May 22, 2018

TARBORO — About 75 people braved the rain on Monday and participated in Vidant Edgecombe Hospital’s first-ever Stroke Walk at Indian Lake Sports Complex.

JoAnna Keeter, stroke coordinator at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, said the walk was the first of hopefully many dealing with the issue…

Grads bid farewell to ECC

May 18, 2018

Jim Rose, vice chairman of the N.C. State Board of Community Colleges, advised graduates at Edgecombe Community College on May 11 that the “secret to success is to encourage other people”during Commencement exercises at the college.

ECC’s Class of 2018 comprises 439 students who…

Ceremony honors fallen officers

May 17, 2018

When everyone else is afraid — when they themselves are afraid — law enforcement officers do their jobs to keep everyone else safe.

That was the central message presented by Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson during last week's ceremony to honor local law enforcement officers who…

Trades Fair spotlights historic restoration

May 16, 2018

Visitors from the Triangle eastward learned about the restoration of historic structures during the Preservation Trades Fair on April 28 at Edgecombe Community College.

Experts from Eastern North Carolina led demonstrations on various preservation-related topics and building trades, including…