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May primary filing opens today
Filing for the May Primary began noon today and will run until noon Feb. 28. across the state. In Edgecombe County, candidates can file for 17 seats.
More snow headed our way
Forecasters have predicted snow to fall in Edgecombe once again on another Tuesday.
Facade report awaits council
The Town of Tarboro’s Main Street Façade Improvement Program continues to draw interest.
Foreclosures still vex county
During January's meeting, Edgecombe County commissioners directed county manager Lorenzo Carmon to look into the possibility of municipalities waving taxes on foreclosed properties.
House fire victim identified
A victim of last week's St. David Street house fire was identified by a medical examiner and her name was released Thursday by Tarboro Fire Chief Frankie Winslow.
Council facing short agenda
Members of the Tarboro Town Council will face a brief agenda when they meet at 7 p.m. Monday night in the second floor council room at Town Hall.
Unemployment drops, still at 11.6 percent
Edgecombe County’s unemployment rate dropped for the second straight month and the county, ranked 99th after November’s data was released, improved to 97th in December.
In December, Edgecombe’s rate dropped almost half a point — from 12.0 in November to 11.6.
Local thief caught after intense investigation
The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office received a break in a nearly 18-month investigation where numerous vehicles and residences were broken into in a neighborhood off N.C. 33 NW.
More lawsuits for Princeville
Former Princeville commissioners Isabelle Purvis-Andrews and Calvin Sherrod said they are furious over the actions of the Local Government Commission (LGC) and have filed a $20,000 lawsuit against two of its employees.
BOE to select District 7 fill-in Monday
The Edgecombe County Board of Education is tasked with selecting a new member to represent District 7 at its 6:30 p.m. Monday business meeting in the boardrooms at 412 Pearl St.
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