August 16, 2018

PINETOPS — Against the constant backdrop of blaring emergency sirens, Edgecombe County deputies took turns Wednesday tracking imaginary suspects through the halls of SouthWest Edgecombe High School.

The actions were part of an active shooter training drill that took place in cooperation…

Edgecombe names new principals

August 13, 2018

TARBORO —  The Edgecombe County Board of Education recently appointed three new principals to serve in Edgecombe County Public Schools. 

Kelsey Ballard has been named as the principal of G.W. Bulluck Elementary School. Ballard, who most recently served as assistant principal of West…

ECC to launch 'Single Stop' service

August 13, 2018

Edgecombe Community College recently announced the launch of Single Stop services in its Student Success Center.

Single Stop’s “one-stop shop” model will offer a broad range of social, financial and legal services to all ECC students.

The Single Stop office, set to open Aug. 23 in…

Edgecombe charter school set to begin classes

August 06, 2018

North East Carolina Prep School plans to roll out the red carpet on Wednesday —quite literally— as the new school year begins.

“This is the second year we have rolled out the red carpet to greet students,” said William Etheridge, executive director of North East Carolina…