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March 19, 2019

The Southern Nash boys’ tennis team ran its winning streak to open the season to nine matches with Tuesday’s road 8-1 win over Wilson Hunt in Big East Conference play.

The Firebirds (9-0, 3-0) got straight-set wins from Parker Strickland at No. 1 singles, Hector Perez (No. 3 singles),…

March 19, 2019




Greenville Oakwood at Rocky Mount Academy, 4 p.m.

North East Carolina Prep at Tarboro, 6 p.m.

Northern Nash at Wilson Hunt, 7 p.m.


Greenville Oakwood at Rocky Mount Academy, 4 p.m.

WIlson Hunt at Rocky Mount High, 6 p.m.

North East Carolina Prep at…

March 19, 2019

Twelve students and staff from Edgecombe Community College and Edgecombe Early College High School recently attended the fourth annual Uplifting Black Men conference at Virginia Tech.

Hosted by Virginia Tech’s Black Male Excellence Network, the conference was held Feb. 23 and drew nearly 500…


March 18, 2019

The Rocky Mount High baseball team now has its longest winning streak of the season — three — after Monday’s 5-2 win over visiting Roanoke Rapids.

Gates Harrell got the start for the Gryphons (6-2) and allowed two runs over 2 ⅓ innings. Harrell earned a no-decision after leaving…


March 18, 2019

A Rocky Mount-based nonprofit group has received a grant from a CSX-sponsored program to help purchase a vehicle to tow an insulated trailer designed to sell fresh fruits and vegetables to low-income residents in rural areas.

Mysha Wynn, founder and executive director of Project Momentum, said the…

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March 18, 2019

It’s springtime, which means it’s a great time to discover fresh produce grown by local area farmers.

This season, check out unique local, handmade, homegrown, and vintage products and more at the Tarboro Market.

Starting on April 6, you can find the Tarboro Market under the portico at…


March 16, 2019

Miss North Carolina Laura Matrazzo visited Edgecombe Community College on March 12 to make a contribution to the ECC Foundation on behalf of the N.C. Educational Scholarship Fund.

Matrazzo presented a gift of $1,250 for student scholarships during a meeting of the ECC Foundation Board of Directors.…


March 15, 2019

After losing to South Johnston earlier in the week, Rocky Mount High beat the Trojans on the road on Friday, 4-0, with a complete-game effort by junior pitcher Ben Sieracki leading the way.

Sieracki picked up his second win of the season, striking out seven batters in the shutout. For the season,…


March 15, 2019

Debbie Batten, who has more than 30 years of accounting experience in educational, governmental and private organizations, has been named vice president of finance and administrative services at Edgecombe Community College.

Batten has served as controller at ECC since July 2017. Prior to joining…


March 14, 2019

TARBORO — Mike Starling, dean of business, industry & technology at Edgecombe Community College, gets a broad smile on his face when he talks about the impending industrial growth in Edgecombe County.

"Absolutely, it's an exciting time to be here," he said. "Neither the college nor…

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