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U.S. Cellular, Boys & Girls Club kick off art contest

In anticipation and celebration of the upcoming Martin Luther King holiday, local U.S. Cellular associates joined Boys & Girls Clubs of...

Gingerbread House closes

The owner of Gingerbread House Preschool has decided to close the doors to the Becker Drive facility. As owner Tammy Moseley begins moving...

King Day observances set in Halifax, Northampton

Martin Luther King Jr. commemorations in the Roanoke Valley begin Sunday. A wreath-laying ceremony at King Park in Roanoke Rapids will be...

MRAC presents Rodney Atkins on February 8

The Meherrin River Arts Council is featuring country music star Rodney Atkins on February 8 as a part of their 2020 Concert Series. Rodney...

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings current record is 12-6

The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings basketball team ranked 2A in the CIC conference and current record is 12-6, 5-3 in the conference. Past...

News

U.S. Cellular, Boys & Girls Club kick off art...

In anticipation and celebration of the upcoming Martin Luther King holiday, local U.S. Cellular...

Gingerbread House closes

The owner of Gingerbread House Preschool has decided to close the doors to the Becker Drive...

King Day observances set in Halifax, Northampton

Martin Luther King Jr. commemorations in the Roanoke Valley begin Sunday. A wreath-laying ceremony...

MRAC presents Rodney Atkins on February 8

The Meherrin River Arts Council is featuring country music star Rodney Atkins on February 8 as a...

Peedin recognized as Story volunteer of the...

Carla Peedin was recently recognized for her contribution of both time and talents to the Jo Story...

Man charged in December burglary, shooting

A Roanoke Rapids man returns to court on March 18 after being charged last week in a December 28...

HCSO lodges drug, weapons charges in Weldon

Drug and weapons charges were lodged at a Weldon residence over the weekend, according to the...

RRGSD explores career technical ed center

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District is exploring the possibility of opening a career...

Halifax Regional becomes Vidant North

Halifax Regional is now Vidant North Hospital. A naming ceremony this afternoon unveiled the new...

City will have no one-stop site for March primary

There will be no one-stop voting site in Roanoke Rapids for the March primary, Halifax County...

The Ram is out of the bag, so to say

Well now that his official duties are over and he is set to graduate in May 2020, the secrect is...

USAF Heritage of America Band returns to HCC

Halifax Community College (HCC) is excited to announce that the United States Air Force Heritage...

Hardy sworn in as Guardian ad Litem Volunteer

Melinda Hardy was sworn in as a Guardian ad Litem volunteer child advocate Thursday. District...

RR man to remain in fed custody pending...

A Roanoke Rapids man charged federally for crimes committed in Northampton County will remain in...

January 10, 2020

January 10, 2020 J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800...

Enfield gets Buddy Bag for Blitz

Enfield police Officer Timothy Worrell applied for and was awarded a grant from the K9 Defender...

Warren County man gets fed time as armed career...

A Warren County man received a 19 ½ year sentence and will be subjected to serving a minimum term...

Northampton merges polling sites

The Northampton County Board of Elections announced today the merger of precincts. The mergers...

News

Man charged in December burglary, shooting

A Roanoke Rapids man returns to court on March 18 after being charged last week in a December 28 burglary and shooting. Raymond Peterson Jr., 29,...
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Front Page Sports

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings current record is 12-6

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings basketball team ranked 2A in the CIC conference and current record is 12-6, 5-3 in the conference. Past game scoring 12/10 Defeated St. Thomas More (home) 51-29...

Lightning Strikes The Hive

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On Wednesday evening the Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets gym the "Hive" was lit up with Black and Yellow on the home side and Blue and Gold of the Weldon High Chargers on the visiting...

Seven Jackets win on Senior night

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The Roanoke Rapids Wrestling Team defeated JF Webb this past Wednesday night 42-30 and reconized thier Seniors. The Jackets are now 3-0 in the Conference and 8-5 overall. Four Seniors were reconized...

Chaloner Lady Jackets sting Gaston Hurricanes

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Chaloner Middle School Lady Yellow Jackets basketball team beat Gaston Middle Hurricanes Monday afternoon 28-15. Chaloner Middle School scores by: Shaniah Daniels with 8 points Kamryn Jean with 6...

Roanoke Rapids High Athletics schedule for week of January 13th

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The following Roanoke Rapids High School Athletic events are scheduled for the week of January 13, 2020 Wednesday Basketball at HOME vs. Weldon. JV game starts at 4:30pm Thursday Swimming at Nash...

Lady Jackets Chaloner team wins on court

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The Chaloner Middle School Lady Jackets basketball team beat Rocky Mount Prep last week 34-6. Chaloner Lady Jackets Scoring: Lakota Carlisle with 9 points Avery Qualls with 7 points Casey Neal with...

Chargers sweeps Rocky Mount Prep Friday

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The Weldon High School Chargers basketball teams headed down to play the Jaguars of Rocky Mount Prep Friday night with the goal of bringing home all three wins and they were able to do just that....

Weldon Chargers vs North Edgecombe Warriors basketball

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The Weldon Chargers take two out of three basketball games games with the Varsity Boys falling to the Warriors 87-78. In the opening game for the evening the JV team from Weldon was able to maintain...

Lady Chargers win back to back and JV boys and Varsity girls Holiday Classic set

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Weldon Girls Basketball win back to back Friday and Saturday and Weldon JV boys and Varsity Girls Holiday Classic set. Friday night Weldon Girls beat Northwest Halifax 72-11 and on Saturday Weldon...

Chaloner girls wins, boys fall at home

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The Chaloner Middle School basketball teams split Wednesday against Enfiield Middle. With the boys falling and the girls winning.. Chaliner boys lost at home to Enfield 44-39. Chaloner scoring:...

Halifax Academy Varsity girls basketball team sit 5-3 on the season

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'The Halifax Acadmey Lady Vikings are 5-3 overall going into Tuesday December 10th's home game. Previous game info reported to RRspin. Game 1 November 13 - Halifax beat Lawrence Academy 50-9 Leading...

Jackets JV boys and Girls remain undefeated, while boys lose in OT

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Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets traveled to Northwest Halifax Friday night. The JV Jackets boys team remained undefeated beating Northwest 64-61 and are 3-0 overall. Roanoke Rapids Leading...

Obituaries

Edward 'Eddie' George Jr.

Edward “Eddie” George, Jr. 67, of Roanoke Rapids passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. Eddie, a native of Halifax County, was the son of the...

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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...

RRPD investigates Saturday...

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

Winning scratcher means...

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After years of waiting, Jeremy McLean of Roanoke Rapids can finally marry the woman of his dreams...

Opinion

Explaining the property reappraisal process

Happy New Year to the citizens of Halifax County. The time has come again for Halifax County to...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

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

Learning to embrace 2019

I have learned to embrace 2019 despite the health scare and grief. There were times after March 23...

Financial Focus: Plan your fiscal resolutions

Have you thought about your New Year’s resolutions for 2020? When many of us make these promises,...

Big changes coming to Lakeland

As another year and theater season draws to a close, the Board of Directors and staff extend best...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

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

Financial Focus: Invest in your family and...

Why do you invest? For many people, here’s the answer: “I invest because I want to enjoy a...

Shopping local a win-win for community

With the holiday shopping season beginning to ramp up, I want to emphasize to our citizens how...

Financial Focus: Making money last during...

It’s probably safe to say that many of us are concerned about having enough money to cover our...