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RRPD investigates two weekend shootings

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating two shootings — one which occurred early this morning and another which occurred...

State budget will bring more than $27 million to...

The Roanoke Valley will receive more than $27 million in appropriations from the state budget which was approved today. State...

Halifax County Board of Elections meets Tuesday

The Halifax County Board of Elections will meet on Tuesday, July 5 at 1:00 p.m. in the Board of Commissioners Meeting Room located...

Former HCSO deputy, SRO faces stalking, sexual...

A former Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputy and school resource officer will appear in court on August 25 to face cyberstalking,...

Halifax Co. Independence Day events

The town of Littleton kicks off the July 4 holiday Saturday at 10 a.m. with its annual holiday parade. The parade begins at Lakeland...

News

RRPD investigates two weekend shootings

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating two shootings — one which occurred early...

State budget will bring more than $27 million to...

The Roanoke Valley will receive more than $27 million in appropriations from the state budget...

Notice of meeting cancellation: July 5 work...

Notice is hereby given that the Roanoke Rapids City Council Work Session scheduled for Tuesday,...

July 1, 2022

July 1, 2022 J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800...

RRHS students get tour of HCC manufacturing,...

Halifax Community College Thursday welcomed nine Roanoke Rapids High School students and district...

Former HCSO deputy, SRO faces stalking, sexual...

A former Halifax County Sheriff’s Office deputy and school resource officer will appear in court...

Halifax Co. Independence Day events

The town of Littleton kicks off the July 4 holiday Saturday at 10 a.m. with its annual holiday...

A year since announcement, framing of Roseburg...

Friday will mark one year since Governor Roy Cooper announced Roseburg’s plans to build a new,...

Woman faces meth counts following stop

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged with counts related to methamphetamine possession following a...

Grant brings $26,000 to Davie band program

William R. Davie Middle STEM Academy was chosen as the recipient of a $26,000 grant courtesy of...

HCSO confirms Gwynn not mother of child who died...

Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Scott Hall confirmed today that the sheriff’s office...

Change of plea hearing set for man facing fed...

A Roanoke Rapids man who claims his innocence in a pair of Northampton County shootings will be...

RRPD seeks information in B&E

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering that occurred on...

HCS board fills key positions

The Halifax County Schools Board of Education approved the following positions: Human resources...

Lyles earns two Edward Jones awards

Colby Lyles, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Roanoke Rapids, recently received the firm's...

Improper gun storage count lodged in...

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged Monday with failing to store a firearm to protect minors,...

RRPD seeks two in credit card fraud case

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a credit card fraud case in which more than...

Chaloner team recognized for national KidWind...

The Center for Energy Education Monday celebrated the accomplishments of a group of Chaloner...

Owner of Pomp Boys faces more elder exploitation...

The owner of a Julian R. Allsbrook Highway garage and classic car showroom faces three more counts...

HCS 4th nine weeks principal and honor roll list

Halifax County Schools has released its 2021-2022 fourth nine weeks principal’s list and honor...

RRPD roundup: Domestic violence call; traffic...

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

Photo Gallery: Fun Day with First Responders

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department’s Citizens on Patrol held its Fun Day with First Responders...

July 14 sentencing date now set for I-95 chase...

United States Chief Judge Richard E. Myers II today set sentencing of a South Carolina man charged...

BARC delivers scholarships; council honors...

The city’s Benevolent Awards and Recognition Committee honored three students of employees with...

While approving budget, council remains split on...

While unanimously approving a $16,895,591 budget for the upcoming fiscal year, Roanoke Rapids City...

HCHD has children's Pfizer vaccines available

The Halifax County Health Department now has the Pfizer vaccine for children 6 months through...

RRPD roundup: Crack in crotch; sham prescriptions

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

Owners of theater in default, attorney tells...

Attorneys are in agreement that G&T Holdings, the current owners of the Roanoke Rapids Theatre,...

Three vehicles, house struck in Weldon shooting

Weldon police are investigating a shooting which occurred this morning in the 1000 block of Allen...

Police investigate shooting damaging two...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a shooting in the 300 block of Hamilton...

Two students receive inaugural DuBose-Rook...

Two Halifax County Schools graduating seniors are the inaugural recipients of the Muriel J.F....

AKA Kappa Iota Omega chapter recognized during...

Members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Kappa Iota Omega Chapter reached milestones and received...

Commissioners OK 2022-23 budget

Commissioners today unanimously approved the Halifax County budget for the upcoming fiscal year....

Sheriff's office investigating death of man...

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man who was found in the 1900...

Two face fentanyl counts following deputy stop

Two Roanoke Rapids men were charged Thursday on fentanyl possession counts after a Halifax County...

Lighting project completed at King Park, Keys...

A lighting project at the Sarah Keys Evans Plaza at Martin Luther King Jr. Park has been...

News

Woman faces meth counts following stop

A Roanoke Rapids woman was charged with counts related to methamphetamine possession following a traffic stop Wednesday night. Roanoke Rapids police...
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Front Page Sports

Roanoke Rapids U11 baseball Allstars continue play in State tournament

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The Roanoke Rapids Youth Baseball Association U11 Yellow Jackets baseball Allstar team split in this past Saturday and Sunday action. The U11 Allstars opened play Saturday in Winterville in the 2022...

