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  • Murder victim’s sister testifies

    By William F. West And Reggie Ponder | October 21, 2014 - 9:09pm

    EDENTON — Both the sister of the woman he’s accused of murdering and a woman he was found guilty of assaulting testified for the prosecution Tuesday in William Moore’s retrial on first-degree murder charges.

  • Arguments begin in Moore trial

    By Reggie Ponder | October 20, 2014 - 9:54pm

    EDENTON — Both the prosecution and defense in the capital murder trial of William Joseph Moore agreed Monday that Moore stabbed Pamela Joye Virzi to death outside her Edenton home on Aug. 17, 2004.

  • Murder retrial to start Monday

    By Reggie Ponder | October 16, 2014 - 8:17pm

    EDENTON — Opening arguments are scheduled for Monday in the retrial of a Perquimans County man charged with murdering an Edenton woman in 2004.

  • Moore pleads not guilty in slaying

    By Reggie Ponder | October 13, 2014 - 9:16pm

    EDENTON — Jury selection got underway Monday in the re-trial of a Perquimans County man convicted in the stabbing death of an Edenton woman a decade ago.

  • Chowan woman dies in collision

    By William F. West | October 13, 2014 - 4:49pm

    TYNER — The N.C. Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle collision in Chowan County on Friday afternoon that resulted in the death of a woman and injured her teenage son.

  • Century-old fighter plane replica takes off

    By Reggie Ponder | October 12, 2014 - 10:34pm

    When Dan White of Edenton takes off from Northeastern Regional Airport in an authentic replica of a century-old airplane, just for a moment it becomes easy to forget this is the 21st century.

  • Peanut Festival raises $15K to benefit schools

    October 12, 2014 - 10:33pm

  • Tata: Northeast big part of statewide connectivity

    By Reggie Ponder | October 12, 2014 - 10:33pm

    State Transportation Secretary Tony Tata sought to reassure a group of public officials and citizens from across the region last week that northeastern North Carolina is not being ignored or forgotten in Gov.

  • Reception for car charging station not so electric

    By Rebecca Bunch | October 12, 2014 - 10:32pm

    Edenton’s selection as one of six locations chosen to participate in the installation of electric car charging stations in North Carolina Public Power communities is drawing mixed reaction from local officials.

  • Chowan candidates, DA hopefuls square off at forum

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By Rebecca Bunch | October 10, 2014 - 9:21pm

    EDENTON — Candidates for Chowan County sheriff, commissioner and school board responded to questions in Edenton Thursday during a candidates forum sponsored by the Chowan Herald.

  • Decision 2014: Cummings challenges Smith in Chowan

    By Reggie Ponder | October 10, 2014 - 9:21pm

    EDENTON — Chowan 1st District commissioner candidates Jeff Smith and Ron Cummings agree on the basic facts of the county’s tax rate for 2014-15 but interpret those facts differently.

  • Edenton church to host religion and science conference

    By Rebecca Bunch | October 10, 2014 - 6:56pm

    EDENTON — A desire to pay tribute to a First Presbyterian Church member has led to the formation of the annual Michael Pierce Memorial Conference on Religion and Science.

  • School deputy also bus driver, EMT and more

    By Rebecca Bunch | October 1, 2014 - 5:00pm

    Chowan County Deputy Sheriff Heather Matthews loves her job as School Resource Officer for the county’s two elementary schools.

  • Edenton Boys & Girls Club backs Perquimans startup club

    By Peter Williams | October 1, 2014 - 4:59pm

    As supporters of a plan to bring a Boys & Girl’s Club to Perquimans County reach the point where they are raising money to make it possible, the Edenton club is providing moral support and some help with logistics.

  • Playground Ball to benefit pediatric rehab program

    By Reggie Ponder | October 1, 2014 - 4:59pm

    The pediatric rehabilitation program at Vidant Chowan Hospital is growing, and the Chowan Hospital Foundation is offering the public a way to support the program with its upcoming Playground Ball.

  • Negotiations continue on store space

    From Staff Reports | October 1, 2014 - 4:58pm

    The owner of the Chowan Crossing Shopping Center said this week that he would like to get a new tenant in the former Farmer’s Foods site – but he added there is nothing to announce at this point.

  • Rain dampens revenue picture at Chowan Regional Fair

    By Rebecca Bunch | October 1, 2014 - 4:58pm

    About 14,000 area residents attended this year’s Chowan County Regional Fair, fair officials said.

  • Berrys buying Garden of Readin’ bookstore

    By Rebecca Bunch | September 24, 2014 - 6:53pm

    The Garden of Readin’ Used Book Shop and Tea Room in Edenton has new owners.

  • Future unclear on Northeast Commission building

    By Rebecca Bunch | September 24, 2014 - 6:52pm

    The town council spent considerable time discussing the future of the Northeast Commission building at its work session Monday night but could not reach a consensus on what the first steps should be once the commission vacates the building in early October for new offices in Williamston.

  • Economic development group moving away

    By Reggie Ponder | September 24, 2014 - 6:52pm

    The economic development organization formerly known as the Northeast Commission is moving its headquarters from Edenton to Williamston as a cost-saving measure.

  • Decision 2014: Goodwin cites decline in county’s crime rate

    By Reggie Ponder | September 24, 2014 - 6:51pm

    Sheriff Dwayne Goodwin told the crowd gathered outside the Chowan County Democratic Party Headquarters Monday morning that he was proud to have been sheriff during a period when the crime rate had decreased.

  • Decision 2014: Guard notes nonpartisan nature of school board race

    By Reggie Ponder | September 24, 2014 - 6:51pm

    Edenton-Chowan Board of Education Chairman John Guard stressed the nonpartisan nature of the school board race during brief remarks Monday morning at the opening of the Chowan County Democratic Party Headquarters.

  • Decision 2014: Meiggs: ‘I know this district inside and out’

    By Reggie Ponder | September 24, 2014 - 6:51pm

    Garry Meiggs told the crowd at Monday’s opening of the Chowan County Democratic Headquarters that he knows the 1st N.C. House District well and wants to represent the district.

  • Decision 2014: Mitchener touts refinancing savings for taxpayers

    By Reggie Ponder | September 24, 2014 - 6:50pm

    Chowan County Commissioner John Mitchener in brief remarks at the local Democratic Party headquarters Monday touted the $10 million the county is saving by refinancing its debt.

  • Decision 2014: Lamb cites commitment to justice and fairness

    By Reggie Ponder | September 24, 2014 - 6:50pm

    Nancy Lamb told those gathered at the Chowan County Democratic Headquarters Monday for its official opening that she is an advocate for justice for crime victims and an advocate for public safety.