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May 24, 2016

An attempt to elude a motor vehicle checkpoint Sunday in Tarboro resulted in a single car accident and a felony charge.

Raheim Hakeem Williams,19, has been charged with felony fleeing to elude arrest, aggressive driving and misdemeanor speeding in connection with the incident. The Enfield...


Local man builds his own hot rod

May 21, 2016

After working on other people’s racecars his entire life, retired Tarboro resident Mike Via made his own dream car.

Via, who moved to Tarboro nine years ago from Virginia, spent his adult life building and repairing racecar engines for drivers at the legendary Langley Speedway. A...


North East Prep names new executive director

May 20, 2016

TARBORO — The Board of Directors of North East Carolina Preparatory School has chosen a new head of school to replace retiring headmaster Miles Brite.

Thomas Schuck, who earned his bachelor’s degree in communications from University of Colorado-Boulder and his...


Harris named state group's first female leader

May 20, 2016

A local leader has been elected as the first female president of a state level organization of black politicians.

Edgecombe County Commissioner Viola Harris was selected recently by the Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials as its first female president.

Harris said...