November 18, 2017

Tarboro and the surrounding region are being served by two new Vidant physicians and a nurse practitioner, bringing additional expertise in women’s care, internal medicine and cardiology.

Dr. Lisa M. Guyton has joined Vidant Women’s Care, offering obstetrics and gynecology. She…

Tipping points eventually bring change

November 16, 2017

Broken windows, Hollywood, Russians and guns. This week, we examine tipping points.

One of my favorite nonfiction books is “The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference” by Malcom Gladwell, which shows how social trends spread like a virus.

Gladwell details how New…

Art Bazaar opens in Tarboro

November 07, 2017

The Edgecombe County Arts Council’s Great Tarboro Art Bazaar opened to the public Friday and will continue through Nov. 24.

The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Wednesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, giving patrons a chance to browse…

Guns R Us in the U.S.A.

November 05, 2017

At this point there are so many mass shootings that I could just cut and paste my complaints every couple of weeks.

I don’t think anyone is reading this column anyway. I’ve never received any feedback beyond “change your picture.”

I hate to be so cynical, but when a school…