Sharon Peele Ludwick

Sharon Peele Ludwick, 76, a native of Hatteras, passed peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family on December 24th2018 in Cocoa Florida. She was a cancer survivor and had been battling dementia/Alzheimers for several years. Daughter of the late Frazier and Viola Peele, Sharon is survived by her husband of 56 years, Carl Ludwick and […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Volunteers Find Cold-Stunned Turtles on Ocracoke

Pat Garber and an assistant gently lifted the Kemps Ridley turtle into the back of a truck for transport to the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island. The turtle, a critically endangered species, had been stunned by the cold ocean waters and was beached at the […] Island Features |  Full Article

Alan L. Gaskins

Alan L. Gaskins (Gonzo) passed away at 57 years of age on Friday, January 4th at Obici Hospital. Alan was born on May 4th, 1961 and was a life-long resident of Jolliff Rd in Chesapeake VA. He graduated from Faith Christian School in 1979 and Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL in 1984. He owned Alan […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Vandalism and Violations Reported at CHNS During Government Shutdown

As the federal government shutdown affects the cleanliness and responsible use of National Parks throughout the country, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) is apparently not immune to spates of vandalism or park violations. A January 17 social media post by the Outer Banks Preservation Society (OBPA) outlined some of these recent violations, and called […] Seashore News |  Full Article

Wesley Boyd Rimmer

Wesley Boyd Rimmer, 36, of Kinnakeet, NC, left his loving family and friends to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on January 14, 2019. He leaves behind his loving mother April Rimmer of Kinnakeet, and father Franklin Rimmer of Virginia Beach. “The Aunts” Donna Funkhouser and her husband Danny, Ame Virgo, and Joni […] Obituaries |  Full Article