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Williams earns season's fourth double double in...

Randolph Macon Williams ( Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy) finished with 29 points and 11 rebounds, her fourth double-double in as many...

Brooke Simpson returns to the area for Holiday events

Brooke Mills Simpson, singer and songwriter from Hollister is returning home for the Holidays. Simpson finished in third place of the...

Cornerstone varsity girls beat NEA

The Cornerstone Christian School Varsity Patriot girls won against Northeast girls 54-46. Scoring for the Lady Patriots:: Ella Frances...

Cornerstone JV boys win

The Cornerstone Christian School Patriot JV boys beat Northeast Academy 34-13 Tuesday night. Patriots scoring: Tyler Cotten 15 points Eli...

Halifax and Hobgood split

Halifax Academy and Hobgood Academy varsity basketball teams split games Tuesday night with Halifax girls winnning and boys falling....

News

Brooke Simpson returns to the area for Holiday...

Brooke Mills Simpson, singer and songwriter from Hollister is returning home for the Holidays....

City discusses tennis courts with RRGSD; Halifax...

As council continues to study a proposal to repair tennis courts , the city manager and parks and...

A Squad continues Thanksgiving dinner tradition

Roanoke Rapids Police Department’s A Squad continued its tradition of bringing Thanksgiving...

Brothers charged in Weldon warehouse BE&L

Brothers were arrested Friday in an October case where a warehouse was broken into and an...

With results of election official, board eyes...

With results of the November 6 election now official, the Halifax County Board of Elections will...

Second-degree murder, DWI counts lodged in...

Warrants have been filed for two counts of second-degree murder in a crash which resulted in the...

Chonda Peirce filled the Roanoke Rapids Theatre...

What a funny show Sunday night at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre with Emmy® -nominated and...

Jason Michael Carroll headlined Saturday's First...

Saturday night at "The Roanoke Rapids Theatre" was about the children of Halifax County. First...

Hail to the chief! Hasty and team win RAGE...

Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck “The Peacekeeper” Hasty and his team of good guys — Aasfi and...

HCSO roundup: Cocaine and B&E arrests

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following: Drug arrest Captain A.M. Harris...

Supply donation to sheriff goes to Belmont

A donation of schools supplies through Walmart and First Media Radio to Halifax County Sheriff Wes...

Family members of critically ill man located

Two family members of a homeless man who remains in critical condition have been located, Roanoke...

Balcony Bistro sets live entertainment Friday

The Balcony Bistro & Bar will have live entertainment at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre Friday from 5...

Weldon Elementary celebrates Outdoor Learning...

The colors popped brilliantly against gray skies this morning as Weldon Elementary Global Academy...

Fla. state attorney files new charges in linemen...

The assistant state attorney for the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida Wednesday filed three...

Still on the lam, Jones faces city B&E counts

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department has evidence which allegedly links escaped state prison...

Humble hip-hop tips at WHS assembly

Weldon High School students this afternoon gathered for an assembly of a different kind — an...

Man who lives under bridge critically ill; RRPD...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking information on the next of kin of Edward Lee...

News

Second-degree murder, DWI counts lodged in Saturday crash

Warrants have been filed for two counts of second-degree murder in a crash which resulted in the deaths of two Virginia women Saturday night....
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Front Page Sports

Williams earns season's fourth double double in four games

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Randolph Macon Williams ( Garysburg, N.C. / Halifax Academy) finished with 29 points and 11 rebounds, her fourth double-double in as many games for the RM Yellow Jackets. While head coach Carroll...

Cornerstone varsity girls beat NEA

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The Cornerstone Christian School Varsity Patriot girls won against Northeast girls 54-46. Scoring for the Lady Patriots:: Ella Frances King 27 points Hana Brown 18 points Somaliyah Smith 4 points...

Cornerstone JV boys win

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The Cornerstone Christian School Patriot JV boys beat Northeast Academy 34-13 Tuesday night. Patriots scoring: Tyler Cotten 15 points Eli Mason 12 points Parker Bristow 4 points Daniel Barry 2...

Halifax and Hobgood split

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Halifax Academy and Hobgood Academy varsity basketball teams split games Tuesday night with Halifax girls winnning and boys falling. Halifax Academy Lady Vikings beat Hobgoos Academy 41-16. Halifax...

Halifax Academy middle boys rebound with win Tuesday

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The Halifax Academy Middle school boys basketball team rebounded after losing to Ridgecroft Academy Monday night, bounced back and defeated Hobgood Tuesday afternoon 35 to 12. Halifax Scoring:...

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings are 2-0

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings have opened thier 2018-19 season with a 2-0 record with a win last week on the road and a win Monday night at home. Halifax Academy Lady Vikings beat Ridgecroft...

Halifax Academy boys fall at home Monday night

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Halifax Academy boys basketball team have started thier 2018-19 season of 0-2. Halifax Academy Vikings boys fell at home 31-48 Monday night. Halifax scoring Harrison Hardee 9 points Eli Harris 8...

Lady Twisters 10u "08" finish second in Winter World Series

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The Roanoke Rapids based 10U "08" Lady Twisters travel softball team headed to The 2018 Winter World Series in Apex, NC, with their eyes set on World Championship rings this past weekend, but came...

1st round NCHSAA State Championship football results

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4The 1st round of the NCHSAA the 2018-19 High School Football State championship results from Friday night November 16th. 1A EAST High School Football #1 Northampton County (10-1) has a BYE #8...

Jackets wrestling 2018-19 season begins Saturday

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Wrestling Team opens their season this Saturday at Wilson Fike High School starting at 10:00 a.m. This is a big ten Team Duals Tournament with schools...

Local 10U looking for softball players

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A new 10u girls fastpitch travel softball team looking to add two or three players with a 2009 birthdates. Players will practice over the winter to prepare for 10u tournaments beginning in the...

12U Lady Twisters Win the Winter World Series

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The Roanoke Rapids based 12U Lady Twisters travel softball team headed to Apex, NC this past weekend to play in the USSSA Winter World Series. Having struggled in the past few tournaments the Ladies...

Obituaries

Joseph Leon Davis

Joseph Leon Davis, age 77, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018, in Raleigh, NC. He is survived by his children Patricia Davis Chilton (Ski...

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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...

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...

Absconder charged in two...

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A man listed by the state as an absconder has been arrested for the September 26 robbery of the...

Opinion

A spirit of brotherhood, a spirit of community

We have always understood the special bond firefighters have and we also understand the way our...

What's happening at the library — October 2018

What's happening at the public library for October 20118 Preschool Storytime Wednesdays. at 10:30...

Congress must fix Armed Career Criminal Act

Nothing federal prosecutors do is more important than protecting our fellow Americans from...

Miss Willie's plight makes case for county...

As the attached video shows, Miss Willie the dog was kept chained outside in Halifax County for 12...

Despite ease of local access, we stand with the...

As more than 300 newspapers across the country write editorials in defense of freedom of the press...

Council errs, thwarts business expansion with...

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday erred when it turned down a rezoning request which could have...

A father's sacrifice and the search for a...

There are two stories in the aftermath of a tragic crash on Interstate 95 last week which to us...

Local elections and fairness principles

The questions we planned to ask were to be earnest. Instead, the brief conversation imploded and...

HCPHS offers water safety tips

Summer is just around the corner! Will you be going to the pool, lake, or beach? If so, it's...