More From Edgecombe Schools

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.…

September 18, 2018

The State Employees Credit Union Foundation recently awarded nine scholarships to continuing education students at Edgecombe Community College.

Established in 2013, the SECU Foundation Continuing Education Scholarship Program focuses on assisting the needs of North Carolina’s unemployed and…


September 17, 2018

Members of the Edgecombe County Board of Education are expressing concerns about a board member who has not attended a board meeting in seven months.

Olga Dickens, who represents District 2, has had serious health issues that have interfered with her ability to serve as a member of the school board,…

September 17, 2018

Coker-Wimberly Elementary School has been selected as one of 20 schools in North Carolina to participate in the 2018-19 TrueSchool Innovation Fellowship.

The project, fully funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, is an intensive, collaborative effort aimed at improving literacy among students, pre-…

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