October 29, 2018

Dr. Gregory McLeod feels right at home in his new post as president of Edgecombe Community College.

“My wife and I are both from North Carolina and we wanted to get back home,” McLeod said. “We feel that we have come home here in Tarboro.”

McLeod, 47, originally hails…

ECC discusses partnerships with Elizabeth City State University

October 25, 2018

ECC discusses partnerships with Elizabeth City State University

Dr. Greg McLeod, president of Edgecombe Community College, and Dr. Karrie Dixon, interim chancellor of Elizabeth City State University, recently met to discuss partnerships between the two schools.

Dixon, who was recently appointed…

Edgecombe honors top principal

October 13, 2018

The principal of Edgecombe Early College High School has been named the 2018-19 Principal of the Year for Edgecombe County Public Schools.

Matt Smith, who is serving his fifth year as principal of the school, said he is humbled by the honor.

“There are so many visionary leaders in our county,…

School board member resigns

October 11, 2018

Olga Dickens has resigned from the Edgecombe County Board of Education.

Dickens has been experiencing some long-term health issues that have prevented her from attending school board meetings since February. In a letter this week to board Chairwoman Evelyn Wilson, Dickens expressed her regret for…