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December 17, 2017

Students and families from Coker-Wimberly Elementary, Phillips Middle and North Edgecombe High schools experienced the world of science and technology through hands-on activities and demonstrations during the inaugural iZone Family STEAM Night at North Edgecombe High School.

The evening started…

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December 15, 2017

Six years ago, Edgecombe Community College incorporated virtual reality technology into its Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program.

Bud Speight, program chairman, was a traditional autobody guy. By his own admission, he was trained old-school, he worked old-school, and he always butted…


December 14, 2017

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools recently celebrated another successful United Way campaign during the December Board of Education Meeting at Rocky Mount High School.

The district collected $61,923.53 for the United Way Tar River Region during a campaign that was held from Oct. 23-Nov. 2.

School and…


December 13, 2017

Princeville Elementary School might be getting a new look and a new focus when it rebuilds, the Edgecombe County Board of Education learned at Monday’s school board meeting.

Superintendent Dr. Valerie Bridges told the school board that Edgecombe County was giving the school system an…

December 12, 2017

The upset bid process for two properties belonging to Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools continues as the school board seeks to divest itself of the former Spaulding Resource Center and the former Pope Elementary School.

Brian Miller, chief of staff with Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, told board…

December 11, 2017

As the final version of the 2016-17 school report cards were released this week on a new user-friendly website, 14 Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools were honored for last year’s academic growth at this week’s school board meeting.

During Monday’s meeting of the Nash-Rocky Mount…

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December 10, 2017

Teach for America is hosting its first regional Corp Members of Color Retreat this weekend in Edgecombe County.

The Eastern North Carolina regional event began Thursday and was held at Franklinton at Bricks, a reclaimed slavery plantation that was transformed into one of the first accredited…

December 10, 2017

Families, school leaders, special needs advocates and state officials gathered recently for a trio of public information sessions across North Carolina regarding the new state-sponsored Education Savings Accounts.

ESAs are designed to provide $9,000 in state funds to offset educational expenses for…

December 09, 2017

Bailey Elementary School recently partnered with the Kramden Institute of Durham and Southern Bank to give home computers to 60 students.

Kramden Institute is an organization that seeks to provide technology tools and training in order to bridge the digital divide. Through the Kramden Tech Scholars…

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December 08, 2017

The N.C. State Board of Education has given final approval to a new high school in Rocky Mount that will open in the coming academic year.

In collaboration with Nash Community College, the Center for Industry, Technology and Innovation (CITI) High School will open with state funding in the…

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