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Photo gallery: Halifax Christmas Parade

The Halifax Christmas Parade stepped off down King Street Saturday afternoon. {gallery}112722halifax{/gallery}

Financial Focus: Taste of SS COLA increase could be...

If you receive Social Security, you’ve probably already heard that your checks in 2023 will be bigger — considerably bigger, in fact. How...

Weekend Menu: November 26

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Charges unrelated to shooting death filed after...

Arrests unrelated to the shooting death of a 24-year-old Roanoke Rapids woman at an Enfield party on November 12 have been made, according...

Non-profit offering up to $15K reward for...

A non-profit organization is offering up to a $15,000 reward for information in the November 12 shooting death of a 24-year-old Roanoke...

News

Photo gallery: Halifax Christmas Parade

The Halifax Christmas Parade stepped off down King Street Saturday afternoon....

Weekend Menu: November 26

The Weekend Menu from the Halifax County Convention and Visitors Bureau:...

Charges unrelated to shooting death filed after...

Arrests unrelated to the shooting death of a 24-year-old Roanoke Rapids woman at an Enfield party...

Non-profit offering up to $15K reward for...

A non-profit organization is offering up to a $15,000 reward for information in the November 12...

Judicial system begins domestic violence...

Halifax County has implemented the Criminal Justice Information Network Program to monitor...

ECU Health names first chief nursing executive

After an extensive national search and interview process with stakeholders from across the...

Enviva joins community organizations, Wray for...

Enviva cooperated with three different groups, two different vendors, and North Carolina State...

RRPD roundup: Wanted person caught; blotter...

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

Elliott: 'Excited to return home'

Patrena B. Elliott, who on Friday was named the next president of Halifax Community College by the...

Severn native Elliott chosen as HCC's next...

The Halifax Community College Board of Trustees this evening unanimously chose Severn native...

RRPD seeks information on stolen go-kart

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating the larceny of a go-kart earlier this month....

Lights of Love Tree lighting set Dec. 1 at ECU...

The lighting of the Lights of Love Tree at ECU North Hospital will be held December 1 at 6 p.m....

PETA offers tips to keep pets safe during cold...

Because temperatures are dropping below freezing, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has...

DERP sets DIY workshop to celebrate Enfield's...

A DIY workshop on December 4 will replace Downtown Enfield Restoration and Preservation’s annual...

RRGSD to serve as Christmas parade grand marshal

The grand marshal for this year’s Roanoke Rapids Christmas Parade will be the Roanoke Rapids...

Notice of special meeting: HCC Board of Trustees

The HCC Board of Trustees will meet in closed session Friday, November 18, 2022, at 4 pm in the...

HCS receives EPA funding to replace four school...

Halifax County Schools was selected to receive $1.58 million from the federal Environmental...

Main Street seeks transformation grant for...

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday gave its support to a Rural Transformation Grant application...

Aquatic Center to be renamed in honor of Wicker

The Roanoke Rapids Aquatic Center will be renamed to honor longtime Parks and Recreation Director...

HCS leaders highlight apprenticeship, IT Help...

Senior leaders from Halifax County Schools presented during the second annual A.I.M. Conference at...

C4EE, Dominion holding job fair Wednesday

The Center for Energy Education will host Dominion Energy for a free, onsite job fair and...

Friends, colleagues, family share memories of...

Gaston deputy fire chief Ed Porter Sr. was not only recognized by the state and county Monday...

Porter honored by state, county for 70 years of...

Seventy years of service and the 86th birthday of Gaston’s deputy fire chief Ed Porter Sr. were...

Siddle named Southeast assistant principal;...

LaSaundra Siddle, an educator for 16 years, was named assistant principal of Southeast Collegiate...

RR woman, 24, identified as Enfield party fatal...

A 24-year-old Roanoke Rapids woman has been identified as the fatal shooting victim during a party...

One dead, several injured during Enfield party

One person died and several others were injured early this morning following a shooting at a large...

November 15, 2022 city council agenda

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November 11, 2022

November 11, 2022 J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800...

RRPD roundup: Larceny from business; counterfeit...

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

Area expected to see some impacts from Nicole

The National Weather Service Raleigh Bureau said in its latest briefing today that Tropical Storm...

C4EE veterans ceremony gallery; Upcoming events

The Center For Energy Education today held the second of several Veterans Day commemorations...

RRPD seeks assistance in two cases

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in two cases. Chief Bobby...

Weekend Menu: Nov. 11 through 13

The Weekend Menu from the Halifax County Convention and Visitors Bureau:...

Wray retains NC House 27 seat by 61 percent margin

Incumbent North Carolina House 27 Representative Michael Wray was returned to office for a tenth...

Newcomers Webb and Davis gain commissioner seats

There will be two new faces on the Halifax County Board of Commissioners after Republican Sammy D....

