May 27, 2017

Thomas Parrish learned through conversation how the bumblebee population is becoming extinct across the country and on the endangered species list.

“Bees are dropping at an alarming rate across the United States, and bee experts predict by 2025, 60 percent of bees are going to be gone,”…

Special ceremony honors first responders

May 27, 2017

TARBORO — Four Edgecombe County law enforcement officers and first responders were honored Thursday during a special ceremony.

The North Carolina East chapter of Optimist International honored four members of Edgecombe County’s emergency response community at the group’s annual…

Future of Princeville school remains uncertain

May 27, 2017

TARBORO — Princeville Elementary School students likely will remain at the Bridgers Building for at least two more school years as the Edgecombe County Board of Education continues to gather information to find the best possible solution regarding the fate of the school.

The school…

Tarboro kicker Harris commits to Pembroke

May 25, 2017

TARBORO — When college recruiters think of the Tarboro High football team, a traditionally stocked well of skill-position talent is where they look to first. A handful of successful names to come through the program started that trend.

Some ended up in the NFL like Todd Gurley and Shaun…