June 30, 2016

Local and state authorities want you to have a blast this Fourth of July, but not by drinking and driving.

The Governor’s Highway Safety Program along with the N.C. Transportation Department is holding its annual Booze It & Lose It — Operation Firecracker campaign through July 4.…

Deputies charge three teens in Princeville shootings

June 30, 2016

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three teen suspects in connection with a Sunday shooting incident in Princeville.

Edgecombe County deputies responded Sunday to a call concerning shots fired at 204 Neville St. in Princeville. Upon arrival, deputies found numerous shell…

Tarboro woman to celebrate 106th birthday

June 30, 2016

Born on the Fourth of July in 1910, Tarboro resident Jewel Tolson has seen a lot of fireworks in her lifetime.

Today, she is looking forward to celebrating her 106th birthday Monday at home at The Fountains at The Albemarle.

The celebration will include the Fourth of July cookout at the…

Local artist draws inspiration from area

June 30, 2016

A local painter says Tarboro is a great place to live and create art.

Cary Bullock Jr., 55, has been drawing since he was a teenager. He's gotten good at it over the years.

“The best advice I can give is practice,” Bullock said. “Try drawing harder and harder things. If all you…