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September 22, 2018

The second annual Nash County High School Band Showcase will be presented beginning at 5:30 p.m. tonight at Northern Nash High School.

This year’s theme for the showcase is “Together We Play.” Four local high school bands will be showcasing their progress so far this…


September 20, 2018

NASHVILLE — Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education members weren’t happy Wednesday with three items placed on its joint committee meeting agenda by the Nash County Board of Commissioners.

The items: “Future Plans for IB Program at Rocky Mount High School,”…

September 19, 2018

WHITAKERS — Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools administrators and staff came Tuesday night to Swift Creek Elementary School to participate in the first of three public forums designed to allow community members to express their thoughts about the proposal to close the three oldest…


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

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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September 16, 2018

Nash Community College, Edgecombe Community College and N.C. Wesleyan College will remain closed Monday while local public schools will resume classes on a normal schedule.

Classes at Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Edgecombe County Public Schools and Rocky Mount Academy will resume Monday on…

September 16, 2018

Rocky Mount Prep’s school performance scores are showing little signs of improving, and some parents are concerned that decisions by school leaders are hindering their children’s academic growth.

Rocky Mount Prep's overall scores remain essentially flat from last year. The school…

September 11, 2018

Area public schools are closing early on Wednesday and will not meet for the remainder of the week.

“After consulting with Sheriff Keith Stone and in anticipation of Hurricane Florence and the potential fall-out, Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will alter our regular schedule,”…

September 11, 2018

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools announced today a series of town hall meetings to discuss potential sites for construction of a new elementary school in the school district.

The school board is considering the possible closure of three elementary schools in the area with an eye to consolidating…

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