December 09, 2016

TARBORO — Shy’Keem Hussey had to make a call.

He just had to do it.

As the first half died down during a I-AA third round playoffs matchup with top-seeded East Carteret, the Tarboro High football player noticed the Mariners relied on an underneath throw to his side of the field. With…

Storylines: Gryphons, Vikings head into football regionals

December 09, 2016

3-A playoffs

No. 4 Rocky Mount High (12-2) at No. 3 Havelock (13-1)

Last week: The Gryphons cruised in the third round with a blowout 49-20 win over Southern Guilford. Havelock knocked off top-seeded West Craven 24-7, continuing a trend of allowing 14 points per game or fewer this postseason.…

Edgecombe board re-elects chairman

December 08, 2016

TARBORO – Leadership of the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners will remain the same for another year.

Chairman Leonard Wiggins and Vice Chairman Jonathan Felton were elected by the board to serve another term as its officers during Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting.


Nash Central boys basketball wins; SouthWest Edgecombe girls roll

December 07, 2016

Montre Cash knew he had to be somebody different on the basketball court this season.

The Nash Central High boys’ basketball team will need its senior point guard to be a score-first player, a role Cash hasn’t played in high school. A little work in the offseason has made Cash just that…