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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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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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…

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November 06, 2017

TARBORO — One of the purposes of prison is to help rehabilitate people back into society.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff Office has teamed up with an organization in Raleigh called the Family Resource Center South Atlantic. The agency has a couple staff members that come to the Edgecombe…

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November 06, 2017

Twin Counties residents affected by Hurricane Matthew can track disaster work via a new website.

Rebuild.nc.gov is a new resource built by the N.C. Information Technology Department in partnership with the Governor’s Hurricane Matthew Recovery Office and the N.C. Public Safety Department to…

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…

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November 05, 2017

The NCHSAA released its playoffs pairings Saturday afternoon. The first round will be played Friday. Here is a look back and ahead at the Edgecombe County teams that made the postseason.                                …

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November 05, 2017

The NCHSAA released its playoffs pairings Saturday afternoon. The first round will be played Friday. Here is a look back and ahead at the Twin Counties teams that made the postseason.                                …

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