Jimmy Allen Willis

FRISCO — Jimmy Allen Willis, 79, died on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 atChesapeake General Hospital. A native of Hatteras, he was the son ofthe late Jasper Willis and Rebecca Ballance Willis. Jimmy served hiscountry honorably with the United States Coast Guard, retiring as aBoatswain’s Mate Chief Petty Officer. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Una […]

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JoAnne Midgett Woodbury

JoAnne Midgett Woodbury, age 73, passed away gracefully on Dec. 16,2015 in Wilmington, N.C. She was born on Nov. 3, 1942, in Hatteras tothe late Anderson and Kathryn Midgett.  After graduating CapeHatteras School in 1960, she attended East Carolina College, graduatingin 1964 with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. While incollege, she was a […]

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Rosalie Austin Gallop

WANCHESE– Rosalie Austin Gallop died Dec. 6, 2015 at her home  in thearms of her family.  A Dare County native, Rosalie was born May21, 1931 in Hatteras. She was the daughter of the late LockhartPhilmore Austin and Claudia Austin.  She was preceded in death byher husband, Early Filmore Gallop, and her son, Kenneth Filmore Gallop,as […]

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Julia Renee Farrow

FRISCO– Julia Renee Farrow, 55, died on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015 at UNC MedicalCenter in Chapel Hill. Born in Norfolk, Va., she was the daughter ofthe late Ward K. Barnett and Jane Marie Deitch Barnett. Julia was agardening enthusiast, whose beautiful yard showed her love for flowers. Julia is survived by her husband, Lester B. […]

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Driving to Cape Point not prohibited, but not recommended

The National Park Service this morning lifted the prohibition on driving off-road vehicle route to Cape Point,  but posted signs that travel on the badly eroded beach is not recommended. “Overnight the condition improved very slightly, allowing the sloped beach below the high-tide line and escarpment to be at slightly less of an angle,” Hatteras […]

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