Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Vidant Health values family and community presence when loved ones and friends are in the hospital. At the same time, our organization is responsible for protecting patients from being exposed to infectious viruses.
The Edenton Police Department recently made an arrest in the Garden Buffet case.
Effective for the week starting March 30, Chowan Herald will be on newsstands on Thursdays. Next week’s edition will come out on April 2.
There are important dates coming up for the U.S. Census beginning now and moving into the next few weeks.
Due to the stock market destabilization during the COVID-19 pandemic, Edenton is among several municipalities that are having problems receiving bids on upcoming projects.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
In an unprecedented move, Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order closing all North Carolina schools until March 30.
The Pastoral Care Committee of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is organizing a service to assist members (and others) with critical shopping needs.
The following restrictions, cancellations and postponements have been submitted to the Chowan Herald. We will update this list on Facebook as more information becomes available.
A former NFL offensive lineman and Edenton resident shared their life stories of turning hard times into something positive Wednesday, March 11, to a group of about 30 people at Edenton United Methodist Church.
Throughout the month of March those who receive deliveries from Meals on Wheels will probably see a few new faces as the organization hosts its March on Meals.
During Monday night’s meeting, the Chowan County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution recognizing Edenton-Chowan Schools’ recent accolades. During his speech to the board, Superintendent Rob Jackson highlighted some of the difficulties by the system in recent days.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
ECA to offer classes
A study by smartadvisormatch.com named Chowan County one most generous counties in North Carolina.
Water Department continues flushing
NC MedAssist will hold a Mobile Free Pharmacy Event in Edenton on Friday, March 27.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency Tuesday as state and local officials continue to deal with the coronavirus.
A consultant on the project to restore/replace John A. Holmes High School said the next 60 days are critical to the proposal’s success Monday.
The Chowan County Tax Office talked about short-term rentals and occupancy tax at a meeting Friday at the Public Safety Center.
With Billy Joel’s “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” playing in the background, Edenton Fire Chief Billy Bass and other members of his department lit a stack of Christmas tree on fire Saturday.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by wearing green and donating blood at Rocky Hock Baptist Church from 2-7 p.m. March 17.
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Coffee Talk, a Chowan Herald initiative to increase community engagement, will be held from 8-9 a.m. today, March 4, at Edenton Coffee House, South Broad Street, Edenton.
Women’s Giving Circle members voted to fund three projects -- with a total cost of over $10,000 -- that help female patients of Vidant Chowan Hospital and their families.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
To contribute to the Kadesh Church renovation project, call the Edenton Historical Commission at 252-482-7800.
Several members of the Edenton Fire Department recently underwent training to improve their skills and expand their knowledge in fire-fighting and rescue techniques.
Chowan County saw a smidge of the white stuff — about two inches of snow — on Thursday and Friday.
The Chowan County Sheriff’s Office and Edenton-Chowan Schools delivered a record 17,127 pounds of food to the Edenton-Chowan Food Pantry on Thursday, Feb. 19.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
As of Tuesday morning, 197 voters in Chowan County cast their ballots during early voting for the primary election.
Albemarle Boats announced the debut of the company’s latest build, the 2020 41 Custom Carolina Edition, at the Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 13-17.
A new member of the Edenton-Chowan Chamber of Commerce held an open house recently.
1954 — United States Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that school segregation was unconstitutional and must end.1963 — Edenton-Chowan Schools Superintendent Hiram Mayo began the “Freedom of Choice” plan which sought to integrate the public schools’ faculty.September 1964 — …
The Edenton Police Department swore in four patrolmen and promoted a corporal to sergeant detective Thursday, Feb. 13, during a ceremony in the training room, at its Oakum Street building.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Roger Brooks, a tourism and downtown expert, recently told Chowan County and Edenton business owners and officials that the town has its niche an historic mecca secured but needs to do more in order to grow both its population and its tourism industry.
Republicans Michael Dean and Chris Evans have filed to run in the primary for the at-large seat now held by Commissioner Don Faircloth, a Democrat.
For about 100 years, 1899-1993, the cotton mill was the epicenter of industry in Edenton.
Last November, the upgraded and renovated Beaver Hill Water Treatment Plan went online.
Albemarle Sounds to deliver singing Valentine’s
Word traveled fast that Edenton’s new Taco Bell was opening its doors last week.
When College of the Albemarle President Jack Bagwell interviewed for his current position, the first stop in his interview process was the community college’s Edenton-Chowan campus.
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
The Boys and Girls Club is accepting applications and seeking volunteers for the upcoming school year.
Former Edenton mayor Roland Vaughan was honored twice – as a lifetime member and for his work with the Boys and Girls Club – Thursday, Jan. 30, at the American Legion Post 40 facility.
Behind John A. Holmes High School, on Oakum Street, sits the old D.F. Walker High School.
Rachel O’Kelley arrived at John A. Holmes High School on Tuesday like any other; ready to teach several science course. The day ended for her like no other.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
For the past few weeks, members of Monarch’s Heritage Club day program, have been coming to Edenton Bay Clayworks on Oakum Street to make clay bowls.
The Chowan County Board of Commissioners is awaiting word on whether the county will receive a grant allowing the county explore the option of having a regional water treatment plant. Because of the wait, the commissioners unanimously voted put plans to install a water treatment discharge pi…
Time Financing Service of Edenton is the newest member of Edenton-Chowan Chamber. Local manager David Roth invites you to come see them at 703 Luke St., behind Speedway, for your small loan needs.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The Chowan County Senior Center is at 204 E. Church St., in the basement of E.A. Swain. It is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. For information, call 482-2242.
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- Cooper issues stay-at-home order for NC
- Dockmaster faces murder charge in wife's death
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- Currituck enforcing Outer Banks visitor ban with water patrols
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- Currituck, Pasquotank have new COVID-19 cases
- Crimewatch, March 4-23