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July 17, 2019

Through Nicole Jackson’s son, Marcus, is gone, she still thinks of him in present tense.

“My son is an awesome person. He continues to live and because of him I’m doing this,” she said during an interview at the Chowan Herald office Thursday.

Marcus, age 23, a father to a 2-…

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July 10, 2019

RALEIGH — NC Senate unanimously passed the Prison Reform Act last week to improve safety and working conditions within the state's corrections system.

The bipartisan bill, sponsored by Senators Bob Steinburg (R-Chowan), Norman Sanderson (R-Pamlico) and Floyd McKissick (D-Durham) was the…

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July 10, 2019

President Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally July 17 in Greenville, at East Carolina University's Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

Welcome Mr. President to eastern North Carolina.

Being that Greenville is a college town, there are sure to be some people who most certainly will embarrass…

July 03, 2019

Edenton Police Chief Henry King was a keynote speaker at a recent graduation ceremony in Elizabeth City.

Loving Light Community Outreach Inc. held its CBI graduation June 18 for participants from  Chowan/Gates, Dare, Currituck, Washington and Hyde counties.

King gave the address aimed at the…

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July 03, 2019

The Fannie A. Parker Woman's Club and Fannie A. Parker Youth Clubs (Boys & Girls) attended the 63rd Annual Session of the Northeastern District Convention in Morehead City and 110th Annual Session of North Carolina State Convention in Raleigh. They qualified to attend the Southeastern Regional…

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July 03, 2019

BETHEL — Tucked away behind a wall of trees along a curvy stretch of Holiday Island Road, a stately white plantation home in Perquimans County is receiving some tender loving care from Edenton-based Down East Preservation.

After sitting vacant for about 10 years, the Isaac White house…

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June 26, 2019

When a famous adventuring steer named Finn visited Edenton recently, he should have stuck around a bit longer to attend Monday’s special meeting of Town Council so as to learn more about a water rate increase, the pending sale of the Conger Building, the adoption of the annual budget and much…

June 26, 2019

Edenton Fish Hatchery and Aquarium hosted about 150 children June 15 for the annual Kids’ Fishing Derby.

The annual event is sponsored by the Chowan-Edenton Optimist Club. The nonprofit offered up free lunch of hot dogs, chips and water during the event.

Like in previous years, hatchery…

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June 26, 2019

A record number of people participated in Saturday’s Paddle, Pedal and Plod.

The annual triathlon featuring kayaking (about 1 mile), bicycling (about 13 miles) and running (3.1 miles) is organized by the Chowan Edenton Optimist’s Club. The proceeds benefit local cancer patients.…

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June 26, 2019

The Edenton Chowan Food Pantry isn’t usually open at night. On June 19, the nonprofit’s lights were on and the doors open as its Children’s Summer Nutrition Program kicked off. The program, currently in its third year, was created to help ease family’s budgets during the…

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