National Seashore Updates for the Week of May 30

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) announced several recent updates and news items related to recreational activities and seashore conditions on Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. News items and events related to the National Seashore for the week of May 23 include the following: Seashore Updates The contractor for the Federal Highway Administration’s pavement preservation project […] Seashore News |  Full Article

Hobart Owen Harrison

WANCHESE — Hobart Owen Harrison died peacefully May 28, 2019 at the home of his best friend and caregiver, Lisa Hayes. He was born March 3, 1934 in West Virginia. Hobart battled kidney and heart disease for several years. He was a US Navy Korean War veteran and retired from F.P.L. Electric company. Hobart was […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Commission for Working Watermen Concentrates on Response to Southern Flounder Management Plan

The Dare County Commission for Working Watermen met on Wednesday evening, May 29, to review the Southern Flounder Management Plan, and to formulate a response and recommendation for the upcoming Dare County Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday, June 3. The Draft Amendment 2 to the Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan is currently in the […] Fishing |  Full Article

Eleanor R. deVittorio

NAGS HEAD — Mrs. Eleanor R. deVittorio, 93, passed away May 28, 2019 in Nags Head. Her survivors include her daughter, Anne Vroman of Waves, NC; her son, Tony and his wife Vi of McKinney Texas; four grandchildren, Carla Magnano (Jeff), Laura Carson (David), Paul Vroman (Sarah), and Vivienne deVittorio; four great-grandchildren, Charlie and Eleanor […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Kaley Jean Gallop

December 28, 1998 – May 28, 2019 WANCHESE — Kaley Jean Gallop, age 20, of Wanchese, NC died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at her home. She was born on December 28, 1998. A 2017 graduate of Manteo High School, she was a proud Redskins cheerleader and softball player. Kaley was elected to represent her freshman […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Deanna Marie Getman Cook

October 5, 1970 – May 27, 2019 MANTEO — Deanna Marie Getman Cook, 48, of Manteo, NC died Monday, May 27, 2019. Born in Carthage, NY on October 5, 1970, she was the daughter of Donna Getman of Pleasant Lake, NY and the late Terry Lee Getman. After graduating from Carthage High School, Deanna attended […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Public Invited to Outer Banks Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan Meetings

Dare and Currituck Counties are participating in the update to the Outer Banks Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Counties’ participation is required in order to maintain eligibility for future pre and post-disaster funding from FEMA. This effort will also help the Counties and incorporated communities to identify hazard risks, understand vulnerability, and develop ways to […] Community News |  Full Article

Alternate Web Page Created for Information and Public Comment on Southern Flounder Management Proposals

An alternate web page has been established for the public to access information and submit public comment on Draft Amendment 2 to the Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan. The alternate Information on Southern Flounder Amendment page was created due to continued technical problems with the Division of Marine Fisheries website that has caused intermittent failures. […] Fishing |  Full Article