Will be offering an Electric Club beginning in January. The club will be for kids age 8 and up and wil be held after school at the cooperative Extension Office. Call 641-7827 to learn more.
Will be offering a cooking club for all budding young chefs. This is club for kids 6 and up. After school beginning in January. Call 641-7827 for more information.
Toys for Tots
The Edgecombe Veterans Museum is now accepting “Toys for Tots”. All toys must be new and unwrapped. Museum open Thursday -Saturday 10am-4pm.
Matter of Balance
The E.L. Roberson Center will be hosting a Class once a week for 8 weeks beginning Sept. 19-Nov. 21 from 1:30- p.m. 3:30 p.m.. This is an award Winning program that emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. FREE for anyone 60 or older. For more information or to register call 252-641-4263.
To Benefit the Bount-Bridgers Gardens. Colors Available: blue, yelow, white, purple, primary mix, pastel mix. Pick Up Nov. 10th, between 10am-6pm at the home of Candis Owens, 104 W. Park Ave. Healthy plants are $14 per flat of 36 plants. Call 823-5770 or email cbowens100 @yahoo.com.
Every Sunday from 5 p.m. -7 p.m. For more information call 641-4210.
SPCA Alliance of NC has free dog food for families in need. Please send your name and phone number to SPCAANC, P.O. Box 1461, Tarboro, NC, 27886. First come, first served, deadline is August 31st.
YOU may qualify: If you live in the city limit of Tarboro; if you are low-income and qualify for public assistance. Apply at Tarboro Public Work Office, 506 Dowd St. or call 252-641-4234.
Line Dance Class
At the Braswell Center on thursdays from 6:30-8pm. FREE!! Call 641-4210 for more information.
For those 55 and older at the E.L. Roberson Center every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cost for town residents is $16, non residents $32 monthly. For more information call 252-641-4263.
Volunteers are needed at the Community Home Care and Hospice at 401 W. Wilson St. in Tarboro. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Susan Woolard at 623-8715 for more information.
The Twin Counties Literacy Council is seeking adults who need help with reading. Work one-one with personal tutor one and a half hours a week. Free of charge. Confidential, safe environment. For more information call 877-398-5576.
Literary volunteers sought to work with adult non-reader one and a half hours a week. For more information call 877-398-5578.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The St. James Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Tarboro. Class is free and open to the public. Instructor is James Farmer. For more information call 824-5256.
The Tarboro Community Outreach is in need of exercise equipment. New or gently used. Call 823-8801.
The Family Caregivers Support Group meets once a month at 2 p.m. on second Tuesday in room 260 of the County Administration Building, 201 Saint Andrew St.
A new support group has formed in Edgecombe County called SWISH (Spreading our Wings In Successful Home Schooling). Contact Renee Howell at 823-4877 or Teresa Denton at 827-5799.
THS Class of 1992
20 Year Reunion. Submit contact information to: email@example.com or call 919-981-6583.
This study is geared toward helping African-American women and communities in eastern NC to improve diabetes outcomes. Recruiting African-American women between the ages of 19-75, from Bertie, Edgecombe and Pitt counties. Qualified participants will be reimbursed for their time and effort. For more information and to see if you qualify call toll free, 1-855-748-4424, or 252-737-4632 or email, EMPOWER@ecu.edu.
A consortium of community organizations and individuals committed to preventing HIV/AIDS in Edgecombe and Nash counties. We are looking for African American youth between the ages of 10 and 14 and their adult caregivers to participate in a research study to help them talk more about risky sex behaviors and how to say no. For more information contact 252-823-1733 or 252-977-0765.
(Senior Health Information Insurance Program)
SHIP provides health insurance counseling to seniors and assistance during the Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug Coverage) enrollment period. For more information contact the E.L. Roberson Center at 641-4263.
Searching for Decendants
The 106th Anniversary Committee of Eastern Star Baptist Church is in search of all descendants of the church founders. If you are a decendant of Dora Barlow, Lizzie Hart, Annie Joyner, Eliza Lewis, Charlotte McNair, Caroline ittman, Hattie Reeves, Victoria Sledge, Mary Whitley, Henry Hart, Redman Joyner, David Key, William Reeves or Alfred Wood, please contact the church at 252-823-5117.
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.
Trio receives DREAM Beacon of Service Award
On Saturday, Nov. 16, Doris Stith, Earlene Womack and Lucy Brown received the 1st Annual DREAM Beacon of Service Award by DREAM Social and Civic Club.
Holiday classic opens TRP season
"Top-notch holiday fare" will be in the spotlight Friday when the Tar River Players raise the curtain on its 2013-14 season.
Edgecombe County 4-H'ers made a big haul at the recent N.C. State Fair Livestock shows.
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