Caldwell always remembered Tarboro roots
Despite the fame that Ralph Michael "Mike" Caldwell earned from pitching in the World Series and later coaching in two of Major League Baseball's most decorated games, he hasn't forgotten his Tarboro home. In the past, Caldwell visited as much as his schedule would allow.
Golden LivingCenter celebrates industry’s top quality honor
Golden LivingCenter-Tarboro celebrated its receipt of the industry’s top quality honor during a Thursday afternoon ceremony at the facility. The skilled nursing facility has earned the Gold-Excellence in Quality National Quality Award, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.
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)
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