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March 15, 2018

A little more than a decade ago, Michael Parker dropped out of high school and joined the workforce, knocking around Eastern North Carolina, searching for his way in life.

“I was not mentally focused,” he says of his decision to drop out of high school at age seventeen.

After a few…


March 14, 2018

The Edgecombe County Board of Education gave final approval Monday to a new school calendar for the coming year that will allow high school students to take first semester exams before leaving for winter break.

The new school calendar for traditional schools in the district includes a start…

March 13, 2018

Norris Tolson, CEO and president of Carolinas Gateway Partnership, will deliver the keynote address on global trade at the Global Education Spring Symposium at 3 p.m. Thursday at Edgecombe Community College’s Rocky Mount campus.

Scheduled for Thursday-Friday, the symposium will…


March 10, 2018

Thomas Holland has been selected as the principal of G.W. Carver Elementary School.

Holland, currently principal of Hearne Elementary School in Wilson County, previously served as principal of G.W. Bulluck Elementary School with Edgecombe County Public Schools.

“I'm excited to return to ECPS…

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March 09, 2018

Edgecombe Community College recently celebrated Black History Month on both campuses.

On Feb. 27, local community activist JKelly Walker provided the keynote address to an audience on the Rocky Mount campus.

On Feb. 28, retired U.S. Army Col. Jessie Hinton gave the keynote address at the Tarboro…


March 07, 2018

An Edgecombe County science teacher is headed to Atlanta next week to be honored as a finalist in the seventh annual Shell Science Lab Challenge.

Melissa Atlemose, an eighth-grade science teacher at W.A. Patillo Middle School, is one of five science teachers in the country to be honored at this…

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March 01, 2018

The Edgecombe County Board of Education held a board retreat Monday in the meeting rooms of a Rocky Mount hotel.

During the full-day retreat at the Country Inn and Suites, board members discussed a wide range of issues related to plans to improve the school district’s academic performance and…

February 21, 2018

More than 200 area leaders in education, health care, business, and industry joined Edgecombe Community College faculty on the Tarboro campus recently for Advisory Board Night.

ECC advisory boards consist of professional leaders, community members and faculty who are experts in the subject area of…


February 14, 2018

TARBORO — High school students in Edgecombe County Public Schools likely will be taking first semester exams before Christmas next year, if school board members approve a proposed calendar at the March school board meeting.

Susan Hoke, communications coordinator for Edgecombe County…

February 11, 2018

Edgecombe County Public Schools was recognized at the January Board of Education meeting by United Way Tar River Region for its contributions to the 2017-18 campaign.

Mike Smith, United Way Tar River Vice president of resource development and  Executive Director Ginny Mohrbutter praised…

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