More From Tarboro

November 14, 2018

Why do people fish?

An obvious answer is for food. My mother taught her sons that if you kill it, you must eat it. Her thinking was in the “waste not — want not” school of thought. Hailing from rural Kentucky, everything was done for a purpose, especially hunting — for meat,…


November 14, 2018

The NCHSAA on Saturday released its prep football playoff pairings, and a trio of Edgecombe County teams will host playoff games. Here’s a breakdown of Friday’s first-round games.

Class 2-AA

No. 15 Washington (4-6) at No. 2 SouthWest Edgecombe (9-2), 7:30 p.m.

How they got here:…


November 13, 2018

TARBORO — In a Sept. 7 game against North Edgecombe, one the Tarboro football team would go on to win, 62-0, Kimani McDaniels was a nervous wreck.

At one point during the contest, while on the sidelines after fumbling his second snap of the game, the junior quarterback, fighting for a…


November 12, 2018

East Carolina University seeks to significantly increase its general scholarship offerings for first-year students with the new Chancellor’s Scholars program.

While ECU has long championed support for high achievers and those most in need, the new initiative aims to recruit a vast array of…

November 12, 2018

Edgecombe County Public Schools is of the recipients of a recent round of Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The school district will receive $162,989 to “assist Edgecombe County Public Schools with implementing distance learning labs…

November 11, 2018

TARBORO — Dog owners came out on a sunny but cool and windy Saturday to check out the first-time Tar River Pet Fest on the Tarboro Town Common.

Sponsored by the Edgecombe County Tourism Authority, the Tar River Pet Fest was highlighted by attendees being able to watch three shows by the…


November 11, 2018

Dr. Caroline Ames, urologist and chairwoman of Vidant Edgecombe Hospital Cancer Committee, summarized prostate cancer in Edgecombe County as disproportionally affecting low income African-American men, presenting late stages as directly contributing the high mortality rate. Men who are considered…

November 10, 2018

The NCHSAA on Saturday released its prep football playoff pairings.

Five local teams advanced to the postseason, and all five will either host a first-round game or enjoy a bye week.

Left out of the playoffs were Northern Nash (3-7), Nash Central (4-6) and Rocky Mount Prep (2-9).

The Knights…


November 10, 2018

SouthWest Edgecombe quarterback Jayden Lewis used his unique skillset to take the Cougars’ offense to the air in 2018. In doing so, the senior now finds himself as the program’s most prolific passer.

With his 209 passing yards in a loss to Tarboro on Friday, Lewis became the first SWE…


November 10, 2018

A day of food, drinks, entertainment and activities will take place this weekend in Tarboro.

The Tarboro Brewgrass Celebration will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday on the Tar River. The first-time event is a group effort between the Tarboro Brewing Co., town of Tarboro and under the umbrella…

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