Barbara Foster

HATTERAS — Barbara McDowell Foster, 69, went to be in the arms of theLord at home on Dec. 31, 2012, just before the new year. She wassurrounded by her beloved grandchildren, her family, and friends. Barbara was born May 12, 1943, in Michigan and grew up in Fort Pierce,Fla. She received a Bachelor of Science […]

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Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry operations suspended after vessel runs aground

The North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry Division has announced the temporary suspension of operations at the Hatteras-Ocracoke route due to gusting winds and shallow channel conditions.   The Motor Vessel Frisco ran aground in Hatteras Inlet at approximately 11:15 a.m. today, near channel marker No. 9, with 35 passenagers and 19 vehicles and six […]

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Buxton’s Jim and Marcia Lyons are recognized for volunteerism

Jim and Marcia Lyons of Buxton have volunteered with the North Carolina Coastal Federation on and off for about 10 years, and their devotion to the recent living shoreline project at Durant’s Point in nearby Hatteras earned them a Pelican Award from the federation. Sarah Hallas, coastal education coordinator for the federation’s office in Manteo, […]

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