More From Edgecombe Schools

August 01, 2018

TARBORO — Edgecombe County’s school superintendent is set to be around a little longer and most students in Edgecombe County Public Schools Innovation Zone will get to sleep in a little later, the Edgecombe County Board of Education decided on Monday during a special-called meeting.…


July 30, 2018

Edgecombe Community College has signed a co-admission agreement with East Carolina University.

The agreement is designed to improve transfer student access and success through a collaborative degree completion program.

Students apply to Edgecombe Community College and East Carolina University…

July 25, 2018

Katelyn Whitehead Edmondson, an entrepreneur and college instructor, has been named director of the Small Business Center at Edgecombe Community College.

The Small Business Center is part of a statewide network designed to promote and support small business ownership. In her new position, Edmondson…


July 24, 2018

For 18 months, Edgecombe Community College submitted mounds of data during its Health Information Technology department reaccreditation process. When word came down last year, the college had hit the benchmark in all 33 standards except one, which was partially met.

“I was humbled to hear so…


July 24, 2018

Monday was a historic day for Edgecombe Community College as the Board of Trustees officially named the first black man to serve as college president.

Dr. Gregory McLeod, a North Carolina native and 17-year veteran of community colleges, has been named the next president of Edgecombe Community…

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July 23, 2018

In the wake of dismal reading scores in recent years, the Edgecombe County Board of Education has adopted a new approach to teaching reading on the kindergarten through third-grade level.

The school board unanimously approved the expenditure of $327,600 for a three-year term using English Language…

July 20, 2018

Emily G. Brake of Pinetops is one of 15 children of Perdue Farms associates and independent contract farmers awarded $75,000 in scholarships through the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation.

The daughter of Perdue farmers Steven and Nancy Brake of Pinetops, she will attend N.C.…

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July 19, 2018

For the third year in a row, Edgecombe Community College students brought home gold from the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held June 25-29 in Louisville, Ky.

One individual and one team brought home gold medals, finishing first in the nation in their competitions. The…


July 11, 2018

NC GreenPower has awarded a grant of up to $15,000 each to five North Carolina Schools including one from Edgecombe County,

Edgecombe County Early College High School will receive the grant funds for the the installation of an educational solar photovoltaic array. Rocky Mount Prep, a charter school,…

June 27, 2018

Edgecombe County Public Schools recently held its inaugural Edge Awards ceremony to celebrate and recognize outstanding staff members in Keihin Auditorium on the campus of Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro.

“Employees in various categories were recognized for going above and beyond,…

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