The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC


  • ECC to Host Manufacturing Open House

    High school students and others who are interested in careers in manufacturing will have an opportunity to learn more at two Open House events at Edgecombe Community College in April.

    March 31, 2014

  • Autumn-Bearden3.jpg Autumn Bearden: Actress, model, country girl at heart

    Autumn Bearden, 11, is an actress and model, but she is still a country girl at heart. Climbing trees, playing in the mud and spending time with the animals at her parents Curtis and Melody Bearden’s rural home a few miles from Tarboro are some of Autumn’s favorite activities.

    March 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • Sheriff-James-Knight.jpg 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.

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • w-bee-guy.jpg 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.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    March 27, 2014

  • Sister-Mary-Ann2.jpg 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.

    March 26, 2014 2 Photos

  • IMG_2631.jpg 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.

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    March 26, 2014

  • Joe-dickens-use.jpg 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.

    March 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    March 24, 2014

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