More From Tarboro

April 14, 2018

Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe Counties has another opportunity for you to rid your home of old electronics, up to four bags or boxes of paper, fluorescent tubes and bulbs and much more during Edgecombe County Recycles Day.

The event, open to the public, will be held…

April 14, 2018

As most area high school students were relaxing on spring break last week, a group of North Edgecombe High School students were hard at work at the Rocky Mount OIC as they sought to rise to robotic fame at a state-level competition.

The Armored Eagles, a robotics team composed of JROTC cadets from…


April 13, 2018

TARBORO — Local resident Jay Allen is giving people in Tarboro, Edgecombe County and the surrounding areas another option to purchase outdoor sporting equipment instead of going to big box chain stores like Walmart.

Allen, 36, is the owner of the newly opened Allen Outfitters at 310 N. Main…


April 12, 2018

One of the largest construction and development companies in the country based in New York is helping the town of Princeville hold an event to showcase the resiliency and determination of the oldest town in the United States chartered by freed African-Americans.

Skanska USA Inc. is the sponsor…

April 11, 2018

The Tarboro Town Council approved a preliminary span for the extension of operational hours for two local recreational centers Monday during its monthly meeting.

Council members agreed to allow the Braswell Center and the M.A. Ray Center to open on Sundays in the near future for a trial period of…

April 11, 2018

Upcoming road work in the Twin Counties is providing state transportation officials with the perfect chance to talk about driving safely in work zones.

Slow down and be alert, said Andrew Barksdale, spokesman for NCDOT Division 4, which includes Nash and Edgecombe counties.

“Last year, 38…


April 11, 2018

Edgecombe Community College’s Practical Nursing program was recently ranked  No. 6 in the state after receiving a perfect score by a national nursing advocacy organization.

The top nine schools on the Practicalnursing.org list received a 100 percent score, and Edgecombe Community College…


April 11, 2018

Spring has sprung. The grass has riz. I wonder where the rockfishes is? Apologies to my 12th grade English teacher, Sally Chappell, for the bad grammar and improper syntax, but I needed to get your attention to let you know it is John Cherry Rockfish Rodeo on the Tar time.

Some folks look forward…

Duprees' cat fish from the Tar River

April 10, 2018

Tarboro authorities are investigating the death of an elderly woman at a local assisted living facility.

Rebecca Eudy, 75, was found unresponsive by rescue workers at 10 p.m. Thursday at Open Fields Assisted Living on Western Boulevard in Tarboro. Emergency workers and police responded to a call…

April 10, 2018

Edgecombe County Commissioner Viola Harris recently attended the “100 Counties: Helping Our Children Thrive” Summit hosted by the N.C. Association of County Commissioners.

The summit was part of the presidential initiative led by Brenda Howerton, NCACC president and Durham County…

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