Corbin opens Edgecombe Events Series
Country music star Easton Corbin will take the stage of Edgecombe Community College's (ECC) Keihin Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Dialysis patients share joy of life through support group
Two kidney dialysis patients – Diana Boddie of Tarboro and William Weaver of Princeville – are sharing their joy of life with others, through a “Miracle Dialysis Support Group.”
Golden LivingCenter celebrates ‘Gold’ award
Golden LivingCenter has received the industry’s highest quality honor. The skilled nursing facility has earned the Gold – Excellence in Quality National Quality Award, presented by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL).
Holiday show to benefit 4-H
A “Simply Shopping…Have a Holly Jolly Christmas” event today from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at the East Carolina Agriculture and Education Center will benefit Edgecombe County 4-H.
Rotary Club hears disc golf presentation
Keeping the dream alive of building a Disc Golf course in Tarboro, Brian Schweberger and his mother-in-law, Shirley Wainwright, pitched the idea to the Tarboro Rotary Club Thursday in hopes of receiving financial and moral support.
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)
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