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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…


June 03, 2019

Students and staff members in the Twin Counties will soon have access to an app that will allow them to anonymously report concerns about their own safety or the safety of others.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson announced last week that the state education agency has…

May 30, 2019

While graduation day means a time for rest and relaxation for many seniors, one Edgecombe County Public Schools student has his eyes placed firmly on the future. 

“I just want to get straight to work, said Daquarious Perry, 18, who will be graduating from North Edgecombe High School next…


May 30, 2019

Christy O’Leary, the mother of Nash Central High School senior Jordan O’Leary, said she wishes there were more Kevin Joneses in the world.

Jordan O’Leary and 13 other local high school seniors received a Bulldog Alumni Community Scholarship from the nonprofit group’s founder,…


May 29, 2019

As most se­niors en­rolled in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools pre­pare to grad­u­ate this week, one se­nior stands out as an ex­am­ple of per­se­ver­ance in the face of ma­jor ob­sta­cles.

Amari Richard­son was pur­su­ing both his…

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