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February 21, 2017

Elizabeth Stone has spent the past 20 years as a busy homemaker and mother of four.

After spending the bulk of her adult life raising a family, she decided to return to the workforce so she could help her now college-age children.

But at 53, with a two-year degree that was more than 30 years old,…


South Edgecombe Middle wins Battle of the Books

February 15, 2017

South Edgecombe Middle School won first place in the 16th Annual Battle of the Books competition for the Edgecombe County Public Schools district recently held at W.A. Pattillo Middle School.

This event challenges students based on their detailed knowledge of more than two dozen books. Every…


ECC salutes health care graduates

February 14, 2017

Health Occupations graduates at Edgecombe Community College recently were honored by college staff, family and friends during the annual Health Occupations Recognition Ceremony.

Last year, 193 students completed programs in Community Health Coach, Medication Aide, Nurse Aide I and II, Phlebotomy…


Tarboro High students become certified nursing assistants

February 06, 2017

The second year of the Nursing Assistant Program offered at Tarboro High School through a partnership with Edgecombe Community College saw an increase in participation as well as continued success.

Eight Tarboro High School students participated in this program that gives students a head start on…