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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Leslie Arnold, RN and clinical supervisor for the Edgecombe County Health Department, gives a flu shot to Jeff Collins Thursday afternoon, as part of a community flu clinic coordinated by the health department and Vidant Edgecombe Hospital. (Staff photo/Miranda Baines)
Halloween-themed race will have people “running for their life”
A Halloween-themed race set to start at 9 a.m. Saturday will have people “running for their life.”
Eyes of Ermiline
Eyes of Emiline, comprised of sisters Amanda King, Jessica King and Emily King (from left to right) open for Scotty McCreery with the National Anthem Monday evening at the North Carolina State Fair to a crowd of about 5,000 fans. The Hobgood group will be in Tarboro along with the Hobgood Players on Nov. 23, performing "A Carolina Christmas" benefitting the Edgecombe County Veterans' Military Museum. The show will begin at 7 p.m. in the Martin Middle School auditorium. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the veterans' museum, the Blount-Bridgers House and the Chamber of Commerce. (Courtesy photo)
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