April 25, 2017

Something most folks who knew my late mother probably didn’t know about her was that she loved a good murder mystery.

She was the rare type who actually liked catching jury duty. Had Investigation Discovery been around years ago, my mother would have watched it exhaustively.

One case in…

Annual fashion show raises funds to fight cancer

April 22, 2017

The auditorium at The Fountains at The Albemarle in Tarboro recently was overflowing with guests and residents for the Talbots Spring Fashion Show.

This year marked the ninth year in a row that The Albemarle held the Fashion Show in efforts to raise money for the American Cancer Society in honor of…

Pastor honored as 'Healthcare Hero'

April 17, 2017

The Rev. Richard Joyner of Nash UNC Health Care recently was honored as one of 22 Healthcare Heroes of 2017 by Triangle Business Journal.

Other winners, including doctors, nurses, administrators and volunteers from WakeMed, Rex, Duke and UNC hospitals were honored at a banquet and awards ceremony…

Master Gardeners to host annual plant sale in Tarboro

April 16, 2017

The Edgecombe County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will be holding their annual plant sale from 8 a.m. to noon April 22 in the auditorium of the Edgecombe County Administration building at 201 St. Andrew Street in Tarboro.

The Edgecombe County Extension Master Gardener…