December 14, 2018

The Edgecombe Arts Council is set to exhibit the annual holiday exhibit in the Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery at the historic Blount-Bridgers House in Tarboro.

Selected works by Hobson Pittman will be on display in the gallery until Jan. 12, ending with a closing reception to celebrate the…

Choosing the ultimate angler’s gift

December 12, 2018

A few weeks ago, we stated that finding gifts for anglers is so simple. Easiest task: Give more of what they like to use.

But something more special may seem almost ridiculous, especially if they have their own boat. So why consider a professional guide?

Think of a guided trip as the ultimate treat,…

Sheriff addresses Black High School Alumni Reunion

December 11, 2018

The Booker T. Washington Resource Center was the host of the 11th anniversary of the N.C. Association of Black High School Alumni Reunion.

Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson was the keynote speaker.

“Testing, testing: 1-2-3” was how Atkinson started his presentation. He told the…

Marine Fisheries considers no-possession limit for striped bass

December 05, 2018

Some of you may remember that on March 15, 2017, at Tarboro Brewing Co., Tight Lines sponsored a visit from Kirk Rundle, state Wildlife Resources Commission District 3 Fisheries Biologist.

Our much-anticipated meeting with Wildlife Resources Commission fisheries folks was well received. We had a…