April 23, 2019

TARBORO — Several local students celebrated Earth Day by launching balloons with scientific payloads into near space.

Students from Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College and Hobgood Academy launched three balloons on Monday from the Tarboro campus of Edgecombe Community College…

ECC, OIC team up to offer manufacturing training

April 23, 2019

A local nonprofit organization and business recently teamed up with Edgecombe Community College to equip College and Career Readiness students with skills in manufacturing.

The college’s CCR program — formerly known as Basic Skills — Rocky Mount OIC and ABB in Pinetops merged…

Students learn to operate drones

April 16, 2019

TARBORO -— High school students at North East Carolina Preparatory School have the unique opportunity to study drones — also known as Unmanned Aircraft Systems — as an elective this year.

“As far as we know, North East Carolina Prep School is the only school in the state to…

Artsplosion to put student talent on display

April 15, 2019

Edgecombe County Public Schools will hold a series of art-related events this week during its annual Artplosion event.

“Artsplosion is the annual celebration of the arts for Edgecombe County Public Schools, said Susan Hoke, communications and community relations coordinator for Edgecombe…