June 19, 2019

TARBORO — A 22-year-old Pinetops woman was sentenced on June 10 to between 14 and 17 years in prison in connection with the March 2016 death of her then-10-month-old daughter following a plea deal.

Chelsey Webb was charged with first-degree murder and felonious child abuse when she was…

Princeville school slated to re-open

June 19, 2019

Princeville Elementary School students will likely be attending their own school by January 2020, more than three years after their school was destroyed by flood waters.

Jerome Williams, director of maintenance for Edgecombe County Public Schools, had good news to share with board of education…

Third suspect charged in robbery

June 15, 2019

A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the April armed robbery of the Lucky Ducky store in Princeville.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office reported that Isaiah Daiquan Blow, 21, was arrested on Wednesday by Detective L. Shaw with the assistance of the Robersonville Police…

Director leaves post at Tarboro Chamber

June 11, 2019

TARBORO — Susan Freeman has bid farewell as the Tarboro Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce’s executive director to accept a similar position in the far southeastern part of the state.

Freeman has been hired to direct the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce, which is in Shallotte near the…