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Chowan

October 16, 2019

Six candidates seeking a seat on the Edenton Town Council spoke on topic such as water, a second grocery store and Hotel Hinton on Monday.

The forum, hosted by Chowan Herald and moderated by staff writer Miles Layton, drew about 100 people to the John A. Holmes High School auditorium. Mike Ervin…

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October 16, 2019

HONG KONG — Though the Chowan Herald is a county-seat weekly in rural North Carolina, the newspaper has a worldwide reach that is growing.

More than a few world travelers have noted the newspaper's hometown appeal and ability to tell a story that transcends time zones.

Scott Mallon, a…

October 16, 2019

Moments before White Oak Elementary's annual Boys to Men Breakfast was served Friday morning, Carlos Carrera was helping second-graders with some math problems in Lee Powell's classroom.

Later, as men took their places in the serving line, former county commissioner John Mitchener talked and…

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October 16, 2019

A Chowan County man known for selling produce died Sunday evening in a single-vehicle accident on the road.

Chadwick “Chad” Copeland was driving northbound on N.C. Highway 32 near a bridge at Floyd’s Corner when his vehicle crossed the center line, ran off the roadway and hit…

October 14, 2019

Travian “Tray” Taylor is a candidate for the 2nd Ward seat on Edenton Town Council.

Employed by Regulator Marine, Taylor, 36, is an active volunteer with the Boys & Girls Club and Edenton-Chowan Parks and Recreation Department, among others. A member of the John A. Holmes Class of…

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October 14, 2019

Roger Coleman is running unopposed for the Edenton Town Council at-large seat. Active in civic affairs, Coleman is a retired minister (Christian Church – Disciples of Christ) and past director of the Edenton-Chowan Food Pantry. He is married to Elizabeth Cockrell Coleman. They attend St.…

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October 14, 2019

William Hackney High Jr. is running unopposed for the 1st Ward seat on Edenton Town Council.

First ward currently is represented by Steve Biggs, mayor pro-tempore, who is running for mayor.

A lawyer, High graudated from the University of North Carolina with a bachelor’s of science degree in…

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October 14, 2019

Edenton Town Councilman Sambo Dixon is seeking re-election for the 2nd Ward seat that he has represented since 1997.

A local lawyer, Dixon was born in Edenton, attended school in Edenton and graduated from Virginia Episcopal School in Lynchburg, Virginia. He received a bachelor's of arts degree in…

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October 12, 2019

TYNER — Chowan High School alumni, teachers and staff dedicated a highway marker Saturday to a place and time that will forever remain in their hearts.

Between 1920 and 1980, Chowan High School taught character values that transcend time.

“Growing up in rural Chowan County was a…

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October 11, 2019

Longtime town councilman Jimmy Stallings is a candidate for mayor.  

Stallings represents the town’s 1st Ward, which includes most of the neighborhoods from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue down to Edenton Bay and some of the downtown area, west of South Broad Street. He has served…

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