TARBORO — Jamie Hathaway, a teacher for Edgecombe Early College, and two students, Sam Moseley, and Bradley Sutton retrieve shingles from under the bridge at Old Sparta boat ramp as part of the county's Big Sweep Clean recently. The cleanup crew of five retrieved 160 pounds of trash from Old Sparta and Tarboro Riverfront Park. (Courtesy photo)
First Main Street Façade grants awarded
The first three grants were awarded by the Tarboro Town Council Monday night as part of the Main Street Facade program.
Churches, DSS teaming up to help community
In an effort to form a coalition that will help Edgecombe County's low-income families who are struggling to make ends meet, the Rev. Jonah Walston is calling for area pastors to join him 11 a.m. Tuesday at Abram's Barbecue in Tarboro.
Obamacare seminar today at 6
PRINCEVILLE — An Affordable Care Act (ACA) seminar that will assist participants in applying for the program will be held at 6 p.m. today and again on Dec. 19 at Positive Generation In Christ Altar Center on 934 Greenwood Boulevard in Princeville.
Taylor resigns from school board
Faye Taylor submitted her resignation from the Edgecombe County Board of Education at Monday evening’s meeting. Her resignation is effective Dec. 31.
BOE appoves 3-year strategic plan
The Edgecombe County Board of Education (BOE) unanimously approved a three-year strategic plan for the school district and presented “Gold Key Awards” Monday.
Collards help church spread healthy message
PINETOPS — For at least eight years, the Rev. Richard Joyner has literally preached the importance of healthy eating and health care to his Conetoe Chapel Church congregation.
ECPS holds initial Global School meetings
Coming off of a week of community meetings around the county to discuss changes in the new state READY model, ECPS will now turn its attention to educating stakeholders on the proposed new “Global School.”
Weather could impact weekend parades
Two Christmas parades are in store for Edgecombe County residents this weekend, but parade goers would be wise to wear a rain jacket and bring an umbrella.
Tarboro parade lineup
Tarboro’s 50th Annual Christmas Parade lineup
Kettle campaign off to ringing start
The Salvation Army’s kettle campaign is off to a good start.
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