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RR Main Street earns fifth consecutive national...

The Roanoke Rapids Main Street program received its fifth consecutive national accreditation, Main Street Development Director Christina...

Associate Justice Earls HCC commencement speaker

Anita Earls, associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, will be the 2019 Halifax Community College commencement speaker....

Enfield police seek assistance in business B&E

The Enfield Police Department is seeking help identifying two individuals who are persons of interest in a breaking/entering of a local...

Annual Fishing Creek Paddle set

The ninth Enfield Fishing Creek Paddle takes place Saturday, June 1. Registration for the paddle begins at 8 a.m. at Bellamy Mill in...

CSX, officials break ground for Carolina Connector

Representatives from the N.C. Department of Transportation, CSX Corporation and Carolinas Gateway Partnership held a groundbreaking...

News

RR Main Street earns fifth consecutive national...

The Roanoke Rapids Main Street program received its fifth consecutive national accreditation, Main...

Associate Justice Earls HCC commencement speaker

Anita Earls, associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, will be the 2019 Halifax...

Enfield police seek assistance in business B&E

The Enfield Police Department is seeking help identifying two individuals who are persons of...

Annual Fishing Creek Paddle set

The ninth Enfield Fishing Creek Paddle takes place Saturday, June 1. Registration for the paddle...

CSX, officials break ground for Carolina Connector

Representatives from the N.C. Department of Transportation, CSX Corporation and Carolinas Gateway...

Teens wanted in Enfield shooting surrender

Two Enfield teens who according to a report were wanted in the shooting of a 17-year-old male...

Sonic opening celebrated with ribbon cutting

The Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce, Roanoke Rapids City Council and other officials celebrated...

RRPD roundup: Traffic stop; domestic counts

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

Teens wanted in Enfield shooting

Two Enfield teens are wanted in a shooting which occurred Thursday near the intersection of East...

Storm topples trees, power lines in Weldon

What Weldon Fire Chief Rusty Bolt described as straight line winds between Mackie Street and...

$20K reward offered for info leading to capture...

A $20,000 reward is being offered for information which leads to capture and arrest of escaped...

Hollister raid nets marijuana, ecstasy

Citizen complaints of possible drug sales led agents of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office to the...

Men pointing weapons at pedestrians arrested...

Two men pointing guns at pedestrians in the area of Bobby’s Supermarket and Family Dollar were...

Wednesday raids net heroin, cocaine seizures

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division followed up on several citizen complaints...

Enfield man arrested on Nash Co. assault count

On Tuesday shortly after 11:15 p.m., the Enfield Police Department along with the Halifax County...

Vidant, Halifax Regional sign formal integration...

Vidant Health and Halifax Regional have signed a formal agreement to integrate Halifax Regional...

Council backs location of Keys art project at...

Roanoke Rapids City Council Tuesday night backed the location of a public art project honoring...

RRPD seeks info on beer larceny

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating a theft that occurred at a local gas station...

News

Teens wanted in Enfield shooting surrender

Two Enfield teens who according to a report were wanted in the shooting of a 17-year-old male surrendered to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office...
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Front Page Sports

Halifax County Bull Ring beats rain to complete 1st race of season

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With Halifax County Motor Speedway's "Red Clay Bull Ring" 2019 season opening race rained out twice, Saturday was the night that Mother Nature didn't win. Over 60 cars in five divisions beat the...

Lady Jackets fall on road

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Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets Varsity Stymied by Louisburg, Lose 6-0 Nothing came easy for Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets Varsity on Tuesday, as they fell 6-0 to Louisburg A single by Meredith Wilson...

Halifax softball shuts out undefeated RMA

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Halifax Academy Lady Vikings defeated Rocky Mount Academy 3-0 Monday in conferecne play. The win over undefeated RMA moves Halifax into tie for first place in conference with RMA with both having a...

Ribbon cutting at Chockoyotte Park concession

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The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation partnership with Halifax County Tourism added another City Park concession building. The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation participated recently in the...

RRHS week of April 15th athletic schedule

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RRHS Week of April 15th Athletic event schedule: Monday 1. Golf at Louisburg 2. JV Baseball at Bear Grass Charter 3. Tennis at Louisburg Tuesday 1. Varsity Softball at Louisburg 2. Varsity Baseball...

Halifax softball wins at home Friday

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The Halifax Academy varsity Lady Vikings softball team defeated Faith Christian 11-6 Friday at home. Ashlyn Cooke pitched all 7 innings for the Lady Vikings nine strike outs and three walks At the...

Lady Jackets split double header

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Varsity Lady Yellow Jackets split their double header with JF Webb Thursday afternoon. Game one Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets Varsity Claims Lead in Fourth Inning to...

Lady Vikings earn conference win on road Thursday

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings improve to 5-5 overall and 2-1 conference with a 30-10 conference win over Oakwood School Thursday. Ashlyn Cooke got the win for the Vikings on the mound striking...

Halifax JV baseball win two on road

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Halifax Academy JV boys baseball looking for another win Friday afternoon, this time at home. The Halifax Acadmey JV Boys beat Faith Christian 14-5 on the road on April 4th and won again against...

Pair hits homerun in Jackets win

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Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets Varsity Victorious Granville Central Thanks to Second Inning Boost Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets Varsity put up seven runs in the second on its way to an 11-1 victory...

MacNichol's has Hat-Trick in Wednesday's home win

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The Roanoke Rapids High School Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team earned a Northern Carolina Conference win Wednesday night at Hoyle field. Roanoke Rapids 5-0 home win against South Granville moved the...

RRHS week of April 8th athletic schedule

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The weekly Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic events scheduled for week of April 8th.: Monday 1. Women's Soccer at JF Webb at 6pm Tuesday 1. Tennis at HOME vs. JF Webb at 4pm 2. Varsity Baseball at...

Obituaries

Armando Gentile

Armando Gentile, 77, of Roanoke Rapids, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in his home. Born August 12, 1941 in Italy, he was the son of Giuseppe...

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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

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...

Financial Focus: A professional team can help...

As you work toward achieving your goals in life, you will need to make moves that contain...

Cornerstone Connection: Student advances to...

Congratulations are in order to Joanna Duhadaway, a junior at Cornerstone Christian School. Joanna...

That type of clientele?

And we all know the people Dollar General draws in. Many blocks from that type of clientele. Yes,...