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January 17, 2018

The weather may still feel wintry, but for Edgecombe Community College, the spring semester has just begun.

Anticipated student enrollment for the spring semester at Edgecombe Community College is 2,250. These students can look forward to some new programs, including a new 2+2 agreement with…


January 17, 2018

Ali versus Frazier. King Kong and Godzilla. Trump v. Oprah.

If someone would have told me a couple of years ago that Oprah Winfrey would be a viable presidential candidate in 2020, I would have laughed at them. Of course, I did laugh at folks who said Donald J. Trump was a serious candidate in the…


January 16, 2018

A Tarboro police officer was the victim of an aggravated assault on Saturday when his vehicle was struck by gunfire and the Tarboro Police Department is offering a reward for any information that leads to the arrest of anyone responsible.

An unidentified officer stopped a vehicle shortly after…

January 14, 2018

The federal government requires many students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to verify the information on the FAFSA. The students are chosen by the U.S. Department of Education.

Used to apply for most federal and many state student aid programs, the FAFSA asks detailed…

January 12, 2018

TARBORO — Gov. Roy Cooper toured the Hurricane Matthew Housing Recovery Application Center on Thursday morning in Tarboro to see the progress of the ReBuild NC Housing Recovery program.

The center is located at 3003 N. Main St. The center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.…


January 12, 2018

The W.A. Pattillo High School National Alumni Association will hold its third annual Fellowship Brunch at 9 a.m. Feb. 3 at the Pattillo Middle School in Tarboro.

Guest speaker will be Tarboro native and world renowned tenor and opera singer Dr. Leroy J. Bynum Jr.

Bynum attended…


January 12, 2018

Tarboro police released information this week about the arrest of two Rocky Mount men on drug and weapons charges that occurred at the end of December.

About 7:45 a.m. on Dec. 29, 2017, Tarboro police Cpl. Lee Bailey reported seeing a tan colored Nissan Maxima traveling near the intersection of…

January 11, 2018

Big East

Rocky Mount (10-2) vs. Wilson Fike (7-6)

Season so far: Only 12 games into the 2017-18 season, the Gryphons sit at 10-2, the same number in the win column as last year’s team.

It’s been a different climate and attitude so far, said Rocky Mount coach Michael Gainey, whose record…


January 11, 2018

The North Carolina Railroad Co. made a substantial investment to bring freight rail infrastructure to the Triangle Tire Co. operation locating in the 1,449-acre Kingsboro megasite in Edgecombe County.

The company is investing $2.5 million through its economic development initiative called North…

January 10, 2018

A series of events will take place over the next several days in the Twin Counties to honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King.

In Rocky Mount, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission in partnership with the city will host different events with the overall theme…

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