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October 11, 2018

Another week, another Friday without football.

The majority of prep football games across the Twin Counties scheduled for Friday have been postponed after damaging winds from Hurricane Michael knocked out power across the area on Thursday night.

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will be closed Friday,…


October 11, 2018

City emergency crews remain on duty today as Tropical Storm Michael moves through the area bringing rain and gusting winds.

The Twin Counties continues to be under a Tropical Storm Warning, Tornado Watch and Flash Flood Watch throughout tonight.

City officials said the Tar River is not…


October 11, 2018

The Twin Counties is bracing for another round of heavy rain as the remnants of Hurricane Michael are expected to arrive today, prompting the early or complete closure of most area schools.

The National Weather Service reported that the main impacts to the Twin Counties will be the potential for…

October 11, 2018

North Edgecombe football has now won three of its last four games after starting the season 0-3. 

Playing at home on Wednesday night as part of a rescheduled game, the Warriors beat Southeast Halifax, 44-18. 

They’re now 3-4 overall and 3-1 in the Tar-Roanoke. …

October 11, 2018

Olga Dickens has resigned from the Edgecombe County Board of Education.

Dickens has been experiencing some long-term health issues that have prevented her from attending school board meetings since February. In a letter this week to board Chairwoman Evelyn Wilson, Dickens expressed her regret for…


October 10, 2018

TARBORO — The Edgecombe County Board of Education accepted one grant award and signed off on two other grant applications Monday during its October meeting. 

The school district has received a $29,580 school safety grant from the state, which it plans to use to upgrade nine school…

October 10, 2018

TARBORO — The topic of alcohol again was the subject of debate Monday during the Tarboro Town Council meeting.

The council was deadlocked over an amendment to the code of ordinances that would allow special event permits where alcohol will be served to be reviewed and approved…

October 09, 2018

A couple Greenville residents have opened a new pawn shop in Tarboro.

Business partners Kevin Gray, 37, and Karl Dickerson, 44, recently started Tarboro Pawn in an 1,800-square-foot building at 2115 St. Andrews St. in front of Dollar General. The men said Greenville has a moratorium that…


October 09, 2018

Josie Brown Davis of Rocky Mount recently was appointed to a four-year term on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees.

Appointed to the board by Gov. Roy Cooper, Davis is a retired educator who spent 38 years as a teacher and administrator in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools and…


October 08, 2018

North Carolinians looking for full-time temporary work have an opportunity to be part of the team to help their state recover from Hurricane Florence and to learn first-hand about the recovery process.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is advertising open temporary positions. Anyone…

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