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July 11, 2019

TARBORO — The Town of Tarboro took a step to help stimulate new home construction on Monday through the passage of an ordinance to promote residential development investment.

The vote by the Town Council was a unanimous 7-0, as Ward 8 Councilman Garland Shepheard was absent.

Town Manager Troy…

July 10, 2019

A registered sex offender from Tarboro has been indicted by a Wayne County grand jury on kidnapping and rape allegations.

George Carter Petty Jr., 48, is charged with first-degree forcible sexual offense, attempted first-degree forcible sexual offense, second-degree kidnapping, assault inflicting…

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July 10, 2019

TARBORO — As repairs and renovations take place at Princeville Elementary School over the next few months, leaders of Edgecombe County Public Schools are working to create a facility they can be proud of.

Matthew Mayo, technology director for the school district, presented plans to buy new…

July 08, 2019

TARBORO — Edgecombe Community College has a new member on its board of trustees.

Dr. Alvah C. “Chad” Cayton IV was unanimously appointed to the board by the Edgecombe County Board of Education upon a recommendation from Edgecombe Community College.

He will be serving a four-year…

July 08, 2019

The search for a future executive director of the Tarboro Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce is beginning to take shape and a search committee apparently is going to be deliberative in recommending a selection.

Chamber Board Chairwoman Donna Dew told the Telegram the deadline for applications is set for…

July 06, 2019

“Celebrate the Past, Embrace the Future” was the theme for the fourth annual Leah S. Vines Scholarship Award Banquet on June 8 at Pines Chapel Church Fellowship Hall in Pinetops. More than 270 people attended the celebration.

Helen Collins was mistress of ceremonies. It was a blissful…

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July 04, 2019

Phil Ellis, who served the citizens of Edgecombe County for 33 years, including 22 as Edgecombe County sheriff, died on June 22 following complications from a heart attack. He was 77.

Ellis began his law enforcement career in 1963 as an Alcoholic Beverage Control officer. He went on to serve as…

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July 02, 2019

Downtown Tarboro’s revitalization effort appears to be in line to become an affiliate of the nationwide Main Street program in 2020.

Tina Parker, who’s the town’s Main Street coordinator, said downtown Tarboro is a month shy of having a strategic work plan ready as a requirement…

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July 02, 2019

Students are heating up the kitchen in a new program in Baking and Pastry Arts at Edgecombe Community College.

The new Continuing Education certificate program began this summer with courses in Food Service Sanitation and Safety and Food Service Management. Both classes are meeting in the evening…

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June 30, 2019

The month of July always feels like a page-turning month.

Half of the year is over and summer is in full effect, yet football season is around the corner. But before we look ahead at what’s to come, let’s remember some moments from the 2018-19 high school sports year.

Several teams won…

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