TARBORO -— As the National Guard Armory closes in Tarboro, two local educational institutions are vying to claim the building.
Edgecombe County Manager Eric Evans told Edgecombe County commissioners that both Edgecombe Community College and Edgecombe County Public Schools are requesting that the building be turned over to them to help expand their educational programs. The decision as to the fate of the armory will have to be jointly decided by the town of Tarboro and Edgecombe County, which both now own the building.
The National Guard Armory is located at the corner of East Walnut and Panola streets in Tarboro and is situated on 2.62 acres of land. (Read more)