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  1. Ask Bryan: Camp competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Carolina Panthers

    ... heard anything about our special teams, specifically our punter. We need that weapon for our defense. - A.J. in Halifax, N.C. The punting competition got kicked up a notch when the Panthers signed veteran last month. One of the NFL's most reliable ...

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  2. 2016 turkey season was 2nd best in state's recorded historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | North Carolina Sportsman

    ... we didn't think they would." Trailing Pender by only three birds, Rockingham County took down the No. 2 spot, with Halifax third with 426, Bladen with 424, Duplin with 419, Northampton with 404, Craven 381, Onslow 370, Stokes 368 and Caswell ...

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  3. Colonial history comes alive in HalifaxRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... I went on a very different one with a very different group. On a somewhat chilly, misty Friday, I explored Historic Halifax with grandson Sammy's third-grade class from Rocky Mount Academy. Forty minutes north of Rocky Mount, Halifax is an easy ...

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  4. Jones making an impactRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | HeraldSun.com

    If things goes as planned for Jones, he'll make an impact way beyond the 100 yards of the gridiron. Jones grew up in rural Halifax County in Eastern North Carolina, right along Interstate 95. Coming up in a single-parent home, quality, male role models were scarce.

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  5. Local administrator tapped to lead Halifax schoolsRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Dr. Eric Cunningham, associate superintendent of administration and operations for Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, was selected on Monday as the new superintendent of Halifax County Public Schools. The Halifax County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve Cunningham's appointment.

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  6. Firefighters pay tribute to former chiefRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Firefighters carry the casket of former Whitakers r Fire Chief Charles Hunter Sr. on March 12 at Hunter Cemetery in Whitakers. Firefighters from Nash, Edgecombe and Halifax counties and many of his friends paid farewell to him with a fire department funeral on March 12 at the grave site at Hunter Cemetery in Whitakers.

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  7. Martin: Tracing the cause of discontent to some demagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Daily Dispatch

    ... who wants to see our state the way George Washington did. Coming from Virginia, Washington's first stop was at Halifax along the Roanoke River, a few miles south of today's Roanoke Rapids. Halifax was an important place, a center of politics and ...

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  8. Tracing the cause of discontentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Bladen Journal

    ... who wants to see our state the way George Washington did. Coming from Virginia, Washington's first stop was at Halifax along the Roanoke River, a few miles south of today's Roanoke Rapids. Halifax was an important place, a center of politics and ...

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  9. A list of recent Amtrak derailmentsMar 14, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Carolina to New Jersey derailed after colliding with an oversized tractor-trailer that was stuck on the tracks in Halifax, North Carolina. - June 23, 2014: An Amtrak train hit a vehicle that was apparently driving on train tracks in Massachusetts, ...

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  10. Boys' Tennis Preview: Big East battle wide open with mix of youth and experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... of last year's second-place squad. They have already won two matches this season, defeating Cleveland and Southeast Halifax in the opening week of action. Northern Nash loses last season's All-Area Player of the Year, Tremel Davis, but return four ...

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  11. Lady Griffins looking toward futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Daily Dispatch

    The Oxford Prep girls' basketball team hosted Southeast Halifax , who sits atop the 1A Tar Roanoke Conference, Friday night at the South Henderson Pentecostal Church for homecoming. The Griffins have yet to win a game in their first season in the Tar Roanoke Conference and were defeated 67-8 by the Lady Trojans.

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  12. Late-game curse on GriffinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Daily Dispatch

    Oxford Prep's Austin West is fouled by Southeast Halifax's Roger Robinson as he shoots in their game Friday night. The Oxford Prep boys' basketball team has been in many tight contests this season, but has had trouble closing down the stretch.

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  13. 62-year-old woman arrested for bringing cocaine into Richmond jail lobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A 62-year-old North Carolina woman was arrested over the weekend after she brought cocaine into the visitation lobby of the Richmond City Jail. Sheriff C.T. Woody, Jr. announced Wednesday that Joyce C. Battle of Halifax, N.C. was arrested Saturday, January 16, after a voluntary search of her pockets revealed a sandwich bag containing a white powdery substance that was later determined to be cocaine.

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  14. Halifax officials want school district consolidation suit dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | WRAL.com

    A group of parents, the NAACP and the Coalition for Education and Economic Security sued the Halifax County Board of Commissioners in August, alleging that the board has maintained an inefficient system that wastes money and provides unequal financial support to area schools. The problems create obstacles for local children, running counter to North Carolina's constitutional guarantee of a sound, basic education to all students, they argue.

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  15. Lejeune snaps skid, tops Northside-PinetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... points all season, finished 1-9 and 1-4 while snapping a 21-game losing skid that dated to a 33-8 win over Southeast Halifax on Nov. 29, 2013, in the NCHSAA 1-A East Regional semifinal. "The guys believed in each other and ran the football like they ...

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  16. Volleyball: Pamlico breezes into second roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Pamlico's junior setter scored 44 service points and had 23 aces as the Hurricanes won its NCHSAA 1A playoff match easily over Southeast Halifax Saturday in Bayboro. The Hurricanes, the 11th seed from the Coastal Plains Conference, won in three sets 25-7, 25-4, 25-1.

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  17. Halifax County Schools fall short of test requirementsRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | SoVaNow.com

    Four county elementary schools - Cluster Springs, Sydnor Jennings Clays Mill and Sinai - have fallen short of passing scores on federal benchmark tests. According to testing coordinator Nancy Zirkle, the school division has been notified that instead of having two focus schools as reported in September, Halifax has three, with Clays Mill Elementary School added to the list.

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  18. Shaun Dennis Edwards, 36Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... ld at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 3 at the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in the Jenkins Family Cemetery in Halifax North Carolina.

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  19. Flash Flood Watch Issued For Central North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    DEEP PLUME OF TROPICAL MOISTURE ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST...DOWNSTREAM OF A DEVELOPING POTENT CLOSED UPPER LOW WILL SUPPORT HEAVY RAIN OVER THE EASTERN PIEDMONT AND COASTAL PLAIN OF NORTH CAROLINA. * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA... INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING CUMBERLAND... DURHAM... EDGECOMBE... FRANKLIN... GRANVILLE... HALIFAX... HARNETT... HOKE... JOHNSTON... NASH... SAMPSON... SCOTLAND... VANCE... WAKE... WARREN... WAYNE AND WILSON.

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  20. Halifax Muster winding up in northern North CarolinaRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2015 | The Daily Advance

    ... era skirmish both days. There are also craft demonstrations and period music. An important part of the history of Halifax is the passing of the Halifax Resolves by the North Carolina provincial Congress in April of 1776. The document is considered a ...

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