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IA Public Notice

Dec. 5, 2016 Notice of Public Hearing


Bridge Construction on Highway 42 in Old Sparta Community &

Use of County-owned Property

November 7, 2016


The NC Department of Transportation has plans to replace a bridge in Edgecombe County on Highway NC 42 in the Old Sparta Community. The County owns a parcel near the proposed construction site which was acquired after Hurricane Floyd with Federal Hazard Mitigation Buyout Funds. Edgecombe County proposes to grant a temporary easement and permission to regrade portions of this deed-restricted lot to NC-DOT.

 The property is located at 3095 NC 42 East and identified as parcel # 4724-95-0564.

 Citizens who wish to comment on proposed use of this County-owned property for this purpose may comment by contacting the Office of the County Manager at (252) 641-7834. A copy of the proposed plans is available for review in the County Manager’s Office in the Administration Building, 4th Floor, 201 St. Andrew St., Tarboro, NC 27886. Comments will be accepted for fifteen (15) business days from the date of this notice.



Pickup for Hurricane Matthew related debris will begin Monday, November 7th. Please click here  for important details.


 Unfortunately, Toys for Tots™ will NOT be sponsoring Edgecombe County DSS for Christmas assistance this year. Edgecombe DSS has limited resources this year for Christmas Assistance. Any resources that may be available will be on a first come first serve basis. We cannot guarantee how many children will be served or the quantity of items each child will receive from any sponsor. You may contact the local Salvation Army for Christmas assistance. The deadline for the Salvation Army application is October 20, 2016. Please contact them for more information.

Thank you.

Jessica Pittman, Administrative Assistant

Edgecombe County DSS

CSX has announced the selection of Edgecombe County as the site for it's new Intermodal Rail Terminal. This $270 million investment will create 300 new jobs. To learn more, visit their website for the Carolina Connector project. You can also download a fact sheet.  


Edgecombe County Veteran Services Office has new office hours! To accommodate clients, we see veterans here in our main office in Tarboro, and also in Rocky Mount at the NC Works Career Center.  You can find or call us...


NC Works Career Center - 110 Fountain Park Drive, Rocky Mount 27809 Office Hours 8AM to 5PM (closed at 12 for lunch)

(252) 977-3306 Ext. 243

 Tuesday - Friday

County Administration Building - 201 St. Andrew St, Tarboro 27886 

Room #265


Do you know our County Commissioners?
Do you know when the Board of Commissioners meet? 
Would you like to read minutes from previous meetings?




Effective July 1, 2015 the County-wide Revaluation started with the field canvassing crew.  All authorized individuals should be on a marked car and have an ID badge on them.

If you still have concerns, please feel free to contact the Tax Office directly to verify the authority of these individuals at 252-641-7855.

Thanks for your consideration.

Tarasa M Lewis, Tax Administrator

 Register of Deeds

Now you can access birth, death and marriage certificates online. Fees apply. Click here for more information.


 Industrial Mega-Site is Ready for Job Creation! 

Edgecombe County has the largest, shovel-ready mega-site in North Carolina. The Kingsboro CSX Select Site is a 1,449 acre site strategically located in the heart of the eastern seaboard, just off of US Highway 64, and 10 minutes east of Interstate I-95. Click here to learn more about the Kingsboro Site.

  Upcoming Tax Events/Deadlines

2016 Property Taxes are due no later than Thursday, January 5, 2017 to avoid interest. Garnishment enforcements will begin on February 1, 2017.

2017 Listing begins January 1, 2017 ending January 31, 2017.


1.) Elderly or Disabled Exclusion
2.) Disabled Veteran Exclusion
3.) Homestead Circuit Breaker


Find out information about the 2016 General Election below:
For election and voting information please visit the Board of Election page here.


  Interested in Serving on a Board or Commission?

The Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens who are willing to lend their time and talents to various boards and commissions. This is a great way to serve your community in areas where you may have interest and/or experience.

To be considered, please complete the Application Form. Then mail it to: Fran Mungo, Clerk to the Board; PO Box 10, Tarboro, NC 27886; or fax it to her attention at (252) 641-0456.  If you have questions or would like a description of these posts, you may reach her at (252) 641-7834.

Sign up to get Edgecombe County emergency notifications on your home or mobile phone. Click here for Code Red.


     Edgecombe County and area business partners are striving to Go Green! Click here to see what's going on in the area and how you can get involved.

Did you know you are required to cover and tie down any solid waste you transport to the landfill or convenience site? Read more "Tarps and Ties Ordinance"  

Keep Edgecombe Clean & Green

This campaign is not just a onetime campaign. This is an ongoing effort to change the culture of the county in order to change the look of the county. Click here for more details.

