Longtime Kiwanian remembered in 123rd flag raising
While Charles Edward Hill Sr. went through many health issues during the last years of his life, family members and friends can attest that he never complained.
Library program this evening will offer Jewish history lesson
A part of Carolina history that’s often overlooked will be the topic of a 7 p.m. program today at the Edgecombe County Memorial Library.
Kathryn Richardson, an employee of Cummins-Rocky Mount Engine Plant, shared that her colleagues rallied together to crochet these pink ribbons to raise awareness of breast cancer. Richardson candidly mentioned that a few of the employees actually learned how to crochet during the awareness project. The plant donated the pink ribbons to Vidant Oncology-Tarboro.
"We deeply appreciate Cummins and their employees for donating all of these wonderful pink ribbons," said Suzanne Schupp, manager of Vidant Oncology-Tarboro. "We have already begun giving them to our patients and they are grateful for such a meaningful gift. We intend to share these in our other breast cancer awareness events during the month of October." (Courtesy photo)
Riding for a cause
Several local motorcycle groups joined together for a motorcycle charity ride in honor of ovarian cancer and lymphoma awareness. The groups made a check presentation to the Vidant Edgecombe Hospital Development Council to oncology manager Suzanne Schupp in Tarboro. The group then traveled to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville to present a check to the cancer services team. Despite chilly temperatures, more than 25 people, motorcycles and cars showed up to support the charity ride. (Courtesy photo)
Seniors tour new rehab facilities
Seniors from E.L. Roberson Center came to Tarboro Nursing Center to view the new short-term therapy hall and the rehab department. Seniors enjoyed the tour along with refreshments and education about transitional rehab. Pictured from left are Maderia Dowd, Helen Williams, Nellie Bachelor, Mable Stalls, Eddie Anderson, Morgan Whitehurst, Melissa Harrell and Mary Draughn. (Courtesy photo)
Phillips Middle School students learn to say “No” to drugs during Red Ribbon Week P
Phillips Middle School students are learning to say “No” to drugs during Red Ribbon Week, the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation.
Starlight Ball to benefit Colonial Theatre restoration
A “Starlight Ball” from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday will benefit the restoration of the Colonial Theatre in downtown Tarboro.
South Edgecombe school community participate in 5K Walk for Unity
A number of teachers, parents, and students from South Edgecombe Middle School united to participate in a walk that would benefit the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf (ENCSD).
2nd Eat. Drink. Bid. set Sunday night
O’Malley Tunstall PLLP will help host the second nnnual Wags 4 Tags Eat. Bid. Drink fundraiser at On The Square Restaurant in Tarboro from 6-8 p.m. Sunday.
Halloween-themed ‘Run’ helps county’s cancer patients
A chilly Saturday morning greeted a Town Common full of Halloween-costumed men women and children as the first-ever “Run For Your Life” 5K and one-mile fun run to raise money for the Edgecombe Cancer Support Foundation had a successful beginning.
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