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December 07, 2018

TARBORO — The defending 1-AA state champions are coming back for more.

The top-seeded Vikings defeated Edenton Holmes, 48-7, on Friday to earn their second consecutive berth in the state championship game where they will play the West’s No. 4 East Surry on Dec. 15 at N.C. State.

Tarboro…


Edenton's triple-option no match for Tarboro's prep

December 07, 2018

TARBORO — As the 1-AA semifinal game on Friday night at Tarboro High School was winding down, with Tarboro ahead, 48-0, the chit-chat on the Vikings’ sideline focused on one thing.

Donuts.

“We have a deal, every week, where if we get a shutout, it’s donuts,” defensive…


Across the line: Aces will force Tarboro defense to play smart

December 06, 2018

The Tarboro football team is one win away from a berth in the state championship game, and for the second consecutive season Edenton Holmes is the final hurdle to clear in order to get out of the East.

The Vikings had no trouble in getting past the Aces in 2017 with a 50-7 victory, though this…


First Latina deputy joins Sheriff’s Office

December 06, 2018

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to diversify its ranks.

Alejandra Diaz Hernandez, 21, was recently sworn in as the first female Latino deputy to work at the Sheriff’s Office.

“It’s a honor to be a part of this agency,” Hernandez said.…