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June 12, 2018

TARBORO — Mass shootings at schools, concerts and other public venues have become the norm in recent years.

The push for lawmakers to strengthen gun laws has continued to spark controversy and discussion throughout the country.

As a way of taking a proactive approach and providing safety for…


June 12, 2018

TARBORO — The Tarboro Town Council denied a man’s request to open an Internet cafe during a public hearing on Monday during its monthly meeting.

The council voted 8-1 against the request with Councilwoman Sabrina Bynum casting the lone vote in favor of the request. 


June 12, 2018

Edgecombe County Commissioner Viola Harris joined Gov. Roy Cooper, state Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger, state House Speaker Tim Moore and other legislators for County Assembly Day on May 30 in Raleigh.

The annual event, hosted by the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, drew about…


June 10, 2018

TARBORO — An Army veteran living in a local nursing home took a walk years ago and hasn't been seen since.

Clarence Earl Jenkins, who is now 60 if he's alive, checked himself out of Britthaven Assisted Living Facility on Western Boulevard in Tarboro and left on foot March 12, 2006. It was…


June 09, 2018

A celebration to commemorate the legacy of Jeff and Elizabeth Hyman Knight, which is worth sharing with the community, especially in these days and times, was held on Mother's Day.

Through the union of Jeff and Elizabeth there were 15 children born, all currently living. The children reside in…


June 09, 2018

The Tarboro Police Department arrested a man on drug and weapons charges Thursday.

Bryon Lamar Harris, 22, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell or distribute marijuana, felony possession of cocaine, maintaining a vehicle for controlled substances, possession of…

June 08, 2018

Authorities accuse a Whitakers women of recently trying to smuggle drugs as an entering inmate into the Edgecombe County Detention Center.

Tiffany Michelle Cole, 40, was sentenced to serve 24 months of incarceration for larceny, forgery and probation violations. While being processed into the…

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June 08, 2018

A documented member of the Sex Money Murder gang has been charged with trafficking heroin in Macclesfield.

Jeremee Dashon Epps, 22, of Pinetops, was charged with trafficking heroin and maintaining a place for the sale of heroin. His bond was set at $185,000.

Lakesha Latrise Jenkins, 29, of…

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June 07, 2018

TARBORO — The three finalists vying to become the next president of Edgecombe Community College gave their reasons on Wednesday why they should lead the college in the future.

ECC’s Board of Trustees held a “Meet the Candidates” forum in the Mobley Atrium of the Fleming…

June 06, 2018

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office captured a suspect who was on the loose after stabbing and robbing a store owner on Tuesday on U.S. 258 northeast of Tarboro.

Detective Lt. E.W. Muse Jr. of the Criminal Investigations Division of the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office said…

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