October 16, 2019

Edgecombe County Public Schools recently named Lauren Lampron, principal of W.A. Patillo Middle School, as the district’s 2019-20 Principal of the Year.

Valerie Bridges, superintendent of Edgecombe County Public Schools, said Lampron exemplifies the qualities needed in a good principal.…

Rotary Club awards scholarship funds

October 15, 2019

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club’s September highlights include an interesting and fact-filled talk on by City Manager and fellow Rotarian Rochelle Small-Toney.

She shared the city’s key demographics, providing an understanding of the local population and how that relates to addressing…

ECC seeks to inspire young men

October 12, 2019

Edgecombe Community College is hosting a free event designed to empower male students attending ECC and Edgecombe County high schools on Oct. 19.

“Food, Fun and Fellowship” will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. on the Tarboro campus at 2009 West Wilson St.

Sponsored by ECC’s EMPAC…

Tarboro school placed on soft lockdown

October 08, 2019

North East Carolina Prep School officials placed the school on a soft lockdown Monday morning after live rounds of ammunition were found on campus.

“They found .22-caliber rounds in the parking lot, so they went into soft lockdown,” said Tarboro Chief of Police Jesse Webb.

An email sent…