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April 25, 2017

Something most folks who knew my late mother probably didn’t know about her was that she loved a good murder mystery.

She was the rare type who actually liked catching jury duty. Had Investigation Discovery been around years ago, my mother would have watched it exhaustively.

One case in…


April 22, 2017

The auditorium at The Fountains at The Albemarle in Tarboro recently was overflowing with guests and residents for the Talbots Spring Fashion Show.

This year marked the ninth year in a row that The Albemarle held the Fashion Show in efforts to raise money for the American Cancer Society in honor of…


April 17, 2017

The Rev. Richard Joyner of Nash UNC Health Care recently was honored as one of 22 Healthcare Heroes of 2017 by Triangle Business Journal.

Other winners, including doctors, nurses, administrators and volunteers from WakeMed, Rex, Duke and UNC hospitals were honored at a banquet and awards ceremony…


April 16, 2017

The Edgecombe County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will be holding their annual plant sale from 8 a.m. to noon April 22 in the auditorium of the Edgecombe County Administration building at 201 St. Andrew Street in Tarboro.

The Edgecombe County Extension Master Gardener…


April 09, 2017

Tiniya Bridgers, 16, of Tarboro recently was crowned Eastern Carolina Teen for the Princess of North Carolina System in Zebulon.

She competed in the areas of fitness, casual wear modeling and evening wear. This system raises funds for Victoria Junction. Tiniya will continue to support their cause…


April 05, 2017

Someone recently told me I have an unusual reporting style. I took that as a compliment until the person followed up with the news they didn’t care for it.

Can’t please everyone, but it got me thinking. My style is different, unrefined and vernacular.

I reckon it’s because I took…


March 30, 2017

Local residents will be able to combine their love of big band music with their desire to help others by attending the Emerald City Big Band concert at 7 p.m. Monday at the Keihin Auditorium on the campus of Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro.

The benefit concert will help support the music…


March 23, 2017

The New York Theatre Ballet will be returning to Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro at the end of this month for its fifth annual performance.

The New York Theatre Ballet, which is considered by many to be the foremost chamber ballet company in the United States, will perform at 7:30 p.m. March…


March 09, 2017

Bill Leslie and Lorica will perform an evening of Celtic and folk music for St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 at Edgecombe Community College.

The event is the fourth of five performances in Season 12 of the Edgecombe Performance Series, which brings world-class entertainment to Tarboro and…

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March 04, 2017

Martin County artist Dion Burroughs will have a one-man show of his recent paintings in the Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery at Tarboro’s historic Blount-Bridgers House during the month of March.

One of six featured gallery exhibitions sponsored by the Edgecombe County Cultural Arts during the…

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