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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…


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…


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…


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…


October 11, 2019

A member of Town Council for 24 years, Mayor pro tem Steve Biggs is a candidate for mayor.

Having lived in Edenton since 1971, Biggs has had the privilege to serve the people of Edenton, Chowan County and the northeast North Carolina region in several capacities, including past membership in the…


October 11, 2019

Local businesswoman Jacqueline Hardy-Lassiter is a candidate for mayor.

Hardy-Lassiter, who grew up in Edenton, is the owner of Victorian’s Boutique for Him and Her on South Broad Street has lived throughout the country and is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, an ordained minister and a…


October 07, 2019

Not even Hurricane Dorian could stop the memories during the John A. Holmes High School Class of 1972 reunion.

Held in September, all alumni and friends from the 1972 graduating class, as well as JAHHS teachers and support staff from that period gathered for the 47th reunion that featured a…

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October 06, 2019

Jaden Sawyer of Hertford was crowned Saturday as the Chowan County Regional Fair Queen for 2019-20 and the First runner-up is Haylee Harrell of Edenton.

Sawyer was crowned by last year's Fair Queen, Jaycee Pierce, in front of a large crowd gathered at the Show Barn.

“I was thrilled and…

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