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February 17, 2017

With the selection of a new councilwoman for the the Ward 7 seat, the Tarboro Town Council is again at full strength.

Sabrina Bynum was selected 6-1 by the council Monday to fill the vacant seat held previously by the late Taro Knight, who died of cancer last year.

Bynum said she wanted to be a…


February 17, 2017

Jacquie Jeffers, adjunct humanities instructor at Edgecombe Community College, has been appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve on the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission.

She is one of 16 people who sit on the statewide commission, which works to encourage appropriate ceremonies and activities…


February 16, 2017

TARBORO — Patillo Middle School is one of a handful of schools in Edgecombe County that are experimenting with a new “Power Lunch” initiative as a way to help students take more ownership of their own educational experiences.

The 80-minute segment in the middle of the day…


February 15, 2017

A public forum on the selection of a new sheriff for Edgecombe County is set for Thursday.

The informational forum will be hosted by the Democratic Women of Edgecombe County.

“We invite all our citizens to attend to learn about the candidates and to offer their input,” said Melanie Goff…

February 15, 2017

A Rocky Mount man is due in court March 1 to face felony breaking and entering and larceny charges after being arrested Feb. 9 in connection to a series of break-ins in Tarboro.

Tarboro police officers responded to a report of a breaking and entering on Feb. 9 at a business on the 2100 block of…

February 15, 2017

South Edgecombe Middle School won first place in the 16th Annual Battle of the Books competition for the Edgecombe County Public Schools district recently held at W.A. Pattillo Middle School.

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


February 14, 2017

TARBORO — Princeville Elementary School’s ultimate fate cannot be decided until the Edgecombe County Board of Education determines how many students will actually move back to the town of Princeville, Superintendent John Farrelly told members of the school board Monday night.…


February 14, 2017

Health Occupations graduates at Edgecombe Community College recently were honored by college staff, family and friends during the annual Health Occupations Recognition Ceremony.

Last year, 193 students completed programs in Community Health Coach, Medication Aide, Nurse Aide I and II, Phlebotomy…


February 13, 2017

Edgecombe County Sheriff’s deputies will be a little safer on the streets thanks to new bullet-resistant vests provided in part by a state grant.

“This is extremely important,” said Edgecombe County Sheriff James Knight. “We need our deputies to be as safe as they can be.…


February 12, 2017

TARBORO — The former executive director of North East Carolina Prep School is fighting back against his October dismissal in a lawsuit filed Wednesday against the charter school, its board of directors and the five board members who voted to fire him.

Thomas Schuck, the former executive…

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