Champions in Motion get three first-place finishes

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Champions in Motion Roanoke Rapids Stars captured three first-place finishes in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee 2022 State Championship held at Campbell University last week. Level 2 —...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season June 16th game

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for June 16th. TEE BALL HALIFAX ACADEMY : JASON POWELL/ COLLIN BISSETTE LAKE COUNTRY ANIMAL HOSPITAL :SKYER CRICKMORE / CULLEN COOKE DIXON LAW...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season June 15th game

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for makeup game played on June 15th. COACH PITCH LAKE COUNTRY ANIMAL HOSPITAL : LAWSEN KEETER/ JOSIAH MARSHALL MERRITT PIPING : TRENITY SMITH/...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season June 14th game

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for June 14th. TEE BALL LAKE COUNTRY ANIMAL HOSPITAL: LEDGER JONES/ WILLIAM NEWSOME R R POLICE CLUB: ASHER MERRIETT/ CHASE PATE QUALITY...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season June 9th game

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for June 9th. TEE BALL QUALITY LANDSCAPE – WESTON POWERS/ EASTON SHEARIN D & D GARAGE- ASH DURHAM/ MAXTON OGBURN LAKE COUNTRY ANIMAL HOSPITAL...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season June 7th game

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for June 7th. TEE BALL R.R POLICE CLUB – TRI LEUNG/ JAXON MAY DIXON LAW – DAWSON DIXON/ OWEN DIXON QUALITY LANDSCAPE ANNALEE FUTRELL / TRIPP...

Several Soccer Jackets earn honors

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The North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association held it's All State Ceremony in this week in Greensboro. RRHS men's soccer player, Coleman Neal, and women's players Cameron Neal and Kamdyn Jean were...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season June 2nd games

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for June 2nd TEE BALL LAKE COUNTRY ANIMAL HOSPITAL – CULLEN COOKE/LEDGER JONES HALIFAX AXADEMY – BENTLEY BISSETTE/ COLLIN CISSETTE D&D GARAGE...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season May 31st games

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for May 31st. Tee-Ball LAKE COUNTRY ANIMAL HOSPITAL – WILLIAM NEWSOME / CASSIDY HALE HALIFAX ACADEMY – JASPER FERRELL / DAWSON MORRIS R.R....

Roanoke Rapids Athletic Awards night Wednesday

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Due to the success of several of our spring sports teams the Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics Banquet had to be moved to Wednesday June 8th. All athletes and their families are invited to...

Optimist Players of 2022 Season May 26th game

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Roanoke Rapids Optimist 2022 season players of the game for May 26th. TEE BALL PLAYERS OF THE DAY 5/26/22 D & D GARAGE - AARON LEE / LONDON PARKER HALIFAX ACADEMY - NORA EDWARDS / CAPEL MERRITT...

Obituaries

Robin Edd Lancaster

Surrounded by love and comfort, Robin Edd Lancaster, 49, passed away peacefully the morning of July 1, 2022 at ECU Health Medical Center in...

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Police investigate two...

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The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating two robberies which occurred Tuesday — one a...

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...

Tasty tacos offered for...

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The incentive is tacos but the real point is getting children outside.

Opinion

Hearts of Halifax County with Texas educators,...

A horrific tragedy occurred yesterday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Our hearts are...

Financial Focus: What investors can — and can't...

As an investor, you can easily feel frustrated to see short-term drops in your investment...

Addressing the budget elephant in the room

We watched and listened Wednesday night as Roanoke Rapids City Council skirted and dodged the...

A plan of action for the district attorney's...

Editor’s note: The candidate submitted this article to rrspin.com unsolicited and it should not be...

Silver endorsed by trooper's association

Jimmie Silver, a candidate for Halifax County sheriff, recently submitted an endorsement he...

Financial Focus: Don't be surprised by Social...

When you reach the appropriate age, it’s easy to apply for Social Security retirement benefits —...

Weldon Advocate: Master plan needed as town...

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the Outdoor Economy Conference in Cherokee. The Outdoor...

Regarding 'low' or 'inadequate' bonds in Halifax...

Editor’s note: The candidate submitted this article to rrspin.com unsolicited and it should not be...

Addressing the backlog of prosecutorial district...

Editor’s note: The candidate submitted this article to rrspin.com unsolicited and it should not be...

A valid proposal to keep our parks and trail safer

This morning I took my run at Chockoyotte Park, something I do from time to time when I sleep in,...

Financial Focus: Investing in uneasy times

As an investor, your own decisions will be the biggest factor in your success. Nonetheless, you’ll...

Victim recounts experience during February...

First, I would like to thank Mr. Lance Martin for acknowledging the crimes that took place on...

A deserving moment for a mom, a proud moment for...

The pride I felt Saturday was no match for the beaming face of my mother who was honored for her...

Review: The Dark Knight lives on through new...

Christopher Nolan raised the bar so high with his Dark Knight trilogy that Tim Burton’s early...

Financial Focus: What to expect in 2022

If you’re an investor, it’s always useful to look back — and look ahead. How did you do in 2021...

Wrapped up in fantasy, a name change matters...

As a long time fan of the NFL team formerly known as the Redskins, I don’t have much heartburn...

Financial Focus: Advisors can help reduce...

The long-running coronavirus pandemic has fueled a lot of anxieties — including financial ones....

Financial Focus: Responding to inflation

As you know, inflation heated up in 2021 following years of pretty stable — and low — numbers. And...