Trams Coming to Ocracoke, and Other Updates from the Passenger Ferry Stakeholders Meeting

By CATHERINE KOZAK Funding has finally been secured for trams that will serve customers on the new passenger ferry in Ocracoke village, with the state agreeing to provide up to one-half the operating costs for four years. “It’s great news,” Hyde County Manager Bill Rich said at last week’s Passenger Ferry Stakeholders Committee meeting in […]

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Video Shows In-Depth Study of Pappy’s Lane Shipwreck in Oregon Inlet

Video footage shared by the Coastal Studies Institute and released by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) gives an inside look on the examination of the shipwreck that was recently identified in Oregon Inlet. The DOT partnered with the University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute to study what is known as the Pappy’s […]

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John R. Henley

February 15, 1965 – March 27, 2018 AVON–John R. Henley, a resident of Avon, North Carolina died peacefully onMarch 27, 2018, after battling a long-term illness.  John was bornin Boston, MA February 15, 1965.  He was the son of the lateRobert and Joan (Fitzgerald) Henley.  Prior to his moving toNorth Carolina, John was a long-time […]

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