August 19, 2017

LEGGETT — Roughly 100 educators from Egdecombe County Public Schools gathered this week in the cafeteria of North Edgecombe High School to celebrate creation of the new “I-Zone” in the north side of the school system.

“I-zone” is the code name for the school…

Former congressman to speak at Wesleyan

August 19, 2017

Former U.S. Rep. Allen West will be speaking at a public event Monday in Rocky Mount and at N.C. Wesleyan College’s Convocation on Tuesday.

West, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, will be speaking at a public rally at 7 p.m. Monday at the Dunn Center for the…

New fire station opens in Pinetops

August 19, 2017

The South Edgecombe Volunteer Fire Department has officially moved into its second home in Pinetops.

The department started taking calls from its new 8,400-square-foot station at 6697 N.C. 258 South on Aug. 8. South Edgecombe Emergency Services Coordinator Daniel Webb had previously hoped the…

Vidant Edgecombe names new director of patient care

August 19, 2017

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro recently welcomed John Resch as the new director of Patient Care Services.

Resch comes from Pleasant Grove, Utah, where he was serving as director of Emergency Departments at Utah Valley Hospital and Orem Community Hospital. He has over 22 years of health care…