Study: Climate Change Key in Cycle of Floods

Analysis of nearly 120 years of tropical storm and hurricane landing data and associated rainfall in coastal North Carolina shows that climate change is creating a feedback loop that suggests increasingly frequent flooding and economic damage are likely along the coast. That’s a general conclusion of research led by Hans Paerl, Kenan Professor of Marine […]

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Ralph Peter “Pete” Mani

Ralph Peter “Pete” Mani, of Norfolk, VA, known as Pete by his coworkers at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard passed away on July 23, 2019. Pete was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. From the age of ten he lived in Norfolk, Virginia, where he attended Norfolk public schools. In 1937 Ralph graduated from Maury High […]

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Cape Hatteras Celebrates International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend, August 17-18

Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Cape Lookout National Seashore will celebrate International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend on Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Park staff and members of both the Carteret County Amateur Radio Society and The Outer Banks Repeater Association will have HAM Radios set up at Bodie Island, […]

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“Housing Crisis’ Sparks Concern at Dare Board Meeting

The Dare County Commissioners’ decision this week to renew the agreement to pay the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce $35,000 for economic development and diversification work became an occasion to raise alarm bells and a call to action about the county’s daunting “housing crisis.” The lack of sufficient workforce housing has been one of the […]

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Elizabeth Hamley

SOUTHERN SHORES — Elizabeth Emily Mangione Hamley, 91, passed away on August 4, 2019 peacefully. She was born on September 14, 1927 to Reverend Aurelio Rudulfo Mangione and Mary Long Mangione in Plainfield, New Jersey. Besides her parents, Liz was predeceased by two brothers, Aurelio Mangione, Jr. and John Mangione. She graduated from college as […]

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Robert Marvin Jones

MANTEO — Robert M. Jones, 84 embarked on his final adventure Saturday August 3, 2019 in Virginia Beach, VA. “Bob” or “Bobby” as he was best known was born October 10, 1934 in Bellhaven, NC. He was the youngest son of the late Richard and Ruth Jones. A world traveler, Bob especially enjoyed visiting the […]

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