John Raymond Kern III

AVON– John Raymond Kern III, 66, of passed away peacefully on Monday,Sept. 29, 2014 at his daughter’s home in Gainesville, Va. Born inWaltham, Mass., to Maj. Gen. John R. Kern Jr. (Ret. USAF) and DorisKern, he lived most of his life in Northern Virginia and Avon. Johnwas man who enjoyed construction and painting.  He wasself-employed […]

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Proposals aimed at extending window for dredging and nourishment

The state Division of Coastal Management will submit for public comment on Tuesday, Sept. 30, a series of proposals to change the way inlets are managed, including  expanding the time “window” for dredging and beach renourishment into sea turtle and bird nesting seasons. The idea is part of an overall inlet-management study by the division […]

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Operation Beach Respect keeps the seashore clean

Members of the North Carolina Beach Buggy Association and National Park Service employee volunteers manned each beach access ramp from Oregon Inlet to Hatteras on Saturday, Sept. 13, to hand out information packets, including trash bag,s to beachgoers during September’s Operation Beach Respect. Operation Beach Respect is a 30-year-old beach and highway clean-up program that […]

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