April 28, 2017

TARBORO — One of Edgecombe County’s top emergency management officials has called it a career.

Edgecombe County Fire Marshal Butch Beach was joined by dozens of friends, family and fellow co-workers Thursday to celebrate his rich career at the Edgecombe County Administration…

Fatal flaws in 'Fatal Vision'

April 25, 2017

Something most folks who knew my late mother probably didn’t know about her was that she loved a good murder mystery.

She was the rare type who actually liked catching jury duty. Had Investigation Discovery been around years ago, my mother would have watched it exhaustively.

One case in…

Conetoe Family Life Center receives funding

April 25, 2017

The Conetoe Family Life Center Inc. is receiving funding for the purchase of a new trailer, bee hive inventory and equipment that will enable expansion of services related to the community garden and bee programs.

The Conetoe Family Life Center in Edgecombe County exists to help improve the health…

Man to face judge in homicide

April 24, 2017

A man accused in the shooting death of another man in October 2016 will soon face a judge in Edgecombe County on the charge.

Darius Juwan Council, 21, of Tarboro is accused of shooting Reginald “Reggie” Alston on Oct. 24 at Pender Square Apartments in Tarboro. A press…