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September 24, 2017

Many areas in the United States have the type of mosquitoes that can spread Zika Virus.

That is why the Edgecombe County Health Department has made it its goal to supply citizens with knowledge and equipment to better protect themselves and their loved ones against Zika Virus. The department was…

September 21, 2017

Five Edgecombe County men have been arrested in connection to recent hemp thefts.

According to a news release from the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office, an Edgecombe County deputy responded Monday to a report of a suspicious vehicle near a hemp field, whose location was not released. An…

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September 21, 2017

Two seniors at North East Carolina Prep School have been nominated for the Morehead-Cain Scholarship to attend the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in the fall.

Caroline Barrett and Bryce Coggin have been nominated for the prestigious four-year scholarship.

Barrett is the daughter James…

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September 19, 2017

An Edgecombe County man was arrested Monday on statutory rape charges following a search for a runaway juvenile.

Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office and Tarboro Police Department responded to a report of a runaway child early Monday morning at a house on Kathryn Lane. Police and deputies found…

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September 16, 2017

PINETOPS — Ja’viyes Massenburg wasn’t sure what to expect from the SouthWest Edgecombe offensive line. The Tarboro High defensive end watched film on the Cougars and figured he would have trouble getting into the backfield.

“I didn’t think I’d end up in the…


September 15, 2017

TARBORO — “Coach, you don’t have to worry about that. I’m going to make it.”

That’s all Jeff Craddock needed to hear. The Tarboro High football coach sat in his office, adorned with trophies and photos of Vikings past and stared into the eyes of JoJo Lyons.…


September 15, 2017

The Edgecombe County Law Enforcement Association has presented the Edgecombe Community College Foundation with a donation of nearly $30,000.

The gift will support scholarships for qualified students enrolled in Basic Law Enforcement Training at ECC.

BLET School Director Bernie Taylor said the funds…


September 15, 2017


Rocky Mount High (1-2) at Havelock (3-1), 7 p.m.

The matchup: This one will bring back memories for all involved of last season’s epic finish. The Gryphons used a late 99-yard touchdown to force overtime, where they would eventually win to advance to the 3-A state title game. Havelock…

September 14, 2017

The Blount-Bridgers House in Tarboro is set to exhibit the paintings of recent Barton College graduate Benjamin Hawley.

Hawley received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Barton College in May. The Hobson Pittman Memorial gallery, situated on the second floor of the historic Blount-…


September 13, 2017

North Carolina Coastal Pines congratulates Ashlea Nicholas of Pinetops for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, which is the highest and most prestigious achievement in Girl Scouting.

Awarded to fewer than 6 percent of Girl Scouts annually, Nicholas joins generations of young women who have earned…

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