More From Tarboro

July 18, 2018

The state of North Carolina has presented the Nash-Edgecombe Counties 2018 Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service to Dr. Robert Barbe.

Barbe was nominated by Tarboro Community Outreach for his commitment to volunteerism.

“Dr. Barbe has been a source of information and inspiration for…


July 18, 2018

Every year around this time, folks in Tarboro line up to be a loser.

The TECC-TIME Reverse Raffle makes winners losers and losers winners. As raffle tickets are drawn, each winner loses their chance at being the biggest loser of the night and pocketing $3,000. Other prizes will be up for grabs as…

July 18, 2018

A bridge spanning the Tar River outside Tarboro will soon be replaced.

The bridge work on N.C. 42 near Old Sparta in Edgecombe County has received a $7.5 million construction contract, said Andrew Barksdale, spokesman for N.C. Transportation Department's Division 4, which includes Edgecombe County.…

July 18, 2018

Imagine you have a beautiful home in the country outside of Tarboro on Howard Avenue extended. Visualize the centerpiece of that lovely spread is an almost two-acre picturesque pond that houses largemouth bass, and a variety of bream.

Now imagine you generously host a free pond party for local…


July 17, 2018

Jane Thorne of Tarboro has been appointed to the statewide board of directors of the N.C. Community Foundation, according to James Black, board chairman.

Thorne is a community advocate who holds management roles in several family businesses. She is president of the Edgecombe Charitable Foundation,…

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July 16, 2018

North Carolina's first advocacy group for persons with metastatic breast cancer — the North Carolina Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance — has been established.

Stephanie L. Walker, RN, BSN, said she founded the group in order to make metastatic breast cancer patients, like…

July 14, 2018

The third anniversary of the Leah S. Vines Scholarship Award Banquet was held on June 9 at Pines Chapel Church Fellowship Hall in Pinetops.

More than 200 guests attended the celebration to witness the awarding of five $1,000 scholarships to the following recipients:

■ Kieara Smith, a…


July 13, 2018

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that two suspects have been arrested in connection with an assault that occurred July 6.

According to a press release, the Sheriff’s Office received a call about 4 a.m. on July 6  from Nash General Hospital stating that a…


July 12, 2018

TARBORO — The Tarboro Town Council is taking aim at abandoned and junk vehicles.

The issue has been brought up in the past by Councilmen Garland Shepheard and Leo Taylor, and the council this week approved an update to the nuisance portion of the code of ordinances…

July 11, 2018

NC GreenPower has awarded a grant of up to $15,000 each to five North Carolina Schools including one from Edgecombe County,

Edgecombe County Early College High School will receive the grant funds for the the installation of an educational solar photovoltaic array. Rocky Mount Prep, a charter school,…

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