Edgecombe County Newswire

Edgecombe County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Edgecombe County, NC.

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  1. Volunteers celebrate Earth Day with cleanup effortsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Roughly 40 volunteers from the Twin Counties came out on Saturday to celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up the planet. The volunteers participated in the eighth annual Riverkeeper Cup Cleanup Challenge - an annual competition among five North Carolina communities to determine which community can gather the most trash, measured by the pound, in a single day.

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  2. Event to collect old electronicsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Area residents will get a chance to get rid of junk around their home or office without hurting the environment Saturday during Edgecombe County Recycles Day. "Edgecombe County Recycles Day provides an additional opportunity for our residents in the Tarboro area to rid their homes of electronics and other unwanted household items safely, efficiently and free of charge,"said Cornelia McGee, coordinator for Keep America Beautiful of Nash and Edgecombe Counties.

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  3. Week of events to focus on kidsRead the original story

    Friday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... On Wednesday, local libraries will join in the fun. Both Braswell Memorial Library in Rocky Mount and Edgecombe County Memorial Library in Tarboro will hold special story times from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. David Joyner will be the keynote speaker at the ...

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  4. Man charged with insurance fraudRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Anthony Davis, 53, of Tarboro, is accused of filing false towing receipts to obtain $335 from Geico Insurance Co. An investigation by N.C. Department of Insurance criminal investigators discovered the alleged false receipts, leading to Davis' arrest on March 28 in Edgecombe County.

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  5. Summit puts focus on logisticsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    With logistics being the theme for the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Economic Summit, the focus of discussion centered on CSX's Carolina Connector Intermodal Terminal coming to the area. Norris Tolson, president and CEO of Carolinas Gateway Partnership, was one of three speakers who talked in front of a crowd of business leaders, community leaders and city and county officials Thursday at the Rose Hill Conference Center.

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  6. Edgecombe County Man Accused of Insurance FraudRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | PressReleasePoint

    ... om . Edgecombe County Man Accused of Insurance Fraud

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  7. Hopkins finds maturity in path to individual titleRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... of the HOPE program, which is on Tarboro High's campus and open to middle- and high school-aged youth of Edgecombe County who haven't taken a direct path academically or socially. It wasn't until the second semester of Hopkins' freshman year that he ...

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  8. Ex-Tarboro police chief recalled fondlyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... Freeman officiating. Burial followed at Edgecombe Memorial Park complete with a 21-gun salute from the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office, Nash County Sheriff's Office and N.C. Highway Patrol. Hayes was known and respected by Tarboro and Edgecombe ...

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  9. NC mussel, in trouble, could get federal protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Kinston Free Press

    A freshwater mussel native to North Carolina could soon be designated as a threatened species, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The federal agency has proposed the yellow lance mussel, which is found in the Neuse and Tar river basins, be listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

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  10. Guilford County hunter kills five-bearded gobbler just off his back porchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | North Carolina Sportsman

    ... and 22-pound weight. After some investigation, Atkins found that Joseph Fuller's eight-bearded gobbler from Edgecombe County was the biggest multi-beard bird on record, at 195.5 inches. But the bird should rank 13th in North Carolina history based ...

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  11. State of North Carolina v. Kenrick BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | FindLaw

    ... by a felon. We reverse the trial court's denial of Defendant's motion to dismiss. On 3 February 2015, Edgecombe County Sheriff's deputies arrived at a residence in a rural part of the county in an attempt to locate Defendant. They determined ...

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  12. Singer entertains at train stationRead the original story

    Monday Apr 17 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Lucky rail travelers passing through the Rocky Mount Train Station are treated once a week to a blast from the past in the person of a world-famous local crooner. Milton Bullock was born and raised in Edgecombe County.

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  13. Men to face judge in murder caseRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 15 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... He was charged with felony first-degree murder in connection to the case and jailed without bond in the Edgecombe County Detention Center. Gray's next appearance on the charge is scheduled for July 19 in N.C. Superior Court in Tarboro. Slade's ...

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  14. Faith community celebrates EasterRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 15 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... serves not only as pastor of Mount Pisgah Presbyterian Church in Rocky Mount but also as a member of the Edgecombe County Board of Education. Privott said the historical events that lie behind Easter give meaning to the life of a Christian. On ...

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  15. Program targets drop-out ratesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 15 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... students. When the program is implemented in the fall, North East Carolina Prep will be the only school in Edgecombe County to offer a Peer Group Connection program. Dr. Pattie Sander-Smith, the principal of the high school at North East Carolina ...

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  16. Master Gardeners to host annual plant sale in TarboroRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 15 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Edgecombe County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will hold their annual plant sale on April 22 at the Edgecombe County Administration building in Tarboro. The Edgecombe County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will be holding their annual plant sale from 8 a.m. to noon April 22 in the auditorium of the Edgecombe County Administration building at 201 St. Andrew Street in Tarboro.

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  17. NC mussel, in trouble, could get federal protection Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Jacksonville Daily News

    A freshwater mussel native to North Carolina could soon be designated as a threatened species, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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  18. Our View: Need for storm relief won't go awayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 13 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... good and help the state get back on its feet. Residents of Eastern North Carolina need look no further than Edgecombe County for firsthand evidence of the impact of the storm. To date, $1.4 billion in state and federal funds have gone toward ...

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  19. Policy advocate: School reforms an opportunityRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 12 | The Daily Advance

    ... be implemented in Elizabeth City. Montgomery said she has been working with schools in Warren County and Edgecombe County, and they are having a good experience with the transformation model. The Rev. Anthony Ferebee, senior site pastor at The Mount ...

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  20. Jobless rate drops across areaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... preferable to focus on over-the-year changes in the not seasonally adjusted figures. For the Twin Counties, Edgecombe County's February unemployment rate dropped to 8.5 percent compared to 9.3 percent in January. It was also lower than in February ...

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