Matthew did little to change conditions in Hatteras Inlet

While much of Hatteras village suffered losses from Hurricane Matthew, the storm did remarkably little to change conditions in Hatteras Inlet for the charter fleet. “The inlet has moved a little bit, and the channel has moved a little bit,” said Steve “Creature” Coulter, a Hatteras charter boat captain. “I wouldn’t say anything has changed. […]

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Hurricane Recovery Stories

More than a month after Hurricane Matthew pummeled through the southern portion of Hatteras Island, causing record flooding and massive damage in its wake, the communities of Frisco and Hatteras village are steadily getting back to business – just as they do after every storm. The overall damage to local businesses spanned the gamut — […]

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William U. Packer Jr.

WilliamU. Packer Jr. died at home Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, surrounded by thefamily and friends he cherished.  Billy, as he was best known, wasthe son of the late William and Bernice Packer of California.  Hisbrother Raymond Langlois also preceded Billy in death. Billyserved his country honorably in the United States Navy during theVietnam War Era. […]

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Glenda W. Mahlkuch

December 20, 1943 – November 9, 2016 GlendaWatson Mahlkuch, mother, grandmother, sister, died peacefully,Wednesday November 9, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Bornin Norfolk, Va., on Dec. 20, 1943, she was the daughter of the lateWilliam H. Watson and Merdie Ballance Williams. She was married toDuane W. Mahlkuch, who preceded her in death. Shewas a […]

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Marine Fisheries Commission seeks advisers

The North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission is looking for commercial and recreational fishermen and scientists to advise it on various fisheries issues. Two regional advisory committees – Northern and Southern – and three standing advisory committees – Finfish, Habitat and Water Quality, and Shellfish/Crustacean – review matters referred to them by the commission, such as […]

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UPDATED: Republicans sweep Dare board and legislative seats By IRENE NOLAN

Republican candidates swept local legislative and Dare County races in last night’s general election. Incumbent Republican Bill Cook of Chocowinity  soundly beat Democratic challenger Brownie Futrell of Washington for the state Senate District 1 seat.  With all of the precincts in the district reporting, including all of those in Dare and Hyde counties, Cook had […]

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