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BOE facing two federal suits
Diahanna Woods and Donnie Atkinson, former employees of Edgecombe County Public Schools, filed lawsuits against the Edgecombe County Board of Education after they were terminated.
Short meeting in Princeville
PRINCEVILLE — Without any items under consideration for approval or adoption, the board of commissioners breezed through Monday's meeting. The public comments with six citizens speaking, took up the majority of the time in the open meeting.
Warning issued to local teens
Tarboro Police Chief Damon Williams has issued a stern warning to teenagers who are making bullying comments and posting sexually explicit photos of classmates and friends on social media websites:
Suspects charged with intimidating witness
Two men were arrested Friday for intimidating a prosecution witness and another was charged with aiding and abetting them.
Snow days cost ECC students most spring break
Snow days in January and February equal no spring break for Edgecombe Community College (ECC) students. Since Jan. 1, ECC has missed six full days and four partial days because of inclement weather.
GOP plan will ease flood premiums
WASHINGTON (AP) — House GOP leaders are putting the final touches on legislation that would significantly weaken a recently enacted overhaul of the much criticized federal flood insurance program, easing many premium increases and allowing below-market rates to be passed on to people buying homes with taxpayer-subsidized policies.
Four suspects charged with 19 counts
Three teenagers and a 21-year-old from the Brentwood neighborhood in Tarboro were recently arrested for a string of break-ins that took place in Princeville and just outside of Tarboro, according to a press release issued by the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office.
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.
School board votes to make changes to calendar
The Edgecombe County Board of Education at its Monday evening meeting unanimously voted to make changes to the 2013-2014 school calendar.
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.
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