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November 14, 2017

Edgecombe Community College recently graduated eleven cadets from its fourth Basic Academy for Basic Law Enforcement Training.

The graduation ceremony for Jerry Shoemaker, James Holloman, Joshua Miller, Jacob Strickland, Victoria Moore, David Manning, Tangie Staton, Rose Rivera, James Collie,…


November 13, 2017

TARBORO — A crowd of about 50 people consisting of Vidant Edgecombe Hospital’s staff members, local officials and community members recently celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony of a new $2.5 million cancer center.

Construction of the new 5,500-square-foot Vidant Oncology-Tarboro is…


November 13, 2017

The Edgecombe County Public Schools Board of Education meeting normally slated for the second Monday in each month will be held on Thursday this week instead. 

During the recognition portion of the meeting, the school board will discuss the Tarboro High School 1A Tennis State Championship.…

November 13, 2017

Jenny Salsgiver, math data and instructional specialist at G.W. Bulluck Elementary School, has been named the 2017 Outstanding Elementary Mathematics Teacher for Edgecombe County Public Schools.

The statewide recognition through the N.C. Council of Teachers of Mathematics is sponsored by the N.C.…


November 12, 2017

TARBORO — A new partnership has been launched by the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office and My Sister's House for the creation of a domestic violence officer position.

My Sister's House received a grant from the Governor's Crime Commission to help address domestic violence in the…

November 11, 2017

The SouthWest Edgecombe defense had one mission during Friday’s NCHSAA 2-A first-round playoff game against visiting Hertford County.

“They had two players that we had to shut down,” Cougars safety Jahkele Goins said of Bears running backs Kyeem Perry and Zion Riddick.…


November 08, 2017

Tarboro Mayor Joe Pitt was re-elected and will serve a second term as he cruised past challenger Al Braxton in Tuesday’s municipal election.

Pitt registered 1,161 votes or 76.03 percent, while Braxton received 365 votes or 23.90 percent. A write-in candidate had one vote.

Pitt was selected…


November 08, 2017

Princeville Mayor Bobbie Jones will retain his leadership position, Princeville voters decided on Tuesday.

Jones won with nearly 70 percent of the vote on Tuesday, earning 238 votes compared to 65 votes earned by the his next challenger, Yolanda Thigpen, who carried 19 percent of the vote.…


November 08, 2017

The Tarboro Town Council will remain the same as two incumbents coasted to victories in Tuesday’s municipal election.

In the Ward 7 race, Sabrina Bynum defeated both challengers, Roy Gray and Quincy Robinson. Bynum recorded 228 votes and 66.09 percent of the votes, while Gray collected 66…


November 08, 2017

Mikayla ​Thompson, ​a 2017 ​graduate ​of ​North ​East ​Carolina ​Prep ​School, ​recently competed ​in ​the ​National ​FFA ​Agriscience ​Fair. ​

Thompson ​placed ​third ​in ​the ​nation ​for her ​project ​on ​aerial ​spray ​drift ​in ​the ​Power, ​Structural ​and ​Technical…

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