September 28, 2016

The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales are coming to Tarboro on Friday.

The magnificent horses, symbols of quality and tradition for Anheuser-Busch since 1933, are set to show  from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Walmart Shopping Plaza.

The eight-horse hitch will be harnessed and hitched to the…

State lawmaker endorsed by educator groups

September 27, 2016

A local lawmaker has been endorsed by Edgecombe County educators.

N.C. Rep. Shelly Willingham, D-Edgecombe, has won approval of local leaders for the Edgecombe County Association of Educators and the Martin County Association of Educators. Both are affiliates of the N.C. Association of Educators.…

Vikings get back on track with win over rival SouthWest Edgecombe

September 24, 2016

TARBORO — Tae Randolph is the quiet unsung hero of the Tarboro offense.

As the quarterback in the Vikings’ attack, he’s the one trusted with executing all the fake handoffs and finding the belly of the intended ballcarrier. He’s only kept the ball himself 15 times out of 168…

Tarboro woman struggles with coverage gap

September 23, 2016

Trapped in a health insurance coverage gap, a Tarboro woman decides between groceries and live-saving medicines every month.

Dr. Nancy Coltrain has two PhDs, one in theology and the other in counseling. She worked in the medical field caring for other people as a licensed nurse for decades and ran…