Delores Burrus Conner

HATTERASand RALEIGH, N.C. — Delores Burrus Conner, 90, of Hatteras andRaleigh, N.C., died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 in Avon. She was born onJuly 9, 1924 in Norfolk, Va.,  to  the late Earl Palmer andBelle Harris of Norfolk.  In addition to her parents, she waspreceded in death by her siblings, Earl Harris, Blanche Howle, ClaraSnider, Jennette […]

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License fees will rise in 2015 for commercial and recreational fishermen and hunters

The North Carolina General Assembly devoted much of the 2013 and 2014 sessions to slashing income taxes and raising the standard deductions, while tossing out most personal income tax deductions. The move was heralded as a way to allow taxpayers to keep more of their hard-earned money. The N.C. Tax Simplification and Reduction Act was […]

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One-year check-up on Hatteras medical center is radio show’s topic…WITH AUDIO

A one-year checkup on the Hatteras Village Medical Center, which is celebrating the first anniversary of its re-opening, was the topic of the Radio Hatteras interview show, “To the Point,” on Sunday, Dec. 21. “To the Point,” which is hosted by Island Free Press editor Irene Nolan, airs on the island’s community radio station, FM […]

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Insurance Commissioner denies companies’ request for homeowners’ rate increase

Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin has ordered a zero percent statewide overall average change in homeowners’ insurance rates, effective June 1, 2015.  The ordered rates vary by geographic territory and type of insurance. On average, homeowners’ insurance rates are to decrease by 0.3 percent, renter’s insurance rates are to increase by 11.2 percent, and condo owners’ […]

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