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July 18, 2019

Edgecombe Community College officials are trying to make sure that students, staff members and the local community have better access to fresh fruits and vegetables by offering a farmers market on their college campuses during alternate weeks this summer.

Though the college is hoping to attract…


July 15, 2019

TARBORO — “It’s like a new restaurant every Wednesday.”

That’s what Sylvia Lynch Mann posted on Facebook on May 13 when the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office announced plans to bring a different food truck to the agency’s office, located at 3005 Anaconda…


July 15, 2019

Students at Edgecombe Community College can pursue more than 60 programs that lead to the acquisition of a certificate or a degree and registration for the fall semester is taking place now.

Fall semester classes begin on Aug. 22 and the college is accepting registration for classes until Aug. 21,…

July 11, 2019

As if taking a page out of Michael Jordan’s Basketball Hall of Fame speech, Southern Nash rising senior AJ Jones made a point to recognize the “haters” on Wednesday when he announced his college commitment on twitter.

After all, Jones had dealt with criticism and doubt throughout…


July 11, 2019

TARBORO — The Town of Tarboro took a step to help stimulate new home construction on Monday through the passage of an ordinance to promote residential development investment.

The vote by the Town Council was a unanimous 7-0, as Ward 8 Councilman Garland Shepheard was absent.

Town Manager Troy…

July 10, 2019

A registered sex offender from Tarboro has been indicted by a Wayne County grand jury on kidnapping and rape allegations.

George Carter Petty Jr., 48, is charged with first-degree forcible sexual offense, attempted first-degree forcible sexual offense, second-degree kidnapping, assault inflicting…


July 10, 2019

TARBORO — As repairs and renovations take place at Princeville Elementary School over the next few months, leaders of Edgecombe County Public Schools are working to create a facility they can be proud of.

Matthew Mayo, technology director for the school district, presented plans to buy new…

July 08, 2019

TARBORO — Edgecombe Community College has a new member on its board of trustees.

Dr. Alvah C. “Chad” Cayton IV was unanimously appointed to the board by the Edgecombe County Board of Education upon a recommendation from Edgecombe Community College.

He will be serving a four-year…

July 08, 2019

The search for a future executive director of the Tarboro Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce is beginning to take shape and a search committee apparently is going to be deliberative in recommending a selection.

Chamber Board Chairwoman Donna Dew told the Telegram the deadline for applications is set for…

July 06, 2019

“Celebrate the Past, Embrace the Future” was the theme for the fourth annual Leah S. Vines Scholarship Award Banquet on June 8 at Pines Chapel Church Fellowship Hall in Pinetops. More than 270 people attended the celebration.

Helen Collins was mistress of ceremonies. It was a blissful…

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