June 16, 2018

In a box logo white t-shirt, jeans and mostly white Gucci sneakers, Tarboro’s newest member of the NFL family, Tyquan Lewis, stopped by the Moe Deloach Annual Summer Basketball Camp on Saturday afternoon at the South Rocky Mount Community Center.

Deloach, a Rocky Mount native and a 2005…

ECC team 'Tackles the Tar'

June 13, 2018

Twelve students, faculty and staff participated May 19 on the Edgecombe Community College team for the Tackle the Tar College Run.

Tackle the Tar is a 5K obstacle course race and family fun day sponsored by the Rocky Mount Rotary Club.

Proceeds support scholarships for local students…

Include fishing in summer vacation plans

June 13, 2018

It's summer vacation time! Why not propose a fishing outing in those summer vacation plans?

Having been an avid fisherman all my life, I enthusiastically endorse and enjoy all types of angling, and encourage vacationing families to take advantage of fishing opportunities everywhere you go, from the…

Store offers bulletproof book bag

June 12, 2018

TARBORO — Mass shootings at schools, concerts and other public venues have become the norm in recent years.

The push for lawmakers to strengthen gun laws has continued to spark controversy and discussion throughout the country.

As a way of taking a proactive approach and providing safety for…