The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC


  • Haislip.jpg Friends of the Library presents 'An Evening With Robert Frost'

    Friends of the Library presents “An Evening With Robert Frost” at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Edgecombe County Memorial Library at 909 Main St., Tarboro. Admission is free. The 150th birthday of the renowned American poet is the occasion for the celebration.

    March 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bones-final-cover.jpg Local librarian pens first novel

    Roman Leary, director at Edgecombe County Memorial Library, has written his first novel – “Six Days of the Dragon.”

    March 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • Golden LivingCenter ranked among nation's best

    Golden LivingCenter – Tarboro has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its Best Nursing Homes Rankings for 2014.

    March 19, 2014

  • a-cappella-night.jpg ECC bringing a cappella groups for March 22 show

    Edgecombe Community College (ECC) is bringing in two female collegiate a cappella groups for a 7:30 p.m. March 22 show.

    March 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Not just for technology's sake

    With the 2013-14 school year heading down the backstretch toward the turn for home, Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) continues to add technology to enhance curriculums and student achievement.

    March 17, 2014

  • Tanked1.jpg Bearden to appear on TV tonight

    Tarboro resident Curtis Bearden has had his brushes with celebrity, abroad and locally. In the late ‘80’s, his rock band “Mariah” opened for Bon Jovi. Locally, he is known for playing the role of Jesus in Sunset Church of God’s annual Easter drama.

    March 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Principal chosen for MMA

    Erin Swanson, current principal of Stocks Elementary School, will be the new principal at Edgecombe County’s new K-8 global school – Martin Millennium Academy. The Edgecombe County Board of Education approved Swanson for the position during closed session at its Monday evening meeting.

    March 13, 2014

  • Evans discusses children health with Board of Education

    Chronic diseases, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s) and teen pregnancy. Those are some of the health issues facing students in Edgecombe County Public Schools.

    March 13, 2014

  • Tarboro town manager recommends to council residency policy change

    The interpretation of the town's department managers residency ordinance brought on a heated discussion by the Tarboro Town Council Monday during its regularly scheduled meeting.

    March 12, 2014

  • BOE votes yes on global school

    Edgecombe County’s first “global school” is set to open in August.
    The Board of Education, by a unanimous vote at its Monday evening meeting, approved the renaming of C.B. Martin Middle School to Martin Millennium Academy (MMA) and grade reconfiguration from 7-8 to K-8. Board member Janice Davidson made the motion.

    March 12, 2014

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