Joshua Dean Howard

March 28, 1986 October 20, 2017 FRISCO– Joshua Dean Howard was born in Norfolk, Virginia, on March 28, 1986,the third of six children, and died Friday, October 20, 2017, inNorfolk, Virginia. Joshualived most of his life on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and was agraduate of Manteo High School. Joshua was an avid hunter, […]

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Thinking Pink in October

October is a month full of vibrant colors; red, orange, yellow, and …. pink. Yes, I said pink. While October is known for its beautiful foliage, it is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, “breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancers.” Currently, the […]

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Guest Column Blackbeard Memorial Service: The Genisis of Ocracoke’s Pirate Jamboree

Ten years ago, on the morning of the 22nd of November 2007, I stood alone on the sandy beach of Ocracoke Island’s Springer’s Point with my camera gear to take photos for my yet-to-be-published book, The Last Days of Blackbeard the Pirate. That day I pondered that, Blackbeard and the men who died there in […]

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