June 20, 2017

EDENTON — Chalk up another honor for Rob Jackson.

Jackson, a former statewide principal of the year and high school principal of the year, is now a finalist for superintendent of the year for North Carolina. 

The Edenton-Chowan superintendent was recently the unanimous choice for…


June 14, 2017

Father's Day is Sunday.

Long before the idea of children, I was very reluctant to jump into the game of being a dad. Parenthood meant being responsible and I was far happier being a degenerate journalist.

Things change.

Three kids later and I wish I had started long before I did.

A few nights back,…

June 14, 2017

John A. Holmes' Class of 2017 Commencement ceremony takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday at the high school's football field.

One hundred-thirty seniors will be taking the walk that they'll remember for the rest of their lives.

The valedictorian is Freya Rose Kelsey and the salutatorian is Simone Colette…

June 11, 2017

EDENTON – Sirens blared as a police escort led the Aces' baseball team’s triumphal parade Friday through downtown to John A. Holmes High School.

“I think everyone is super proud of the boys. The entire community has been cheering them on,” said Amber Hardy-Joseph as she…

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June 07, 2017

EDENTON — Chowan County resident Eddy Goodwin, who was released in January from his position as director of the Ferry Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation, said this week he believes the interim director of the division would make a good director.

May 31, 2017

American Legion Post #40 Commander Ron Green smiled as he looked across a crowded field of those gathered Monday for the Memorial Day service.

A breeze unfurled American flags in the air as Green called for the presentation of colors by J.A. Holmes High School JROTC at the Chowan County Veterans…

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May 31, 2017

The Aces' baseball team is going to the big show – the state championship.


May 31, 2017

Patrick Downum's four seasons of Aces baseball comes down to the state championship game this week at Five-County Stadium.

A key player on the Aces' baseball team, Downum has a quiet and focused mentality when it comes to playing ball. As shown by Downum's recent playmaking at the regional…

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May 31, 2017

The celebration of a dream realized took place recently at the Mexico Road Church of Christ as the Village Learning Center housed there celebrated another successful year.

That success has also translated into academic success for the elementary-age children who are tutored there as part of an…

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May 24, 2017

When South Greenville Elementary School teacher Michael Bonner made a surprise visit to Edenton last Wednesday, only a handful of people knew he was coming.

Among the few who’d been tipped off about his impending visit to an end-of-year celebration for beginning teachers, mentors and support…

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