The hunting traditions of Hatteras and Ocracoke islands

  Daybreak on Ocracoke Island, many winter mornings, finds Ronnie O’Neal heading out to one of his stake blinds in the Pamlico Sound, pursuing a tradition that his grandfather practiced years before. Earl Gaskins, Beaver Tillett, and several other Ocracokers are doing the same thing, carrying visitors from North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia — some […]

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Cynthia Austin Etheridge

WANCHESE — Cynthia Austin Etheridge, 84, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010,in Barco.  Mrs. Etheridge was born in Hatteras and was ahomemakerand member of Harbor Lights Holiness Church.  She was the daughter of the late Robert and Pearlie Austin Austin andthe wife of the late Ernest Chester Etheridge. Surviving are one daughter, Sharon E. Austin of […]

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