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September 10, 2018

Edgecombe Community College recently announced the lineup for the 14th season of the Edgecombe Performance Series, which brings world class entertainment to Tarboro and Edgecombe County.

Each year, ECC plans a series of performances for the community in a variety of artistic disciplines. All…


September 05, 2018

Have you ever considered that catching fish is just as much a mental activity as well as a physical one?

Preparation with a capital "P" is vitally important to every fishing excursion. The evening before your planned fishing adventure is the best time to develop and outline your direction. It is…


August 29, 2018

Carp — the name does not exactly roll off the tongue with gusto and stimulate excitement in the hearts and minds of Eastern North Carolina anglers.

Let's face it, the carp is not a particularly pretty or interesting looking fish. That mug is downright ugly. Maybe it would garner more…


August 25, 2018

Have you ever met someone that was determined to overcome any obstacle?

Meet Brenda Freeman from Tarboro, who has suffered from lymphedema for a long while. Lymphedema is a chronic, long-term condition in which excess fluid (lymph) collects in tissues causing swelling. It can be very debilitating.…


August 22, 2018

Catfish do not exactly have an exulted position in the eyes of some recreational anglers.

Oh no, it's a catfish, they sometimes say with disdain as they lift one out of the water. Not so with this angler. In my love affair with fishing, catfish was one of my first girlfriends. I cut my fishing…


August 15, 2018

All anglers rise and hail the "S" word. Structure! Fish and fisherman seek it for their own individual reasons. A variety of residential and migratory game fish hunt for it because structure provides security, cover, and numerous opportunities for food.

The structure itself is usually an all you…


August 08, 2018

Capt. Mitchell Blake of FishIBX, Inner Bank Charters, has gained quite a reputation in a relatively short period of time, as the go-to guy for those seeking expertise in fishing inner banks waters with a quality professional guide (PG). All PGs are not one size fits all. No doubt all are good…


August 07, 2018

TARBORO — The harsh reality is that many children who move around in the foster care system often have to carry their possessions in garbage bags or nothing at all.

In an effort to help young people who are faced with these obstacles, the state Department of Commerce’s Division of…


August 01, 2018

Anglers in Eastern North Carolina tend to associate certain months with the arrival and availability of certain fish species.

March means shad and April means rockfish for most of us local yokels. August and September in Eastern North Carolina is largely known to be an ideal time to pursue red drum.…


July 29, 2018

“Aging With Grace From When We’ve Come” was the theme of the W.A. Pattillo High School National Alumni Association’s 37th Annual Reunion.

Over 200 people attended each of the three events. Each evening had its own special ambiance. It was a time of fun, fellowship,…

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