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Texas A&M gives $80,000 to Edgecombe organizations for teen pregnancy prevention

With tens of thousands of dollars in new funds, Michael’s Angels Girls Club of Edgecombe County will train trusted adults already...

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Edgecombe, anticipating storm, reflects inward

As Edgecombe County’s school system faces another hurricane season, its leaders are looking for ways to better understand the students...

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Edgecombe finishes series of input meetings, talks “whole child” approach

Over the past few months, Edgecombe County Public Schools administration has asked the community a question: What do you want for...

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Leaders struggle between equality and equity in Edgecombe schools

In their continued effort to seek community input, Edgecombe County Public Schools held a forum last week focused on educational...

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Edgecombe’s recovery priorities: A plea to Gov. Cooper

John Farrelly, superintendent of Edgecombe County Public Schools, presented the following letter to Governor Roy Cooper during the governor’s visit...

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Golden LEAF updates Elizabeth City and cities statewide on disaster relief

After the General Assembly allocated about $200 million in December to address Hurricane Matthew and wildfire damage and recovery, the legislature asked...

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Edgecombe County starts to think beyond school walls

Back in December, Edgecombe County Public Schools Superintendent John Farrelly told EducationNC he was planning something unique for his district — a visioning...

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Teacher leadership roles come to Edgecombe County

When teachers get really good, they often stop teaching.  After years in the classroom, the desire to move onto something with higher...

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A principal’s first year of leading and serving

On Donnell Cannon’s “walkie-talkie,” which he uses — as does any principal — almost constantly, there’s a sticker that reads...

 

Edgecome Community College student shares her Hurricane Matthew story

“Edgecombe Community College is so ingrained in the fabric of this community that when an event impacts the county, it...

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General Assembly Special Session Report Day Two

Editor’s Note: Most recent news is at the top. Scroll down for updates from earlier in the session. Wednesday, December...

Perspective

From an Edgecombe native, a plea to the state

Edgecombe County has endured many challenges over the past 25 years. When I was in high school in the early...