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