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May 31, 2016

TARBORO — The Tarboro Brewing Co. is set to open its doors to the public in early June and expand distribution to bars and restaurants west to the Triangle and east to the coast.

The June 4 grand opening celebration will begin at 11 a.m. and go 12 hours until 11 p.m.

Known as TBC, the…


Tarboro ministry offers hope to teen moms

May 29, 2016

TARBORO — As a teen mother, Kim Laws saw little way out of her situation; now, as a minister, the Rev. Kim Laws offers a Door of Hope to others who feel they have little hope to cling to.

Laws founded the Door of Hope Extended Ministries Inc. in June 2014 as part of the ministry of…


Man leads Tarboro police on high-speed chase

May 24, 2016

An attempt to elude a motor vehicle checkpoint Sunday in Tarboro resulted in a single car accident and a felony charge.

Raheim Hakeem Williams,19, has been charged with felony fleeing to elude arrest, aggressive driving and misdemeanor speeding in connection with the incident. The Enfield resident…


Local man builds his own hot rod

May 21, 2016

After working on other people’s racecars his entire life, retired Tarboro resident Mike Via made his own dream car.

Via, who moved to Tarboro nine years ago from Virginia, spent his adult life building and repairing racecar engines for drivers at the legendary Langley Speedway. A few years…