Trail Life begins Operation Christmas Child project

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RRPD roundup: Drug charges; B&E arrests, warrants

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:  

Jail and Bail approaches as Project Graduation planning continues

Throughout the year, there are numerous fundraising efforts for Project Graduation, an evening for Roanoke Rapids High School seniors to celebrate commencement with an alcohol-free event.

RV Power softball girls earn some hardware

The Roanoke Rapids based RV Power Under 14 travel fast-pitch softball travel team earned a little hardware this past weekend in Clayton.

RMSAA football week two results

Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association Football Week Two results reported to RRspin Sports.

Chaloner beats RM Prep Wednesday

Chaloner Middle school football team hoste Rocky Mount Prep at Roanoke Rapids high school's Hoyle field Wednesday night.

Ponton seeks appeal of Rockfish sentence

Alphonso Ponton, one of the 14 Operation Rockfish defendants to take a plea, is now asking for an appeal and has also asked a federal judge to enter him into a drug treatment program.

Reams enters plea in March heroin conspiracy

Tony Ray Reams has entered a guilty plea in a federal heroin distribution conspiracy which led to his and Herbert Lamont Cherry’s indictment following a traffic stop in Roanoke Rapids in March.

Northeast Academy tennis action results

Monday and Tuesday Northeast Academy Tennis results.

Jackets tie in double overtime

Both the Roanoke Rapids and Granville Central men's soccer teams remain undefeated and tied for first place in the 2A Northern Carolina Conference after Wednesday double overtime match.
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Trail Life USA and American Heritage Girls Troops NC-0100 are beginning their annual toy drive to put in Shoebox Gifts through the Operation Christmas Child project of Samaritan’s Purse.  

Trail Life begins Operation Christmas Ch…

Trail Life USA and American Heritage Girls Troops NC-0100 are beginning their annual toy drive to put in Shoebox Gifts through the Operation Christmas Child project of Samaritan’s Purse.  

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RRPD roundup: Drug charges; B&E arre…

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to Chief Chuck Hasty:  

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Jail and Bail approaches as Project Grad…

Throughout the year, there are numerous fundraising efforts for Project Graduation, an evening for Roanoke Rapids High School seniors to celebrate commencement with an alcohol-free event.

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Ponton seeks appeal of Rockfish sentence

Alphonso Ponton, one of the 14 Operation Rockfish defendants to take a plea, is now asking for an appeal and has also asked a federal judge to enter him into...

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Reams enters plea in March heroin conspi…

Tony Ray Reams has entered a guilty plea in a federal heroin distribution conspiracy which led to his and Herbert Lamont Cherry’s indictment following a traffic stop in Roanoke Rapids...

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Ryland assigned attorney in fatal Hollis…

A Hollister man charged in a traffic crash which claimed the life of a 17-year-old Virginia girl earlier this month will have his probation review in October.

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State seeks indictment in July infant ab…

The state plans to seek an indictment against a man who was charged with reportedly abducting an infant in July.

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Firefighters honored for lifesaving effo…

On separate days in June, Roanoke Rapids firefighters responded to Signature Health on calls residents had gone into possible cardiac arrest.

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Neathery nominated for exceptional child…

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District has nominated Clara Hearne Pre-K teacher Jennifer Neathery as its 2017 Exceptional Children’s Educator of Excellence.  

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Court of appeals upholds dismissal of sc…

The North Carolina Court of Appeals in a 2-1 opinion has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against the Halifax County Board of Commissioners which focused on the operation of...

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Dylan Moore Days photo gallery 2017

Dylan Moore Days is not only about celebrating the life of a special little boy that the community adopted as the "Roanoke Valley Cowboy"; it is also about "paying it forward...

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PD seeks man who used credit card found …

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is looking for a man who used a credit card he found in a lost wallet Sunday.

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HP continues Saturday night chase probe

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol continues its investigation into a chase which started late Saturday night on Interstate 95.

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Last person wanted in vehicle shooting a…

The last person wanted in an August 27 shooting was arrested Friday afternoon, Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty reported.

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Seaplanes galore! Resort sets Splash-in …

Lake Gaston Resort in Gasburg is hosting the fifth Seaplane Splash-in Saturday.

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Ryland jailed on $500K bond after 2nd-de…

The man charged in the traffic death of a 17-year-old Virginia girl is now in custody in the Halifax County Detention Center on $500,000 bond.

