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Princeville hires interim town manager
PRINCEVILLE — S. Hal Mason is the new interim town manager for Princeville. The board of commissioners unanimously approved the hiring Monday during its regular scheduled meeting.
Commissioners OK $34K for ECC
PINETOPS — In a 3-2 vote Tuesday during the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners' retreat, approval was given for $36,000 to Edgecombe Community College (ECC) to assist with the school's expenditures.
School board approves selection process for four-year teacher contracts
The Edgecombe County Board of Education unanimously approved the selection process for four-year teacher contracts at a special Monday evening meeting.
Joe Dickens, 60, succumbs to cancer
After a little more than a year-long battle with cancer, Speed native, Joe W. Dickens Jr. lost his fight Friday. He was 60 years old.
BOE holding called meeting
Teachers’ contracts and the budget for the upcoming year are the topics of a special board of education meeting at 6:30 today.
County unemployment rate increases slightly
Edgecombe County’s unemployment rate increased slightly in January 2014, to 12.5, up 0.9 percent from the December 2013 rate of 11.6.
Princeville gets closer to town manager
PRINCEVILLE — During a special called meeting on Thursday, Town officials could soon have an interim town manager and a million dollar grant to assist with it's dilapidated water and sewer system.
Democrats nominate elections replacement
Filling expected and unexpected holes topped the agenda Thursday for the Edgecombe County Democratic Party.
Tarboro named Certified Retirement Community
Tarboro is now a North Carolina Certified Retirement Community for the next five years.
Sheriff's Office partnering with local businesses for medicine drop
The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office is teaming up once again with local businesses and volunteer fire departments to help citizens dispose of their unused medications.
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