November 13, 2019

Before Veterans Day, Jacqueline Hardy-Lassiter shared a bit about her biography, an amazing story about how she came to know what service to country means and more.

Bet some of our readers don't know that Hardy-Lassiter is an accomplished car mechanic and Air Force electrician, also a teacher and…

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November 10, 2019

EDENTON — The Aces of John A. Holmes finished their varsity football team’s regular season with a perfect 10-0 (5-0 AAC) record after defeating Perquimans (5-6, 2-3 AAC), 49-0, Friday at John A. Holmes.


November 06, 2019

Budget impasse in Raleigh hits close to home — our schools to be exact.

Even though it is the best state budget in years, there is a war being waged between the Republican led General Assembly and Democratic Governor Roy Cooper.

The sticking point is the governor's push to expand Medicaid. If…

October 31, 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.

More than a few world travelers have noted the newspaper's hometown appeal and ability to tell a story that transcends time zones.

Scott Mallon, a…

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October 31, 2019

ROME — Mark Thesier, Chowan Herald’s man on the ground in Europe, has posted photos to social media that suggest interest in Edenton's municipal election has spread across the pond.

Thesier visited Spain and Italy in recent days and noted the “groundswell of support” for…


October 24, 2019

Never ceases to amaze us at the Chowan Herald how far and wide we reach across the state, nation and world.

In recent weeks, we've talked to a native son traveling off the coast of Africa to a photographer embedded in Hong Kong.

And it would not be a stretch to say that our growing number of…


October 24, 2019

CANNES, FRANCE — While world-renowned television executive Gary Lico was in Europe this past week, he made a quick phone call to his favorite local newspaper, the Chowan Herald, to share the big news.

Production is underway for new episodes of Forensic Files, the world’s most successful…


October 24, 2019

God made farmers like John Layton of Rocky Hock to till the fields, harvest the crops, attend meetings and make their voices heard.

Layton walks the walk, talks the talk, so the Chowan Herald reached to him to learn more about farming and a way of life that has been the backbone of northeastern…


October 21, 2019

What really happened to the Lost Colony?

Indian attack? Probably not ... at first.

Did the English settlers hike down to Croatan Island, now Buxton? Yes and no.

To learn the answers to these questions and unravel a 400+ year mystery, maybe read “In Pursuit of Dorothie – The Lost Colony…


October 16, 2019

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.

The forum, hosted by Chowan Herald and moderated by staff writer Miles Layton, drew about 100 people to the John A. Holmes High School auditorium. Mike Ervin…

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