Minnie Gillikin Ballance

Minnie Gillikin Ballance, age 76, died Sunday, May 31, 2015 inGreenville, N.C.¬† A native of Hatteras, she was born on January18, 1939 to the late Leonard and Neva Gillikin. She is survived by her children, Bruce Ballance and Angela DawnBallance of Hatteras; a sister, Sandra Phillips (Ken) of Swansboro,N.C.; seven grandchildren, Adrian Ballance, Bryant Ballance, […] Obituaries |  Full Article

MFC moves forward with southern flounder management

The North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission moved forward with southern flounder and sheepshead management at its meeting in Morehead City last week. The commission chose six potential management proposals to include in a draft supplement to the Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan that the commission will put out for public review. The six options range […] Fishing |  Full Article

Mac Lee Morrow

BUXTON– Mac Lee Morrow, 62, died on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Born May 3,1953 in Aliquippa, Pa., Mac chose Buxton¬† as his home as an adultafter spending many childhood summers here. He loved HatterasIsland and would tell you his best job ever was at the Kentucky FriedChicken in Buxton, where he made lasting friendships. Mac […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Rip Current Preparedness Week begins June 7

Cooperating partners in the research included UNCW Surf Club, Wrightsville Beach Longboard Association, Tony Silvagni Surf School in Carolina Beach, CB Surf Shop in Carolina Beach and the University of New South Wales. To learn more about rip currents and to view video of a drifter deployment, visit ncseagrant.ncsu.edu/ripcurrents. North Carolina partners continue to promote […] Local News |  Full Article

Local, regional, and national bands will play at second Hatteras bluegrass festival

The Hatterasity Bluegrass Festival will be returning to the Hatteras Village Civic Center from Thursday, Oct. 8, through Sunday, Oct. 11, featuring last year’s crowd favorites and some new national acts that dyed in the wool bluegrass music fans are sure to appreciate. “I’m so excited that Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen will be headlining […] Hatteras Features |  Full Article