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Internet cafe duo guilty
An Edgecombe County jury found Richard Conoley Chapman, 66, and Kwana Spruill, 37, guilty in Edgecombe County Superior court on Wednesday for operating an illegal Internet Cafe. The case stems from the duo's district court appeal in July where they were also found guilty on the same charges.
Future use of county property uncertain
The future use of the buildings that formerly housed the Edgecombe County Health Department and Department of Social Services at 3003 N. Main St. remains uncertain.
Target: 40M card accounts may be breached
Target is grappling with security and a public relations nightmare just as the holiday shopping season is wrapping up.
County needs to re-up license plate contract
Edgecombe County will reapply for the contract to operate the License Plate Agency (LPA), said County Manager Lorenzo Carmon. The contract is set to expire in April.
State charter applications increase
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction received a record number of charter school applications this year – 71.
Security system scam alert
The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office and Edgecombe County Office on Aging are warning seniors in the county to beware of a telemarketing scam that involves you giving them your credit card number and the company fraudulently taking your money.
New mayor, commissioners take oaths
PRINCEVILLE — The new administration took office before a standing room only crowd and with the blessing from the three outgoing board members.
Black bears being seen more locally
Have you ever driven down the road in Edgecombe County and had to take a second look, thinking you saw a black bear? If so, you were probably right and your eyes were not deceiving you.
Nash Health Care affiliates with UNC Health Care
ROCKY MOUNT — Nash Health Care Systems on Monday announced its decision to affiliate with UNC Health Care. The agreement will go into effect April 1.
Special Pinceville meeting an effort to void action?
PRINCEVILLE — The three outgoing Princeville commissioners have called a special meeting at 5 p.m. today to discuss possible changes concerning town meetings held on March 28 and July 8, and for "presentations." The meeting is two hours before the regularly scheduled meeting, which was moved forward because of the holiday season.
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