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May 20, 2019

TARBORO — When Gov. Roy Cooper came to Tarboro to announce the deal that would bring Chinese tire maker Triangle Tire to Edgecombe County, there was jubilation.

After all, the project will be the largest economic development project in the history of rural North Carolina and its estimated 800-…

May 19, 2019

The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges eligible donors to give now to help patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations.

As a thank-you for helping replenish the blood supply, all donors who come to give blood or platelets now through June 10 will…


May 18, 2019

Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder and chief executive officer of The ActOne Group and a native of Tarboro, had a “conversation about truth” with graduates at Edgecombe Community College during commencement exercises held May 10.

Howroyd gave the keynote address during the ceremony, which…


May 17, 2019

The Rocky Mount Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. recently held its 40th Jabberwock Pageant at the Dunn Center of Performing Arts at N.C. Wesleyan College.

This is a scholarship program held biennially for high school junior and senior young ladies. This year, 18 contestants…


May 16, 2019

After being rained out a year ago as a monsoon-type event hit Edgecombe County, the 43rd running of the Pinetops 300 is scheduled for Friday and Saturday in downtown Pinetops.

And as the events' Facebook page notes, “This ain't your granddaddy's tractor!”

For sure, as horsepower ranges…


May 15, 2019

The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education met with Edgecombe County commissioners Monday night at the East Carolina Agriculture and Education Center to discuss budget matters for the coming fiscal year.

Edgecombe County Manager Eric Evans gave a “state of the county”…

May 15, 2019

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted 27 students into its membership during an April 10 induction ceremony held on the Rocky Mount campus.

Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools.

The guest speaker at the…


May 14, 2019

Edgecombe Community College and N.C. Wesleyan College recently reauthorized an agreement that will help qualified ECC graduates transfer to Wesleyan.

The goal is to enable a seamless transfer for students who enroll at Wesleyan following completion of their two-year degree at ECC.

Leaders from both…


May 11, 2019

Matthew Bris­tow-Smith, prin­ci­pal of Edgecombe Early Col­lege High School, has been se­lected as the 2019 Wells Fargo North Carolina Prin­ci­pal of the Year.

Bet­ter known as Matt Smith to most peo­ple in the Twin Coun­ties, Smith was pre­sented the…


May 10, 2019

Some exceptional students from schools in the Twin Counties participated in the Adaptive Swimming Championships on Thursday at the Harrison Family YMCA.

The Adaptive Swimming Championships is the main event of the Adaptive Swimming program offered to special needs students in Nash-Rocky…

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