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March 23, 2017

PRINCEVILLE — Students from as far away as California pitched in on the rebuilding efforts last week in Edgecombe County, wielding hammers and saws in the attempt to restore flooded homes.

Students from Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, Calif., worked beside students from the U.S.…


March 23, 2017

Martin Millennium Academy won first place in the inaugural Elementary Battle of the Books competition for the Edgecombe County Public Schools district held recently at G.W. Bulluck Elementary School.

This event challenges students based on their detailed knowledge of more than two dozen books.…


March 23, 2017

The New York Theatre Ballet will be returning to Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro at the end of this month for its fifth annual performance.

The New York Theatre Ballet, which is considered by many to be the foremost chamber ballet company in the United States, will perform at 7:30 p.m. March…


March 22, 2017

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants have signed veteran running back Shaun Draughn.

The Giants announced the signing Wednesday, a little more than a month after releasing veteran Rashad Jennings in a salary cap move. Draughn last played with the San Fancisco 49ers

Draughn has played…


March 22, 2017

TARBORO —- A small crowd of Princeville residents came out Monday to the Edgecombe County Administration Building auditorium to hear from the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office about the importance of developing community watch groups in Princeville in the near future.

The discussion was…

March 21, 2017

TARBORO — Edgecombe Community College suffered a complete Internet failure Monday, causing interruptions in service to all aspects of campus life. 

Neil Baker, chief information officer at the college, said the failure was caused by fibers that were accidentally cut during the…

March 20, 2017

Statistics from the N.C. Department of Commerce continue to show Edgecombe County as having one of the highest unemployment rates in the state.

Edgecombe Community College is making an effort to help connect job seekers to employers with its upcoming annual job fair taking place from 9 a.…

March 20, 2017

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office will hold a public meeting Monday night with Princeville residents interested in starting community watch groups for their neighborhoods.

The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the Edgecombe County Administration Building auditorium and will be led by Maj.…

March 19, 2017

After smoking a double to left field, T.J. Harris was left stranded.

In SouthWest Edgecombe’s last game of a doubleheader against Nash Central on Friday, the junior belted a shot in the third inning that looked like a home run. It caught the upper portion of the fence and stayed in the park.…


March 17, 2017

TARBORO — Gov. Roy Cooper promised Thursday to seek legislative help and potential funding for Princeville Elementary School as he visited students displaced by Hurricane Matthew.

“We are talking to Edgecombe County about Princeville Elementary School and the decision of whether to…

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