TARBORO — In 2008, Edgecombe County Clerk of Court Carol Allen White started a non-profit program called "It Starts With You" to help people who had been convicted of non-violent crimes get a fresh start. (More)
TARBORO — Tarboro resident Clifford Cole was one of approximately 400 Marines of Montford Point that received the Congressional Gold Medal at the United States Capital in Washington D.C on Thursday during a two-day event honoring the first African Americans to join the Marine Corps. The Corps was the last branch of the U.S. military to allow blacks to serve. (More)
Response: When will the ignance end? Why no budget? Why all of the focus is on Commissioner Gwendolyn Knight and not on the budget?
TARBORO — PRINCEVILLE — Although Mayor Priscilla Everette-Oates assured the citizens that the town’s 2012-1013 budget will be completed by July 31, the countdown to meeting that deadline is on. (More)
The political impact of Thursday’s stunning U.S. Supreme Court decision on health care reform is clear – good for President Obama and the Democrats, bad for Mitt Romney and the Republicans – but fleeting, and thus secondary. Much more important is what the ruling means in the long term for the physical and moral health of the nation. (More)
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina’s 1.5 million public school students could sit in classrooms for longer but fewer days in a new twist to the long-running debate between improving education and protecting summer vacation as the tourism industry wants. (More)