Don’t expect a final ORV rule from the Park Service this year

The National Park Service has pushed back its target date to implement a final special regulation for off-road vehicles on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore until Feb. 15. The date has been pushed back numerous times as the Park Service, local governments, pro-access groups, islanders, and visitors try to come to terms with the contentious […]

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Veda Gray Merrill

AVON– Veda Gray Merrill, 68, died on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 in aChesapeake, Va., hospital.  Mrs. Merrill, a native of Avon,was amanager for the Outer Banks Motel and a member of St. John’s UnitedMethodist Church.   She was the daughter of the lateBurgessand Amanda Gray.  She was also preceded in death by a son,Darrell“Buddy” Merrill, Jr., […]

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