Severe Thunderstorms with High Winds Possible Sunday Night into Monday

Per the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City office, confidence is increasing that a line of thunderstorms will cross the coastal North Carolina area tonight, potentially bringing downpours, high winds, isolated tornadoes, and hail to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands. The thunderstorms are forecast to occur from late Sunday night until sunrise on Monday morning, […]

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NPS Commends Frisco Volunteer Frank Welles

This National Volunteer Week, April 7-13, 2019, the National Park Service commends Volunteer Frank Welles for his remarkable dedication and time spent volunteering with Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Welles is an active sea turtle nest sitter and assists with scheduling other volunteers to provide coverage at each nest. “There are many exciting reasons for volunteering […]

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Martin Leslie Hammill

June 21, 1955 – April 9, 2019 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Martin Leslie Hammill, 63, of Kill Devil Hills, NC, died at his home on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. He was born on June 21, 1955, in Lynchburg, VA. Marty was the son of the late Frederick Martin Hammill and Elizabeth Robson Hammill. Marty is […]

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Ocracoke Set to Get Rental Passenger Ferry in Late May

Ocracoke should have a passenger ferry this year starting May 24, thanks to a lawmaker friend in Raleigh. John A. Torbett (R-Gaston) said Wednesday night that while in budget meetings Tuesday, Secretary of the Department of Transportation James Trogdon said he would pay for leasing a passenger ferry from May 24 to Sept. 22 out […]

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Hilda Irene Mann Midgett

November 18, 1927 – April 9, 2019 MANTEO — Hilda Irene Mann Midgett, 91, of Manteo, NC died Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. A native of Dare County, she was born November 18, 1927, to the late Emma Pugh and Cecil Mann. Hilda is survived by two daughters, Christina D’Andrea M. […]

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