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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…


March 16, 2019

Miss North Carolina Laura Matrazzo visited Edgecombe Community College on March 12 to make a contribution to the ECC Foundation on behalf of the N.C. Educational Scholarship Fund.

Matrazzo presented a gift of $1,250 for student scholarships during a meeting of the ECC Foundation Board of Directors.…


March 15, 2019

Debbie Batten, who has more than 30 years of accounting experience in educational, governmental and private organizations, has been named vice president of finance and administrative services at Edgecombe Community College.

Batten has served as controller at ECC since July 2017. Prior to joining…


March 13, 2019

TARBORO — The Edgecombe County Board of Education met Monday night at their regular monthly meeting, approving a contract for the renovation of Princeville Elementary School and approving three grant applications to seek funding for other aspects of education in the school district.

The board…

March 12, 2019

One Phillips Middle School teacher received the surprise of a lifetime Monday when she was told she had just won a $175,000 grant for herself, her school and for Edgecombe County Public Schools.

Casandra Cherry is in her second year as the math multi-classroom leader at  the school. She…


March 06, 2019

Edgecombe Community College students and employees have a new dining option.

Six Smokin’ Bones, owned and operated by Audra Walton, recently opened in the student lounge on the Tarboro campus.

Walton has operated a successful food truck for five years, and she said moving into the Tarboro…


March 05, 2019

LEGGETT — The first lady of North Carolina on Monday visited North Edgecombe High School to launch the new Breakfast After the Bell programs in some Edgecombe County Public Schools during National School Breakfast Week.

Three schools in the district launched new Breakfast After the Bell…

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