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February 09, 2017

Edgecombe Community College is expecting great things from an upcoming production of “Great Expectations” that will be presented Feb. 16 at the Keihin Auditorium.

Edgecombe Community College will be presenting the performance by The Barter Players in cooperation with the…


February 07, 2017

Volunteers for the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting and crocheting red hats for all newborns at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital throughout the month of February.

The hospital is participating in the association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program, which…


January 27, 2017

George Henry White Day, an annual event honoring the legacy of the late North Carolina congressman, will be observed Sunday in a special afternoon service at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in New Bern.

A group of North Carolina nonprofit organizations joins together each year to honor…

January 26, 2017

The news has been inundated in the last week with word that the federal government has quietly authorized $2 billion in payouts to sick veterans stationed at Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987.

The tap water aboard the base was contaminated during those deadly decades with estimates of at least a…


January 17, 2017

Music is magic.

A song, just a song, once saved the life one of my best friends.

About three years ago my cellphone rang in the middle of the night. I don’t sleep much, so I was awake to answer it.

“What’s that melody song?” my friend asked, obviously drunk.

I was surprised;…


January 16, 2017

Over the Christmas holiday, 9-year-old Angel Bridgers continued a project that she started a year ago called Heart for Helping.

The project is focused on helping the less fortunate and targets shelters in Edgecombe and Nash counties. Angel delivered more than 100 hats scarves and blankets to three…


January 05, 2017

TARBORO — Edgecombe Arts will present the works of two Asheville artists with local ties — Bee Sieburg and her daughter Molly Courcelle —  from Jan. 12 through Feb. 18 in the Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery.

A reception and gallery talk will be held in the gallery 5:30-7:30 p.…

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December 30, 2016

Trey Lewis came away from his time at Edgecombe Community College with a strong tie to the school and an overwhelming sense of gratitude for what ECC offered him as a young student and others in the community.

“I always tell people, if ECC offered a doctorate, I’d still be there. I love…


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…

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