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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).

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.

Editor's note: Below are the written comments submitted via e-mail to the Edenton planning board for its May 3, 2021, meeting. During the meeting it discussed a draft short-term rental ordinance, as the town's current United Development Ordinance does not address such rentals. The correspond…

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Sports Stories


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 …

Opinion Stories


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.

Editorial Columnist

COVID-19 has been devastating to our communities in eastern North Carolina. We have seen small businesses close, spent time apart from our family and friends and even lost loved ones. The vaccine is the best tool that we have to stop the spread of COVID-19 and return to normal.

Letter to the Editor

This is a challenging time for Pasquotank County and the city of Elizabeth City. As we bear a tragic loss and intense national scrutiny, our community is showing its collective strength through peaceful protest and responsible calls for justice.

Feature Stories

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.

Chowan County Health Department

Albemarle Regional Health Services announces its clinic schedule. Please call your local health department for clinic appointments or program information.

Edenton Tea Party NSDAR

Edenton Tea Party Chapter, NSDAR, received several accolades at the 121st North Carolina DAR State Conference, held virtually from April 29 to May 1, 2021. This listing of awards is by no means yet complete, but what follows are the honors the chapter has so far achieved.