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HERTFORD — A Columbia man wanted on assault and other charges in Tyrrell County is facing additional charges in Perquimans County after leading law enforcement Friday on a high-speed pursuit through downtown Hertford that involved two sideswipes of other vehicles and ended with a short foot chase.

North Carolina families struggling financially from the effects of the pandemic are invited to get a bit of relief in the form of supplies and COVID vaccinations all provided at no-cost by the Economic Improvement Council (EIC).

Edenton-Chowan Chamber of Commerce

Get your resume ready for a job and career fair set for 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, on the front lawn of John A. Holmes High School.

A proposed short-term rental ordinance is now in the hands of Edenton Town Council, as the town’s Planning Board recently unanimously approved recommending the draft to town council.

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The Edenton Steamers have announced the addition of three infielders to the 2021 summer roster.

Fourth & Long

The NFL Draft just happened, their league MVP is reportedly looking to get out of Green Bay, the Carolina Hurricanes are the best team in the NHL, Russell Westbrook is still setting crazy NBA records and Dana White got shown up by a social media influencer. Obviously, I’m here to talk about …

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The internet is a wonderful invention and contribution to life. Just this morning, I found that I could stop snoring, learn a foreign language, and find a perfect fit bra without leaving the house. Where has this been all my life?

Letter to the Editor

We are writing this to highlight a feel – good story in these different times. Last summer, two your residents of our neighborhood started the “Horniblow Hope and Happiness Herald”, a homemade newspaper published weekly to brighten the spirits of residents of Horniblow Point Road, Bella Vist…

Letter to the Editor

At the clear risk of having the letters and opinions that Mr. Flynn and I are exchanging devolve into ad hominem volleys, his recent response to my letter was nothing more than a mishmash of gibberish and nonsense seasoned with a dash of Scripture.


James McHenry was a Maryland delegate to the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. He had been at the home of prominent socialite Elizabeth Willing Powel, which had become a prominent intellectual “salon,” especially during the heady days of the Convention.

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Edenton Epicurean

Wedding season has overtaken Edenton and the Inn! It’s been so busy I missed both the Derby and Cinco de Mayo. I did however make a fun treat for a recent wedding celebration using a traditional Latino flavor.

Vidant Chowan Hospital

Eula Beasley, pharmacy manager at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, was the first African-American graduate of the Pharm.D. program at the UNC School of Pharmacy. This past February, Dr. Beasley was a featured panelist for the kickoff of Black History month events at the school. Panelists disc…

Horticulture at home

There’s a new term in the landscape — Zombie Trees. Zombie Trees are trees that are showing signs of life, but, upon further inspection, more closely resemble the walking dead.