October 20, 2016

The American Kennel Club Reunite team is delivering crates and microchips the overwhelmed Edgecombe County Animal Shelter in Tarboro.

The shelter — which sustained damage during Hurricane Matthew, but is still operating — has been inundated with animals.

The Reunite team was helping in…

Critics chide Burr over job losses

October 20, 2016

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., has received more than $2 million in donations from companies that outsourced thousands of North Carolina jobs, including a dozen positions in Rocky Mount and Tarboro, according to an analysis of campaign finance reports.

The companies shipped overseas a combined 4,…

Lawmakers to salute two female entrepreneurs

October 20, 2016

One of the wealthiest self-made women operating an international enterprise and a notable local female business owner both from Edgecombe County are set to be honored for their accomplishments and for being trailblazers in society.

N.C. Rep. Shelly Willingham, D-Edgecombe and N.C. Sen. Erica…

Community partners strengthen ECC Career Fair

October 20, 2016

The Division of College and Career Readiness at Edgecombe Community College recently held its annual Career Fair on the Rocky Mount campus.

College and Career Readiness students from the Tarboro campus and seven CCR off-site locations also attended. In addition, a record number of community…