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April 05, 2017

Someone recently told me I have an unusual reporting style. I took that as a compliment until the person followed up with the news they didn’t care for it.

Can’t please everyone, but it got me thinking. My style is different, unrefined and vernacular.

I reckon it’s because I took…

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March 30, 2017

Local residents will be able to combine their love of big band music with their desire to help others by attending the Emerald City Big Band concert at 7 p.m. Monday at the Keihin Auditorium on the campus of Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro.

The benefit concert will help support the music…

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March 23, 2017

The New York Theatre Ballet will be returning to Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro at the end of this month for its fifth annual performance.

The New York Theatre Ballet, which is considered by many to be the foremost chamber ballet company in the United States, will perform at 7:30 p.m. March…

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March 09, 2017

Bill Leslie and Lorica will perform an evening of Celtic and folk music for St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 at Edgecombe Community College.

The event is the fourth of five performances in Season 12 of the Edgecombe Performance Series, which brings world-class entertainment to Tarboro and…

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March 04, 2017

Martin County artist Dion Burroughs will have a one-man show of his recent paintings in the Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery at Tarboro’s historic Blount-Bridgers House during the month of March.

One of six featured gallery exhibitions sponsored by the Edgecombe County Cultural Arts during the…

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March 04, 2017

Mariya Jones of Tarboro recently was selected to participate in the 2017 Miss Teen pageant competition on March 19 in Raleigh.

Mariya learned of her acceptance into this year's competition when the pageant announced their selections following interviewing in the local area. Mariya submitted an…

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March 01, 2017

Our oldest son flew in from Chicago on Saturday to spend a few days with us.

Typing those words felt very weird. Sometimes it seems like he was born just a few weeks ago; and here he is living in a big city, going to a preeminent art school and commuting on the subway.

This is a young man who would…

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February 25, 2017

The W.A. Pattillo High School National Alumni Association recently held its second annual Fellowship Brunch at Pattillo Middle School in Tarboro.

The association strives to support education in Edgecombe County by strengthening its relationship with Edgecombe County Public Schools and the…

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February 11, 2017

The 2017 grant application season has launched and guidelines and applications for the N.C. Arts Council’s seven grant programs for organizations are now available.

The deadline for receiving 2017-18 grant applications is March 1 and applications must be completed electronically through the N.…

February 10, 2017

Ladies of Tarboro were seeing red — lots of red —  on Feb. 3 at The Fountains at The Albemarle in honor of National Wear Red Day for Women’s Heart Health.

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease and stroke cause one in three deaths among women…

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