January 24, 2017

A recently reported motor vehicle theft, a vehicle fire and other crimes potentially have been solved after two men were arrested early Friday evening by Tarboro police.

Tarboro police and the Tarboro Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle fire at 6 p.m. Friday in the area of…

ECC honor society helps kids with shoe drive

January 24, 2017

Edgecombe Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa honor society chapter focused on helping children in one of their primary service projects last semester.

The Alpha Omega Nu chapter, which has about 50 student members, collaborated with Mattress Firm in Rocky Mount on projects for the Mattress…

Prep School strives to meet challenges

January 22, 2017

North East Carolina Prep School’s new interim executive director has plenty of experience in the field of public education, and he plans to use that experience to deal with the challenges that face the charter school for the remainder of this landmark year.

The 2016-17 academic school year is…

Cougars' turnaround led by seniors

January 19, 2017

There was a time not too long ago that it didn’t take deception to beat the SouthWest Edgecombe girls’ basketball team.

The opponent could play a simple man-to-man on defense and either watch the Cougars miss a shot, throw an errant pass out of bounds or fail to advance the ball past…