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October 31, 2018

Many times, it is misinformation, or lack of information, that scares people about certain fish.

There are still people who believe that the whiskers of catfish are electric and can shock people. Of course, that is absolutely not true. The real danger is that the dorsal fin of a catfish can impale…


October 31, 2018

David and Mindy Cox are used to their house at 900 N. Main St. getting plenty of attention — especially around the holidays.

The “Halloween House,” as David Cox calls it, features inflatables of a couple grim reapers, ghosts, a fire-breathing dragon, a mannequin couple sitting on…


October 24, 2018

Edgecombe Community College will present an afternoon of orchestral music by the Pitt Community College Symphony Orchestra at 3 p.m. Oct. 28 to kick off the 14th season of the Edgecombe Performance Series.

The orchestra will be performing “Selections from West Side…


October 24, 2018

Carolina Outdoor Expo 2019 is scheduled for the third weekend in January.

This third annual expo looks to be bigger and better. The very appropriate ongoing theme is "Everything Outdoors."

Congratulations to Joe Albea and crew, as the second event last January was very well received and…


October 17, 2018

 Finally, cool weather is upon us!

That means the fish are getting nature’s signal to put on the autumnal feed bag and scarf up as many calories as they can before winter sets in around the New Year. To an angler, that means your baits must blend in and be taken for the foods your…


October 05, 2018

Susie Taylor Brown was born Sept. 25, 1911, to the late William and Lucy Taylor in Nash County.

She never birthed a child, but reared three — Helen Moody, Dennis Taylor and Beverly Brown Best. Ms. Brown has eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She has…


October 03, 2018

Let’s set storm and flood talk aside for a moment.

Start talking "trout" to an Eastern North Carolina angler and you will quickly get their rapt attention. Trout fisherman love to talk "trout." It is arguably the most popular fish among Eastern North Carolina anglers.

Trout are caught pretty…


September 26, 2018

Our summer of 2018 ended dramatically in Eastern North Carolina with old slow Hurricane Florence.

Sometimes moving no faster than a snail, or me, this past hurricane and tropical depression redefined just how dangerously destructive a Category 1 storm can be. Our Eastern Seaboard, Piedmont and…


September 19, 2018

At the time of writing this for publication, Hurricane Florence was literally at our doorstep. Winds were picking up. The outer bands of rains were passing by, and nobody knew what the next few days will have brought to us while you are reading this.

Wifey was pondering throughout the planning,…


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…

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