June 19, 2019

Kids role-playing, singing, dancing and interacting with other kids — this is the stuff of parents’ dreams when imagining how to fill the long days of summer vacation.

About 40 kids were making their parents proud at the Dunn Center this week and last week, as they participated in…

Mom sentenced for infant's murder

June 19, 2019

TARBORO — A 22-year-old Pinetops woman was sentenced on June 10 to between 14 and 17 years in prison in connection with the March 2016 death of her then-10-month-old daughter following a plea deal.

Chelsey Webb was charged with first-degree murder and felonious child abuse when she was…

Princeville school slated to re-open

June 19, 2019

Princeville Elementary School students will likely be attending their own school by January 2020, more than three years after their school was destroyed by flood waters.

Jerome Williams, director of maintenance for Edgecombe County Public Schools, had good news to share with board of education…

Eight students receive Kitty Powell scholarships

June 19, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Kitty Powell Scholarship Fund recently presented $5,250 in scholarships to members of the local bowling community.

The Kitty Powell Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 to provide educational assistance to members of the Rocky Mount bowling community. The…