November 14, 2017

Edgecombe Community College recently graduated eleven cadets from its fourth Basic Academy for Basic Law Enforcement Training.

The graduation ceremony for Jerry Shoemaker, James Holloman, Joshua Miller, Jacob Strickland, Victoria Moore, David Manning, Tangie Staton, Rose Rivera, James Collie,…

Vidant begins work on cancer center

November 13, 2017

TARBORO — A crowd of about 50 people consisting of Vidant Edgecombe Hospital’s staff members, local officials and community members recently celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony of a new $2.5 million cancer center.

Construction of the new 5,500-square-foot Vidant Oncology-Tarboro is…

Teacher recognized for outstanding work in math

November 13, 2017

Jenny Salsgiver, math data and instructional specialist at G.W. Bulluck Elementary School, has been named the 2017 Outstanding Elementary Mathematics Teacher for Edgecombe County Public Schools.

The statewide recognition through the N.C. Council of Teachers of Mathematics is sponsored by the N.C.…

Cougars run all over Hertford County in playoff opener

November 11, 2017

The SouthWest Edgecombe defense had one mission during Friday’s NCHSAA 2-A first-round playoff game against visiting Hertford County.

“They had two players that we had to shut down,” Cougars safety Jahkele Goins said of Bears running backs Kyeem Perry and Zion Riddick.…