October 01, 2016

Local residents are learning how to improve their health, thanks to a joint program between Edgecombe Community College and East Carolina University.

The two institutions recently signed an agreement that designates ECC as the institution of higher education to offer ECU’s Community Health…

Professor captures subtle scenes of Southern city

September 29, 2016

TARBORO — Subtle Southern scenes come to life in a different way in an exhibit at the Blount-Bridgers House.

“Out of Savannah,” a show of works by Everett Mayo Adelman, is on display through Oct. 15 in the Hobson Pittman Gallery of the house at 130 Bridgers St., a release says.…

Budweiser Clydesdales to visit Tarboro

September 28, 2016

The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales are coming to Tarboro on Friday.

The magnificent horses, symbols of quality and tradition for Anheuser-Busch since 1933, are set to show  from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Walmart Shopping Plaza.

The eight-horse hitch will be harnessed and hitched to the…

State lawmaker endorsed by educator groups

September 27, 2016

A local lawmaker has been endorsed by Edgecombe County educators.

N.C. Rep. Shelly Willingham, D-Edgecombe, has won approval of local leaders for the Edgecombe County Association of Educators and the Martin County Association of Educators. Both are affiliates of the N.C. Association of Educators.…