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April 11, 2019

Registration is under way for Camp College 2019, ECC’s summer camp program for kids.

About 20 summer camps are being planned for elementary, middle and high school students ages 6 to 18. Some camps are two-hour events, others are half-day camps and a number of camps last a full week.



April 10, 2019

TARBORO — Edgecombe County Public Schools is preparing to ask for a raise from Edgecombe County commissioners to meet the growing needs of students in the school district.

The school board approved a $72,542,724 budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year at Monday night’s school board meeting.…

April 10, 2019

Edgecombe County Public Schools kicked off this year’s series of school visits designed to highlight the innovative educational practices used in the county with a tour of the North-Phillips School of Innovation, eastern North Carolina’s first micro-school pilot. 

The school visits…


April 03, 2019

Two students who began in Edgecombe Community College’s High School Equivalency program made the President’s List last fall.

Barbering student Antonio Mayo and Michael Parker, who is a business administration major, each earned a 4.0 grade point average for the fall 2018 semester,…


April 02, 2019

Edgecombe County Public Schools recently hosted elementary and middle school Quiz Bowl competitions at West Edgecombe Middle School.

G.W. Carver Elementary School captured first place in the elementary event, while South Edgecombe Middle School prevailed as the champions in the middle school…

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April 01, 2019

Edgecombe Community College focused on change during its Global Education Spring Symposium held March 14-15 on the Rocky Mount campus.

Highlighting the theme “Embracing the Culture of Change,” ECC President Greg McLeod said the two-day event was an opportunity to “examine relevant…


March 29, 2019

The Twin Counties STEM Design Challenge will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Rocky Mount Event Center.

Middle school teams from Edgecombe County Public Schools and Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will be competing for the first time in a STEM Design Challenge. The students in…


March 26, 2019

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won 10 awards at the recent Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Regional Convention.

Three students, a graduate and Advisor Tamara Frank-Pourvady represented ECC’s chapter, Alpha Omega Nu, at the annual convention held March 1-3 in Columbia, SC.…


March 22, 2019

A now-former custodian at a school in Edgecombe County is facing criminal charges, including a felony offense, after having been discovered to have a firearm on school property while he was on the job earlier this week, authorities said.

Jerome Faison Jr. on Monday allegedly made threats to the…

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March 19, 2019

Twelve students and staff from Edgecombe Community College and Edgecombe Early College High School recently attended the fourth annual Uplifting Black Men conference at Virginia Tech.

Hosted by Virginia Tech’s Black Male Excellence Network, the conference was held Feb. 23 and drew nearly 500…

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