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December 08, 2016 - 8 minutes ago

TARBORO – Leadership of the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners will remain the same for another year.

Chairman Leonard Wiggins and Vice Chairman Jonathan Felton were elected by the board to serve another term as its officers during Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting.

Wiggins…


Nonprofit group offers affordable housing

December 08, 2016 - 8 minutes ago

The Rocky Mount-Edgecombe Community Development Corp. is continuing to help stimulate growth in Edgecombe County. 

In an effort to spur residential development and to revive and encourage homeownership in East Rocky Mount, the nonprofit organization recently constructed two new homes in the…


Online shoppers urged to take precautions

December 08, 2016 - 8 minutes ago

Shopping online is a great way to avoid the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season, but it isn’t without its dangers — so police and officials are reminding everyone to be careful as they look for that perfect gift online this year.

Staying safe while shopping online is just…


Grant to help support Peacemakers' Freedom School

December 08, 2016 - 8 minutes ago

Peacemakers of Rocky Mount recently received a $5,000 grant from the Futrell-Mauldin Community Fund for Greater Rocky Mount.

The mission of the Futrell-Mauldin Community Fund is to make a significant and lasting difference in the lives of the citizens of Nash and Edgecombe counties. The funding…