center in Rich Square. Existing programs...

Green space at avenue gets free public WiFi

The urban green space at 1026 Roanoke Avenue now has free public WiFi. Main Street Development...

Morning stop leads to drug, weapon charges

A left-hand turn from a travel lane led to a man’s arrest on drug and weapon charges this morning....

RRPD roundup: PACE team activity; traffic stop

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

Chichester, business partner buying david's

Terri Chichester and a business partner are buying david’s restaurant with plans to bring a new...

Fifth and Hamilton now four-way stop

The intersection of Hamilton and East Fifth streets is now a four-way stop , Roanoke Rapids...

Pay debate: Board willing to give up salaries if...

Halifax County commissioners today said in a press release they are willing to give up 100 percent...

Man charged in Friday shooting

A 63-year-old Roanoke Rapids man has been charged in a Friday shooting where the victim walked to...

Police investigating evening shooting

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a shooting where the victim walked to Burger King on...

Man sought in Thursday shooting

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man wanted in a Thursday shooting. Chief...

Rosemary UMC, Oak Grove set VBS schedules

A summer children’s event called Roar VBS will be hosted by Rosemary United Methodist Church from...

Energy education center sets camp schedules

The Center for Energy Education is gearing up for its summer programs and invites K-3rd grade and...

News

Sheriff, board chairman open lines of communication after meeting

Sheriff Wes Tripp and board of commissioners Chairman Vernon Bryant say they have opened lines of communication about pay for all Halifax County...
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Front Page Sports

Optimist Club League players of the day

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club T-ball and Coach Pitch League players of the day. Coach Pitch Askew Funeral Services - Clayton Massey Williams and Son Logging- Austin Taylor TBall Merritt Plumbing -...

Northampton Recreation football camp

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The Northampton County Recreation Department is partnering with surrounding County Schools to host its summer football camp. Northampton Recreation is currently accepting registration for its Camp....

Optimist Club League players of the day June 3, 2019

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club Coach Pitch League players of the day for Monday June 3rd. Davis Body Shop - Triston Harris Askew Funeral Services - Logan Lynch

Jackets McNichol earns All-State in soccer

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The North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association held its All State award ceremony Sunday afternoon at Cary High School. Among those recognized for 2A soccer was Catherine MacNichol, a sophomore at...

Looking Up Sports T-ball photo gallery

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Photos from Saturday morning Roanoke Rapids Good News Baptist Church Looking Up Sports T-ball league action. Photos by Randy Wrenn {gallery}6119tball{/gallery}

Optimist Club League players of the day May 30, 2019

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club T-ball and Coach Pitch League players of the day for Thursday May 30th. Davis Body Shop - Evan Byrum Williams and Son - Easton West Merritt Piping - Kevin Smith Ice...

Texas 12U softball 2019 season Champions

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The Texas Steakhouse sponsored team won the Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League 12 Under division regular season championship for the 2019 season. Pictured above in no particular order are: Kaylee...

Optimist Club League players of the day May 28, 2019

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist Club T-ball and Coach Pitch League players of the day for Tuesday May 28th. City of Roanoke Rapids - A J Jones Merritt Pipping - A C Keel Rightmeyer Rentals - Ryleigh Smith...

Dixon headed to Averette to wrestle

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Roanoke Rapids High School Senior Ethan Dixon recently committed to wrestle next year at Averette University. Pictured above (left to right): Sister Maci Knotts, Mother Christina Knotts, Ethan...

2018-19 Northeast Academy Athletic award winners

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Northeast Academy held it's Athletic Award banquet rencently and the following atheletes won awards: Cheer- Spirit Award- Hannah McDermott and Kathryn Long MIP- Sarah Farmer Leadership- Bailey...

2019 "Team Mike" scholarship winners

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Randy Wrenn presented the 4th Annual "Team Mike" Coach Mike Newsome scholarships to three area high school seniors Tuesday afternoon. The late coach Mike Newsome, who devoted so much of himself to...

Medlin headed to play baseball as a Bishop

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Roanoke Rapids High School Senior Cameron Medlin recently committed to play baseball next year at NC Wesleyan College. From the Black and Gold Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets to the Blue and Gold...

Obituaries

Tommy Ray Morgan

Tommy Ray Morgan, 43, of Darlington passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019, at his home. Tommy was born December 27, 1975, to Dorothy Elizabeth Johnson...

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RRPD investigates Saturday...

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

Car dealership owner faces...

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A Roanoke Rapids car dealership owner faces multiple fraud counts following an investigation by...

Store clerk shot in early...

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A store clerk is in surgery as of this report after being shot during an early morning armed...

Opinion

Financial Focus: Different strategies for...

To achieve any of your financial objectives, you need to save and invest – that much is clear. But...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

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

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

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

Financial Focus: Investment tips for single women

If you’re a single woman, most of your financial challenges and aspirations may resemble those of...

In a harrowing personal crisis, love, compassion...

Over the past several weeks I’ve had to step away from one of the things I love doing — informing...

The absurdity of college basketball loyalties

We find the basketball obsession in North Carolina kind of absurd. While we’re North Carolina born...

Cornerstone Connection: Students celebrate Seuss...

Cornerstone Christian School had some exciting visitors recently. The Cat in the Hat and Thing 1...

Financial Focus: When you should see a financial...

It can be challenging to achieve your financial objectives. Fortunately, you don’t have to go it...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

March events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Preschool Storytime Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Poetry...