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Weldon PD seeks man who fled after stop

Weldon police are looking for a Roanoke Rapids man who ran from just as he was about to be arrested Thursday night following a traffic...

Man charged in Thursday, December cigarette larcenies

A Weldon man was charged Thursday with larceny of more than $2,000 worth of cigarettes from a store in Halifax....

Supper stroll promotes avenue businesses, arts...

A limited number of tickets are on sale for an opportunity to try Irish cuisine and stroll Roanoke Avenue on March 16. Called the Shamrock...

RRPD roundup: Misuse of 911; blotter entries

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported the following, according to interim Chief Bobby Martin: On Monday at approximately 10:33...

Holyfield and son to attend theatre boxing matches

Four-time heavyweight boxing champion of the world, Evander Holyfield, will be at The Roanoke Rapids Theatre on March 2 alongside his son,...

News

Weldon PD seeks man who fled after stop

Weldon police are looking for a Roanoke Rapids man who ran from just as he was about to be...

Man charged in Thursday, December cigarette...

A Weldon man was charged Thursday with larceny of more than $2,000 worth of cigarettes from a...

Supper stroll promotes avenue businesses, arts...

A limited number of tickets are on sale for an opportunity to try Irish cuisine and stroll Roanoke...

RRPD roundup: Misuse of 911; blotter entries

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

Holyfield and son to attend theatre boxing matches

Four-time heavyweight boxing champion of the world, Evander Holyfield, will be at The Roanoke...

HCSO contributed to fed indictment, sentence of...

A Halifax County Sheriff’s Office investigation of an Enfield sweepstake robbery in 2016 helped...

'The alpha Jaguar' returns as Super Bowl champion

Keion Crossen returned to Northampton County High School Tuesday night amid greetings of hugs,...

RRPD accepting applications for Citizens Police...

The Roanoke Rapids Police Department is seeking people interested in joining its Citizens Police...

HCC hosting Tuskegee Airmen exhibit

Halifax Community College will host an exhibit honoring the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II. The...

Fundraiser for woman's kidney transplant Saturday

When she was only 12-years-old, Littleton resident Mesa Brown was diagnosed with focal segmental...

Gingerbread House receives $15K for outdoor...

Gingerbread House of the Roanoke Valley preschool has received a $15,000 grant from the Kate B....

RRPD investigates Sunday shooting

Roanoke Rapids police are investigating a shooting which occurred Sunday morning in the area of...

Beechwood Dr. home sustains extensive damage in...

Fire this afternoon caused extensive damage to a house on Beechwood Drive. Lieutenant B.J. Harris...

Josh Turner kicked off the 41st MRAC season

The Meherrin River Arts Council kicked off it's 41st season this past Saturday night to a packed...

RR man faces murder charge in Gaston party...

A Roanoke Rapids man is wanted for a January murder and shooting which occurred at a community...

Organizers raising funds to add Resolves to...

A fundraising effort for a Charters of Freedom monument recognizing the Halifax Resolves to...

Godfrey selected as National Youth Correspondent

Madalyn Godfrey, a student at Roanoke Rapids High School, has been selected to represent Roanoke...

Half marathon, 8K returns to Canal Trail

The Roanoke Canal Half Marathon and 8K is back and registration is underway. The race is set for...

News

HCSO contributed to fed indictment, sentence of RM man

A Halifax County Sheriff’s Office investigation of an Enfield sweepstake robbery in 2016 helped contribute to a federal indictment and sentencing of...
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Front Page Sports

NCISAA State playoffs set and tipoff Tuesday

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The North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association State Basketball Championship brackets have been set and tipoff Tuesday. 1A Boys Northeast Academy (9-12) at Cresset Christian School (8-8)...

Chargers win all three games on senior night

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Senior Night in Charger Land ended with three wins for the hosts Friday night at Weldon High School against KIPP Pride High What better way to honor the seniors than with all three Weldon High...

Kayrisma Harrison hit her 1000th point Friday night

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Weldon High School Lady Charger Kayrisma Harrison Scored her 1,000th Varsity Career Basketball Point Friday night at Weldon against KIPP Pride. Kayrisma Harrison yearly scoring: Year. Points...

Lady Vikings win CIC Tournament

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The Halifax Academy #1 seed Lady Vikings basketball team beat #3 seed St. Thomas More Saturday afternoon 47-41 to win the Coastal Independent Conference Tournament Championship. Halifax Stats:...

Halifax Academy Lady Vikings headed to CIC championship

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The Halifax Academy Lady Vikings basketball team beat Rocky Mount Academy Friday afternoon 42-31 to advane to Saturday's Coastal Independent Conference Tournament Championship. #1 seed Halifax will...

Chargers handled NCCP this past Hump Day

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Well instead of this HUMP DAY being just another Wednesday, some basketball fans came out to Weldon to see another Charger game filled with threes, thrills and some awesome cheers. This past...

Jackets qualify for Eastern Regionals in wrestling

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The Roanoke Rapids Wrestling Team has qualified for the Eastern Regionals Wrestling Tournament Friday and Saturday February 8th and 9th at Croatan High School. Friday events starts at 5:00 pm and...

Minnie Mite Champions

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The Roanoke Valley Community Health Initiative girls Minnie Mites basketball team finished in the Roanoke Rapids Parks and Recreation league regular season champions and tounament champions. The...

Ingram scores 52 of team's 58 points for GCP Middle

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Kyelle Ingram, an eighth-grade student athlete at Gaston College Preparatory Middle School scored 52 of his team’s 58 points against Conway Middle School Monday. Conway won the game, 61-58. Kyelle...

Two of Three go to Weldon on road at Southeast Halifax

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Tuesday night's road trip to Southeast Halifax was a good trip for two out of three of the Weldon High School Charger basketball teams. In the first contest the of the night, the Chargerss were...

CIC tourney HA girls results from Tuesday game

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Halifax Academy will be hosting the Coastal Independent Conference (CIC) Tournament this week with Semi-final games starting Thursday. JV Boys Bracket Thursday 5:30PM #1 Seed Rocky Mount Academy vs...

J.A.C.K.E.T.S. robotics team qualify for State tournament

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Roanoke Rapids Yellow J.A.C.K.E.T.S Robotics First Tech Challenge Team 15442 won at the qualifying tournament held by FIRST on January 26, 2019 in Farmville,NC. This team will now compete in the NC...

Obituaries

Ernest Jefferson 'Jeff' Hudgins Jr.

Ernest Jefferson “Jeff” Hudgins, Jr. 71 of Roanoke Rapids, NC, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019. Born in Richmond, VA, he was the son of...

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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: 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,...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

February events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library Preschool Storytime, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m....

Financial Focus: What's behind the price swings?

What’s going on with the financial markets? Specifically, what’s behind the price swings of the...

What's happening at Roanoke Rapids Public...

January events at Roanoke Rapids Public Library New Year Holiday Closure Tuesday, January 1...

Thanks for making Christmas for Kids a success

The Roanoke Rapids Police Club, Roanoke Rapids Firemen’s Club along with the Roanoke Rapids police...

Thank you, Mrs. Tippett

Over our time in Roanoke Rapids it has been a source of joy. In times when we weren’t in the...

A spirit of brotherhood, a spirit of community

We have always understood the special bond firefighters have and we also understand the way our...