More from Chowan

  • ‘We the People’ resonates 227 years later

    By Reggie Ponder | September 17, 2014 - 8:45pm

    EDENTON — A government of, by and for “We the People” still resonates 227 years after the adoption of the United States Constitution, U.S. District Judge Terrence W. Boyle said Wednesday.

  • Taste of Edenton draws record crowds

    By Rebecca Bunch | September 16, 2014 - 3:00pm

    Organizers of this year’s Taste of Edenton event say it was their most successful ever.“We sold 648 tickets, making it our most successful one to date,” said Gregg Nathan, executive director of the Edenton Historical Commission that sponsored the event.

  • Never forget: Fallen 9-11 firefighters memorialized

    By Reggie Ponder | September 16, 2014 - 3:00pm

    Although Sept. 11 memorial events focus on the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Edenton Fire Chief Craig Forlines last week also mentioned a group that can’t be enumerated – those rescued and assisted by first responders in the aftermath of the tragedy.

  • Brabble running apart from party network

    By Reggie Ponder | September 16, 2014 - 2:59pm

    Although he is a Republican, Tim Brabble is running for sheriff unaffiliated – and his candidacy is not being endorsed by the official Republican organization in Chowan County.

  • Dems to open HQ Monday

    By Rebecca Bunch | September 16, 2014 - 2:59pm

    The Chowan County Democratic Party will open its election headquarters in Edenton Sept. 22 at 9 a.m.

  • Council OKs sidewalk beer, wine service

    By Rebecca Bunch | September 16, 2014 - 2:58pm

    The town council voted Sept. 9 to amend an existing ordinance to allow serving of beer and wine outside downtown businesses.

  • Loss of dialysis transports saps EMS revenue

    By Reggie Ponder | September 16, 2014 - 2:58pm

    A downward spiral in the number of ambulance transports for dialysis patients has caused a drop in revenue for Chowan County’s Emergency Medical Service.

  • Dollar stores eye sites along Va. Road

    By Reggie Ponder | September 16, 2014 - 2:58pm

    Two popular dollar stores have expressed interest in locations in northern Chowan County.

  • Historic hotel renovation gets council green light

    By Rebecca Bunch | September 16, 2014 - 2:58pm

    A proposed Edenton hotel restoration project moved a step closer to getting started after receiving favorable votes from the town council last week.

  • E-Chowan shifts funding, saves 4 of 5 teacher aide positions

    By Reggie Ponder | September 14, 2014 - 10:04pm

    EDENTON — The Edenton-Chowan Schools have been able to shift budget items around to maintain four of the five instructional assistant positions that were lost when lawmakers approved the state budget last month, Superintendent Rob Jackson said recently.

  • Reggie Ponder: Thanks to all for a great celebration

    By Reggie Ponder | September 2, 2014 - 7:46pm

    I had a terrific time at last week’s 80th birthday party for the Chowan Herald.

  • Letter: Happy birthday to Chowan Herald

    By EN Manning | September 2, 2014 - 7:46pm

    Dear Editor,

  • Letter: Hunger affects our local residents

    By Ray Wells | September 2, 2014 - 7:46pm

    Dear Editor,

  • Musician finds meaning in flute, faith

    By Rebecca Bunch | September 2, 2014 - 7:46pm

    While the live music that fills the air in downtown Edenton on many sunny days brings smiles to the faces of passersby, to the man playing the music it means much more.

  • Relay for Life meeting set for Monday

    By Peter Williams | September 2, 2014 - 7:45pm

    The days of the two-county, 24-hour Relay For Life event may be numbered.Or maybe not.

  • Council mulls alcohol use on sidewalks

    By Rebecca Bunch | September 2, 2014 - 7:45pm

    Town council members last week continued to discuss a proposal to allow consumption of alcoholic beverages within designated areas outside downtown businesses.

  • Favorites to be featured at 'Taste of Edenton'

    By Rebecca Bunch | September 2, 2014 - 7:45pm

    Those preparing some delectable dishes for the annual Taste of Edenton say they decide what to prepare by thinking about past favorites and what they want people to remember about what they serve.

  • Artist creates German-themed piece for library

    By Rebecca Bunch | September 2, 2014 - 7:44pm

    Edenton artist Nancy Evans has created a colorful German-themed flowerbox that will be raffled by the Friends of the Library at the end of its Armchair Traveler Series in mid-October.

  • Kalbach named to state aviation task force

    By Reggie Ponder | September 2, 2014 - 7:44pm

    Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed Jim Kalbach of Edenton to the state’s new Aviation Development Task Force.

  • Officials seek regional approach to hydrilla

    By Reggie Ponder | September 2, 2014 - 7:44pm

    Officials from Chowan and surrounding counties met last week to learn about hydrilla and will be gathering again to develop a regional strategy for controlling the pesky aquatic weed.

  • E-Chowan: Same enrollment, fewer teachers

    By Corinne Saunders | August 18, 2014 - 9:29pm

    Editor's note: Our series on the start of the new school year next week continues with a look at the Edenton-Chowan Schools.

  • Jackson updates school board on facility improvements

    By Rebecca Bunch | August 14, 2014 - 12:51pm

    Superintendent Rob Jackson gave school board members an update on the status of capital outlay projects during their Aug. 4 monthly meeting.

  • Hospital eyes costs, revenues in wake of state budget cuts

    By Reggie Ponder | August 14, 2014 - 12:50pm

    Vidant Chowan Hospital continues to look for ways to trim expenses and grow outpatient services as it faces a tight squeeze from a second consecutive year of Medicaid reimbursement cuts in the state budget, hospital officials said this week.

  • Officials consider southern fire station possibilities

    By Reggie Ponder | August 14, 2014 - 12:50pm

    As Chowan County officials consider how to fund a fire substation that could ease insurance rates in the southern part of the county, one idea that keeps floating to the top is the prospect of a separate fire tax district for the area that would benefit from the substation.

  • Former Edenton Police Chief C. Harvey Williams dies at 78

    By Rebecca Bunch | August 14, 2014 - 12:49pm

    When former Edenton Police Chief Charles Harvey Williams Sr. died Aug. 7 at age 78 he left behind a lot of good memories in the hearts of those who worked alongside him.