OBX Plates Won’t Run Out Anytime Soon; NCDMV Launches New Standard Plate

A few years ago, there was concern that the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles License Plate Agency in Manteo would eventually run out of “OBX” plates. That potential problem has been eliminated, thanks to a new series of number and letter combinations, and the addition of a third license plate style that was released statewide […] Local News |  Full Article

Marine Fisheries Encourages Donation of Red Snapper Carcasses and Catch Reporting

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will collect red snapper carcasses from recreational fishermen during the upcoming red snapper season. The division has set up four new freezer locations, in addition to the 12 carcass collection locations available throughout the year, where recreational fishermen can take their red snapper carcasses. The additional locations are: • […] Fishing |  Full Article

Omie Jennings Tillett

March 9, 1929 – July 5, 2019 WANCHESE — Omie Jennings “Sportsman” Tillett, 90, of Wanchese, NC crossed the bar on Friday, July 5, 2019. A native of Dare County, he was born March 9, 1929, to the late Theresa Wescott and Hiram Gregory “Sambo” Tillett. Along with his father and brother, Tony, Omie pioneered […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Bertha Kaye O’Neal

January 12, 1946 – July 2, 2019 HATTERAS — Bertha Kaye O’Neal died at her home on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. She was born January 12, 1946, in Hatteras, NC.  She was the daughter of the late Oliver Goodwin O’Neal and Lodema Austin O’Neal. She was preceded in death by a brother, Oliver Goodwin O’Neal, […] Obituaries |  Full Article