April 24, 2019

The spring exhibition in the gallery at the Blount-Bridgers House will feature Mexican-American artist Cornelio Campos.

A collection of recent studio works by the painter will be exhibited through May 30 with a reception in the gallery from 6-7:30 p.m. on May 2 sponsored by Edgecombe Arts.


Participants complete sheriff's citizens academy

April 24, 2019

Eight weeks of learning the ins and outs of the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office came to a close Thursday when the 21 class members were presented Certificates of Completion by Sheriff Clee Atkinson and Judge Reuben F. Young.

Young was the keynote speaker at the ceremony, held at the ECSO Training…

Master Gardeners to hold annual plant sale

April 24, 2019

The Edgecombe County Extension Master Gardener volunteers will be holding its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon on May 4 in the auditorium of the Edgecombe County Administration Building.

Hundreds of your favorite plants will be available including perennials, annuals, vegetables, herbs, shrubs…

Bat Men: RMA offense awakens in rout of Rocky Mount High

April 23, 2019

WILSON — Colin Legaj figured it out early in Tuesday’s game against Rocky Mount High. From his spot behind the plate, the sound of Legaj’s mitt popping confirmed that Will Stewart’s arm was lively.

It was clear that the fastball coming from the right-hander’s arm was…