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January 08, 2019

Mary Shuping, director of government relations for the N.C. Community College System, delivered the keynote address at the Jan. 3 spring semester kickoff for Edgecombe Community College employees.

Shuping discussed the 2019 legislative agenda for community colleges, which includes a focus on short-…


December 28, 2018

Edgecombe County Public Schools Superintendent Valerie Bridges said she is extremely proud of what the school district accomplished in 2018.

“We have the right people in the right places to continue our success. Our focus is always on what is best for our children. We are trying new things,…

December 26, 2018

The past year has been one of transition for Edgecombe Community College as the school had a transfer of leadership.

But it also enjoyed several successes along the way.

In March, Phi Theta Kappa, the student honor society, won 13 awards at the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Regional Convention. Among…

December 25, 2018

Students at West Edgecombe Middle School made their own Christmas magic on Friday as they staged a Christmas parade before they left for the holidays.

This is the third year of the now annual West Edgecombe Christmas Parade, a tradition that started when Claude Archer became principal.



December 22, 2018

Edgecombe County Public Schools is one of 10 school districts across the state that will receive funding under a new state grant program that aims to help expand school breakfast access.

As part of the 2018-19 Breakfast After the Bell Initiative, the school districts will receive grant funding…

December 21, 2018

TARBORO — The Edgecombe County Board of Education voted this week to discontinue day care services at G.W. Bulluck Elementary School.

The proposal, which was submitted to school board members at their December meeting, identified financial reasons as the motive for the closure.


December 20, 2018

Members of the Down East Partnership for Children, Edgecombe County Public Schools and several other community organizations gathered Wednesday at G.W. Bulluck Elementary School to dedicate a new adaptive playground, the first of its kind in the Twin Counties.

The newly-constructed playground is…


December 19, 2018

TARBORO — Edgecombe County Public Schools will launch a nonprofit foundation, school board members decided Monday at their December meeting.

The foundation, which yet to be named, will “support the activities of the school system and its students, including providing scholarships.…

December 18, 2018

Edgecombe Community College trustees, administrators, instructors, students and clinicians recently celebrated the college’s new Ophthalmic Medical Assistant program and the addition of high-tech equipment.

The four-semester diploma program curriculum was developed with input from local…


December 15, 2018

The Edgecombe County Board of Education meeting that was postponed last week because of winter weather conditions has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at the Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro campus of Edgecombe Community College.

The meeting will feature the presentation of Gold…

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