House fire victim identified
A victim of last week's St. David Street house fire was identified by a medical examiner and her name was released Thursday by Tarboro Fire Chief Frankie Winslow.
Unemployment drops, still at 11.6 percent
Edgecombe County’s unemployment rate dropped for the second straight month and the county, ranked 99th after November’s data was released, improved to 97th in December.
In December, Edgecombe’s rate dropped almost half a point — from 12.0 in November to 11.6.
BOE to select District 7 fill-in Monday
The Edgecombe County Board of Education is tasked with selecting a new member to represent District 7 at its 6:30 p.m. Monday business meeting in the boardrooms at 412 Pearl St.
ECPS getting lots of bang for the buck
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third in a series on Edgecombe County Public Schools' dual immersion/global school Martin Millennium Academy. Today's focus is on the financial impact.)
MMA 'innovative,' allows for choices
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a series on Edgecombe County Public Schools' dual immersion/global school Martin Millennium Academy. Today's focus is on the school's academic impact.)
BOE supports challenge to vouchers
The Edgecombe County Board of Education has taken a stand against private school vouchers legislation by supporting a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the legislation.
Heart health the focus for February
February is heart health month. Edgecombe County Human Services and Vidant Edgecombe Hospital have events planned around that topic.
MMA a 'plus, plus, plus' for ECPS
(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first in a series on Edgecombe County Public Schools' dual immersion/global school Martin Millennium Academy. The series will look at the concept's popularity among school officials and parents, as well as the academic and budgetary impacts the school will have on ECPS.)
Princeville suit continued to March 4
The lawsuit by two former commissioners against the town of Princeville scheduled to be discussed in small claims court Friday , was continued until 10 a.m. March 4.
Scouts remind of upcoming food project
Over the weekend, members of Boy Scout Troops and Cub Scout Packs went from door-to-door-in Tarboro and Edgecombe County, leaving behind blue door hangers to remind people that it is once again time for the organization’s “Good Turn for America Scouting for Food” project.
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