January 15, 2017

Nash Community College once again closed a record year for 2016.

Major highlights include the college celebrating more than 1,000 CDL truck driving graduates in the program’s tenth year, and curriculum programs and students receiving national recognition.

NCC students and faculty attended the…

Mary Tom Bass: ECC plans big things for new year

January 01, 2017

A new year begins today, one that promises to be an exciting time for Edgecombe Community College.

Announced in December, the U.S. Department of Education’s Predominantly Black Institution grant of more than $2 million will help increase the college’s retention and graduation rates of…

Charles Penny: Progress in 2016 lays groundwork for more economic prosperity

December 25, 2016

It’s hard to believe, but another year has come and gone.

Not only are we almost at the beginning of a New Year, but I believe 2017 will also mark continued economic prosperity for Rocky Mount. In 2016, major accomplishments were achieved, which paved the way for growth and for our community…

Henrietta Zalkind: Setting our sights on 2020

December 18, 2016

We’ve been through a lot this fall, with Hurricane Matthew and the elections. So now more than ever it’s important to focus on where we have common ground and how we move forward together.

Recently, the Down EastPartnership for Children’s Board adopted a new Strategic Framework to…