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December 30, 2017

Dr. Sandeep Pandit has joined Vidant Oncology in Tarboro, bringing more than 17 years of experience to the community.

Having previously served in a part-time capacity with this practice, Pandit specializes in blood disorders and cancer, especially those of the lungs, breast, digestive system,…


December 20, 2017

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” gives us the most compelling villain in tent-pole popcorn action movie history.

Quick, name the villain of “Thor: The Dark World” or “Doctor Strange.” I’m a comic book buff and I can’t remember. As entertaining as those…


December 16, 2017

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital is launching a new Joint Preservation program, a multidisciplinary knee and hip osteoarthritis management program.

With the help of the Joint Preservation Program, people can take back control of their Osteoarthritis and get back to doing the things they enjoy. The program…

December 10, 2017

Two new physicians have joined Vidant Multispecialty Clinic in Tarboro.

Dr. Paul R. Woodard, an internal medicine physician, manages blood pressure problems, diabetes, psychiatric issues and other chronic conditions.

Dr. Ramesh Mishra, an internal medicine physician, offers expertise…


December 06, 2017

I’ve been an avid comic book reader since I was 14.

Of course, I watched Spider-Man and Superman cartoons on television long before that and read the occasional comic when it crossed my eyes, but my tangential awareness of all things comic book changed on a fateful day in the summer of 1987.…


December 05, 2017

Edgecombe County Health Department employees recently completed an eight-week Regional Walking Challenge — a competition to see who could walk the farthest out of 42 teams from several different counties: Dare, Edgecombe, Martin, Tyrell, Washington and the Albemarle Region.

Regionally, Dare…


November 30, 2017

Edgecombe Community College will present an evening of seasonal music featuring the N.C. Symphony on Dec. 6.

The N.C. Symphony Holiday Pops Concert is an annual tradition in Tarboro. Led by Associate Conductor David Glover, the orchestra will perform familiar seasonal and classical favorites,…


November 29, 2017

Sometimes I feel like I’m trapped in the Twilight Zone where I’m surrounded by crazy people, but only I know it.

Sort of like William Shatner in the episode where he sees the monster on the wing of the passenger plane but no one believes him. Except my monster is orange with little baby…


November 20, 2017

I woke up Monday morning to the welcome news that Charles Manson is dead.

Manson, 83, died of natural causes in a California prison over the weekend, having been denied parole a dozen times. Behind bars since 1969, the apocalyptic cult leader’s infamy was bolstered by fascinating books and…


November 18, 2017

Tarboro and the surrounding region are being served by two new Vidant physicians and a nurse practitioner, bringing additional expertise in women’s care, internal medicine and cardiology.

Dr. Lisa M. Guyton has joined Vidant Women’s Care, offering obstetrics and gynecology. She…

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