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June 23, 2019

After three years of serving in the number two position at Rocky Mount Prep, the new leader stands ready to take over the reins.

The board of trustees of the charter school appointed Chaunte Garrett to the position of head of school earlier this week. Garrett officially will begin serving in her…


June 19, 2019

Princeville Elementary School students will likely be attending their own school by January 2020, more than three years after their school was destroyed by flood waters.

Jerome Williams, director of maintenance for Edgecombe County Public Schools, had good news to share with board of education…

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June 19, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Kitty Powell Scholarship Fund recently presented $5,250 in scholarships to members of the local bowling community.

The Kitty Powell Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 to provide educational assistance to members of the Rocky Mount bowling community. The…


June 18, 2019

The Rocky Mount Preparatory School Board of Trustees met in a special called meeting Monday night to select a successor to replace Todd Pipkin as head of school.

Pipkin announced his plans to resign from that position earlier this month. His resignation takes effect on June 30.

After Pipkin…


June 14, 2019

Braswell Memorial Library will kick off this year’s Summer Reading Program with plenty of action from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. next Friday on the library’s back lawn.

This annual signature event will feature a variety of carnival-style games, activities and entertainment by balloon artists and…


June 12, 2019

There is a large gathering of scientists and inventors at Faith Christian School this week — and they all are age 12 and under.

Faith Christian School is one of three local sites for Camp Invention, a nationally recognized STEM program that offers a four-day summer day camp for elementary-…


June 08, 2019

The fifth-grade promotional exercises and awards ceremony at Baskerville Elementary School took place this year the morning of May 23.

It proved to be a tremendous experience from the very beginning to the very end. Using “The Future Is Yours” as the theme for this auspicious event, the…


June 07, 2019

TARBORO — Edgecombe County Public Schools held its second annual Edge Awards on Thursday night in the Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro campus of Edgecombe Community College.

Valerie Bridges, superintendent of the school district, said the event was a time of celebration and rejuvenation as…


June 05, 2019

Two teachers and one principal from Edgecombe County Public Schools have been selected to become Opportunity Culture Fellows for the coming year.

Casandra Cherry, a multi-classroom leader at Phillips Middle School; Amy Pearce, a multi-classroom leader at North Edgecombe High School, and Jenny…

June 04, 2019

Todd Pipkin, head of Rocky Mount Preparatory School, formerly resigned on Monday.

Ricky Parks, chairman of the charter school’s Board of Trustees, said the move was a surprise in some ways but not wholly unexpected.  

“Mr. Pipkin notified me of his intention to resign as Head…

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