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June 18, 2018

The man in charge of the local public-private economic development recruitment agency for Nash and Edgecombe counties was recently honored for his role in attracting new industries into the Twin Counties.

Norris Tolson, president and CEOof the Carolinas Gateway Partnership, was named the…


After minicamp with Colts, Tarboro's Lewis stops by annual local event

June 16, 2018

In a box logo white t-shirt, jeans and mostly white Gucci sneakers, Tarboro’s newest member of the NFL family, Tyquan Lewis, stopped by the Moe Deloach Annual Summer Basketball Camp on Saturday afternoon at the South Rocky Mount Community Center.

Deloach, a Rocky Mount native and a 2005…


ECC team 'Tackles the Tar'

June 13, 2018

Twelve students, faculty and staff participated May 19 on the Edgecombe Community College team for the Tackle the Tar College Run.

Tackle the Tar is a 5K obstacle course race and family fun day sponsored by the Rocky Mount Rotary Club.

Proceeds support scholarships for local students…


Include fishing in summer vacation plans

June 13, 2018

It's summer vacation time! Why not propose a fishing outing in those summer vacation plans?

Having been an avid fisherman all my life, I enthusiastically endorse and enjoy all types of angling, and encourage vacationing families to take advantage of fishing opportunities everywhere you go, from the…