Night Sky: The Rosette Nebula and Star Cluster, and Other Highlights for March

  The first thing you might notice about the Rosette Nebula / star cluster is it has a lot of National Galactic Catalog (NGC) numbers associated with it. That’s due to different parts of this object being “discovered” by five different astronomers. The star cluster (visual magnitude +5) was discovered around 1690 by John Flamsteed, […] Island Features |  Full Article

Superintendent David Hallac Invites Community to Discuss an Overview of the 2018 Season

  National Parks of Eastern North Carolina Superintendent David Hallac invites the public to visit with staff on Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands, where he will review visitation patterns and park activities during 2018 at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial. Meeting locations and dates are as follows: […] Seashore News |  Full Article

MFC Adopts No-Possession Limit for Striped Bass in Some Internal Coastal Waters

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission has adopted a no-possession limit for striped bass in internal waters in the central and southern coastal areas of the state. The management measure, once implemented, will apply to both commercial and recreational fishing in in the Central Southern Management Area, which encompasses all internal waters from just south of […] Fishing |  Full Article

Kerry Wayne Felty

Kerry Wayne Felty, age 61, of Clayton, NC passed away peacefully in his sleep into the Lord’s arms on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Buxton, NC. Born on October 1, 1957 in Greenville, KY to Jerry Wayne Felty and Janet Lou Tyson Sperber, he worked in the Information Technology field in Raleigh until 2011. Since […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Annie Catherine Jones Sanders

February 11, 1928 – February 25, 2019 KITTY HAWK — Annie Catherine Jones Sanders, 91, of Kitty Hawk, NC surrounded by loved ones quietly passed to be with her Lord and to join her beloved Jimmy Ray on February 25, 2019, at her home. Born February 11, 1928, in Blackstone Virginia, she was the daughter […] Obituaries |  Full Article