June 25, 2016

The State Employees Credit Union Foundation recently awarded ten scholarships to Continuing Education students at Edgecombe Community College.

The SECU Foundation established a Continuing Education Scholarship Program in 2012 to help remove financial barriers for students seeking to gain new…

Local students attend state agriculture institute

June 24, 2016

Students Ray Ray Battle of Nash Central High School and Kaleigh May of Southern Nash High recently participated in the annual Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders, a residential program for selected North Carolina high school students interested in agricultural professions at N.C. A&T…

N.C. Library Association honors local student

June 23, 2016

A student from Edgecombe County Public Schools has been honored by the N.C. Library Association.

Anaja Hewlin was selected as the N.C. Library Association Student Library Ambassador for the 1st Congressional District. Hewlin recently completed eighth grade at W.A. Pattillo Middle School and…

Local students recognized for academic achievements

June 22, 2016

Many local students recently have been honored for academic achievements.

The following students have been recognized:

■ Kameron Miles Douglas of Rocky Mount was inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

■ Jakayla T. Alston…