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  • Vidant Chowan eyes leadership change

    By Reggie Ponder | November 26, 2014 - 8:22pm

    EDENTON — A leadership change at Vidant Chowan Hospital is part of a systemwide reorganization within Vidant Health aimed at continuing its recent emphasis on outpatient services and community health, according to local hospital officials.

  • Community remembers, honors fallen heroes of Vietnam

    By Reggie Ponder | November 23, 2014 - 10:15pm

    Retired Army Chaplain Corbin Lee Cherry told those who attended a Vietnam Veterans memorial ceremony in Edenton Saturday that their attendance was a way of being there both for those who died in Vietnam and those who returned home.

  • Agencies mix, mingle, learn about each other’s roles

    From Staff Reports | November 10, 2014 - 1:51pm

    The Albemarle Area Agency Mixer on Oct. 27 gave representatives of different agencies that work with children the opportunity to get to know each other and learn more about what the other agencies do.

  • Fannie A. Parker Woman’s Club celebrates 69th year

    By Rebecca Bunch | November 6, 2014 - 2:01pm

    Members of the Fannie A. Parker Woman’s Club and invited guests gathered Sunday afternoon to celebrate the club’s 69th anniversary.

  • DAR Tea Party Chapter to honor Vietnam Veterans Nov. 15

    By Sandra Lancaster Sperry | November 6, 2014 - 1:57pm

    The Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War by the U. S. Department of Defense is underway.

  • Letter: Do not be fooled on school funding

    November 6, 2014 - 1:56pm

    Dear Editor,As usual, I find myself reacting to something Rich Halbert published in your paper with astonishment, but not surprise. Mr.

  • Letter: Thanks for assistance on aging seminar

    November 6, 2014 - 1:54pm

    Dear Editor,As chair of the recent five-part “Seize the Day” seminar on successful aging, the planning committee and I would like to acknowledge the widespread community support we received.

  • Letter: ‘Black Jesus’ comedy show is sacrilege

    November 6, 2014 - 1:53pm

    I went to Greenville to a doctor’s appointment, and coming home we stopped at a restaurant for lunch.

  • Reggie Ponder: The difference that coaches make

    November 6, 2014 - 1:52pm

    Coaches make a big difference in the lives of young people.

  • Women urged to care for themselves

    By Rebecca Bunch | November 6, 2014 - 1:51pm

    A women’s conference designed to encourage women to value and take care of themselves as well as others was held Saturday morning at Albemarle Baptist Church in Edenton.

  • Appraiser hired for Commission building

    By Rebecca Bunch | November 6, 2014 - 1:50pm

    Edenton town officials have hired a Greenville-based firm for the appraisal of the waterfront building that formerly housed the Northeast Commission.

  • Commissioners table board appointments

    By Reggie Ponder | November 6, 2014 - 1:50pm

    The Chowan County Board of Commissioners this week renewed its call for citizens to apply for vacancies on appointed boards and commissions such as the Planning Board and Northeastern Workforce Development Board.

  • Nominations sought for Chamber awards

    November 6, 2014 - 1:49pm

    It’s time to submit nominations for the annual awards presented by the Edenton-Chowan Chamber of Commerce.

  • Chowan man charged in fatal car accident

    November 6, 2014 - 1:48pm

    Chowan man charged in fatal car accident

  • Decision 2014: Mitchener, Smith and Goodwin win in Chowan

    From Staff Reports | November 4, 2014 - 11:01pm

    EDENTON — Incumbent Democrats John Mitchener and Jeffery Smith won second terms on the Chowan County Board of Commissioners in Tuesday’s election where 50 percent of the registered voters turned out to the polls.

  • Hagan: No US troops to fight ISIL

By REGGIE PONDER | October 30, 2014 - 8:31pm

    EDENTON — Even as some members of Congress begin calling for a commitment of U.S. ground troops to the ongoing battle in the Middle East against the terrorist group ISIL, U.S. Sen.

  • Hagan: NC ‘not for sale’

    By Reggie Ponder | October 30, 2014 - 7:22pm

    EDENTON — The day before former President Bill Clinton was scheduled to join her on the campaign trail in North Carolina, U.S. Sen.

  • Ghost Walk gives BOO!-st to high school club

    By Rebecca Bunch | October 24, 2014 - 4:28pm

    The second annual Ghost Walk was a big success, organizers said Monday.“We gave tours to over 250 people on both nights,” said Win Dale, executive director of the Edenton-Chowan Chamber of Commerce.

  • Murder victim’s sister testifies

    By William F. West And Reggie Ponder | October 21, 2014 - 8:09pm

    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 - 8:54pm

    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 - 7:17pm

    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 - 8:16pm

    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 - 3:49pm

    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 - 9:34pm

    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 - 9:33pm