Governor: Jimbo’s Jumbos adding 78 new jobs
By Reggie Ponder | March 16, 2015 - 12:11pm
Gov. Pat McCrory announced Monday morning at the Jimbo’s Jumbos peanut processing facility that the company is creating 78 new jobs in Edenton.
McCrory, Kluttz rally behind historic tax credits
By Rebecca Bunch | March 16, 2015 - 12:11pm
Gov. Pat McCrory and Cultural Resources Secretary Susan Kluttz received a warm welcome Monday afternoon as they spoke in favor of restoring the state’s historic preservation tax credits.
Partnership donates land for Jimbo’s Jumbos expansion
March 16, 2015 - 12:10pm
Gov. Pat McCrory in his address at Jimbo’s Jumbos Monday said the creation of 78 jobs in an expansion at the peanut processing plant is the result of a strong team of economic development leaders at the state and local level.
McCrory: Senate must act soon on incentives
By Reggie Ponder | March 16, 2015 - 12:10pm
Gov. Pat McCrory said during his visit in Edenton Monday that he needs the state Senate to get on board with his request for economic development incentive funding.
‘Fill the Food Pantry’ raises $3,100 for kids’ food program
By Rebecca Bunch | March 7, 2015 - 8:37pm
A young child’s needs are simple but important. Among the most pressing of those is the need for food.
Holmes freshman places third in oratorical contest
By Reggie Ponder | March 7, 2015 - 8:27pm
Edenton’s Lindsey Britton finished third Saturday in the American Legion Division One Constitutional Oratorical Contest.
Commissioners: Wrap up review in 30 days
By Reggie Ponder | March 7, 2015 - 8:26pm
The Chowan County Board of Commissioners on a 6-1 vote Monday set a 30-day time limit on the Chowan Planning Board’s review of the county’s wind energy ordinance.
Dominion upgrading local substation
By Reggie Ponder | March 7, 2015 - 8:25pm
Dominion North Carolina Power is upgrading its Edenton substation next to the railroad tracks along Freemason Street.
Edenton named Tree City USA
From Staff Reports | March 5, 2015 - 9:29pm
Edenton has been named a 2014 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.
Sheriff: Man nabbed with 50 pounds of pot
March 3, 2015 - 5:18pm
Sheriff: Man had 50 pounds of potEDENTON — A Chowan County man is facing felony drug charges after having in his possession what the sheriff described as the largest amount of marijuana ever confiscated in Chowan County.
Utilities upgrade to create 78 jobs
February 20, 2015 - 9:48pm
EDENTON — The town of Edenton has been awarded a $562,080 state loan to upgrade town utilities in support of a plant expansion project expected to create 78 new full-time jobs.
Hodges leaving E-Chowan campus
By Rebecca Bunch | February 18, 2015 - 10:11pm
EDENTON — The interim dean at College of The Albemarle’s Edenton-Chowan Campus has resigned to take a position with a community college in Kenansville.
Board backs preservation tax credit
February 10, 2015 - 7:53pm
From staff reportsChowan County commissioners have joined Edenton Town Council in calling for restoration of the state’s historic preservation tax credit.
Edenton planners recommend larger signs to be allowed
By Rebecca Bunch | February 7, 2015 - 9:00pm
EDENTON — The sign welcoming shoppers to the Chowan Crossing Shopping Center could soon change size and give more detailed information about its tenants.
Edenton police station may start in summer
February 4, 2015 - 6:12pm
Edenton officials hope to break ground on a new police station this summer.
Edenton receives notice for violating drinking water standard
From Staff Reports | February 3, 2015 - 9:44pm
EDENTON — The town of Edenton has received a violation notice from the state after the contaminant levels in its drinking water were found to exceed state standards.
Residents call for ‘transparency’ from Food Lion
By Reggie Ponder | January 29, 2015 - 10:58pm
In a community known for an 18-century tea boycott by 51 women, more than 375 people have joined a social media movement calling for a boycott of the Edenton Food Lion.
Partnership seeks second grocery store
By Rebecca Bunch | January 29, 2015 - 10:57pm
Edenton Chowan Partnership Executive Director Frank Miglorie pledged during Monday night’s town council work session that the nonprofit would leave no stone unturned in trying to resolve the issue of only having one grocery store to serve the people of Chowan County.
Council holds on multi-family housing regulation
By Rebecca Bunch | January 29, 2015 - 10:54pm
Those interested in seeing whether the town will adopt new rules regarding multi-family housing will have to wait a while longer for an answer.
Frustration over fish moratorium ongoing
By Reggie Ponder | January 29, 2015 - 10:54pm
State fisheries managers continue working to help the river herring population rebound as frustration grows in some circles over the maintenance of a moratorium on the river herring harvest.
Harmon leaving, CAC seeks new director
By Rebecca Bunch | January 29, 2015 - 10:54pm
Murielle Harmon is stepping down as executive director of the Chowan Arts Council after serving in the position as a volunteer for the past three years.
Commissioners focus on procedure for appointments
By Rebecca Bunch | January 29, 2015 - 10:52pm
Commissioners focus on
procedure for appointmentsHow to handle appointments to boards and commissions remains a vexing question for the Chowan County Board of Commissioners.
Jackson proposes academies
January 29, 2015 - 10:52pm
An article in last week’s Chowan Herald misstated the phone number to contact if you have a wedding gown you are willing to loan for the special exhibit being planned in conjunction with the upcoming Biennial Pilgrimage in April.
Chowan debates filling panel vacancies
January 28, 2015 - 6:22pm
Chowan debates filling panel vacanciesChowan commissioners continue to debate how to fill vacancies on boards and commissions.
Bible-based course offered at COA-Edenton
By Rebecca Bunch | January 23, 2015 - 6:11pm
EDENTON — The pastor of an Edenton church will be teaching a new Bible-based course at the Edenton-Chowan campus of College of The Albemarle campus starting next month.