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December 01, 2016

It'll be beginning to sound a lot like Christmas when the N.C. Symphony plays its annual holiday pops concert Dec. 8 at Keihin Auditorium.

This year will be the ensemble's 10th consecutive Christmas concert at the Tarboro venue at Edgecombe Community College, said Eric Greene's its cultural arts…


November 23, 2016

Four delegates from Edgecombe County attended the 4-H State Council Conference Nov. 19-20 in Raleigh.

The 4-H’ers who attended from Edgecombe County were Brittany Anderson, Steven Bradley, Emily Hill and Mallory Lancaster.

The delegation joined more than 270 youth and adults from across North…


November 10, 2016

It's a great opportunity, yes, but the Great Tarboro Art Bazaar is more than just a convenient chance for art lovers to buy a holiday gift for a special person.

"Part of our mission is to promote regional artists, and this is our way of doing it," said Buddy Hooks, a member of the board of…


November 03, 2016

Longtime favorites such as the N.C. Symphony and first-time events such as a play based on a Charles Dickens novel are on the program this season at Keihin Auditorium.

The venue at Edgecombe Community College opens its 12th Edgecombe Performance Series on Saturday with a performance by FLY Dance…


October 27, 2016

The Edgecombe County Memorial Library takes on an air of mystery Friday night for a one-man production in the run up to Halloween.

Roman Leary, the library's director, will present "The Right Kind of House," a mystery written in 1958 by Henry Slesar. The 7 p.m. performance will be the eighth…


October 23, 2016

Tyson Foods of Tarboro recently participated in a food drive to benefit the Backpack Buddy program hosted by the Pay It Forward Civitan Club.

The program provides food insecure-students with nutritious weekend meals during the school year. Club members packed a total of 102 meals in 17 backpacks…


October 14, 2016

If the highest cost of living is dying, then 150 North Carolina convicted killers are waiting for their final bill from the state.

Convincing arguments can be made on either side of the death penalty issue whether capital punishment is just or which costs more tax dollars: executions or life…


October 06, 2016

Dr. Evelyn Johnson and Ola Pittman recently were awarded the fourth annual DREAM Guiding Light Service Award by the DREAM Social and Civic Club.

Each year, DREAM awards women that have devoted their time, talents and expertise to serve the public good and have made significant, noticeable and…


October 05, 2016

A topic on the lips of seemingly everyone in the Twin Counties last week was the abduction and return of a little girl in Rocky Mount.

An unknown suspect jumped into a running SUV and took off with 2-year-old N’eveah Richardson in the backseat. While law enforcement scoured the area,…


September 29, 2016

TARBORO — Subtle Southern scenes come to life in a different way in an exhibit at the Blount-Bridgers House.

“Out of Savannah,” a show of works by Everett Mayo Adelman, is on display through Oct. 15 in the Hobson Pittman Gallery of the house at 130 Bridgers St., a release says.…

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