Clara H. Sawyer of Elizabeth City, November 14

By on November 18, 2020

Clara Mae Harris Sawyer, age 87, of Rochelle Dr., Elizabeth City, NC died on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at her home.  She was born in Swan Quarter, NC on October 21, 1933 to the late James Allen Harris and Edith Duke Harris.  Clara was a longtime member of First Baptist Church and was a teacher for many years.  She was a voracious reader and enjoyed gardening and fishing.  She remained close with her high school graduating classmates over the years.

She is survived by a daughter, Carol Spencer Ritter of Elizabeth City, NC; and a cousin, Eddie O’Neal, and his wife, Bonnie.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 23, 2020 at Twiford Memorial Chapel, officiated by the Rev. F. Joe Griffith.   Memorial contributions be made to the First Baptist Church, 300 West Main St., Elizabeth City, NC 27909.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Sawyer family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at



On 5/27/2010 Edge Spectrum, Inc was granted a license by the FCC to serve the public interest in BUXTON, NC as a public trustee of WHOB-LD until 12/1/2020 when it expires. WHOB-LD Channel 50 filed an FCC renewal application for our 2.5 kW station transmitting from BUXTON, NC and serving the BUXTON area on 8/3/2020. Individuals who wish to advise the FCC of facts relating to our renewal application and to whether this station has operated in the public interest should file comments and petitions with the FCC. Information about the FCC broadcast license renewal process is available from the FCC, Washington, DC 20554.


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