Pill drop a huge success sheriff said
With the increasing number of people in Edgecombe County abusing prescription pills and becoming dependent of them, the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office had what Sheriff James Knight said was a successful "Operation Medicine Drop" Saturday.
Red Cross HEROES Banquet honors Conetoe pastor
A Conetoe pastor, Rev. Richard Joyner, is the recipient of this year’s Red Cross Hero Award. Joyner received the award at the HEROES Banquet Tuesday evening at the Rose Hill Conference Center.
Never once did Joyner refer to himself as a “hero” in his speech.
Doctor for county pitched at retreat
PINETOPS — Out of 84 health departments in North Carolina, 59 of them provide primary care for their citizens, said Edgecombe County Health Department (ECHD) Director Karen Lachapelle.
Sister Mary Ann celebrates golden anniversary
Sister Mary Ann Czaja, director of Tarboro Community Outreach (TCO), is celebrating 50 years of ministry as a Sister of Saint Agnes and nearly 30 years of service to the people of Tarboro.
Commissioners OK $34K for ECC
PINETOPS — In a 3-2 vote Tuesday during the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners' retreat, approval was given for $36,000 to Edgecombe Community College (ECC) to assist with the school's expenditures.
School board approves selection process for four-year teacher contracts
The Edgecombe County Board of Education unanimously approved the selection process for four-year teacher contracts at a special Monday evening meeting.
Joe Dickens, 60, succumbs to cancer
After a little more than a year-long battle with cancer, Speed native, Joe W. Dickens Jr. lost his fight Friday. He was 60 years old.
Career fair coming to ECC Tarboro campus
Edgecombe Community College (ECC) and The Daily Southerner are gearing up for a career fair from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at ECC Tarboro campus.
Conetoe Family Life Center adds to community “sustainability”
CONETOE – The Conetoe Family Life Center is enhancing a local pastor’s sustainability plan for the rural Edgecombe County community.
Democrats nominate elections replacement
Filling expected and unexpected holes topped the agenda Thursday for the Edgecombe County Democratic Party.
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