July 30, 2016

TARBORO — Kids learned fun lessons about respecting the Earth and each other to cap off this year's Summer Reading Program at Edgecombe County Memorial Library in downtown Tarboro.

Pamlico Joe and his wife Clean Water Flow led a crowd of kids in songs about teamwork and tolerance Friday.…

Vidant to use grant to expand prostate cancer awareness

July 27, 2016

Vidant Edgecombe is one of four rural hospitals across the nation to receive a $7,500 grant from MultiPlan’s Rural Health Outreach Grant program.

MultiPlan Inc. is a provider of health care cost management solutions. Vidant Edgecombe is designating the grant to expand prostate cancer…

CSX to host informational meetings on new rail hub

July 26, 2016

Anyone interested or concerned about the new CSX trains-to-trucks terminal coming to Rocky Mount is invited by the railroad company to a pair of open houses this week.

The public will be able to talk directly with railroad representatives and ask questions about the terminal during the events…

Local girl crowned at state pageant

July 26, 2016

Angel Bridgers, 9, of Tarboro traveled to Fayetteville on July 15 to participate in the Miss Heart of the USA Scholarship Pageant.

She promoted her platform "Helping the Homeless," a project she started almost a year ago through which she has donated more than 3,000 hats and non-perishable food…