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December 05, 2018

Rocky Mount Preparatory School has named a new high school principal to replace one who was let go in May in a controversial decision.

James L. Knight Jr. will take the reins of the secondary school at the charter school beginning after the holiday break, Rocky Mount Prep announced this week in a…


December 01, 2018

Global Achievers School recently held its first stage performance, “Sleeping Beauty.”

Three young ladies in the third grade performed this favorite fairy tale, complete with costumes, props and a backstage area. According to teacher Alesia Johnson, the original purpose of reading…


November 28, 2018

The Catalyst for Healthy Eating and Active Living program recently recognized Edgecombe Community College and Nash Community College for their roles in helping to improve the health of area residents.

Catalyst Director Jamie Cousins and several members of the Catalyst team recently met with…


November 16, 2018

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools students remained safe Thursday after a threat made to Rocky Mount police put all schools in the district on a soft lockdown for the entire day.

“We are grateful for the assistance of law enforcement officers,” Superintendent Shelton Jefferies said…

November 15, 2018

All Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools are under a soft lockdown down today as law enforcement officers investigate a call made this morning from from someone threatening an active shooter event at a school.

So far, all schools are safe.

A statement from Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools was sent out…

November 15, 2018

About 30 parents showed up to Wednesday’s meeting of the Rocky Mount Prep Board of Trustees to hear updates about the school and to share concerns about high school academics and recent fights at the school.

Crystal Turner, the parent of a 10th-grade student at the school, said…

November 13, 2018

In keeping with a long-standing tradition, students and staff hosted a Veterans Day breakfast on Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School.

The invitation was extended to veterans within the school and parish as well as the broader Rocky Mount community. The pastor of…


November 12, 2018

Edgecombe County Public Schools is of the recipients of a recent round of Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The school district will receive $162,989 to “assist Edgecombe County Public Schools with implementing distance learning labs…

November 10, 2018

The newest charter school in the Twin Counties may be closing soon after its charter was revoked by the state.

Upon the recommendation of the Office of Charter Schools, the State Board of Education voted Nov. 1 to revoke the charter of Global Achievers School, Dave Machado, director of the state…

November 08, 2018

NASHVILLE — As the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education has tabled plans to make staff reductions for now, it is also taking a closer look at new projects presented to it and has tabled at least one of those projects. 

Brian Miller, chief of staff for Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools,…

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