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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Father charged with attempted murder
A domestic dispute turned bad when a Pinetops man allegedly slammed one of his crying two-week-old twins on the floor Saturday morning causing major injuries to the infant's head.
Narcotics officers make another heroin arrest
A 29-year-old Scotland Neck man who attempted to conceal five grams of heroin in his pants Wednesday during a traffic stop was unsuccessful.
TPD sponsoring teen, social media forum
In the wake of the recent internet scandal, the Tarboro Police Department is sponsoring a public forum 6 p.m. March 27 at the town hall to discuss teenagers posting bullying comments and sexually explicit photos of classmates and friends on social media websites.
Heroin use on the rise in county
The use of heroin is rising throughout Edgecombe County. Recently, narcotics officers from the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office and Tarboro Police Department made five arrests and seized nearly 60 grams of the drug.
District 23 Primary should be interesting
The crowded race for N.C. Representative District 23 seat could make for an interesting May 6 Primary.
Father, daughter die in house fire
A heroic effort by a daughter to save her parents during a fire Wednesday morning costed her her life.
Ex-commissioners' hearing continued again
For the second time, the hearing between Princeville and former commissioners Isabelle Purvis-Andrews, and Calvin Sherrod was continued. The latest continuance came Tuesday when the magistrate assigned for the hearing failed to appear due to inclement weather. The new hearing is scheduled for April 14.
Tarboro couple charged with trafficking heroin
A Tarboro couple was charged with seven felonies after narcotics officers allegedly found heroin in their bedroom Saturday.
Princeville officer cyberstalking case dismissed by judge
A Princeville police sergeant, who was facing cyberstalking charges in Nash County, had his named cleared Thursday.
BOE vote last hurdle for MMA
The only hurdle remaining between Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) and a dual language/global school is a March 10 vote by the board of education.
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