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December 25, 2018

'Twas the Christmas before fishing season, when all through the South

The fish started stirring early, even the resident cottonmouth

The rods were rigged and hung by the back door with care

In hopes that shad fishing season would soon be there

Fishermen were nestled all snug in their beds



December 14, 2018

The Edgecombe Arts Council is set to exhibit the annual holiday exhibit in the Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery at the historic Blount-Bridgers House in Tarboro.

Selected works by Hobson Pittman will be on display in the gallery until Jan. 12, ending with a closing reception to celebrate the…


December 12, 2018

A few weeks ago, we stated that finding gifts for anglers is so simple. Easiest task: Give more of what they like to use.

But something more special may seem almost ridiculous, especially if they have their own boat. So why consider a professional guide?

Think of a guided trip as the ultimate treat,…


December 12, 2018

The Edgecombe County Arts Council invites the public to help fill their Christmas Cup for the Arts by attending “A Serving of Wine and Music” at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the gallery of the Blount-Bridgers House.

Wine will be served and will be followed by an evening of music provided by…

December 11, 2018

The Booker T. Washington Resource Center was the host of the 11th anniversary of the N.C. Association of Black High School Alumni Reunion.

Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson was the keynote speaker.

“Testing, testing: 1-2-3” was how Atkinson started his presentation. He told the…


December 05, 2018

Some of you may remember that on March 15, 2017, at Tarboro Brewing Co., Tight Lines sponsored a visit from Kirk Rundle, state Wildlife Resources Commission District 3 Fisheries Biologist.

Our much-anticipated meeting with Wildlife Resources Commission fisheries folks was well received. We had a…


December 01, 2018

The Edgecombe County Board of Edcuation recently chose a person to fill the vacant District 2 seat.

Lillie Worsley, 64, was selected by the school board during a recent meeting to become the new representative of District 2 on the school board. She will replace former District 2 board member Olga…


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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