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Thursday, July 02, 2020

NC wheat yield contest deadline is July 7

The 21st annual July 4th Ceremony, sponsored by the Edenton Tea Party Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) will be held at the Joseph Hewes Monument on the Historic 1767 Chowan Courthouse Green on Saturday, July 4, beginning at 10 a.m.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Edenton Town Council is moving ahead with the formation of several committees.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Thursday, June 18, 2020

During its Tuesday, June 9 meeting, Edenton Town Council unanimously voted to show its support of a statement of solidarity denouncing racism and creating a commission to assist the community in addressing issues of justice and equality.

Edenton Tea Party NSDAR to host July 4th event

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, called on Gov. Roy Cooper and Attorney General Josh Stein to grant waivers from Executive Order 142 for cities that operate citizen-owned utilities like the Town of Edenton, which is part of ElectriCities of North Carolina. Without the waivers some of th…

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Racism Destroys Democracy March — End Racism Now will be held Friday, June 19.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Chowan County Commissioners are working to trim expenses out of a proposed budget of $17,764,240 so the county doesn’t have to raise property taxes. During fiscal year 2019-2020, which ends June 30, the budget was $17,710,626.

The Chowan County Commissioners will hold two public hearings on June 15 during their regular meeting. One will be to discuss the budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21. The other will be to get public input on a sales tax increase that will benefit Edenton-Chowan Schools.

Edenton’s Racial Reconciliation Group invites one and all to drop by a temporary remembrance and rededication memorial from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 20, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 21, on the Barker House lawn, 505 S. Broad St., Edenton.

Albemarle Regional Health Services (ARHS) has received notification confirming an additional death associated with COVID-19 in a Pasquotank County resident.

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Chowan-Edenton Optimist Club recently announced that its annual fireworks show and Fabulous Fourth of July celebration will be postponed this year, out of continuing public safety concerns.

County receives federal funds for COVID-19 relief

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Edenton-Chowan School Board of Education unanimously supported the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. Rob Jackson that Dr. Linda White be named the new principal of D.F. Walker Elementary School during its meeting on Tuesday, May 12.

Ever busy and putting in long days as state Treasurer Dale Folwell took a few moments to talk to the Chowan Herald/Perquimans Weekly about reopening the economy and how leadership in Raleigh needs to address the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly as scientific data becomes more readily available.

Chowan County Commission voted against discussing a resolution by the Edenton-Chowan Board of Education that supports a November 2020 bond referendum, which would’ve paved the way toward a $61 million high school building project.

Edenton-Chowan Schools Board of Education members expressed their displeasure with Chowan County Commissioners before unanimously voting in favor of sending the commissioners a resolution requesting a bond referendum. The BOE unanimously approved the resolution requesting a $61 million bond …

The 2020-2021 school year has been changed to start and end earlier, and allow for several remote instruction days, due to changes ordered through new state requirements.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

RALEIGH — Now that the weather is warm, more people are starting to see snakes in their backyards, along trails, and in the woods. However, seeing a snake outside is no cause for alarm — if you see one, don’t panic. Leave it alone and walk away.

Arts Council to be open by appointment

NC MedAssist is the only free mail-order pharmacy serving all 100 counties in NC since 1997. Although they are most known for their mobile pharmacy events where they distribute over-the-counter medicine into impoverished communities, this organization’s primary focus is their Free Pharmacy Program.