Has Hatteras islander found a significant Civil War-era fort in Waves?

After piecing together clues found on old maps and historic documents, local historical investigator Mel Covey is confident that he has located a significant Civil War-era fort on Hatteras Island, as well as the underwater spot where artifacts were tossed off a fleeing Union gunboat. Covey, an island native who grew up in Rodanthe, said […] Island Features |  Full Article

Patricia Kay O’Neal

BUXTON– Patricia Kay O’Neal, 61, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 at herresidence.   She was born in Buxton and was the daughter ofthe late Roland Ross O’Neal and Virginia Williams O’Neal. Sissywas a very special lady, not just to her family, but to every personshe met.  Everyone was her friend.  She always left a smileon your […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Ocracoke homes and businesses are lit up for the holidays….WITH SLIDE SHOW

Ocracoke homes and businesses are lit up for the holidays….WITH SLIDE SHOW Ocracoke homes and businesses are lit up for the holidays….WITH SLIDE SHOW The annual Island Celebration holiday house and business decorating contest judging on Ocracoke will be the evening of Friday, Dec. 20. Theresa O’Neal, owner of the Island Ragpicker, will recruit four […] Local News |  Full Article