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December 01, 2018

Second-seeded SouthWest Edgecombe’s season came to an end with a 56-28 loss to visiting No. 3 North Davidson on Friday in the third round of the 2-AA playoffs.

The Cougars had trouble with the Black Knights defensive and offensive fronts, and struggled to contain a dominant passing game. But…


December 01, 2018

The state Rural Center recently recognized a small business in the Twin Counties during a two-day event in Raleigh.

Franca and Steve Gilbert, owners of Alimentaire Wholesome Breads in Tarboro, were honored as the 2018 Rural Entrepreneurs of the Year at this year’s state Rural Assembly held on…


December 01, 2018

The Nash and Edgecombe county boards are scheduled to elect new leaders and swear in newly-elected commissioners Monday during their respective monthly meetings.

State Superior Court Judge Quentin Sumner is slated to administer the oaths of office for newly re-elected Nash County commissioners.…

December 01, 2018

The Edgecombe County Board of Edcuation recently chose a person to fill the vacant District 2 seat.

Lillie Worsley, 64, was selected by the school board during a recent meeting to become the new representative of District 2 on the school board. She will replace former District 2 board member Olga…


November 30, 2018

TARBORO — There was an unusual site for Tarboro’s football team at Tarboro High School during the fourth quarter on Friday night.

The Vikings (13-0) had their first-teamers on the field.

And, after the game, North Stanly (11-3) had their respect.

Tarboro, by its standards, played a…


November 30, 2018

PINETOPS — SouthWest Edgecombe football coach Jonathan Cobb said he watched more film this past week on third-round opponent North Davidson than he had during any other week in his long coaching career.

“I spent a lot of time watching (North Davidson) and Ledford,” Cobb said of…


November 29, 2018

In the weeks leading up to Tarboro’s game against SouthWest Edgecombe in early November, the Vikings’ coaching staff decided to add a new wrinkle to its defense.

Facing a formidable passing attack for SWE, running back Keon Caudle would chip in on the other side of the ball as a…


November 29, 2018

By the time the third round of a postseason bracket arrives, there aren’t too many slouches left.

SouthWest Edgecombe, which will host North Davidson on Friday, discovered this fact not long after it began watching tape on the third-seeded Knights.

“We have a tough challenge ahead of us…


November 29, 2018

Artwork by Tarboro resident Mack Gay has been selected out of hundreds of artists around the country for the cover of Expressions 2019, a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts.

The calendar, now in its 19th edition, showcases paintings, sculptures, quilts, ceramics and…


November 28, 2018

The Catalyst for Healthy Eating and Active Living program recently recognized Edgecombe Community College and Nash Community College for their roles in helping to improve the health of area residents.

Catalyst Director Jamie Cousins and several members of the Catalyst team recently met with…

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