February 21, 2019

The Big East Conference and Eastern Plains Conference held their semifinals on Wednesday and, after an overtime game and a couple of upsets, the championship matchups are set and will begin Friday.

The Big East Conference will plays its boys’ and girls’ title games at the Rocky Mount…

Tarboro boutique moves to new location

February 21, 2019

TARBORO — Ginger Crisp appears to have come full circle because her shop is now in a part of what was once a department store in downtown Tarboro.

Crisp in late January relocated her business, Ginger’s Boutique, into a ground-level section of the former W.S. Clark & Sons Inc. in the…

Cougars at large: SWE holds off Nash Central, keeps postseason hopes alive

February 20, 2019

For the SouthWest Edgecombe boys’ basketball team, every win in the Eastern Plains Conference tournament means another check mark to its postseason hopes.

The Cougars needed help at the end of the regular season to secure an automatic playoff berth from none other than their Wednesday…

Black History Month Celebration focuses on unity

February 20, 2019

MyBryde Auditorium was almost filled to capacity Tuesday for a Black History Month Celebration in the Lamm Building on the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College.

The event, which was sponsored by ECC’s College and Career Readiness Department, Student Success Center and the…