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July 20, 2018

TARBORO — The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office made three arrests and recovered several all-terrain vehicles after a string of thefts since summer began.

Anivel Puddy, 25, is charged with larceny, conspiracy and possession of stolen property.

Darrien Gupton, 24, is charged with…


July 20, 2018

Emily G. Brake of Pinetops is one of 15 children of Perdue Farms associates and independent contract farmers awarded $75,000 in scholarships through the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation.

The daughter of Perdue farmers Steven and Nancy Brake of Pinetops, she will attend N.C.…

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July 19, 2018

Deputies have arrested a man in connection with the vandalizing of vehicles at the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office.

Kaesean Deandre Pitt, 26, of N.C. 97 in the Battleboro community, has been charged with 15 counts of injury to personal property, given a $100,000 bond and placed in the Edgecombe…


July 19, 2018

For the third year in a row, Edgecombe Community College students brought home gold from the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held June 25-29 in Louisville, Ky.

One individual and one team brought home gold medals, finishing first in the nation in their competitions. The…


July 18, 2018

The state of North Carolina has presented the Nash-Edgecombe Counties 2018 Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service to Dr. Robert Barbe.

Barbe was nominated by Tarboro Community Outreach for his commitment to volunteerism.

“Dr. Barbe has been a source of information and inspiration for…


July 18, 2018

Every year around this time, folks in Tarboro line up to be a loser.

The TECC-TIME Reverse Raffle makes winners losers and losers winners. As raffle tickets are drawn, each winner loses their chance at being the biggest loser of the night and pocketing $3,000. Other prizes will be up for grabs as…

July 18, 2018

A bridge spanning the Tar River outside Tarboro will soon be replaced.

The bridge work on N.C. 42 near Old Sparta in Edgecombe County has received a $7.5 million construction contract, said Andrew Barksdale, spokesman for N.C. Transportation Department's Division 4, which includes Edgecombe County.…

July 18, 2018

Imagine you have a beautiful home in the country outside of Tarboro on Howard Avenue extended. Visualize the centerpiece of that lovely spread is an almost two-acre picturesque pond that houses largemouth bass, and a variety of bream.

Now imagine you generously host a free pond party for local…


July 17, 2018

Jane Thorne of Tarboro has been appointed to the statewide board of directors of the N.C. Community Foundation, according to James Black, board chairman.

Thorne is a community advocate who holds management roles in several family businesses. She is president of the Edgecombe Charitable Foundation,…

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July 16, 2018

North Carolina's first advocacy group for persons with metastatic breast cancer — the North Carolina Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance — has been established.

Stephanie L. Walker, RN, BSN, said she founded the group in order to make metastatic breast cancer patients, like…

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