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Members of Kappa Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. held its first Virtual International Day of Prayer on Aug. 23, according to a press release.

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Northampton County Schools and the Roanoke-Chowan Regional Housing Authority entered into a partnership on Sept. 29, to provide internet access cradle points to residents in the three housing authorities in Northampton County, according to a press release.

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WELDON — Weldon City Schools hosted a district-wide virtual Teacher of the Year celebration on Oct. 1, according to a press release.

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Relay For Life Roanoke Valley-Halifax County is held every year to raise money for The American Cancer Society. It’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. For event year September 2019 through August 2020, things were different with the COVI…

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\On Feb. 22, the Gregory B. Davis Foundation held its 20th anniversary gala at the Kirkwood Adams Community Center in Roanoke Rapids.

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WELDON — Halifax Community College recently received an anonymous donation to purchase a new set of manikins for teaching cardiopulmonary resuscitation to both emergency workers and members of the public. The manikins include an infant, men and women, according to a press release.

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Randy Wrenn, center, of Wrenn Sports Graphics, Screen-Printing and Embroidery, recently presented the Roanoke Rapids Fire Department $1,053 from proceeds from “I Support our Heroes” T-shirt sales. Accepting for the fire department was Chief Jason Patrick, left, and Fire Marshall Kenneth Hollowell.

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COVID-19 testing was added to food bank services in August and October at the Thomas Shields Community Center in Hobgood, according to a press release from the center.

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The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution recently announced the winner of the Sgt. Moses Adams Middle School Brochure Contest. Jacey Carlisle, a former Chaloner Middle School student, was this year’s winner with a brochure written in support of the Bill of Rights. For her …