More From Tarboro

January 14, 2018

The federal government requires many students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to verify the information on the FAFSA. The students are chosen by the U.S. Department of Education.

Used to apply for most federal and many state student aid programs, the FAFSA asks detailed…

January 12, 2018

TARBORO — Gov. Roy Cooper toured the Hurricane Matthew Housing Recovery Application Center on Thursday morning in Tarboro to see the progress of the ReBuild NC Housing Recovery program.

The center is located at 3003 N. Main St. The center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.…


January 12, 2018

The W.A. Pattillo High School National Alumni Association will hold its third annual Fellowship Brunch at 9 a.m. Feb. 3 at the Pattillo Middle School in Tarboro.

Guest speaker will be Tarboro native and world renowned tenor and opera singer Dr. Leroy J. Bynum Jr.

Bynum attended…


January 12, 2018

Tarboro police released information this week about the arrest of two Rocky Mount men on drug and weapons charges that occurred at the end of December.

About 7:45 a.m. on Dec. 29, 2017, Tarboro police Cpl. Lee Bailey reported seeing a tan colored Nissan Maxima traveling near the intersection of…

January 11, 2018

Big East

Rocky Mount (10-2) vs. Wilson Fike (7-6)

Season so far: Only 12 games into the 2017-18 season, the Gryphons sit at 10-2, the same number in the win column as last year’s team.

It’s been a different climate and attitude so far, said Rocky Mount coach Michael Gainey, whose record…


January 11, 2018

The North Carolina Railroad Co. made a substantial investment to bring freight rail infrastructure to the Triangle Tire Co. operation locating in the 1,449-acre Kingsboro megasite in Edgecombe County.

The company is investing $2.5 million through its economic development initiative called North…

January 10, 2018

A series of events will take place over the next several days in the Twin Counties to honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King.

In Rocky Mount, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission in partnership with the city will host different events with the overall theme…


January 03, 2018

After overseeing a period of unparalleled growth for the past 14 years, Edgecombe Community College President Deborah Lamm has announced her pending retirement.

Lamm will retire in May after 39 years in the N.C. Community College system and 14 years as the top administrator at ECC. College…

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December 31, 2017

For Edgecombe County Public Schools, 2017 has been a year of transition, innovation and recovery.

“This school year has been a combination of building a climate and culture of support as well as continuing a positive trajectory of improvement and innovation,” said Superintendent Dr.…

December 30, 2017

Tarboro experienced a water system emergency, landed a new cold storage facility and saw a pair of firsts during 2017.

The town received a scare in December when a major water leak that lasted for a few days caused the closure of five Edgecombe County schools and the loss of thousands of gallons of…

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