September 18, 2018

The State Employees Credit Union Foundation recently awarded nine scholarships to continuing education students at Edgecombe Community College.

Established in 2013, the SECU Foundation Continuing Education Scholarship Program focuses on assisting the needs of North Carolina’s unemployed and…

Local school selected for fellowship program

September 17, 2018

Coker-Wimberly Elementary School has been selected as one of 20 schools in North Carolina to participate in the 2018-19 TrueSchool Innovation Fellowship.

The project, fully funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, is an intensive, collaborative effort aimed at improving literacy among students, pre-…

School celebrates performance score

September 06, 2018

TARBORO — While many local schools are disappointed in this year’s school performance scores, North East Carolina Prep, Edgecombe County’s only charter school, celebrated on Wednesday when scores were publicly released for the 2017-18 school year.

William Etheridge, executive…

New chairman takes helm of ECC respiratory program

September 04, 2018

For 30 years, Ralph Webb has led the Respiratory Therapy program at Edgecombe Community College.

At 63, Webb had been thinking of life after his long career at the college, but he says he wanted to leave the program when it was at its very best. When he received word in April that the program he…