December 06, 2016

A new degree in Surgical Technology will be available at Edgecombe Community College in January.

Spring classes begin Jan. 6. Final registration is Jan. 4-5.

The college has offered a one-year diploma program in Surgical Technology for years. The new two-year degree program is available to students…

Peacemakers to sponsor Christmas Toy Store

December 04, 2016

Peacemakers is holding its second annual Christmas Toy Store on Dec. 9-10.

Last year, through the generosity of individuals and organizations in the Rocky Mount community and the tireless efforts of many volunteers, Peacemakers of Rocky Mount helped 210 families purchase 2,500 toys for their…

ECC bolsters career preparedness

December 03, 2016

Edgecombe Community College is giving job applicants an edge through a program that certifies essential workplace skills.

Historically, job applicants with solid educations have a leg up in the process. But in today’s job market, a degree may not be enough, said J. Lynn Cale, associate vice…

Autumn's Lights to launch fundraising light display

December 02, 2016

Curtis Bearden and his family will throw the switch Saturday at their Turning on the Lights Celebration and thousands of twinkling Christmas lights will mark the beginning of the holiday season at the Bearden’s annual Autumn’s Lights display.

Every year, the Beardens decorate their home…