TARBORO — The Vidant Edgecombe Hospital Volunteers are a huge asset to the hospital. Not only do they spend countless hours volunteering their time in various departments throughout the hospital, but also contribute to many programs and services within Vidant Edgecombe. Pictured is President of the Vidant Edgecombe Volunteers Eleanor Edge (middle) presenting a $10,000 monetary gift to hospital president Patrick Heins (right), along with Manager of Volunteer Services Amy Dixon (left) in support of this year's annual gala benefitting the emergency department expansion project. The emergency department expansion project will increase treatment rooms from nine to 19 and will add an additional 6,000 feet.
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Carol J. Hatchel Poetry Prize
Edgecombe County writers have an opportunity to participate in a poetry and short fiction contest in memory of Carol J. Hatchel.
New organization to offer the community ‘Helping Hands’
The Rev. Jonah Walston's idea of assisting citizens of Edgecombe County, who have fallen on financial hard times, is collecting steam as other churches are buying into the idea.
Charges filed in fatal accident
Charges were filed Thursday against a N.C. Department of Transportation employee after the state vehicle he was driving was involved in an accident that killed an off-duty Tarboro police officer.
THS JROTC officially retires flags
American flags were burned Thursday at Tarboro High School, yet rather than an act of protest, it was part of a ceremony of respect.
Community, TPD grieving over Officer Johnson
The somberness that enveloped Tarboro Police Department Tuesday while mourning the death of Patrolman Charles Johnson, spread to the community on Wednesday.
Livestock show fosters fellowship, fun and competition
Fellowship, fun and competition were all part of the mix at the 77th annual Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show & Sale Tuesday and Wednesday at the East Carolina Agriculture & Education Center.
Carmon gives update on NC FAST
Edgecombe County Manager Lorenzo Carmon gave an update on staffing related to the NC FAST system at Tuesday evening’s human services board meeting.
ECU’s Lifelong Learning Program gets under way in Tarboro
Continuing education cranked up and got under way this week as East Carolina University's Lifelong Learning Program started its first classes in Tarboro.
Tarboro Town Council approves new residency requirements
The controversial department head residency ordinance debate may have been put to rest Monday when Tarboro Town Council voted 6-2 to revise the policy after a public hearing on the issue.
Board of education approves calendar, proposed budget, hears global school presentation
The Edgecombe County Board of Education turned its attention to the upcoming year at its Monday evening meeting.
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