Angela Dawn Touchet

GOLDSBORO,N.C. –Angela Dawn Touchet (TSGT USAF), 40, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 25,2010, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Angela was born in Keflavik, Iceland, on Oct. 14, 1970.  Shewas agraduate of East Carolina University and was previously employed withKindercare in Greenville and earned her master’s degree in informationtechnology.  Angela was currently working in intelligence fortheUnited States […] Obituaries |  Full Article

UPDATE: Hyde County’s liquor business is about to break even

Continued requests by the commissioners to see financial details of the operations of Hyde County’s two ABC stores yielded a report at the Nov. 15 board meeting by Kenneth W. Chillcoat, a certified public accountant from Washington, N.C. Chillcoat’s balance sheet showed that the liquor business is about break-even. Operations show total gross income at […] Local News |  Full Article

Hatteras Island Rescue is recognized for supporting the Weather Service’s rip current forecasting

The Hatteras Island Rescue Squad has been awarded a certificate of appreciation by the National Weather Service office in Newport, N.C, for the group’s help in the rip current forecasting program. “As Meteorologist-in-Charge, I’d like to express my gratitude and that of the entire staff of the National Weather Office in Newport for your dedicated […] Local News |  Full Article

Access groups respond to Park Service’s FEIS

According to a news release, access organizations are conducting a comprehensive analysis of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area, released by the National Park Service on Nov. 15. The Outer Banks Preservation Association (OBPA), North Carolina Beach Buggy Association (NCBBA), the Cape Hatteras Anglers Club and others […] Local News |  Full Article

The Last Beach Fire?

There were many weighty and complicated issues in the recently released National Park Service Environmental Impact Statement on Off-Road Vehicle Rulemaking at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. But the one I keep coming back to and going over in my mind is the change in beach campfire regulations under the Park Service?s preferred alternative. I […] Editor’s Blog |  Full Article