Good weather brought out the crowds for annual Ocracoke oyster roast…..WITH SLIDE SHOW

Favorable weather and the lure of succulent seafood brought out the crowd last Saturday for the annual Oyster Roast to benefit the Ocracoke Working Watermen’s Association. About 250 people stood or sat to shuck cooked oysters and peel shrimp outside the Fish House in the village.  Along with the 30 bushels of oysters and 225 […] Local News |  Full Article

Shoaling continues to shut down Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry

Travelers using the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route could encounter suspensions and weight restrictions due to extreme shoaling of the Hatteras Inlet channel. The shallow channel situation has created a safety issue that requires constant monitoring by the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division.   For the past several weeks, operations have been suspended daily during low […] Local News |  Full Article

John F. Alwine

BUXTON — John F. Alwine, 79, passed away peacefully on Jan. 2, 2013.  Heis survived by two daughters, Robin of Avon and Diana of VirginiaBeach, Va., and his son-in-law and dear friend, Robert Schwingel ofAvon.  He is also survived by his sisters, Mary of Ft. Wayne,Ind., and Marilyn of Spring Hill, Tenn., and brothers, Jim […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Lori A. Younce

LoriA Younce passed away to her heavenly home on Monday, March 4, inWashington. N.C.  A native of Dare County, she was born on Feb.29, 1964 and is survived by her best friend, confidant, and husbandEarl S. Younce Jr., her heart and soul, daughter Amber L. Younce andson Earl S. Younce III, (Trey). She is also […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Ervin Miller Farrow

VON — Ervin Miller Farrow, 71 years of age, born Nov. 11, 1941, passed away Oct. 22, at his residence. Heis survived by his wife of 49 years, Audrey O’Neal Farrow; three sons,Ervin Farrow Jr, Kermit Farrow, and Matthew Farrow, and wife Brittany,all of Avon; one daughter, Tabitha Farrow, of Kill Devil Hills; 13grandchildren; six […] Obituaries |  Full Article