May 27, 2017

Thomas Parrish learned through conversation how the bumblebee population is becoming extinct across the country and on the endangered species list.

“Bees are dropping at an alarming rate across the United States, and bee experts predict by 2025, 60 percent of bees are going to be gone,”…

Special ceremony honors first responders

May 27, 2017

TARBORO — Four Edgecombe County law enforcement officers and first responders were honored Thursday during a special ceremony.

The North Carolina East chapter of Optimist International honored four members of Edgecombe County’s emergency response community at the group’s annual…

Future of Princeville school remains uncertain

May 27, 2017

TARBORO — Princeville Elementary School students likely will remain at the Bridgers Building for at least two more school years as the Edgecombe County Board of Education continues to gather information to find the best possible solution regarding the fate of the school.

The school…

School employees honored at banquet

May 27, 2017

Members of the Nash-Rocky Mount Association of Educational Office Professionals recently attended the N.C. Association of Educational Office Professionals conference and banquet in Winston-Salem.

Several Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools employees were honored during the banquet for their recent…