September 17, 2017

As N.C. Wesleyan College launches its 36th annual “Day for Wesleyan” campaign on Tuesday, many local municipalities have proclaimed the date “North Carolina Wesleyan Day.”

Dortches, Nashville, Red Oak, Rocky Mount and Sharpsburg made the proclamations in recognition of the…

Culinary scholarship established at NCC

September 17, 2017

Nash Community College recently announced the establishment of the Thomas Cliett Family Culinary Scholarship.

The endowed scholarship was established by Anne D. Cliett in memory of her husband, Thomas Cliett, to assist students in pursuit of an associate degree in culinary arts.

“We are so…

Weldon schools honor Rocky Mount native

September 16, 2017

Corey Lamont Odom of Rocky Mount has been named Weldon City Schools 2017-18 Teacher Of The Year.

The announcement was made during the opening convocation on Aug. 23 at Halifax Community College.

Odom has been a teacher with Weldon City Schools for 18 years, serving as an Exceptional Children's…

Law Enforcement Association donates to ECC Foundation

September 15, 2017

The Edgecombe County Law Enforcement Association has presented the Edgecombe Community College Foundation with a donation of nearly $30,000.

The gift will support scholarships for qualified students enrolled in Basic Law Enforcement Training at ECC.

BLET School Director Bernie Taylor said the funds…