April 06, 2018

EDENTON — A 17-year veteran of the Rocky Mount Police Department is the new police chief in Edenton.

Edenton Town Manager Anne-Marie Knighton announced Friday that Henry King Jr. has been hired to succeed former chief Jay Fortenbery who recently retired.

King, a captain in the Rocky Mount…

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April 04, 2018

Per coverage of Monday's Chowan County Commission meeting...

The Editor's family is moving Edenton, so they needed to transport their canoe to town from Rocky Hock.

Instead of loading a long canoe atop a compact car, why not canoe the Chowan River to Edenton Bay?

Epic voyage, right?

The Editor and…

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March 28, 2018

Being that it is the week of Easter, thoughts of the Carpenter come to mind.

As Jesus repairs and preserves souls, maybe give James Tyler a tip of the hat too for restoring old homes through his carpentry skills. A long lost home that once sat derelict for many years in Gates County is being…

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March 21, 2018

EDENTON — Edenton Town Council signed off last week on the sale of the Conger Building to a Raleigh developer, ending more than a year of debate over the proposed transaction.

Council voted 4-1 to adopt a resolution supporting the town’s sale of the building, also known as the former…


March 14, 2018

No one can deny that it’s been an active few weeks in Tarheel politics.

Various proposals are moving forward through Raleigh as to how judges are elected.

The outcome of that debate may affect Edenton/Chowan County’s very own District Court Judge Meader Harriss III who has indicated his…

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March 07, 2018

Town Council may make decision Tuesday as to whether to sell the Conger Building.  

Prior to the meeting, there will be a public hearing at 6 p.m. March 13 to receive citizens' comments concerning the proposed sale of the former Northeast Commission building on the downtown…

March 07, 2018

TYNER — Victoria Huggins, Miss North Carolina for 2017, broke into song during her recent visit to White Oak Elementary.

True, Huggins was there last week to read  the Dr. Seuss' classic “Green Eggs and Ham” so as to promote reading to kindergarten kids, however the one-time…

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March 07, 2018

The News and Observer’s “Under the Dome” column recently shed some ink regarding the white hot Republican primary for state Senate seat for District 1.  

Rep. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan, and Clark Twiddy, a businessman from Dare County, are candidates in the Republican…

March 07, 2018

NC Democratic Chair Wayne Goodwin stopped into Edenton recently to inspire the troops and get the message out that the leadership wants to hear those voices from rural areas of the Old North State.  

Before Goodwin gave a rousing speech at the historic 1767 Chowan County Courthouse, he…

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March 04, 2018

EDENTON —  State National Guard’s Edenton Readiness Center was renamed Sunday as the Sgt. Jeremy Hardison Center.

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