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Chowan

June 26, 2019

When a famous adventuring steer named Finn visited Edenton recently, he should have stuck around a bit longer to attend Monday’s special meeting of Town Council so as to learn more about a water rate increase, the pending sale of the Conger Building, the adoption of the annual budget and much…

June 26, 2019

Edenton Fish Hatchery and Aquarium hosted about 150 children June 15 for the annual Kids’ Fishing Derby.

The annual event is sponsored by the Chowan-Edenton Optimist Club. The nonprofit offered up free lunch of hot dogs, chips and water during the event.

Like in previous years, hatchery…

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June 26, 2019

A record number of people participated in Saturday’s Paddle, Pedal and Plod.

The annual triathlon featuring kayaking (about 1 mile), bicycling (about 13 miles) and running (3.1 miles) is organized by the Chowan Edenton Optimist’s Club. The proceeds benefit local cancer patients.…

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June 26, 2019

The Edenton Chowan Food Pantry isn’t usually open at night. On June 19, the nonprofit’s lights were on and the doors open as its Children’s Summer Nutrition Program kicked off. The program, currently in its third year, was created to help ease family’s budgets during the…

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June 20, 2019

It's around 1 a.m. Thursday, June 20th – West Virginia Day!

My insomnia is inspired by memories of the Mountain State, Huntington in particular, and a football star from Edenton, NC.

John A. Holmes High School's Kentreaz Coston is headed to Marshall University to play for the Thundering Herd.…

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June 16, 2019

EDENTON — The lessons of history were much on the minds of graduation speakers as they imparted words of wisdom to John A. Holmes’ graduating seniors Friday night.

One-hundred forty-four Holmes seniors received their diplomas at a ceremony held in the school’s football stadium.…

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June 09, 2019

The American Legion senior summer baseball season is underway.

June 05, 2019

Before the Senior Awards program began Monday, Aces were adjusting colored tassels, grappling with their graduation gowns and straightening those mortar boards for a Class of 2019 photo in the gym.

Members of this class have achieved much such as earning state championship rings, academic…

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May 30, 2019

EDENTON — Chowan commissioners are poised to approve a $28.6 million budget for next year that includes one-cent increase in the county’s property tax rate.

The increase, which would raise the tax rate from 74 cents per $100 of property valuation to 75 cents, is needed to pay for two…

May 29, 2019

What's is slimy, green, maybe tinged with a bit of blue, and appears alongside shorelines between Arrowhead Beach and Pembroke Creek?

The blue-green algae is back but has — as yet — not spread so much across Chowan County waters like a thick helping of green guacamole dip spread on top…

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