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Ceremony ushers in new era for Chaloner rec center

With a snip of the scissors, the ribbon was cut away to usher in a new era at Chaloner Recreation Center. “Thank you to those who labored...

HCSO roundup: Drug search warrants, arrests

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris: Marijuana and paraphernalia seized from a...

Photo gallery: RRFD Fire Safety Fair

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department held its annual Fire Safety Fair at Kirkwood Adams Friday. The event featured a fire safety puppet...

Jackets and Pride football teams see head to head...

The Roanoke Rapids High school Yellow Jackets football team hosted KIPP Pride Friday night at Hoyle field for some preseason head to head...

Trooper: 14 confirmed injuries in Henrico crash

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said this evening there were 14 confirmed injuries when a van overturned on River Road in Henrico...

News

Ceremony ushers in new era for Chaloner rec center

With a snip of the scissors, the ribbon was cut away to usher in a new era at Chaloner Recreation...

HCSO roundup: Drug search warrants, arrests

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported the following, according to Captain A.M. Harris:...

Photo gallery: RRFD Fire Safety Fair

The Roanoke Rapids Fire Department held its annual Fire Safety Fair at Kirkwood Adams Friday. The...

Trooper: 14 confirmed injuries in Henrico crash

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said this evening there were 14 confirmed injuries when a...

Enfield Lions set for eighth annual horse show

The Enfield Lions Club will hold its eighth annual Enfield Horse Show at the Halifax County 4-H...

Pierce selected as Teacher Fellow for NC Equity...

Rodney D. Pierce, a former eighth-grade social studies, civics, and economics teacher at William...

Driver cited in crash causing multiple injuries

The driver of a van which overturned on River Road in Henrico Thursday has been cited by the North...

Tourism spending breaks $100 million mark in...

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that domestic visitors to and within Halifax County spent...

RRPD roundup: Driving while impaired counts

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

Commissioners turn down 911 center architectural...

On a 5-1 vote Wednesday evening, Halifax County commissioners shot down a proposal to appropriate...

Fundraising effort underway for Monday fire...

Fundraising efforts are underway for a couple who lost their house and possessions in an early...

Saturday celebrates Chaloner improvements

Saturday celebrates the culmination of work which began to bring improvements to Chaloner...

Commissioners accept new jail design plans

With jail expansion talks back on the table since February , Halifax County commissioners Monday...

RRPD roundup: Fentanyl thrown from vehicle

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

Woman rescued during morning house fire

A woman was rescued from a burning house on Wendover Lane this morning during a fire which...

Starting from the bottom, reality sinks in for...

For Bobby Martin, the reality of being named Roanoke Rapids police chief is slowly sinking in. On...

Martin sworn in as RRPD chief

Bobby Martin took the oath of office today to officially begin his tenure as Roanoke Rapids police...

Roanoke Valley crime roundup: WPD, RRPD, NCSO...

Roanoke Valley law enforcement reported the following: Weldon Police Department Chief Chris Davis...

News

Pierce selected as Teacher Fellow for NC Equity Fellowship

Rodney D. Pierce, a former eighth-grade social studies, civics, and economics teacher at William R. Davie Middle STEM Academy, has been selected as...
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Front Page Sports

Jackets and Pride football teams see head to head action

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The Roanoke Rapids High school Yellow Jackets football team hosted KIPP Pride Friday night at Hoyle field for some preseason head to head action. The two teams worked several ten reps on Offense...

Halifax Academy volleyball wins season opener

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings volleyball team opened their 2019 season Monday against Ridgecroft and earned the win. Halifax won three out of four sets, Halifax won the first set 25-9, then fell...

Fourth annual Robyne Barnes Memorial softball tourney set

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It is time for the fourth annual Robyne Barnes Memorial softball tournament! Friends and family of the late Robyne St. Claire Barnes are planning the fourth fundraiser adult softball tournament....

Nash County Diamondbacks 12U travel softball team holding tryouts

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The Carolina Diamondbacks is a new 12U travel fastpitch softball team based out of the Red Oak area of Nash County is having tryouts on Saturday August 10th at 3pm at Ennis Park on field 1. The...

Former football Jackets give back to Valley youth

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Dennis “DJ” Jones Jr. a Sports Management major at Lake Erie College and Dre’ Terry an Engineering major at East Carolina University has founded their own football camp. The two former Roanoke...

Roanoke Rapids High announce Fall Sports practice dates

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Roanoke Rapids High School Athletics have announced their Fall Sports try-outs and practice start dates for the 2019 season. Below are the following sports and date:. Football: Thursday August 1 at...

Eason signs to play at St. Augustine's

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For the 24th time in program history, Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team has sent a student athlete on to the four-year level. Red Hawks guard Milequa Eason, a former...

Moore member of weekend 10U tournament champions

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Roanoke Rapids native Skyler Moore part of weekend travel softball championship team. The ten year old is a member of the 10U fast pitch softball travel team Cape Fear Storm based out of Angier. The...

RVST Rockfish close season with a second

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The Roanoke Valley Rockfish Swim Team finished out it's 2019 swim season with a second place victory in the Nash-Halifax Swim League. Under Coach Michael Lynch's tutelage, the Rockfish swimmers gave...

Chaloner Middle football try-outs announced

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Chaloner Middle School head football coach Kirk Wynn announced that Chaloner football tryouts will start August 12th though August 16th and August 19th through the 23rd from 7:00AM to 8:30AM at the...

City adult softball tipped off Thursday night

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The Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation opened it's 2019 Adult Industrial and Church League softball Thursday night at Chockeyotte Park. Calvary beat New Testament in Church league while in...

Roanoke Valley Swim Team wins Thursday's meet

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The Roanoke Valley Swim Team Rockfish were victorious against Westridge Thursday afternoon, earning 537 points to 243. Swimmers excelled in all strokes. High point winners of this meet were: Boys 6...

Obituaries

Heather Lee Fleming-Wells

HEATHER LEE FLEMING-WELLS APRIL 5, 1980 – AUGUST 12, 2019 Most obituaries are cut and dried and very statistical. This will not be such. My...

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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...

Winning scratcher means...

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

RRPD investigates Saturday...

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

Opinion

Shot house raid ensured responsibility, liability

It seems to us the armchair cops have a better grasp on what the real cops should be doing more...

Financial Focus: Social Security and retirement...

It might not be on your calendar, but August 14 is Social Security Day. Since it was enacted on...

Three months a diabetic

Three months a diabetic and I’m learning to cope, learning to sacrifice and learning to change....

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

July events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Preschool Storytime Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. No Poetry...

Chaloner improvements right step in fulfilling...

When we look at the overall picture, the city has done well creating the first steps in the...

Financial Focus: Investment strategies akin to GPS

Summer is here at last. For many people, it’s time to get the car ready for a long road trip. And...

Financial Focus: Different strategies for...

To achieve any of your financial objectives, you need to save and invest – that much is clear. But...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

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

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

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