FOR THE DAILY SOUTHERNER
MAR 6 - 31
North East Carolina Prep School, a free public charter school, has open enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year. Call 252-641-0464 for more information.
MAR 6 - APR 16
Income Tax Services
Will be offered at the E.L. Roberson Center again this year. Bring all income documentations for 2012, drivers license and social security card. Tax preparaton services will be held each Tuesday from 9am-1pm.
MAR 6 - APR 16
Weight Loss Program
At Braswell Memorial Library, Rocky Mt., Every Tuesday from 6:30-7:30pm. Men and Woman welcome. Your must register to participate. Call Amber Perry at 252-459-1240 or the Library at 252-442-1951, ext. 243.
MAR 6 - 9
National Week of
Prayer for the
We are asking the community to: Have special Prayers during the week for AIDS Survivors and their families and Wear a red shirt, top or ribbon on Sunday during your church services and during the week at Bible Study, Prayer Meetings, etc. Sponsored by Project GRACE, Project Mementum, Inc. (252-977-0765), and Community Enrichment Organization (252-823-1733).
MAR 6 - 7
South Edgecombe Summer Recreation Baseball Program
At South Edgecombe Middle School Gym from 6-8pm. Call April Barry at 252-813-3218.
Will meet at noon at the Fountains of the Albemarle. Art Bradley, Edgecombe County Extension Agent, will speak on “Clary Sage.”
Accelerated classes in Math, English, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Logistics, Historic Preservation, Geography, Business, Early Childhood Education, PE, and Sociology begins at ECC. More than 70 online and on-campus courses offered. Register today. Call 823-5166.
Will be sponsoring Gift Bingo on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 7-9pm at the E.L. Roberson Center.
Come out and experience the FRENZY at the Masquerade Jewelry Sale where all jewelry and accessories are ONLY $5!! Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted. Open from 7am-6pm in the Vidant Edgecombe Hosptial Classroom.
Precinct 1-2 (those who vote at the Church of God) of the Edgecombe County Democratic Party will meet at 7pm at the Church of God, 412 Shirley St. The agenda will include the election of precinct officers and other business as needed. For more information call Bob Byrd at 252-823-7208.
North East Carolina
Will host an information session for parents of potential students from 5-8pm at the Pinetops Branch of Edgecombe Memorial Library. Tuition-free public charter school that will serve Kindergarten-grade9 for the 2013-14 school year. For more information call 252-641-0464 or visit www.necprepschool.com.
Is on the Rocky Mt. campus of ECCf. Sessions begin at 1pm on the 7th and 8am on the 8th in the auditorium. Keynote address at 2:30pm on the 7th by neil Bolick, associate director of World View in Chapel Hill; reception following. Activities are free and open to the public. For details call823-5166, ext. 347.
MAR 7 - APR 6
School of Art & Design will be on view in the Welington B. Gray Gallery. Outstanding works from over 600 undergraduate students. Awards ceremony will be March 7th at 5pm in the Speight Auditorium of the Jenkins Fine Arts Bldg. on ECU Campus in Greenville. For more information contact Tom Braswell, Interim Gallery Director at 252-328-6336. www.ecu.edu/graygallery.
Come out and experience the FRENZY at the Masquerade Jewelry Sale where all jewelry and accessories are ONLY $5!! Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted. Open from 7am-3pm in the Vidant Edgecombe Hosptial Classroom.
State Law requires all dogs, cats, and ferrets 4 months of age and older to be vaccinated against rabies and wear proper collar and rabies tag. Only $6, Today from 8am-noon, at the Albemarle Animal Hospital, 1211 Albemarle Ave., Tarboro. 823-1177.
A 1-day class meets on the Rocky Mt. campus of ECC from 8am-5pm. Shooting proficiency will be held in Nashville. cost is $75. Contact 823-5166, ext. 220, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will meet at 5pm at the home of Barbara Vick.
A 2-day Historic Preservation class on Decorative Arts meets Sat-Sun. 9th and 10th from 8am-5pm. Fee is $65. Call 823-5166, ext. 241.
MAR 9 -10
A 1-weekend course meets on the Tarboro campus of ECC from 8am-5pm. Fee is $65. Call 823-5166, ext. 241.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 12:30pm at Gardner’s BBQ Restaurant, 1331 N. Wesleyan Blvd., Rocky Mt., Suprise Speaker. Contact Barbara Holden at 823-2404 for more information.
FREE stroke screenings and valuable health information from 9:30am-1:30pm. Screenings will detect stroke risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and lifestyle. To reserve your spot call Nikki Wooten at 252-641-7525.
Weight Loss Surgery
Join Dr. Raghid Bitar for a great information session all about weight loss surgery and let him answer any questions you may have. From 1-2pm at the Vidant Edgecombe Hospital. To register call 1-800-472-8500.
Breast Cancer Support Group will meet at 7pm in the library at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital. Please call 823-8277, 823-5546, or 823-2525 for more information.
Theme is Paint Like The Master, Hobson Pittman. $45/Non-Members, $35/Members. 5:30-7:30pm. All art supplies and refreshments are included in price along with step by step instruction. Contact us at Edgecombe Arts for more information at 252-823-4159 or email@example.com.
A 1-day Intro class meets on the Tarboro campus of ECC. From 8am-5pm. Fee is $65. Call 823-5166, ext. 241.
National Week of
Prayer for the
At 11am, Project GRACE will have a community forum at the Edgecombe County Administration Bldg. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Giselle Corbie-Smith, UNC Chapel Hill. For more information call Project mementum, Inc. at 252-977-0765 or Community Enrichment Organization at 252-823-1733.
