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January 18, 2017

Four times as many folks showed up this time over last year to participate in Edgecombe County's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative March.

Organizers had feared a move from downtown Tarboro and Princeville to Edgecombe Community College would hurt attendance. The reverse happened.…


Group makes blankets to help seniors

January 18, 2017

The theme for Edgecombe County’s 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration week was “committed to community service.”

A groug of young females ages 8 to 18 from the Michael's Angels Girls Club continued to show their willingness and desire to help people in the area…


Young girl has 'Heart for Helping'

January 16, 2017

Over the Christmas holiday, 9-year-old Angel Bridgers continued a project that she started a year ago called Heart for Helping.

The project is focused on helping the less fortunate and targets shelters in Edgecombe and Nash counties. Angel delivered more than 100 hats scarves and blankets to three…


New semester in full swing at ECC

January 15, 2017

A new semester is in full swing at Edgecombe Community College following a wintry weekend of snow and ice that closed the college for two of the first three days of spring classes.

Classes began Jan. 6, but the college was closed Jan. 9 and Jan. 10 due to hazardous road conditions.

“We are…