Changes in the Works This Year at Community Square

The Ocracoke Foundation plans to repave the Community Square parking lot this winter with completion expected before Easter. Scott Bradley, Foundation president, said the project is possible thanks in part to a grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, Rocky Mount. This project involves repaving the parking lot with pervious concrete—a costlier, environmentally significant option which […]

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Peggy Louise Martin

February 1, 1927- January 22, 2018 FRISCO — Peggy Louise (Gowen) Martin, age 90, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 due to complications of the flu. Peggy was born February1, 1927 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri to Ira Lennis Gowen and Pearl MaeJenkins Gowen. She married her true love, Wash Martin, on February 16,1956. Peggy loved […]

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Alvin I. Porter

November 1, 1949 – January 21, 2018 HATTERAS — Alvin Irvin Porter, 69, of Hatteras, NC died Sunday, January 21, 2018, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Alvin was preceded indeath by his beloved wife, Rose; his parents, William and EunicePorter; his brother, Jack Porter; and sisters, Janice Blevins andVanessa Hinkley. He is survived […]

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How Winter Temps Can Affect Spring Fishing

Cold winter weather can play a key role in what you’re allowed to fish for next spring. That point was driven home when low temperatures in early January led North Carolina to temporarily bar fishing for spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus), one of the most popular targets for recreational anglers. Stories about isolated fish kills, or […]

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