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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Ocracokers organize volunteer group to reach out to the community

Some years ago, a 5-year-old boy was found wandering alone along the beach at Ocracoke Island’s South Point. The story he told was heart-rending. His brother, two years older, had ventured too far out into the channel and had been caught in a rip current. The father, seeing his son pulled under, had tried to save him. Neither had returned.  No one […]

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CHEC returns $938,000 in capital credits

At the Oct. 21 meeting, Cape Hatteras Electric Board of Directors authorized the return of $938,382 for its annual capital credit retirement. Capital credits represent each member’s ownership or “equity” in the cooperative. Patronage capital, the sum of that “equity,” can be likened to the retained earnings of a for-profit or investor-owned utility. Capital credits […]

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