February 14, 2019

Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell will be in Charlotte on Friday for the start of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend, though he won’t be in town to play basketball.

Harrell, the Tarboro native who played basketball at North Edgecombe for three years before moving on to star at…

Heavyweight champ Holyfield coming to Roanoke Rapids

February 14, 2019

Retired heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, along with his son, Evan, will be in Roanoke Rapids on March 2 for an event sanctioned by USA Boxing, the governing body for the sport in America.

Holyfield, who last boxed professionally in 2011, will be speaking at Roanoke Rapids Theatre about his…

A bitter end: Banner night for Tarboro ends in loss for Gurley, Rams

February 04, 2019

Todd Gurley’s special season ended on Sunday night in the Super Bowl, with a 13-3 loss to the New England Patriots.

With Gurley on the field and Jeff Craddock in the stands, it was a momentous night for Tarboro football and the town as a whole, but the Los Angeles Rams’ gameplan, which…

Pats' defense stifles Gurley, Rams' offense in Super Bowl win

February 04, 2019

ATLANTA — In a Super Bowl short on scoring, it was the New England Patriots’ defense that set the tone.

For most of the season the Patriots have stuck to their principles on defense, making just enough plays to win.

They were much more than that Sunday night against the Los Angeles Rams.…