BRIDGING THE GAP:  Asphalt  is underway and pilings completed for Highway 12 repair ……WITH SLIDE SHOW AND VIDEO

BRIDGING THE GAP:  Asphalt  is underway and pilings completed for Highway 12 repair ……WITH SLIDE SHOW AND VIDEO North Carolina Department of Transportation and its contractors continue working on Highway 12 on Pea Island and north of Rodanthe, where breaches were cut by Hurricane Irene on Aug. 27. The temporary bridge that will span the […] Local News |  Full Article

Gov. Beverly Perdue visits Hatteras to talk with hurricane victims ……WITH SLIDE SHOW By ANNE C. BOWERS By ANNE C. BOWERS By ANNE C. BOWERS North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue demonstrated her commitment to Hatteras Island and the other hurricane ravaged areas of the eastern part of the state with a planned visit today. It’s […] Local News |  Full Article

Island Cooking: Dolphin Days

These are the dolphin days – the steamy summery and early fall months when this tropical delicacy is pretty easily found hiding and feeding beneath the Sargassum beds in the Gulf Stream.  That is, if you can find the beds. Dolphin now appears regularly on local dining tables, restaurant menus, and in seafood markets. Many […] Local News |  Full Article

Louis Martin Buttke

FRISCO– Louis Martin Buttke (Bud), 83, husband of Karen Ann Buttke, son ofthe late Louis Francis Buttke and the late Helen Gould Buttke, passedaway on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011 at his residence.  Born inEdgewater, N. J., Bud served in the U.S. Maritime Service before movingto Bay Shore, N.Y., where he owned an auto body repair […] Obituaries |  Full Article