November 20, 2018

After years of baking and selling cakes and other sweets in her home kitchen, local baker Winde Jackson now has a brick-and-mortar establishment to make and serve her goodies to the public.

Jackson, who is the owner and pastry chef of Winde Jackson Cakes, opened her bakery shop on Monday in…

ECC announces new Student Ambassadors

November 20, 2018

Edgecombe Community College recently announced Student Ambassadors for 2018-19.

The new ambassadors are Brandon Andrews, Olga Bautista, Gina Coldwell, Ny’Asia Dickens-Jones, Bradley Parker, Detron Phillips and Sharnell Pittman.

The ECC Foundation sponsors…

New eatery offers specialty burgers

November 19, 2018

People in the Twin Counties looking for a place to eat a burger somewhere other than a usual chain restaurant might want to check out a recently opened spot in town.

Barley and Burger, with a specialty of gourmet chef-driven burgers and local craft beer, opened Thursday at 2921 Zebulon Road.…

Local principal awarded national fellowship

November 19, 2018

North Edgecombe High School Principal Donnell Cannon recently was selected as one of 15 Opportunity Culture Fellows nationwide.

The 15 fellows come from multi-classroom leaders and principals serving in school districts that have adopted the Opportunity Culture model. This…