Tarboro Library Offers Free Musical Discovery Program on Dec. 20

December 9, 2016

By Crystal Sessoms, Edgecombe County Memorial Library The Edgecombe County Memorial Library is hosting a “Musical Discovery Program” with support from the North Carolina Symphony’s Bassist, Erik Dyke. Demonstrations and hands-on activities take place December 20, […]




Edgecombe Library Hosts Tar River Christmas on Dec. 8

December 1, 2016

By Crystal Sessoms, Edgecombe County Memorial Library Join the fun with a “Tar River Christmas 2016” — a Musical Winter Event with Stocks Elementary — at the Edgecombe County Memorial Library! On December 8, 2016, enjoy music, […]




Edgecombe Arts “Beats & Beer” Coming up August 27

August 8, 2016

Edgecombe Arts is holding the upcoming “Beats & Beers” event at the Blount-Bridgers House on August 27, 2016. Stop by the Blount-Bridgers House for a night of music with Backyard Groove, food trucks, beer, wine, soft drinks, and more. […]




Edgecombe Recycling Event Includes Shredding

April 15, 2016

Shred Confidential Documents and More at Edgecombe County Recycles Day Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman Here’s another opportunity for you to rid your home of old electronics, up to four bags or boxes of paper, fluorescent tubes and […]




13th Annual “Turning on the Lights” in Tarboro

December 9, 2015

Set your sights on Christmas lights! Please join the community for a night full of fun on December 12, 2015, starting at 6pm. There will be live entertainment by Christian Artist, Richard Simmons, food from Ted Williamson Food Truck, and free […]




A Little Bit of History: Quigless Clinic in Tarboro NC

August 16, 2013

Quigless Clinic Tarboro’s Main Street is home to a healthcare facility on the National Registry of Historic Sites: the Quigless Clinic-Hospital. Started in the 1940s by Dr Milton Douglas Quigless, Sr., the clinic served Tarboro’s African-American community at […]




The Strange-ness: Tar River Banshee

August 2, 2013

The banshee, known as a messenger of death, is known for its wailing and shrieking. While its origins are mostly Irish, banshees have been reported in several countries including the US — and NC has one too. The […]




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