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November 29, 2018

Artwork by Tarboro resident Mack Gay has been selected out of hundreds of artists around the country for the cover of Expressions 2019, a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts.

The calendar, now in its 19th edition, showcases paintings, sculptures, quilts, ceramics and…


November 28, 2018

“A Christmas Carol” will be presented Thursday through Sunday in McIntyre Auditorium at Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro.

Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students, seniors and groups of 10 or more.…

November 28, 2018

Still need some gift suggestions for the fisherpersons on your Christmas list?

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday have come and gone. Still need something for your fishing friends?

Anglers are not hard to buy for since most of us have a ready-made itemized gift list. It's called…

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November 21, 2018

I have been writing my Tight Lines fishing and outdoor articles for 12 years for various newspapers and magazines.

I have pecked out over 650 original articles. My favorite columns to compose are those dealing with my personal outdoor experiences. Few had a bigger impact on me than the situation…


November 17, 2018

Edgecombe Community College will present an evening of holiday music with the North Carolina Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Keihin Auditorium on the college’s Tarboro campus.

The concert is the second event in Season 14 of the Edgecombe Performance…

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November 14, 2018

Why do people fish?

An obvious answer is for food. My mother taught her sons that if you kill it, you must eat it. Her thinking was in the “waste not — want not” school of thought. Hailing from rural Kentucky, everything was done for a purpose, especially hunting — for meat,…


November 07, 2018

In 1993, “Carolina Outdoor Journal” became a prime statewide TV venue that focused on fishing in North Carolina.

It has been filmed, narrated and produced by Joe Albea of Greenville for a quarter of a century now. A former cameraman for Franc White’s “Southern Sportsman,…


November 01, 2018

FARMVILLE — H. Marie Easley’s portraits and landscapes recently filled the walls of The DeVisconti Event Center at the Farmville Community Arts Council’s Artist of the Month reception.

Easley, a Tarboro resident, grew up with David Whitley, the owner of The Colonial Inn. Whitley…


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…

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