Barnhill Contracting Co. donates former headquarters to school district – Rocky Mount Telegram

TARBORO – Edgecombe County Public Schools will be moving its central office into a new $1.3 million building in 2015.

If that was not good news enough, the better news is the facility will put no strain on the school system’s budget and will not cost taxpayers anything.

The Edgecombe County Board of Education recently passed a resolution accepting a gift from Barnhill Contracting Co. of the company’s former headquarters building and adjacent storage facility on Main Street.

“I was blown out of the water by that kind of gift,” Superintendent John Farrelly said. “It speaks dramatically to their support of education and what we’re doing. It also says a lot about how they feel about the community. (Source: Read more)