Jennis and Geraldine Clark recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on July 21st, 1956 in Dillon, SC. They were honored with a dinner at Dixie Queen, in Winterville, NC by their children on July 21st and a reception at their home in Tarboro, NC on July 23rd with children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Their children are Toby Clark of Tarboro; Brenda Waters and husband Jimmy of Rocky Mount, Rita Barber and husband L.M. of Winterville and Darlene Bradley of Kings Mills, Ohio. Grandchildren are Sherry House and husband Lee of Greenville, Stefanie and Sharon Bradley of Ohio and James and Stacey Waters of Rocky Mount. Great grandchildren are Brandon, Michael and Emily House of Greenville and Austin Bradley of Ohio.
Spaghetti dinner to raise money for animal welfare organization
A spaghetti dinner and silent auction from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Calvary Episcopal Church Memorial Hall will raise money for a local animal welfare organization – Tarboro Trap, Neuter and Return (TNR) and Feline Friends.
Parker named top social studies teacher
Keith Parker, teacher at SouthWest Edgecombe High School, was recognized as Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year Thursday at the North Carolina Council of Social Studies (NCCSS) Conference at Greensboro’s Koury Center.
Be wary of scams in storm's aftermath
With Gov. Pat McCroy declaring a state of emergency Tuesday due to weather, N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper is also warning citizens to be on the lookout for price gauging and roving scammers seeking to take advantage of consumers who need help removing trees that are brought down by the storm.
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.
Pink poodle getting desired response
The story published in Jan. 8 edition of The Daily Southerner about an owner dying her poodle pink to raise funds for surgery for her lame cocker terrier touched the heart of Tarboro resident Paula Mozingo.
Wooten earns Eagle Scout award
William Thomas Wooten, Jr. of Williamsburg Drive, Tarboro has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.
Bickhardt playing at St. Anne's Chapel
Craig Bickhardt, whose songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, BB King, Ray Charles, Tony Rice, Alison Krauss, David Wilcox, Martina McBride, the Judds, Pam Tillis and about 100 others, will appear live at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anne’s Chapel.
Local shoppers talk spending on Christmas presents
It’s the day after Christmas … Santa has made his visits and all the presents have been unwrapped. The wallets and bank accounts of Americans are a little bit emptier. Some are facing the realization they spent ‘way too much money, while others stuck to their budgets.
Lots of memories, but the bike sticks out
Edgecombe County Sheriff James Knight has a lot of memorable Christmases, but remembers when he was 10 years old and woke up Christmas morning and discovered Santa Claus had brought him a new bicycle.
Christmas memories from the classroom
Memory from a first-grade teacher at G.W. Bulluck Elementary School:
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