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March 19, 2018

Edgecombe County’s new industries, medical tourism and cryptocurrency were among the topics discussed at last week’s Edgecombe Community College’s annual Global Education Spring Symposium.

The event was held Thursday and Friday on Edgecombe Community College’s Rocky Mount…

March 18, 2018

Students in Nash Community College’s Foundational Adult Basic Education program recently opened the Coffee Corner located on the first floor of the Continuing Education and Public Services Building.

The students are gaining skills in customer service and math as they sell coffee, juice and…


March 15, 2018

Roughly 1,000 students marched peacefully at 10 a.m. Wednesday around the track at Rocky Mount High School as they joined in the National School Walkout one month after the Parkland school shooting.

Ann Johnson, mother of two students at Rocky Mount High School, said students only learned that…


March 15, 2018

A little more than a decade ago, Michael Parker dropped out of high school and joined the workforce, knocking around Eastern North Carolina, searching for his way in life.

“I was not mentally focused,” he says of his decision to drop out of high school at age seventeen.

After a few…


March 14, 2018

The Edgecombe County Board of Education gave final approval Monday to a new school calendar for the coming year that will allow high school students to take first semester exams before leaving for winter break.

The new school calendar for traditional schools in the district includes a start…

March 13, 2018

Norris Tolson, CEO and president of Carolinas Gateway Partnership, will deliver the keynote address on global trade at the Global Education Spring Symposium at 3 p.m. Thursday at Edgecombe Community College’s Rocky Mount campus.

Scheduled for Thursday-Friday, the symposium will…


March 12, 2018

Due to the threat of hazardous road conditions, Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will operate on a two-hour delay on Tuesday.

Essential personnel should report to work on their normal schedule. 

Edgecombe County Public Schools will operate on a three-hour delay Tuesday due to expected road…


March 11, 2018

Local residents will have the opportunity to benefit Communities In Schools by eating out on Thursday.

About 60 local restaurants in the Bailey, Nashville and Rocky Mount areas are participating in the annual Dine Out for Communities In Schools, donating 10 percent of Thursday’s…


March 11, 2018

Students in the Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools may soon visit the doctor at school.

At the March school board meeting held this week, members of the Nash-Rocky Board of Education voted unanimously to explore the feasibility of establishing an on-site health clinic at Williford Elementary School…

March 11, 2018

Nash Community College President Dr. Bill Carver recently presented the Nursing Department with  the 2017 Pride Award during the NCC Employee Recognition Ceremony.

Each year, the Pride Award honors a full-time employee or group of employees. The department was selected for demonstrating a…

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