March 23, 2018 - 15 minutes ago

Regina Cobb of Tarboro received the Girl Scout Appreciation Pin at the Girl Scouts-North Carolina Coastal Pines 11th Annual Meeting on March 3 in Wilmington.

The Girl Scouts of the USA Appreciation Pin recognizes an adult volunteer who has delivered outstanding service to at least one area or…

Edgecombe deputy laid to rest

March 19, 2018

TARBORO — An Edgecombe County deputy was laid to rest on Sunday, a week after the fatal wreck that claimed his life while he was on duty.

More than 1,000 people attended the funeral of Deputy David Lee’Sean Manning, including more than 400 law enforcement officers from local agencies…

Tire maker hikes investment

March 17, 2018

The largest manufacturing investment in rural North Carolina coming to the Twin Counties is likely to be even larger than anticipated and will break ground soon, according to local economic development officials.

Norris Tolson, CEO and president of the Carolinas Gateway Partnership, was the guest…

Award-winning student earned GED at ECC

March 15, 2018

A little more than a decade ago, Michael Parker dropped out of high school and joined the workforce, knocking around Eastern North Carolina, searching for his way in life.

“I was not mentally focused,” he says of his decision to drop out of high school at age seventeen.

After a few…