American Legion sets Veterans Day celebration...

American Legion Post 38 will hold a Veterans Day celebration Friday at 11 a.m. The ceremony will...

News

ECU Health names first chief nursing executive

After an extensive national search and interview process with stakeholders from across the organization, ECU Health has named Trish Baise its first...
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Front Page Sports

Roanoke Rapids Soccer players earn honors

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RRHS Men's Soccer End of the Season honors: Big East All Conference: Balmoris Gonzalez and Logan Williams Honorable Mention: Hunter Sparks and Seth Temple Region 6 All Region: 2nd Team: Balmoris...

Undefeated Chaloner Jackets claim middle school championship

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The undefeated Chaloner Middle School Yellow Jackets football team claimed the Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association Conference championship this season, beating Northampton County 20-12. The...

Yellow Jackets Womens Cross County and Jackets Football State tournament info

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets Cross Country Team advance to State Meet and Jackets football earn 1st round playy-off game. The Roanoke Rapids High Women's Cross Country team...

NCHSAA State Football Play-off brackets are set, Who local made the play-offs

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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced the Football State Play-off bracket with seeding Saturday afternoon. With 1st Round games set for Friday November 4th. In the...

Yellow Jackets Wrestling practice set

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The Roanoke Rapids Hogh School Wrestling Team will have their first Wrestling Practice Monday (10-31-22) at 5:00 pm in the Armory. Hydration test will be done at that time. Drink plenty of water...

Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics updates

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Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics updated events. 1. Congratulations to the Ladt Jackets Volleyball team for making the state playoffs. They will travel to Princeton High School on Saturday 10/22...

Halifax Vikings volleyball advance in play-offs

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings Volleyball team advance to the third round of the NCISAA State playoff. The Lady Vikings be Crossroads Christian Thursday afternoon and will face The Albemarle...

Lady Jackets win conference meet and Savannah Medlin earns Conference Runner of the year and All-Conference

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The 2A/3A Big East Conference Cross Country Meet was held in Red Oak yesterday. The Yellow Jackets ran with great purpose. The Roanoke Rapids High boys were led by Camden Gray, Braxton Coggins,...

Jackets softball field named Goodwin Field

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Family, friends, former coworkers and forment players filled the Roanoke Rapids Softball park this past Saturday afternoon. Not for a softball game though, it was to honor a former coach and RRHS...

Jackets football photo gallery Friday October 14th

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets honored former football player Friday night at Homecoming game. The former Jackets lined the field as the current Jackets were introduced and entered...

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of October 17th.

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Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic schedule for the week of October 17th. Monday 10/17 1. Soccer at HOME vs. Rocky Mount at 6:30pm 2. Volleyball at Louisburg at 6pm for the 1st round of the...

Chaloner Middle football game stats vs KIPP October 12th

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The Chaloner Middle School football team traveled to Gaston October 12th to take on KIPP. Chaloner beat Kipp 24-8. CMS 8-0-8-8 Final 24 Kipp 0-0-0-8 Final 8 CMS Offense (Rushing) Player Attempts...

Obituaries

Edward Ivy 'Pete' Daniel

Edward Ivy "Pete" Daniel, 75, of Roanoke Rapids died on Wednesday November 23, 2022. Pete was a native of Halifax County and was the son of the late...

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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

Financial Focus: Taste of SS COLA increase could...

If you receive Social Security, you’ve probably already heard that your checks in 2023 will be...

RAGE Wrestling a success for Christmas for Kids

The 2022 RAGE Wrestling Fundraiser was an enjoyable and successful event. The event was held...

Financial Focus: A recession checklist

It’s unfortunate, but recessions are a fairly normal part of the economic landscape. When a...

Three years, 7 months, 5 days a diabetic:...

Three years, seven months and five days. That’s how long it’s been now since a bacterial infection...

Webb sets record straight on taxes, merger

I am attorney Sammy D. Webb. I am a candidate for Halifax County Commissioner. I want to let the...

Financial Focus: When should you adjust your...

There are no shortcuts to investment success. You need to establish a long-term strategy and stick...

Financial Focus: Responding to a bear market

So far, 2022 has not been a good year for investors. In fact, we’re moving into bear market...

Dear Water Hose Thief...

Dear Water Hose Thief, I hope this letter finds you well and I trust you are making good use of...

Dead Letter Office (Or columns I haven't written)

One of the fans of my columns, probably one of the few, asked me a couple of weeks ago if...

A letter of thanks to supporters

Supporters and citizens of Halifax County, the votes have been counted, the votes have been...

Volunteerism: A way of life at ECU North Hospital

What is Volunteerism? Volunteerism is the donation of a person's time and talents without pay to...

Financial Focus: What a financial advisor can do...

If you know how important it is to invest for your future, but you’re unsure of the road to...

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 —...