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It is not every day that students get to spend time with a person who splits atoms and makes diesel fuel from peanuts.
VIF resources to help all ECPS teachers
With a perfunctory board of education vote, the only hurdle left for dual language/global school Martin Millennium Academy (MMA) to become a reality, excitement is growing among Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) officials over what it can mean for the entire system.
County seeking citizen input on plan
Citizens who are interested in the future of Edgecombe County are urged to attend the Edgecombe County Comprehensive Plan meeting 2 p.m. Friday at the county administration building. The meeting is one of several planned by the the county planning board.
Local teachers call salary increases 'step in right direction'
Gov. Pat McCrory on Feb. 10 promised to raise pay for starting teachers in North Carolina from $30,800 a year to $35,000 a year over the next two years.
Lifelong learning program meeting Tuesday
A partnership between the Town of Tarboro and East Carolina University will give local residents a first-of-its-kind "unique opportunity."
BOE to select District 7 replacement
The Edgecombe County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. tonight to interview two candidates for the District 7 board seat.
ECU Symphony Orchestra headed to Tarboro for Sunday concert
Classical music will resonate through the Keihin Auditorium at 3 p.m. Sunday as the East Carolina University (ECU) Symphony Orchestra performs under the direction of conductor Jorge Richter
Two charged in trailer, generator theft
Two Edgecombe County residents were charged with stealing a trailer and generator from an empty house on Roberson School Road.
Be wary of scams in storm's aftermath
With Gov. Pat McCroy declaring a state of emergency Tuesday due to weather, N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper is also warning citizens to be on the lookout for price gauging and roving scammers seeking to take advantage of consumers who need help removing trees that are brought down by the storm.
Clinic will assist county residents with “end-of-life” documents
A pro bono wills clinic will offer “peace of mind” to some county residents – peace of mind that when they die, the material possessions that they have worked so hard to acquire in their lifetime will go to the people they have in mind.
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