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April 06, 2019

A group of Southern Nash Middle School students got the chance Friday to enter the Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant for the first time.

Nolan Bailey, 14, called the place "quite large" and noted, "There's a lot of stuff going on."

Bailey and students from throughout the Twin Counties this week were…


April 05, 2019

Sarah Cathryne Coltrane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Coltrane, has been awarded this year’s Ann MacPherson Weaver Memorial Scholarship at Rocky Mount Academy.

Currently an eighth-grader at Martin Millennium Academy in Tarboro, Coltrane will attend RMA in the fall on a full-tuition…


April 03, 2019

NASHVILLE — The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education held two meetings Monday — one of which revealed more details about the state of the school district’s budget woes and one at which members of the community shared their thoughts about ways to correct the situation.

At a workshop…

April 02, 2019

NASHVILLE — There was standing room only Monday at the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education meeting as dozens of teachers and their families flocked in to make their feelings known about a proposed 35 percent supplement pay cut.

A proposal by the finance committee of Nash-Rocky…


April 02, 2019

Edgecombe County Public Schools recently hosted elementary and middle school Quiz Bowl competitions at West Edgecombe Middle School.

G.W. Carver Elementary School captured first place in the elementary event, while South Edgecombe Middle School prevailed as the champions in the middle school…

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March 30, 2019

While the proposal to cut teacher pay seems to be dead in the water, members of the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education will still need to make a decision Monday as to whether to accept an $800,000 loan that has several strings attached.

In the meantime, statements have been flying around on social…

March 29, 2019

The Twin Counties STEM Design Challenge will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Rocky Mount Event Center.

Middle school teams from Edgecombe County Public Schools and Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will be competing for the first time in a STEM Design Challenge. The students in…


March 27, 2019

A unified Nash County Board of Commissioners said Tuesday it will fund local teacher supplements with the understanding it won't again be held hostage by the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education.

"If they don't accept this proposal, they are going to have to make some tough decisions," said county…

March 24, 2019

Some teachers in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools reportedly wore black on Thursday as a silent protest against the Finance Committee’s recommendation on Monday that 35 percent of their local supplement pay be reduced for the remainder of the academic year.

The recommendation came as a last-…

March 22, 2019

A now-former custodian at a school in Edgecombe County is facing criminal charges, including a felony offense, after having been discovered to have a firearm on school property while he was on the job earlier this week, authorities said.

Jerome Faison Jr. on Monday allegedly made threats to the…

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