Saturday, May 27, 2017

Special ceremony honors first responders

May 27, 2017

TARBORO — Four Edgecombe County law enforcement officers and first responders were honored Thursday during a special ceremony.

The North Carolina East chapter of Optimist International honored four members of Edgecombe County’s emergency response community at the group’s annual…

Future of Princeville school remains uncertain

May 27, 2017

TARBORO — Princeville Elementary School students likely will remain at the Bridgers Building for at least two more school years as the Edgecombe County Board of Education continues to gather information to find the best possible solution regarding the fate of the school.

The school…

Spa owner works to pamper clients

May 26, 2017

Local resident Renee Sessoms was curious about the products she was putting on her skin and in her hair.

That interest eventually led her to start her own skin care line and also sell natural hair products, which Sessoms has been doing for the past five years under the name Sereniti Bath Body and…

Large crowd turns out to support United Way

May 26, 2017

More than 900 tickets were sold for the first-time Sunday Supper at the Mills fundraising event hosted by the United Way Tar River Region.

Ginny Mohrbutter, executive director of the United Way Tar River Region, said the large crowd that showed up on the front lawn of the Rocky Mount Mills was a…