December 03, 2016

BEAUFORT — For the first time in four years, the Tarboro football season won’t end in the third round of the playoffs.

The Vikings leaned on its typically dominant defense to fight off a quick start from East Carteret on Friday, and the unit performed as expected. Tarboro forced two…

ECC bolsters career preparedness

December 03, 2016

Edgecombe Community College is giving job applicants an edge through a program that certifies essential workplace skills.

Historically, job applicants with solid educations have a leg up in the process. But in today’s job market, a degree may not be enough, said J. Lynn Cale, associate vice…

Officials warn about increased presence of deer on roads

December 03, 2016

With more deer appearing along roadways this season, state and local authorities are warning motorists of a greater chance of collision with one of the animals.

Between 2013 and 2015, there were more than 56,000 animal-related crashes in the state, and nearly half of them took place in the final…

Playoff Storylines: December 2

December 02, 2016


Last week: The Warriors found themselves in a full-on slugfest with Northside-Pinetown, coming out on top in a 16-14 victory. Normally reliant on the run, North Edgecombe’s two scores came from the arm of quarterback Mark Williams. When its offense…