More From Tarboro

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,…

July 11, 2018

Some changes developing with Social Services departments across the state were among the items discussed at the recent Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners’ meeting.

Edgecombe County Manager Eric Evans said the commissioners approved a memorandum of agreement with the state Department of…

July 11, 2018

Tarboro police officers were busy issuing tickets and nabbing felons over the Fourth of July holiday.

“Throughout the July Fourth holiday, members of the Tarboro Police Department partnered with members of the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office to conduct saturation patrols along the…

July 11, 2018

TARBORO — Increased school security was one of the main concerns discussed at Monday night's meeting of the Edgecombe County Board of Education.

Board members discussed a number of topics including the need for increased school security in the wake of a number of school shootings across the…

July 11, 2018

There are nearly 20 million miles of underground utility lines in the United States. These buried facilities — including gas, water, sewer, cable TV, high-speed Internet, landline telephone and electric — provide the services Americans depend on for their basic everyday needs.

If you…

July 11, 2018

Flounder is one of the most sought-after fish in Eastern North Carolina during the high-temp summer months.

Abundance and desirable table fare are two prime reasons for that popularity. In other words, they are usually plentiful for anglers to pursue, and they are right tasty fresh off the grill.…


July 11, 2018

From new draftees to breakout years in the NBA to title seasons right here in Tarboro, it was an eventful year for the sports scene in Edgecombe County. Here are some of the moments to remember.

1. Tarboro romps to title season

All of the running clocks, running touchdowns and lopsided victories…

186 stories in Tarboro. Viewing 9 through 18.
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