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July 20, 2017

The town of Princeville is holding a couple upcoming events geared to its recovery efforts.

An open house will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Edgecombe County Administration Building Auditorium at 201 St. Andrew St. in Tarboro. Officials said the community is invited to give…

July 19, 2017

TARBORO — Science instructors at the Edgecombe Community College’s Elementary STEM camp taught students about non-Newtonian fluids on Tuesday — but if you ask the kids, they were making slime.

The “slime” recipe included such kid-friendly elements as glue, baking…


July 19, 2017

Edgecombe County students Jacqueline Dickens and Caley Mayo recently were recognized for completing NC Farm Bureau's Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders Program.

The program assists exceptional rising high school seniors from across the state in exploring agricultural-related college majors…


July 19, 2017

TARBORO —  The Edgecombe County Board of Education held 17 rounds of written ballot voting on Monday in order to re-elect the incumbent board chairman and vice chairman.

The repeated rounds of voting took up over 30 minutes of Monday night’s meeting, but Evelyn Wilson emerged as…


July 19, 2017

A Tarboro man will face an Edgecombe County judge next week on multiple drug charges after a drug bust early this month.

Tarboro police executed a search warrant July 7 at an apartment on Chestnut Street following an investigation into illegal drug sales in the area. According to a news release…

July 19, 2017

A Pinetops woman was arrested Saturday on animal cruelty and drug charges in Tarboro after allegedly leaving her dog in a hot car.

Tarboro police Lt. Ricky Man said police responded to a report Saturday of an unattended vehicle at 215 East Hope Lodge St. He said when police responded, they found…

July 19, 2017

A Tarboro man will face an Edgecombe County judge next week on weapons charges following a traffic stop last week.

Tarboro police conducted a traffic stop July 10 for a window tinting violation. They said they smelled the odor of marijuana from the unidentified vehicle during the stop, leading to a…

July 18, 2017

Finding a travel baseball team that has logged more miles than Purpose Driven would be tough.

SouthWest Edgecombe rising senior Leaton White knows as much. As a catcher on Purpose Driven Baseball’s travel squad, White needed a passport to play for part of the season.

White and his teammates…


July 18, 2017

A local volunteer fire department will soon have a new place to call home.

The South Edgecombe Rural Fire Department is in the process of constructing a new fire station at 6697 U.S. 258 South. South Edgecombe Emergency Services Coordinator Daniel Webb said planning for the 8,400-square-foot…


July 18, 2017

G.W. Bulluck Elementary School Kindergarten teacher Shannon Porter was named the Edgecombe County Public Schools Beginning Teacher of the Year at a year-end celebration for teachers who have participated in the district’s Beginning Teacher Support Program.

Porter has just completed…

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