March 30, 2017 - 47 minutes ago

Though Edgecombe Community College student Bobby Mitchell isn’t from the Twin Counties, he sought out the college’s Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program to help him pursue his career goals.

Originally from Virginia Beach, Va., Mitchell landed in the Collision Repair and…

Big band concert to support school music programs

March 30, 2017 - 47 minutes ago

Local residents will be able to combine their love of big band music with their desire to help others by attending the Emerald City Big Band concert at 7 p.m. Monday at the Keihin Auditorium on the campus of Edgecombe Community College in Tarboro.

The benefit concert will help support the music…

Charter school launches first senior class

March 29, 2017

TARBORO — The first senior class at North East Carolina Prep School already has won more than $1,200,000 in scholarship money as students head off to colleges in the fall.

The charter school expects to graduate 57 students in its graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. May 26 at the Keihin…

Martin Millennium forges new path

March 29, 2017

TARBORO -— Though Martin Millennium Academy is less than three years old, it is already gaining attention for its innovative approach to global education and its startling transformation from rough stone to the crown jewel of Edgecombe County Public Schools.

Though the concept of global…