More From Edgecombe Schools

October 16, 2018

Students can save on college application costs by applying this week to a participating North Carolina college during College Application Week.

During this week, many North Carolina colleges and universities waive application fees. Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College and nearby…

October 13, 2018

The principal of Edgecombe Early College High School has been named the 2018-19 Principal of the Year for Edgecombe County Public Schools.

Matt Smith, who is serving his fifth year as principal of the school, said he is humbled by the honor.

“There are so many visionary leaders in our county,…


October 11, 2018

Olga Dickens has resigned from the Edgecombe County Board of Education.

Dickens has been experiencing some long-term health issues that have prevented her from attending school board meetings since February. In a letter this week to board Chairwoman Evelyn Wilson, Dickens expressed her regret for…


October 10, 2018

TARBORO — The Edgecombe County Board of Education accepted one grant award and signed off on two other grant applications Monday during its October meeting. 

The school district has received a $29,580 school safety grant from the state, which it plans to use to upgrade nine school…

October 09, 2018

Josie Brown Davis of Rocky Mount recently was appointed to a four-year term on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees.

Appointed to the board by Gov. Roy Cooper, Davis is a retired educator who spent 38 years as a teacher and administrator in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools and…


October 08, 2018

For the past 20 years, Edgecombe Community College’s Tutoring Center has helped thousands of students pass classes, graduate with credentials and even weather life’s ups and downs.

Vicky Bolivar, who graduated in 2015 with degrees in Spanish and business administration, raves about the…


October 03, 2018

BAILEY—  Most students in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will likely need to make up the two days missed because of Hurricane Florence; however, Edgecombe County Public School students will not.

The Nash-Rocky Mount school board meeting voted Monday for a plan to make up the missing…

October 01, 2018

More than 50 students at North East Carolina Prep School were presented with their own computers earlier this month.

The Durham-based Kramden Institute came to the campus on Sept. 20 to present the Tech Scholar Awards. More than 50 students received a computer for their use at home. The recipients…

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September 24, 2018

Before Hurricane Florence had completed her thrashing of Eastern North Carolina, Edgecombe Community College reached out to students hit by the storm.

College leaders relied on lessons learned during previous storms, Hurricane Floyd in 1999 and Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

“This time we have a…


September 18, 2018

Hurricane Florence spared Edgecombe County, but Princeville Elementary School is still awaiting repairs from Hurricane Matthew, which struck in October 2016.

The school district is still working with FEMA to determine how much money will come from federal coffers.

“No construction has started.…

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