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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.

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

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.

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

Water Department continues flushing

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.

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.

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
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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 — …

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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.

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
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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…

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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