Category: Education

Middle School students head to Atlanta for National Championships

PAMLICO COUNTY – Congratulations to the SkillsUSA members who qualified for Nationals in Atlanta, GA! From left, Joshua Behrens, Tre`Mhiya Arrington, and Mia Angelo (alternate Jacobs Willis not shown) are seen here in Greensboro where they qualified for the Team…

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School System Flexes Muscle

BAYBORO – The Pamlico County Board of Commissioners encountered a huge turnout of public commentators for Monday night’s meeting (which included all four school principals: Savannah Alexander of the Primary; Sharon Carter-Moore of the Elementary; Wade Reifsnyder of the Middle;…

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What They Didn’t Tell Us At College Orientation

By Allison Potter Last summer, I graduated from The Epiphany School of Global Studies in New Bern as I anticipated going to NC State in the Fall. Soon after graduating I attended orientation at NC State where they told me…

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Kaitlynn Mizelle, Ally Leaming, Elijah Pauley, Jackson Callen and Lila Mehring 

Navy Junior ROTC Academic Team of Pamlico County High School heads to ‘Nationals’ for 7th consecutive year!

BAYBORO – The team is traveling on April 20 to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona, Florida. To prepare, these students give their own time to study at home, meeting during their lunches and after school. What some may not…

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All Expenses Paid Glitzy Compound for Illegals

Greensboro ‘Influx Care Facility’ set to Open Editor’s note: North Carolina’s Republican Congressional Delegation recently signed a scathing letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In July of 2022, this newspaper first reported on a mega 5-year…

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Grant Preparation Workshop for Area Nonprofits

GRANTSBORO – All nonprofits serving Pamlico County are invited to attend a free, in-person seminar, “Getting Ready for Grant Writing,” on Wednesday, January 17th from 11am-1pm at the Delamar Center at Pamlico Community College. Instructor Natasha Davis from WPS Strategies…

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School Choice, Part 2 — www.ncschoolsaroundme.com

Dr. Dawn Baldwin Gibson | Executive Director, Peletah Ministries Parents in North Carolina have been empowered with opportunities for selecting their child’s education. However, many parents are not aware of these educational options that are available or even how to…

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Dr. Dawn Baldwin Gibson

School Choice for Eastern North Carolina

By Dr. Dawn Baldwin Gibson The landscape for school choice in North Carolina has drastically changed in our state after the NC General Assembly passed its budget. There has been much debate and heated rhetoric around this issue. However, it…

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Braxton siblings graduate!

Sydney Carter Braxton, left, and Parker Augustus Braxton, children of Chad and Jo-Lynne Braxton of Vanceboro, recently received college degrees. Sydney graduated from ECU with a Masters of Science in Accounting. She will complete the CPA exam and begin work…

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Home-Schoolers Expose Public School Flaws

News Analysis CLASSROOM –  Like most of us, I’ve become more and more aware of flaws in our public school education. The speed of deterioration has increased, and parents’ eyes and other citizens’ eyes have been opened, and as a…

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China & India flunk ‘Carbon Emissions 101’

By Craig Welling Once upon a time some of the EXPERTS thought the world was flat. And currently many EXPERTS say that continued Burning of Fossil Fuels could lead to our extinction. Here is the scientific explanation: BFF (burning of…

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