July 14, 2018

The third anniversary of the Leah S. Vines Scholarship Award Banquet was held on June 9 at Pines Chapel Church Fellowship Hall in Pinetops.

More than 200 guests attended the celebration to witness the awarding of five $1,000 scholarships to the following recipients:

■ Kieara Smith, a…

Deputies charge two suspects with assault

July 13, 2018

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that two suspects have been arrested in connection with an assault that occurred July 6.

According to a press release, the Sheriff’s Office received a call about 4 a.m. on July 6  from Nash General Hospital stating that a…

Summertime is flounder time

July 11, 2018

Flounder is one of the most sought-after fish in Eastern North Carolina during the high-temp summer months.

Abundance and desirable table fare are two prime reasons for that popularity. In other words, they are usually plentiful for anglers to pursue, and they are right tasty fresh off the grill.…

Moments to remember from Edgecombe County's sports season

July 11, 2018

From new draftees to breakout years in the NBA to title seasons right here in Tarboro, it was an eventful year for the sports scene in Edgecombe County. Here are some of the moments to remember.

1. Tarboro romps to title season

All of the running clocks, running touchdowns and lopsided victories…