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May 22, 2019

Reminiscent of Santa Claus, James Moore returns to Rocky Mount about this time every year with a sack full of trophies to distribute to good boys and girls at two local schools.

The Moore family has been giving out the awards at Baskerville Elementary for the past 15 years and recently began…


May 21, 2019

Ayusa, a nonprofit group promoting global learning and leadership through cultural exchange and leadership programs for high school students, will soon be welcoming its first foreign exchange student to the Rocky Mount area in August when a resident of Holland comes to attend high school in Nash…

May 18, 2019

State Rep. James Gailliard visited Winstead Elementary School on Friday to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.

Gailliard, D-Nash, met with teachers to thank them for their ongoing commitment to their students and their willingness to ensure equitable education for every child.

“I am…

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May 17, 2019

The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education and Nash County commissioners met together Thursday at Northern Nash High School to discuss the construction of a new elementary school in the Red Oak area.

The proposed elementary school that will be built in a yet-to-be-determined area in the northern…

May 15, 2019

The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education met with Edgecombe County commissioners Monday night at the East Carolina Agriculture and Education Center to discuss budget matters for the coming fiscal year.

Edgecombe County Manager Eric Evans gave a “state of the county”…

May 11, 2019

Matthew Bris­tow-Smith, prin­ci­pal of Edgecombe Early Col­lege High School, has been se­lected as the 2019 Wells Fargo North Carolina Prin­ci­pal of the Year.

Bet­ter known as Matt Smith to most peo­ple in the Twin Coun­ties, Smith was pre­sented the…


May 10, 2019

Some exceptional students from schools in the Twin Counties participated in the Adaptive Swimming Championships on Thursday at the Harrison Family YMCA.

The Adaptive Swimming Championships is the main event of the Adaptive Swimming program offered to special needs students in Nash-Rocky…


May 10, 2019

Several important school meetings and events will be held in the coming week across the Twin Counties.

The Edgecombe County Board of Education will meet Monday night at 6 p.m. in Keihin Auditorium on the campus of Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro. The meeting will begin with the…

May 09, 2019

A lo­cal teacher has been named as a 2019-20 Kenan Fel­low.

Sheron­ica Sharp, dig­i­tal lit­er­acy coach at Coker-Wim­berly Ele­men­tary School, is one of 27 North Carolina teach­ers who was se­lected from a com­pet­i­tive pool of 85…

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May 07, 2019

NASHVILLE — The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education voted Monday night to accept the $800,000 advance from Nash County commissioners to help balance this years budget, but the vote was not unanimous.

School board members Evelyn Bulluck and Reginald Silver opposed the measure, causing the vote…

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