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.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Answering the call to serve others as the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. envisioned was prevalent throughout Chowan County’s celebration of what would have been the civil rights leader’s 93rd birthday Monday.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Edenton Town Councilman Roger Coleman announced plans Tuesday to address the town’s “information gap” by publishing a quarterly report that features major initiatives.
The Chowan Arts Council opened its latest Annual Supporters Show on Thursday.
Regulator Marine recently announced the launch of the second boat in the company’s new XO Series of center console crossovers – the Regulator 24XO – and added a Yamaha XF425 engine option on the popular 26XO.
Due to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day being held Monday, Jan. 20, the following activities will take place.
Recently retired Chowan County Department of Social Services employee Terry Parks received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine at the Jan. 7 meeting of the Board of Commissioners.
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Although he was a little later than scheduled, Grayson Byrum’s arrive into the world was perfect as he was the first baby born in northeastern North Carolina in 2020.
For a few hours every Tuesday and Thursday, the basement of First Presbyterian Church is filled with the sound of laughter and some “ah-ha” moments familiar to many people over a certain age.
Learn about new partnership
Editor’s note: Information about the Chowan County audit, which was discussed at Monday’s Board of Commissioners meeting, will appear in an upcoming edition of the newspaper.
The Chowan County Commissioners honored a long-time Department of Social Services employee Monday.
Farmers Market Receives Grant
The Beekeepers of Chowan County have partnered with the College of the Albemarle to offer an Introduction to Beekeeping class on the Edenton-Chowan campus.
The annual Chowan County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration will be held at noon Monday, Jan. 20, at John A. Holmes High School Auditorium.
Sunday, January 05, 2020
EDENTON — Things are starting to look up for Daneyell Bunch, a part-time employee at Vidant Chowan Hospital and the Tar River LTC.
Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Patti Kersey easily fits in with another group recognized as the most influential in 2019 — American Legion Post 40.
Stella Brothers has served the community in many ways — as a member of the board of elections. She now devotes most of her time to the Fannie A. Parker Woman’s Club and its youth program, helping turn Chowan County children into future leaders.
Editor’s note: In the first edition of 2020, The Chowan Herald recognizes those who made a positive impact on Chowan County in 2019.
Things are starting to look up for Daneyell Bunch, a part-time employee of Vidant Chowan Hospital and Tar River LTC.
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
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Tuesday, December 24, 2019
The sounds of laughter could be heard at the old D.F. Walker gym on Friday.
In the basement under the old E.A. Swain school’s gym, sits the newly renovated Chowan County Senior Center.
At 1 a.m. Dec. 20, crews began the final push to lay the foundation for Colony Tire’s latest expansion.
White Oak Elementary School Principal Sheila Evans has been selected as the Wells-Fargo Northeast Regional Principal of the Year.
When Roland Vaughan made the decision to not seek another term as mayor of Edenton, his family wanted to do something meaningful as a way to honor him.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division collected $1,500 in fines from Walgreen’s at the corner of North Broad Street and Virginia Road in Edenton, because of excessive price-scanner errors.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
While rain may have keep some people away Friday, Saturday evening’s sunny skies welcomed several thousand visitors to Edenton for the Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes.
Former Edenton Mayor Roland Vaughan has an extensive biography – husband, father, grandfather, business owner, banker, stock broker, jeweler and much more.
Edenton PD received tip on stolen car from citizens
Edenton Police reports two unrelated incidents of shots being fired within the last week.
College of The Albemarle’s (COA) president, Dr. Jack Bagwell, spent the day in Edenton and Chowan County on Thursday, Dec. 5, touring several businesses and meeting area officials.
Remember. Honor. Teach.
Edenton Town Council approved a grant agreement that will help Colony Tire’s latest expansion project.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Edenton’s Public Works employees put in some long hours one day last week to repair a partially collapsed sanitary sewer line.
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.