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Search yields drugs, guns, arrest
A 20-year-old Rocky Mount man was charged Thursday with six felonies and a misdemeanor after a search yielded a large amount of drugs.
County report card shows progress on health indicators
The 2013 Child Health County Data Card shows progress on key health indicators for Edgecombe County children.
Vidant Edgecombe to host workshop for breast cancer survivors
Breast cancer survivors have an opportunity to attend an upcoming workshop at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital aimed at improving their quality of life.
Alleged bank robber charged federally
Federal authorities charged 63-year-old Ibrahim Abu-Nidal, a/k/a Mark Allen Jenkins, with bank robbery for his actions in the Dec. 13 robbery of Tarboro Savings Bank. The state charges against Abu-Nidal have been dismissed.
“Unifying the Spirit of the Dream” topic of ECC black history month program
“Free at last, Free at last, Great God a-mighty, we are free at last.” Those are the closing words of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the 1963 March on Washington.
BOE facing two federal suits
Diahanna Woods and Donnie Atkinson, former employees of Edgecombe County Public Schools, filed lawsuits against the Edgecombe County Board of Education after they were terminated.
Short meeting in Princeville
PRINCEVILLE — Without any items under consideration for approval or adoption, the board of commissioners breezed through Monday's meeting. The public comments with six citizens speaking, took up the majority of the time in the open meeting.
Warning issued to local teens
Tarboro Police Chief Damon Williams has issued a stern warning to teenagers who are making bullying comments and posting sexually explicit photos of classmates and friends on social media websites:
Suspects charged with intimidating witness
Two men were arrested Friday for intimidating a prosecution witness and another was charged with aiding and abetting them.
Snow days cost ECC students most spring break
Snow days in January and February equal no spring break for Edgecombe Community College (ECC) students. Since Jan. 1, ECC has missed six full days and four partial days because of inclement weather.
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