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July 31, 2019

Early indicators suggest the annual algae bloom was reported in spots between Arrowhead Beach and Edenton Bay.  

However, the Chowan Herald's weekly kayak trip that started near the Chowan River Bridge, up the Bertie shoreline, then across the Albermarle Sound to St. John's Island and…


July 30, 2019

COLUMBIA – A pontoon boat excursion up the Scuppernong River provided a small taste to policymakers who are actively working to create and promote the Harbor Town Project.

Guided by River Roaming Tours Captain Ray Davenport, the tour followed a meeting Monday between town and county officials…


July 24, 2019

Early Friday morning, Jonathan Tobias is seated by Edenton Coffee House’s big window. Even before coffee, Tobias is alert and welcoming when most folks are shaking off the morning.

As to welcoming, Tobias has a warm demeanor, perhaps speech patterns and maybe even the same fashion sense as Mr.…


July 24, 2019

​July 2019 is a season of political heat in North Carolina and the United States.

​But sharply differing opinions need not be divisive or terminal.

A viewpoint can be accepted graciously or rejected without demeaning gestures.

What are some of the perspectives or ways of engaging…


July 22, 2019

BARCO — The Edenton All-Stars under 10 girls' softball team put an exclamation mark to the end of its 2019 Tarheel Leagues season Sunday morning.


July 20, 2019

Today, Saturday (7/20) is the 50th anniversary of man’s first step on the moon. Neil Armstrong uttered those famous words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

It was precisely 10:56:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time on Sunday night, July 20, 1969.

Then for…


July 17, 2019

John A. Holmes Class of 1972 – mark your calendars for the big reunion ahead.

Think about the passage of time for a moment — you've raised families, crafted careers and retired, seen things change from stoves to microwaves, and feel comfortable rolling your eyes when millennials get…


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-…


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…


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…

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