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March 16, 2017

TARBORO — The fate of Princeville Elementary School has yet been decided, but Edgecombe County Public Schools Superintendent John Farrelly said earlier this week that he plans to poll parents and petition the N.C. General Assembly for help before making a final decision.

Farrelly told members…

March 15, 2017

TARBORO — Several people came out to express their dissatisfaction to council members over the way a local cemetery is being maintained during Monday’s spirited Tarboro Town Council meeting.

The meeting drew nearly 40 people to the council chambers, most  expressing their…

March 15, 2017

Edgecombe County has spent $2.3 million on Hurricane Matthew recovery with most of it reimbursable by FEMA.

The county spent $725,000 in storm cleanup, $250,000 in storm debris removal, $300,000 on employee salaries and $900,000 on repairs to the courthouse.

There have been 49 permits issued for…

March 15, 2017

The state has more than doubled the reward for information on the whereabouts of a Weldon woman believed to have left town with a long-haul trucker three years ago.

The reward for information about the missing woman now totals $7,000.

Amy Wells Bridgeman, 42, vanished in late June 2013.

Gov. Roy…

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March 14, 2017

Edgecombe County Commissioner Viola Harris recently joined more than 160 county officials from North Carolina and representatives from the N.C. Association of County Commissioners at the National Association of Counties Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.

More than 1,700 county leaders from…


March 12, 2017

Skylar Claiborne was the center of attention. Each time she picked up another blue jersey, the students in Room M113 at SouthWest Edgecombe High School grew more excited. Some laughed and bounced in their seats, while others turned to watch their classmates.

Claiborne, a senior, presented 10…


March 10, 2017

Four men vying for Edgecombe County’s top cop spot got a second chance to make their cases for the job Thursday night.

Edgecombe Community College hosted a public forum in its 178-seat auditorium inside the Barnes Building on the college’s Rocky Mount campus. The session was the second…

March 09, 2017

TARBORO — A hearing for a Pinetops woman accused in the death of a 10-month-old infant in 2016 is being rescheduled.

Chelsey Webb was scheduled to make an appearance Wednesday morning for a probable cause hearing in connection to the alleged crime. The hearing was on the docket for the…

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March 09, 2017

TARBORO — Total real property values in Edgecombe County dropped an average of 3.2 percent during this year's revaluation.

The percentage is an overall assessment that doesn't apply to every property, County Manager Eric Evans explained to the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners…

March 09, 2017

A career educator and 1955 graduate of W.A. Pattillo High School, Milton E. Tucker, recently donated trees to Pattillo Middle School in Tarboro.

“My wife and I wanted to do something special for the school of a permanent nature,” he said.

The three maple trees were planted in…

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