January 17, 2017

Music is magic.

A song, just a song, once saved the life one of my best friends.

About three years ago my cellphone rang in the middle of the night. I don’t sleep much, so I was awake to answer it.

“What’s that melody song?” my friend asked, obviously drunk.

I was surprised;…

Young girl has 'Heart for Helping'

January 16, 2017

Over the Christmas holiday, 9-year-old Angel Bridgers continued a project that she started a year ago called Heart for Helping.

The project is focused on helping the less fortunate and targets shelters in Edgecombe and Nash counties. Angel delivered more than 100 hats scarves and blankets to three…

Mother, daughter to show off works at Blount-Bridgers House

January 05, 2017

TARBORO — Edgecombe Arts will present the works of two Asheville artists with local ties — Bee Sieburg and her daughter Molly Courcelle —  from Jan. 12 through Feb. 18 in the Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery.

A reception and gallery talk will be held in the gallery 5:30-7:30 p.…

ECC grad is youngest mayor in state

December 30, 2016

Trey Lewis came away from his time at Edgecombe Community College with a strong tie to the school and an overwhelming sense of gratitude for what ECC offered him as a young student and others in the community.

“I always tell people, if ECC offered a doctorate, I’d still be there. I love…