Edgecombe Arts holds planning session
The Edgecombe County Arts Council met at the County Administration Building Saturday for a strategic planning board retreat, with about 17 people in attendance.
Safety tips for heating sources in unusually cold weather
The phrase “Jack Frost nipping at your nose” has become all too real for Edgecombe County residents the last couple of days, with temperatures tying a record minus-3 degrees Thursday.
Snow more than just shoveling, clean-up
The five inches of snow dumped in Edgecombe County made for lots of work and lots of play for its citizens on Wednesday.
ECPS covered for now on weather closures
For the second time in as many weeks and the third time this month, weather has thrown a wrench into Edgecombe County Public Schools' calendar.
Federal grant funding smoke detectors
A federal fire prevention grant awarded to the Office of the State Fire Marshal is benefiting residents in Tarboro. The alarms are being provided by the Department of Insurance through the grant to the State Fire Marshal.
King headed to DYW competition
Katie King, 2013-2014 Distinguished Young Woman (DYW) of Edgecombe County, is leaving Tarboro today for a 10-day stay in Greensboro leading up to the statewide DYW competition.
FBC raising money to build Ugandan high school
First Baptist Church of Tarboro is raising money to build a high school for orphans in Lugazi, Uganda. Children from 14 orphanages fed by the Christian organization Pennies for Posho will have the opportunity to attend the high school.
ECU Lifelong Learning meeting Tuesday
Classes through East Carolina University’s Lifelong Learning Program (LLP) are coming to Tarboro and an informational Town Hall meeting from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the town council chambers, will provide detailed information about the program.
NECP to hold elementary lottery
North East Carolina Prep School (NECP) will hold a lottery for its elementary grades for the upcoming school year on Feb. 1.
Four charged in robbery
Four suspects have been charged in connection with a robbery that took place early Saturday morning in Tarboro on Preston Drive. Police determined through their investigation that the crime was possibly gang related, because of some of the evidence they found at one of the suspects' residence during a search.
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