PINETOPS — The South Edgecombe Middle Quiz Bowl Team are the 2013 Edgecombe County Public Schools Quiz Bowl champions. Picture from front to back, left to right are Dylan Hyman, Frankie Edwards and Chris Modlin, Matthew Jones, Cameron Gomez, Yancey Coltrane, David Edwards, Leaton White, David Parisher, Katlyn Webb, Jack Coltrane and JD Reid.
‘Good training’ credited for bringing 2012 suspects to justice
Two Rocky Mount men were sentenced to at least 17 years in prison by a jury in Edgecombe County Superior Court Thursday for severely beaten and robbing a man in August 2012.
Tarboro native added to impressive list
The Power of the Purse speakers have ranged from Wonder Woman to English Royalty, and Women for Women is thrilled to add Tarboro native Frances Schultz to this impressive list.
Dr. Walker earns high honors
Dr. Thomas L. Walker, senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Rocky Mount, was inducted into the prestigious Board of Preachers at the 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. College of Ministers and Laity in MLK International Chapel at Morehouse College in Atlanta on April 3.
Screenings focus on prevention
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
Historic Preservation Trades School
Since the early 1900s, scientists have been using growth rings inside tree trunks to determine a tree’s age.
Woman’s Club celebrates Arbor Day
The Tarboro Woman’s Club celebrated Arbor Day this year by planting, in partnership with the Tarboro Master Gardeners, two Chinese paperbark trees in the Courthouse Square in Tarboro.
Lady Up kicks off 2014 recruitment
LADY Up 2nd annual recruitment kickoff was a great success recently in Rocky Mount and Tarboro. It was led under the campaign, “It takes a Village to Raise a Child.”
Retired teachers hear about tax changes
The Edgecombe-Nash Retired School Personnel met in Braswell Memorial Library’s Warner Room for its February meeting.
S&D Choir is guest at Dunn Center
A "one-of-a-kind" gospel and spiritual program is planned for Saturday at the Dunn Center.
Former NFL pros give NECP low down on importance of education
Four former NFL players comments to NECP students were different, but their message was the same — "education is more important than sports."
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