The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC


  • 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

  • family-life-center1.jpg 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.

    March 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Democrats nominate elections replacement

    Filling expected and unexpected holes topped the agenda Thursday for the Edgecombe County Democratic Party.

    March 21, 2014

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