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May 16, 2019

After being rained out a year ago as a monsoon-type event hit Edgecombe County, the 43rd running of the Pinetops 300 is scheduled for Friday and Saturday in downtown Pinetops.

And as the events' Facebook page notes, “This ain't your granddaddy's tractor!”

For sure, as horsepower ranges…


May 15, 2019

The Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education met with Edgecombe County commissioners Monday night at the East Carolina Agriculture and Education Center to discuss budget matters for the coming fiscal year.

Edgecombe County Manager Eric Evans gave a “state of the county”…

May 15, 2019

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted 27 students into its membership during an April 10 induction ceremony held on the Rocky Mount campus.

Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools.

The guest speaker at the…


May 14, 2019

Edgecombe Community College and N.C. Wesleyan College recently reauthorized an agreement that will help qualified ECC graduates transfer to Wesleyan.

The goal is to enable a seamless transfer for students who enroll at Wesleyan following completion of their two-year degree at ECC.

Leaders from both…


May 11, 2019

Matthew Bris­tow-Smith, prin­ci­pal of Edgecombe Early Col­lege High School, has been se­lected as the 2019 Wells Fargo North Carolina Prin­ci­pal of the Year.

Bet­ter known as Matt Smith to most peo­ple in the Twin Coun­ties, Smith was pre­sented the…


May 10, 2019

Some exceptional students from schools in the Twin Counties participated in the Adaptive Swimming Championships on Thursday at the Harrison Family YMCA.

The Adaptive Swimming Championships is the main event of the Adaptive Swimming program offered to special needs students in Nash-Rocky…


May 09, 2019

A lo­cal teacher has been named as a 2019-20 Kenan Fel­low.

Sheron­ica Sharp, dig­i­tal lit­er­acy coach at Coker-Wim­berly Ele­men­tary School, is one of 27 North Carolina teach­ers who was se­lected from a com­pet­i­tive pool of 85…

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May 09, 2019

Edgecombe Community College and Elizabeth City State University have signed an agreement that guarantees admission to ECSU for qualified ECC students.

In addition, the two schools signed three degree program agreements that provide ECC students with a clear path to four-year degree completion at…


May 08, 2019

Tuesday marked the start of the spring sports postseason for many area teams across girls’ soccer, softball and baseball. Boys’ tennis played the second round of the dual team playoffs, and is gearing up for the singles and doubles championships this weekend.

Elsewhere, track and field…


May 07, 2019

The Nash Central baseball team needed just six innings to earn a 12-2 win over visiting South Granville in the first round of the Class 2-A playoffs on Tuesday.

The No. 6 Bulldogs (19-7) rode a strong start by Trey Whitely, who pitched all six innings and struck out 10. The victory sends Nash…

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