Edenton’s Public Works employees put in some long hours one day last week to repair a partially collapsed sanitary sewer line.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
It was a little bit of out with the old and in with the new as Edenton celebrated “Home for the Holidays” this past weekend.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Faded green aluminum siding hides a hidden piece of Edenton’s history on the corner of East King and Oakum streets.
The Chowan County Board of Commissioners is making progress in the new high school project.
Monday, October 21, 2019
What really happened to the Lost Colony?
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
HONG KONG — Though the Chowan Herald is a county-seat weekly in rural North Carolina, the newspaper has a worldwide reach that is growing.
Moments before White Oak Elementary's annual Boys to Men Breakfast was served Friday morning, Carlos Carrera was helping second-graders with some math problems in Lee Powell's classroom.
Six candidates seeking a seat on the Edenton Town Council spoke on topic such as water, a second grocery store and Hotel Hinton on Monday.
A Chowan County man known for selling produce died Sunday evening in a single-vehicle accident on the road.
Monday, October 14, 2019
Edenton Town Councilman Sambo Dixon is seeking re-election for the 2nd Ward seat that he has represented since 1997.
William Hackney High Jr. is running unopposed for the 1st Ward seat on Edenton Town Council.
Travian “Tray” Taylor is a candidate for the 2nd Ward seat on Edenton Town Council.
Roger Coleman is running unopposed for the Edenton Town Council at-large seat. Active in civic affairs, Coleman is a retired minister (Christian Church – Disciples of Christ) and past director of the Edenton-Chowan Food Pantry. He is married to Elizabeth Cockrell Coleman. They attend St. Pau…
Saturday, October 12, 2019
TYNER — Chowan High School alumni, teachers and staff dedicated a highway marker Saturday to a place and time that will forever remain in their hearts.
Friday, October 11, 2019
A member of Town Council for 24 years, Mayor pro tem Steve Biggs is a candidate for mayor.
Longtime town councilman Jimmy Stallings is a candidate for mayor.
Local businesswoman Jacqueline Hardy-Lassiter is a candidate for mayor.
Sunday, October 06, 2019
Jaden Sawyer of Hertford was crowned Saturday as the Chowan County Regional Fair Queen for 2019-20 and the First runner-up is Haylee Harrell of Edenton.
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Historic Edenton State Historic Sites offered tour a glimpse of old funeral practices Saturday during a tour called “Our Melancholy Duty: Death and Mourning in Antebellum Society.”
Edenton Bay Trading Company celebrated the fifth anniversary of Vinyl Night on Saturday.
A new Chowan Arts Council exhibit featuring black and white photography of Hillsborough native Elizabeth Matheson will kick off with a presentation about North Carolina’s women photographers.
The Chowan County Regional Fair board dedicated its new ticket booth in honor of a longtime volunteer on Thursday, Sept. 28.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Preparations for the 44th annual Peanut Festival are underway.
Friday, September 20, 2019
College of Albemarle announced its new president Friday – Jack Bagwell.
Friday, September 13, 2019
Mayor Roland Vaughan praised town employees who served on the front lines during and in the aftermath of Dorian's damaging invasion.
Aces' cross-country runners posted top finishes and improved times at the team's most recent outing last week against area schools racing around D.F. Walker Elementary.
Monday, September 09, 2019
Though we are across the Albemarle Sound, the Chowan Herald pays attention and has close ties to folks in Washington, Tyrrell and Hyde counties.
Monday, September 02, 2019
Area county and emergency management officials continued on Monday to prepare for Hurricane Dorian's arrival later this week, even as state officials said the storm isn't likely to drop the same type of rainfall on North Carolina that Hurricane Florence did last fall.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Truthfully, you never know what you're going to get in Edenton and Chowan County.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
How about this for a Mayberry moment ...
WINSTON-SALEM — On Saturday afternoon, in front of 2,500 supporters, Republican Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest announced his candidacy for governor of North Carolina. With a new logo and hashtag, #winForestwin, Forest laid out his vision to move North Carolina forward.
We welcome Allen Thomas, a Democrat running in the special election for the 3rd District congressional seat.
ELIZABETH CITY — After hard fought campaigns seeking the GOP's nod for a spot on the Sept. 10 ballot, two adversaries have united their forces so as to keep eastern North Carolina's 3rd District in Republican hands.
Good news: there's a new pastor in town.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Several nonprofits and government agencies received grants to help improve the health and well-being of residents in four counties Friday, Aug. 9.
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Scientists and community leaders will come together on Aug. 24 to discuss harmful algal blooms in northeastern North Carolina.
Defying labels and challenging accepted political narratives, Jacob Neer is breaking the mold as a black conservative.
Chowan County Comission’s meeting agenda contained a long laundry list of items Monday.
Friday, August 02, 2019
Going northbound on Mexico Road, one can find a U-Haul truck sitting outside the home of one Edentonian family, with a host of younger volunteers chipping in to get the house up to code.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Early indicators suggest the annual algae bloom was reported in spots between Arrowhead Beach and Edenton Bay.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
COLUMBIA – A pontoon boat excursion up the Scuppernong River provided a small taste to policymakers who are actively working to create and promote the Harbor Town Project.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Early Friday morning, Jonathan Tobias is seated by Edenton Coffee House’s big window. Even before coffee, Tobias is alert and welcoming when most folks are shaking off the morning.
July 2019 is a season of political heat in North Carolina and the United States.
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Today, Saturday (7/20) is the 50th anniversary of man’s first step on the moon. Neil Armstrong uttered those famous words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
John A. Holmes Class of 1972 – mark your calendars for the big reunion ahead.
Through Nicole Jackson’s son, Marcus, is gone, she still thinks of him in present tense.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
President Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally July 17 in Greenville, at East Carolina University's Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.
RALEIGH — NC Senate unanimously passed the Prison Reform Act last week to improve safety and working conditions within the state's corrections system.
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Edenton Police Chief Henry King was a keynote speaker at a recent graduation ceremony in Elizabeth City.
The Fannie A. Parker Woman's Club and Fannie A. Parker Youth Clubs (Boys & Girls) attended the 63rd Annual Session of the Northeastern District Convention in Morehead City and 110th Annual Session of North Carolina State Convention in Raleigh. They qualified to attend the Southeastern Re…
BETHEL — Tucked away behind a wall of trees along a curvy stretch of Holiday Island Road, a stately white plantation home in Perquimans County is receiving some tender loving care from Edenton-based Down East Preservation.