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Children with communication delays related to autism and other disorders are learning about making friends while improving their verbal skills at East Carolina University's Pirate Speech Camp.
Veteran educator William R. Askew who grew up on a Beaufort County farm has been chosen to head the new Agribusiness Technology Program at Beaufort County Community College.
A state audit has found numerous violations and irregularities centered on former Tarboro Town Manager Sam Noble. The investigative audit released by State Auditor Beth Wood's office found that over a six-year period the former town manager made nearly $366,000 in purchases that exceeded the...
As part of the State required regular maintenance of the distribution system, the Beaufort County Southside Water System will use free chlorine as the primary disinfectant from July 25th, 2014, through mid September 2014.
As negotiations continue in the General Assembly in Raleigh over the fate of the community college budget, Beaufort County Community College received bad news in a directive from the N.C. Community College System Office.
n anonymous gift of $1 million will enable the Family Autism Center at East Carolina University to increase professional staff and expand services for people with autism in eastern North Carolina.
Ten-year-old Tyrrek Grizzle took control of his paddle, maneuvering his miniature land mover with ease.
Twenty graduates of Beaufort County Community College's Practical Nursing program received their nursing school pins Wednesday, July 16, in a ceremony, which is a traditional rite of passage for nursing school graduates across the country.
Diane Rufino writes something important, "Resettling of Illegal Immigrants", and we publish it.
The Senate Finance Committee passed a revised version of H1224 (Local Sales Tax Options/Econ. Dept. Changes) on Tuesday night that gives additional sales tax flexibility to 94 counties but limits options for Forsyth, Guilford, Mecklenburg and Wake counties.
Words alone seemed insufficient, so faculty and students who lived and studied this spring in the heart of Tuscany shared their experiences through the video posted above. The video illustrates a semester with Italy Intensives - East Carolina University's only year-round study abroad...
Stan, here is a video documenting Mayor O'Neal's walk, and below are the many articles and TV stories about it so far.
Continuing fiscal challenges were front and center during the regular meeting of the East Carolina University Board of Trustees held July 17-18 at the East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU.
Ten rising high school juniors and seniors got busy this summer digging and sifting through 18th century dirt behind a standing slave cabin in Grimesland.
Greensboro minister Mark Walker stunned Rockingham County District Attorney Phil Berger Jr. in Tuesday's runoff for the 6th Congressional District Republican nomination.
North Carolina is one of at least 27 states in the nation reporting cases of a new mosquito-borne virus called chikungunya, which may lead to severe joint pain that lingers for months.
Law enforcement officers from the Beaufort County and Washington County Sheriff's Departments and members of the Beaufort County Community College police force recently participated in rapid deployment training offered at BCCC.
Jeanne Martin, an instructor in the Associate Degree Nursing Program at Beaufort County Community College, who served as President of the Faculty Senate at BCCC for the 2013-2014 Academic Year will serve a second year as the organization's President in the 2014-2015 Academic Year.
Members of the Beaufort County Farm Bureau's agency force recently contributed $1,000 to the campaign to install a digital sign at Beaufort County Community College.
What does eastern North Carolina sound like? Three East Carolina University School of Music students attempted to answer that question this spring, and the region's residents now have the chance to decide who did the best job.
Business and Industry Services at Beaufort County Community College announces a schedule of upcoming classes this winter that serves as the core curriculum for potential and existing small business owners.
East Carolina University students are applying the skills they've learned in the classroom at a myriad of internships this summer. From working at a military base in North Carolina to the fashion hub of Manhattan, students are gaining valuable on-the-job experience from professionals in their...
Beaufort County Community College recently welcomed to campus students from the Purpose of God Annex Summer Program's 12 to 15-year old class.
I hope everyone had a nice and safe Fourth of July holiday, despite the appearance of Hurricane Arthur. This week, as many of us return to our offices, we continue the task of preparing for a new semester at Beaufort County Community College.
For its 2014 print issue, North Carolina Literary Review devotes its special feature section to "War in North Carolina Literature." This in-depth exploration includes an interview with author Robert Morgan, who points out, "It is one of the mysteries of human life, and human history that...
For the second year in a row, an East Carolina University Honors College student has won a prestigious scholarship and internship with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
One North Carolina city borrowed millions from its water and sewer fund to support its municipal broadband service and paid the price with a downgraded bond rating.
Students pursing medical fields at Beaufort County Community College will receive financial assistance in the future thanks to an endowment created in memory of a prominent Washington physician - Dr. Tom Nicholson.
The Beaufort County Mental Health Association has awarded a scholarship to a student attending Beaufort County Community College in honor of John and Geneva Morgan, long-time mental health advocates.
East Carolina University students responded to June's soaring temperatures by trading in their traditional classroom environment for a refreshing dip in the Pamlico River.
With the opening of each dental community service learning center, East Carolina University is "changing the trajectory of oral health care in North Carolina."
Their peers recently recognized two Beaufort County Community College employees - Lynne Modlin and Lentz Stowe - for their service to the college.
An East Carolina University researcher has been awarded a $300,000 grant to study a cellular protein long overlooked by scientists.
East Carolina University's College of Nursing continues to produce the most registered nurses in North Carolina and its graduates pass the state nursing exam at a rate above the state average, according to data in a report prepared for the UNC Board of Governors.
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