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July 15, 2018

EDENTON — A Chowan County resident was found deceased after he was reported overdue from a boating trip, Friday.

July 07, 2018

EDENTON — “Ant-Man and The Wasp,” the latest superhero movie based on the Marvel Comics characters, opened in Edenton on Thursday but few of those crowding into the Taylor Theater were talking about the film.

Instead, they were buzzing about the theater itself, which was…

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July 05, 2018

EDENTON — Folks looking forward to the town’s annual Fourth of July festivities began gathering at Colonial Park around lunchtime, and the crowd continued to grow throughout the afternoon.

Many who came were from other places ranging from Merry Hill in Bertie County to various parts of…

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July 03, 2018

EDENTON — A state agency is warning the public to avoid contact with a bluish-green algal bloom in the Chowan River off Chowan Beach.

Officials with the North Carolina Division of Water Resources issued the advisory Tuesday in response to the bluish-green water that’s lingered off…


June 13, 2018

EDENTON — Chowan commissioners were set to review next year’s proposed county budget on Wednesday, a spending plan that could raise the county property tax by 3.5 cents. 

The $17.5 million proposed budget represents a $552,099 spending increase from the current year’s budget…

June 11, 2018

EDENTON — The bleachers were packed when Lindsey Huntress Britton gave the valedictorian address on Saturday at the John A. Holmes High School stadium.


May 16, 2018

Miss North Carolina Victoria Huggins paid Chowan County a visit last week to have tea with students at White Oak Elementary.

Truly, the beauty queen's uplifting presence comes complete with a Disney song is a joy to behold as she smiles, interacts with the students during the Tea for Two, a mother-…

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May 16, 2018

Now that the votes have been cast and the political campaign signs are beginning to fade, maybe its time to offer a few post mortem observations about the Republican primary for NC Senate race for District 1 – one of the hottest in the state.

Our own Bob Steinburg soundly defeated Clark…

May 10, 2018

Pete Manning’s life was dedicated to a noble aim – publishing the Chowan Herald.

“You’ve got to want to do this kind of work – it can be hard let me tell you – but I enjoyed the work and serving the community,” said Manning who retired in 2002.

For 54 years,…

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May 01, 2018

EDENTON — Paul Waff, who died Sunday, is being remembered by Chowan County officials, friends and citizens as a visionary businessman and generous and effective community leader.

Waff, president of Waff Contracting, died at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital after suffering a stroke while…

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