The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC


  • Principal chosen for MMA

    Erin Swanson, current principal of Stocks Elementary School, will be the new principal at Edgecombe County’s new K-8 global school – Martin Millennium Academy. The Edgecombe County Board of Education approved Swanson for the position during closed session at its Monday evening meeting.

    March 13, 2014

  • Evans discusses children health with Board of Education

    Chronic diseases, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s) and teen pregnancy. Those are some of the health issues facing students in Edgecombe County Public Schools.

    March 13, 2014

  • Tarboro town manager recommends to council residency policy change

    The interpretation of the town's department managers residency ordinance brought on a heated discussion by the Tarboro Town Council Monday during its regularly scheduled meeting.

    March 12, 2014

  • BOE votes yes on global school

    Edgecombe County’s first “global school” is set to open in August.
    The Board of Education, by a unanimous vote at its Monday evening meeting, approved the renaming of C.B. Martin Middle School to Martin Millennium Academy (MMA) and grade reconfiguration from 7-8 to K-8. Board member Janice Davidson made the motion.

    March 12, 2014

  • Damon-Williams.jpg TPD sponsoring teen, social media forum

    In the wake of the recent internet scandal, the Tarboro Police Department is sponsoring a public forum 6 p.m. March 27 at the town hall to discuss teenagers posting bullying comments and sexually explicit photos of classmates and friends on social media websites.

    March 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • BOE faces lengthy agenda

    A lengthy agenda faces the Edgecombe County Board of Education at its regularly scheduled 6:30 p.m. Monday meeting. Approval of the reconfiguration of three schools   and a presentation on health concerns for students are among the agenda items.

    March 7, 2014

  • P3040027.jpg TCCP seeks Hall of Fame nominations

    Do you know anyone from Edgecombe County or Nash County who has made significant contributions to society? If so, Twin County Community Pride, Inc. (TCCP) needs your help.

    March 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wreck-On-Ice.jpg Winter makes icy return to Edgecombe

    Old Man Winter has returned to Edgecombe County after a brief spell of spring-like weather.

    March 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • BOE vote last hurdle for MMA

    The only hurdle remaining between Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) and a dual language/global school is a March 10 vote by the board of education.

    March 5, 2014

  • Pippen-House2.jpg Restoration of the Pippen-Staton House on Main Street under way

    An exterior restoration of the Pippen-Staton House, a grand post-Civil War era mansion on Tarboro’s Main Street, is under way.

    March 3, 2014 1 Photo

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