Earl W. O’Neal, Jr.

OCRACOKE — Earl W. O’Neal, Jr., 87,passed away May 26, 2017. Born in Philadelphia in 1929, Earl led a longand impactful life. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserve for four years,retired from the U.S. Army, and is a Korean War Veteran. In between hisservice, he participated in nuclear power research, held a career inengineering, […]

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NOAA Predicts Another Above-Normal Hurricane Season for 2017 By JOY CRIST

Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center say the Atlantic could see another above-normal hurricane season this year. This announcement was made at a May 25 news conference held at their weather and climate prediction headquarters in College Park, Maryland. Last year produced 5 land-falling storms, including Hurricane Matthew, which caused $10 billion in damage and […]

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“Little Pink Houses of Hope” Pops Up on Hatteras Island By JOY CRIST

These visitors were breast cancer patients and their families, and their island vacation was part of the Little Pink Houses of Hope’s annual Spring Retreat. Now, in case you’ve never heard of the organization, Little Pink Houses of Hope is a non-profit based in Burlington, NC with an underlying mission to promote breast cancer recovery […]

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