Electrical Car Charging Station


2016 Holiday Schedule

January 1, 2016 - New Year's Day
January 18, 2016- Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
March 25, 2016 - Good Friday
May 30, 2016 - Memorial Day
July 4, 2016 - Independence Day
September 5, 2016 - Labor Day
November 11, 2016 - Veteran's Day
November 24 & 25, 2016 - Thanksgiving
December 23, 26 & 27  2016 - Christmas

2017 Holiday Schedule

January 2, 2017 - New Year's Day
January 16, 2017 - Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
April 14, 2017 - Good Friday
May 29, 2017 - Memorial Day
July 4, 2017 - Independence Day
September 4, 2017 - Labor Day
November 10, 2017 - Veteran's Day
November 23 & 24, 2017 - Thanksgiving
December 25, 26 & 27,  2017 - Christmas

Welcome to Edgecombe County!!

Images of Edgecombe County

Located on the Edge of yesterday and tomorrow, Edgecombe County is an eastern North Carolina County that is rich in history but ready for the future. Edgecombe is a rural county situated approximately one hour's drive east of Raleigh and two hour's drive inland from North Carolina's beaches. Our 56,000+ friendly citizens enjoy a rural lifestyle, good schools, quality healthcare, and loads of leisure activities. Our economy encompasses everything from some of the most productive farms in the state to advanced manufacturing facilities.

Edgecombe County Government "exists to serve the residents, businesses, and industries of the County in such a manner as to sustain and raise the quality of life for the citizenry". You can access information about our County and government services right here on our website. Also, watch this video on What County Governments Do.

Be sure to see all of our departments listed at the top and items of special interest to the left.

Thank you for visiting our website!!


 Discover Edgecombe!

Come and see what Edgecombe County has to offer. There is lots to see and do, including historic, cultural, outdoor, and family-friendly tourist attractions. We are rich in history and ready for the future. Visit Edgecombe!

Upcoming Events

 Diabetes Support Group - The Edgecombe County Health Department Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is sponsoring a monthly Diabetes Support Group. The meetings will be held the first Monday of each month from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Edgecombe County Human Services Building located at 122 E. St. James Street in downtown Tarboro. For more information, call (252) 641-7588.

2016 Christmas Parades

Sharpspoint   Saturday, November 19, 2016  11:00 am

Pinetops   Saturday, December 3, 2016   10:00 am

Princeville   Saturday, December 3, 2016    2:00 pm

Rocky Mount   Sunday, December 4, 2016   3:00 pm

Whitakers   Saturday, December 10, 2016   2:00 pm

Tarboro   Sunday, December 11, 2016   2:00 pm

Conetoe   Saturday, December 17, 2016   11:00 am


 See what else is happening by visiting our Edgecombe Events Calendar


  Reasons to Visit Edgecombe!

Follow our tourism page on Facebook called "Discover Edgecombe" to discover all the great things to see and visit in our county.

You can find Edgecombe County attractions, lodging, events and dining on the website. Just search "Edgecombe County" or select one of our towns like Rocky Mount or Tarboro.

For those who love the outdoors, the Tar River offers a great opportunity for canoeing, fishing and camping. Visit the for information of the river or to reserve one of several river platforms.

Read the latest Tarboro Story, and find out more reasons to visit Edgecombe.

Learn about the Edgecombe County notables on the Twin County Hall of Fame Museum website.

In Honor of Our Soldiers....

The Tarboro Golden K honors a deceased soldier on the first Monday of each month at 11:00 a.m. by raising a flag in his/her name. The ceremony is held on the Town Commons in Tarboro. Click here for a list of names to be honored.


   The Edgecombe County Cooperative Extension's Agricultural and Education Center is a great facility for your next reunion, wedding reception, cattle sale, business meeting, and much more!

Located at: 1175 Kingsboro Road, Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Download our brochure for more details, or call  252-641-7827

   Edgecombe County Properties FOR SALE.

Click here for a list of properties obtained through tax forecloser. If you would like to make an offer to purchase a property, download and complete this FORM .

Mail to : Edgecombe County Planning Department,

P.O. Box 10,Tarboro, NC 27886

for more infromatiom call: (252) 641-7802.

You can also purchase surplus equipment, vehicles, and other items through Gov Deals.

(You can search by selecting "North Carolina" for State and "Edgecombe County, NC" for Seller Name)


 Need a Ride?

Tar River Transit Provides Transportation for Edgecombe County Residents through the Rural General Public Program. View the flyer for more information and a route schedule.

   It's Hurricane Season! Are You Prepared?

Hurricane Flyer (General Information)

Hurricane Flyer (Spanish)

Flooding Flyer

Flooding Flyer (Spanish)

Storm Tracks

Storm Statistics

Storm Surge

Storm Surge Watches & Warnings

Rip Current Safety

Rip Currents: Break the Grip of the Rip!

 Need to Contact Us?

Phone: 252-641-7835

Street Address: 201 St. Andrew Street, Tarboro, NC 27886

Mailing Address: PO Box 10, Tarboro, NC 27886