Community members placed pictures promoting justice, flowers and thoughts from the heart at a temporary memorial erected by Edenton’s Racial Reconciliation Group.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Chowan County Superior Court convened on Tuesday, June 16 — the first time since February before the state Supreme Court ordered the closure of courts to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Destination Downtown Edenton, Inc., has been designated as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America™ program. Accredited status is Main Street America’s top tier of recognition and signifies a demonstrated commitment to comprehensive commercial district revitalization and proven track record of…
The Chowan County Board of Commissioners altered its meeting schedule to remove two meeting dates and add another.
Down East Preservation is putting a new roof on “Freedome House,” a home formerly owned by civil righter leader Golden Frinks in Edenton.
Edenton Town Council is moving ahead with the formation of several committees.
About 220 people gathered in front of Pastor Anthony and Jonthan Downings’ Shalom International Church, located on North Broad Street, Friday evening.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Susan Bass has a story to tell
Thursday, June 18, 2020
After adjusting the Class of 2020 John A. Holmes High School commencement due to the restrictions on gatherings put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, rain through another wrench into commencement organizers’ plans Friday, June 12.
A new business offering computer repair and more has opened its doors in downtown Edenton,
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.
June 9, 2020
RALEIGH – NC State Extension announced that Fiona Allen is completing an Extension internship this summer with the Chowan County center in the Chowan County Agriculture Building in Edenton.
Edenton Tea Party NSDAR to host July 4th event
Chowan County Commissioners spent several hours Monday evening hashing out the details of a draft ordinance amendment on wind energy facilities.
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
Sunny day, but with the Aces’ graduation ahead, maybe it’s time to take a moment to determine the future of a proposal to repair, renovate or replace John A. Holmes High School.
Edenton-Chowan Schools Superintendent Rob Jackson is heading to Carteret County to lead its school district.
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-Chowan Schools are going forward with the process to either renovation or replace John A. Holmes High School.
Edenton Town Council meet May 26 during a special meeting and moved several agenda items forward to this week’s June 9 meeting.
Work has started on a historic building on East Gale Street in Edenton.
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.
HERTFORD — Perquimans County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged several Edenton men in two separate incidents.
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.
The Edenton-Chowan Food Pantry, in coordination with Edenton United Methodist Church, will again host the Children’s Summer Nutrition Program.
County receives federal funds for COVID-19 relief
Town of Edenton is looking for people 40 years old or younger to join its Young Folks Committee.
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.
RALEIGH — Despite their intimidating appearance, alligators are relatively secretive and shy — traits that can disappear and make them a public safety issue if they are fed by humans frequently.
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 …
Edenton Police Department is offering free personal protection equipment made by a seven-year veteran of the agency.
Chowan County Democratic Convention recently sent a resolution to the state convention supporting Medicaid expansion.
New Edenton Housing Authority employees packaged and delivered health items to the agency’s households Monday, May 18.
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.
Name of business: Time Financing Service
The annual Memorial Day ceremony in Edenton will be held differently this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
RALEIGH — Starting this past week, additional school buses will bring internet access to Chowan County and other North Carolina communities without it to help more students connect to school online.
A group of panelists discussed the difficulty of getting broadband to rural areas. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light the gap between those who have broadband and those who don’t.
Edenton Primetime Retirement Center, located behind Vidant Chowan Hospital in Edenton, held a Mother’s Day parade Friday, May 8, 2020, for its residents.
Thursday, May 07, 2020
The Town of Edenton electric department has been making several upgrades this year.
Town Council recently authorized staff to start the process of selling properties acquired in the North Oakum Street Redevelopment Zone.
Thursday, May 7, is the National Day of Prayer. The NDOP is a Day on which churches in communities across America come together to pray for our nation.