TARBORO — The Great Tarboro Art Bazaar is in its final days. Those in search of a unique, hand-crafted holiday gift are invited to stop by the Blount-Bridgers House at 130 Bridgers St. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday, and from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Carol Banks, house manager/ events coordinator for the Blount-Bridgers House, said sales from this year's art bazaar have exceeded last year's sales of $7,000. Part of the proceeds from the sales will go to the artists, while the rest of the proceeds will benefit Edgecombe Arts.
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Shelter merger should be priority
Partnership was the main topic of discussion at an animal advocacy group Thursday evening.
Budget tops Board Of Education agenda
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‘Good training’ credited for bringing 2012 suspects to justice
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Common in hunt for state honor
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School violence incidents decrease
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Westberg ‘honored’ by Chinese reception
North East Carolina Prep School (NECP)’s Executive Director John Westberg returned to Tarboro Monday from a trip to China to strengthen the charter school’s “China connection.”
County state-of-the-art dental clinic thriving in permanent home
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