June 20, 2017

The LSV 2017 Award Banquet was held June 3 at Pines Chapel Church Fellowship Hall in Pinetops.

One-hundred eighty guests witnessed the award ceremony as four scholars were presented $1,000 scholarships each. The scholarships were presented by Director Leah S. Vines assisted by Victor, Travis and…

Live the life you've imagined

June 16, 2017

It is with sadness that I inform you of Polly Unterzuber’s passing on Thursday, June 1. I appreciate The Tarboro Weekly for allowing me to author this last column as a tribute to Polly’s life. Her obituary may be found in today’s print edition.

I loved receiving Polly by Golly by…

Taming wanderlust — for now

June 14, 2017

Friday afternoon I was sitting in a small restaurant in Hillsborough, eating an oyster po' boy and drinking ice cold Sprite out of the bottle. The music and conversations took me back to my time in Lousiana when I worked security at a casino.

My wife and I were in Hillsborough after a doctor's…

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital offers therapy for Parkinson’s patients

June 09, 2017

For people with Parkinson’s disease, tremors, slowness and rigidity are not the only physical limitations. Speech and voice disorders are extremely common among Parkinson’s patients, and can have equally devastating effects.

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro now offers LSVT® (Lee…