More From Tarboro

September 11, 2018

Area public schools are closing early on Wednesday and will not meet for the remainder of the week.

“After consulting with Sheriff Keith Stone and in anticipation of Hurricane Florence and the potential fall-out, Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will alter our regular schedule,”…

September 11, 2018

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office is stressing the importance of making sure inmates receive tools to help them become better and more productive citizens in society when they’re released.

In an effort to make this happen, the Edgecombe County Detention Center has recently…


September 10, 2018

The upcoming hurricane has drastically changed this week in high school football. Here are the updates as of Tuesday morning for each local team scheduled to play in Week 5.

Faith Christian and Rocky Mount Academy: The 8-man rivals are still scheduled to play their game on Wednesday at 7 p.m.,…

September 10, 2018

A Rocky Mount native with experience overseeing state prisons in North Carolina came out of retirement to take charge of the Edgecombe County Detention Center.

Capt. Oliver Washington started on July 31 as the new detention administrator at the Detention Center. Washington, who started his career…


September 10, 2018

Edgecombe County Public Schools registered some improvement on the 2017-18 preliminary school performance scores and exited low-performing status this year, but still has plenty of room for improvement.

Edgecombe County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Valerie Bridges credits school leaders with…

September 10, 2018

Hundreds of county commissioners, officials, and staff convened on Aug. 23-25 in Hickory for the 111th North Carolina Association of County Commissioners Annual Conference.

Edgecombe County Commissioners Viola Harris and Wayne Hines participated in the conference, which is the year’s premier…


September 10, 2018

The Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners rejected one item and approved two others during the public hearings portion of its most recent meeting.

Edgecombe County Manager Eric Evans said the commissioners voted 5-4 to rebuff a man’s request to allow a horse race track in the AR-30 zoning…

September 10, 2018

Edgecombe Community College recently announced the lineup for the 14th season of the Edgecombe Performance Series, which brings world class entertainment to Tarboro and Edgecombe County.

Each year, ECC plans a series of performances for the community in a variety of artistic disciplines. All…


September 08, 2018

A longtime popular game show that’s set to launch its 20th season next week will showcase a local family.

Taped in front of a live audience in Los Angeles, “Family Feud” features two families competing for a chance to win up to $20,000 by guessing the most popular answers to…


September 07, 2018

Host Tarboro (4-0) beat North Edgecombe by a convincing score of 62-0 on Friday night. THS led by 42 at halftime, scoring four touchdowns in the second quarter.

Overall, Tarboro’s defense allowed the Warriors to gain just 58 yards of offense, while also adding a 32-yard fumble return for a…

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