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Halifax Regional recognized for donor ti…

Halifax Regional Medical Center has earned national recognition for its efforts in donor tissue care.

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Patrols, checkpoints result in arrests, …

City County Drug Task Force agents have been actively following up on drug complaints throughout the county by conducting saturated patrols and traffic checking stations.

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Deputy coat drive underway

Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp and First Baptist Church on Becker Drive are partnering for the second Deputy Coat Drive for Kids.

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Three enter pleas in Scotland Neck Blood…

Three Scotland Neck defendants in a Blood Nation heroin conspiracy waived arraignment today and entered guilty pleas.

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Caledonia surplus going to aid Harvey, I…

Every year, Correction Enterprises donates surplus cans of produce from the Caledonia Farm cannery operation at Caledonia Correctional Institution in Tillery to food banks for distribution to needy individuals and...

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Bogus money, drugs seized in Vance St. r…

Counterfeit money, marijuana and cocaine was seized late this afternoon following service of a search warrant in the 700 block of Vance Street.

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Five reputed Blood members set for arrai…

Arraignments are scheduled in New Bern Wednesday for five reputed members of a Scotland Neck Blood set in a heroin conspiracy.

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Second drive-by suspect arrested; bail s…

The second man wanted in a Saturday drive-by shooting was arrested Monday at his residence in Enfield.

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Tillmon sentencing moved to October

United States Senior Court Judge Malcolm Howard has continued the sentencing of Operation Rockfish defendant Antonio Tillmon until the court’s October 10 term.

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PD seeks assistance in card fraud; beer …

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking the public’s help in two cases.

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One Enfield drive-by suspect surrenders

One of the men wanted in a Saturday night drive-by shooting in which two people were injured voluntarily surrendered to the Enfield Police Department Sunday afternoon.

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Cambridge murder defendant one of two wa…

A man charged in a 2015 Enfield murder is one of two people wanted in a drive-by shooting which occurred Saturday night in the town.

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Task force seizes marijuana, cocaine in …

The City County Drug Task Force made arrests in Weldon and Roanoke Rapids today, seizing marijuana and cocaine.

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Local impact likely despite Irma's westw…

The latest National Weather Service briefing in Raleigh shows Hurricane Irma has taken a slight westward track.

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Simms in custody after skipping court fo…

A man who skipped his court date on a murder charge has been taken into custody.

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Riding to speak their names: Trinity set…

Trinity OutReach Ministries is holding its second Never Forgotten Bike Rally Saturday.

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Tillmon acquitted on two counts

Antonio Tillmon, who is scheduled for sentencing Tuesday for his role in in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case, has won an acquittal on two counts on which a federal...

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Multiple agencies continue Glenview murd…

As investigation continues into the shooting deaths of four people in the Glenview community last month, Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said numerous agencies, both federal, state and local, are...

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Aman, officials celebrate groundbreaking…

City and county officials Tuesday honored the groundbreaking of Southern Smiles Orthodontics along with friends, family and the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce.

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RRPD seeks assistance in three cases

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is investigating three cases in which it needs the public’s help.

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Second-degree murder charge to be filed …

The state Highway Patrol will lodge a second-degree murder charge against a Hollister man allegedly responsible for the death of a 17-year-old girl in a three-car collision Saturday.

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Efird honored for rescuing nurse

North Carolina State Highway Patrol Trooper Dustin Efird was honored today by Halifax County commissioners for actions in July which helped rescue a nurse who languished in her bath tub...

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Girl succumbs to injuries sustained in H…

A 17-year-old girl involved in a crash in the Hollister area died Sunday morning.

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Scotland Neck chase ends in Tarboro

A Rich Square man was charged late Sunday night in a chase which started in Scotland Neck and ended in Tarboro.

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RRPD investigating morning shooting

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a shooting where the victim was found on Gordon Drive as officers investigated a call of a firearm larceny from a vehicle on Adams Circle.

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17-year-old girl seriously injured in Ho…

A 17-year-old girl is in critical condition following a three-car wreck in the Hollister area this afternoon.

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Photo gallery: Workin' for an 18th Centu…

The Halifax state Historic Site put on demonstrations of the different types of 18th Century labor today.