Can Your Kitchen Pass The Food Safety Test?
Come find out at 10:45am. Janice LaTour, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent from the Cooperative Extension will be here to answer your questions. For more information call 641-4263.
“Ban The Box”
It starts with “U” Foundation, a non-profit re-entry/transition organization based in Tarboro will be hosting a Roundable meeting at the Edgecombe County Center Auditorium, 201 St. Andrew St., Tarboro, from 6:30-8:30pm. For more information call 252-641-1832.
Weight Loss Surgery
Join Dr. Raghid Bitar for a great information session all about weight loss surgery and let him answer any questions you may have. From 5:30-6:30pm at the Vidant Edgecombe Hospital. To register call 1-800-472-8500.
Youth Baseball &
Register now with Tarboro Parks & Recreation Dept. or call 641-4277.
Seeking Adults who
need help with
Work one-to-one with your personal tutor 1 1/2 hours a week-FREE of charge. Confidential. Register now. Starts in March. Contact Twin Counties Literacy Council at 442-1511 or Ms. Howard at 823-1141.
Annual Photo Drive
At Conetoe Volunteer Fire and EMS. For more information call the Fire Chief, Allen Denney, at 252-450-9575.
South West Edgecombe High School Reunion
1980 Class Reunion April 12 - April 14. For more information call 252-538-1384 or 252-544-3830 or visit Facebook under events titled “An 80’s SWE Class Reunion”.
English as a Second Language
Classes are on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5-8pm at ECC, Tarboro campus, Bldg. B, Room 9. Register Immediately. For more information call J. Harper at 252-823-5166, x-379 or the Adult Enrichment Center at 252-823-5166, x-229.
FREE. At the M.A. Ray Recreation Center, monday-friday from 2-3:30pm. For ages 18 and older. Call 641-4215 for more information.
Will be offering an Electric Club beginning in January. The club will be for kids age 8 and up and wil be held after school at the cooperative Extension Office. Call 641-7827 to learn more.
Will be offering a cooking club for all budding young chefs. This is club for kids 6 and up. After school beginning in January. Call 641-7827 for more information.
Roanoke High School
Looking for classes of 1976, 77, 78, 79 classmates. Planning a reunion. Please call 252-904-6240 or 252-813-8542 or 252-641-4115 by march j5th, 2013.
Sharp Point Volunteer Fire Department is starting its Annual Photo Fund Drive.
Every Sunday from 5 p.m. -7 p.m. For more information call 641-4210.
SPCA Alliance of NC has free dog food for families in need. Please send your name and phone number to SPCAANC, P.O. Box 1461, Tarboro, NC, 27886. First come, first served, deadline is August 31st.
YOU may qualify: If you live in the city limit of Tarboro; if you are low-income and qualify for public assistance. Apply at Tarboro Public Work Office, 506 Dowd St. or call 252-641-4234.
Line Dance Class
At the Braswell Center on thursdays from 6:30-8pm. FREE!! Call 641-4210 for more information.
Advanced Line Dane
Held each Tuesday at 1:30pm at the E.L. Roberson Center. This is a group teaching another, practicing and coming togther for fun. For more information call 641-4263.
For those 55 and older at the E.L. Roberson Center every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cost for town residents is $16, non residents $32 monthly. For more information call 252-641-4263.
Volunteers are needed at the Community Home Care and Hospice at 401 W. Wilson St. in Tarboro. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Susan Woolard at 623-8715 for more information.
The Twin Counties Literacy Council is seeking adults who need help with reading. Work one-one with personal tutor one and a half hours a week. Free of charge. Confidential, safe environment. For more information call 877-398-5576.
Literary volunteers sought to work with adult non-reader one and a half hours a week. For more information call 877-398-5576.
The Tarboro Community Outreach is in need of exercise equipment. New or gently used. Call 823-8801.
The Family Caregivers Support Group meets once a month at 2 p.m. on second Tuesday in room 260 of the County Administration Building, 201 Saint Andrew St.
A new support group has formed in Edgecombe County called SWISH (Spreading our Wings In Successful Home Schooling). Contact Renee Howell at 823-4877 or Teresa Denton at 827-5799.
This study is geared toward helping African-American women and communities in eastern NC to improve diabetes outcomes. Recruiting African-American women between the ages of 19-75, from Bertie, Edgecombe and Pitt counties. Qualified participants will be reimbursed for their time and effort. For more information and to see if you qualify call toll free, 1-855-748-4424, or 252-737-4632 or email, EMPOWER@ecu.edu.
A consortium of community organizations and individuals committed to preventing HIV/AIDS in Edgecombe and Nash counties. We are looking for African American youth between the ages of 10 and 14 and their adult caregivers to participate in a research study to help them talk more about risky sex behaviors and how to say no. For more information contact 252-823-1733 or 252-977-0765.
Searching for Decendants
The 106th Anniversary Committee of Eastern Star Baptist Church is in search of all descendants of the church founders. If you are a decendant of Dora Barlow, Lizzie Hart, Annie Joyner, Eliza Lewis, Charlotte McNair, Caroline ittman, Hattie Reeves, Victoria Sledge, Mary Whitley, Henry Hart, Redman Joyner, David Key, William Reeves or Alfred Wood, please contact the church at 252-823-5117.
Edgecombe County Genealogical Society
Annonces the publication of Vol. 3 Cemetery Book: Greenwood Cemetery. $30 plus s/h. Call the Edgecome County Memorial Library and ask for Pam. 252-823-1141.
Donate to the Edgecombe County Memorial Library’s Children’s Department for our Summer Reading Program. For more information or to make a donation call 252-823-1141.