Elizabeth Parsons

OCRACOKE — Elizabeth Parsons, 81, died on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.Elizabeth was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Williams.She was the owner of the Pamlico Gift Shop for more than 30 years andwas a successful painter of folk art in her later years. Elizabeth wasa lifelong member of the Ocracoke Assembly of God, […]

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State legislators who spent three days in Hyde County earlier this week were impressed with the county and the passion of islanders who traveled to speak on behalf of keeping the Hatteras Ferry free. Hyde County Manager Bill Rich on Wednesday said that thanks to the efforts of Rep. John Torbett (R-Gaston) and Paul Tine […]

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David William Herrick

FRISCO — Dedicated husband, loving father, and true friend, DavidWilliam Herrick, passed away peacefully in his home Friday, Jan. 29,2016 at the age of 74. A former naval chief, David spent his retirementon Hatteras Island commercial fishing, which proved to be his passion. He is survived by his wife, Bernadette Herrick; brother, Robert Herrickand sister-in-law […]

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Donald Clarke Casey

BUXTON — Donald Clarke Casey, 77, died in his home on Friday evening, Jan. 29, 2016. Heis survived by his wife of 55 years, Louise (Holbert) Casey and hisfour children: Jean-Louise (Casey) Dixon and her husband, David, ofBuxton; John D. Casey and his wife, Kimberly, of Carlsbad, Calif.;Michael C. Casey and his wife, Ansley, of […]

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