March 29, 2017

Fire destroyed part of a historic Nash County school Wednesday just outside of Whitakers.

Firefighters from Whitakers Volunteer Fire Department, Battleboro Community Volunteer Fire Department and Salem Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 6 a.m. at the former North Whitakers…

Attorney general targets opioids

March 29, 2017

NASHVILLE — North Carolina’s top law enforcement official made a special visit to Nashville to talk about the state’s drug problem and the efforts to fight it.

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein met with a dozen local officials Tuesday at the Claude Mayor Jr. Administration…

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…