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Halifax bank robbery suspect in custody

A Nashville man is in custody and in the process of being booked on a count of armed robbery following the heist of the BB&T in Halifax this afternoon.

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RRPD roundup: Arrests made in separate s…

One person has been arrested in an August 7 shooting in the 100 block of Monroe Street.

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Warrants filed in Glenview drive-by

Warrants are on file for two men allegedly involved in a drive-by shooting which occurred Sunday morning around 1 a.m. in the Glenview community off Fishing Creek Road.

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COHORT forum to focus on community relat…

It’s not about what law enforcement can do for the community — it’s what law enforcement can do with the community.

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Judge sets Sept. 12 sentencing for Tillm…

The sentencing of the final defendant in Operation Rockfish and the only one of the 15 to enter a not guilty plea in the police corruption case is scheduled for...

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Halifax Regional converts to digital rad…

An evolution of medical imaging debuted in the Radiology Department of Halifax Regional Medical Center this year.

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RRPD roundup: Heroin trafficking; shots …

Roanoke Rapids police Tuesday seized 26 bindles of heroin and powdered heroin which had not been packaged following a traffic stop on Roanoke Avenue.

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Agents seize 30 heroin bindles following…

City County Drug Task Force agents Tuesday evening seized 30 bindles of heroin from the vehicle of a Littleton man following a traffic stop in the Information Grocery area.

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Historic Halifax to highlight 18th Centu…

Historic Halifax Saturday will honor Labor Day with demonstrations of various 18th Century jobs.

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Montgomery Gentry coming to Roanoke Rapi…

BarnBurner Promotions announce Montgomery Gentry in concert at The Roanoke Rapids Theatre October 20, 2017.

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A $10K fishing story: Photo contest hook…

A side contest within a larger fishing tournament has hooked the Boys & Girls Club of Halifax County a $10,000 donation.

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RV Power softball girls earn some hardwa…

The Roanoke Rapids based RV Power Under 14 travel fast-pitch softball travel team earned a little hardware this past weekend in Clayton.

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City youth basketball league registratio…

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NEA Volleyball fall

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RMSAA Week One standings and stats

Roanoke Middle School Athletic Association conference standings and leading player stats reported to RMSAA after week one of games.

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Jackets shutout Wildcats in big game

The Roanoke Rapids High School Yellow Jackets Men's soccer team shutout the Bunn Wildcats in a big 2A Northern Carolina conference match-up Monday night at Hoyle field.

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Twisters earn 3rd in 1st tourney

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Former Executive Director of the NCHSAA…

CHAPEL HILL – Legendary and long-time Executive Director of the NCHSAA, Charlie Adams, has passed away at the age of 81.

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Halifax earns first win; Game photo gall…

Halifax Academy earned their first win on the season Friday night hosting Northeast/Hobgood Academy.

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NEA volleyball split matches

Northeast Academy hosted Albemarle in volleyball Thursday September 14th.

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NEA Thursday tennis action

Northeast Academy Lady Eagles tennis action Thursday against Gates County.

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Boys of Fall Week Five scoreboard

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Hermie Sadler Joins Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) for his NASCAR Monster Enegery Series Return

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Sheriff Tripp stops by youth football pr…

Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp stopped by William R. Davie Youth football practice Thursday night bearing a gift.

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Jackets win conference match Thursday

The Roanoke Rapids Lady Yellow Jackets tennis team won their first conference match against Northern Vance Thursday.

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Jackets soccer continue winning streak

The Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets Men's soccer team continued their winning streak alive Thursday night on the road against Northeastern.

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JV Jackets improve to 2-0

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JV Halifax Academy Vikings win at home

The Halifax Academy JV football hosted Pungo Academy Thursday night September 14th.

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The Chaloner Middle school Yellow Jackets kick-off their 2017 football season with a shutout win against the Weldon Chargers.

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Jackets remain undefeated in soccer

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NEA tennis results

The Northeast Academy tennis results against Oakwood School Wednesday.

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Jackets Cross-Country results from Septe…

The Roanoke Rapids Cross Country teams hosted a Northern Carolina Conference meet at the Roanoke Rapids Lake Park and Canal Trail on Wednesday afternoon. 

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Halifax volleyball Tuesday top players

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NEA JV fall to Cornerstone

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JV Lady Viking beat Oakwood

The Halifax Academy JV Lady Vikings won their match against Oakwood School Tuesday September 12th.

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