Meeting to improve management of the Spanish mackerel fishery set for September 12

A meeting will be held Thursday, September 12, 4 PM, at the Hatteras Village Community Building for commercial fishermen to identify ways to improve management of the Spanish mackerel fishery. Fishermen will have an opportunity to review landings and other data and discuss short-term and long-term management options with Steve Poland and Randy Gregory from […]

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NCDOT Suspending Most Major Lane-Closing Projects for Labor Day Travel

To ensure the most safe and efficient travel possible for North Carolina residents and visitors this Labor Day weekend, the N.C. Department of Transportation will suspend most road construction projects causing lane closures on major routes across the state. Where possible, closed lanes will be opened from Friday morning until Tuesday evening. There are, however, […]

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Patricia Ann Keel Grimes

October 9, 1939 – August 20, 2019 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Patricia Ann Keel Grimes, 79, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at The Outer Banks Hospital. Survivors include her daughter, Karen Grimes Merrill of Manteo, NC. Arrangements are pending. Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences […]

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Joe Wade Junkin

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Master Chief Joe Wade Junkin -USNR (TAR), age 71 of Kill Devil Hills, NC passed into peace on Sunday, August 25, 2019 surrounded by family. Born April 20, 1948 in Rocky Mount, N.C., he was the son of the late Daniel Montague Junkin Jr. and Dorothy Hall Junkin. Joe married the […]

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Timothy Lockhart

RODANTHE —  Timothy Craig Lockhart of Rodanthe, NC, passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the age of 75.  Tim was born to parents George Dewey and Edna Jane Lockhart on August 22, 1944 in Dickinson County, VA.  He graduated from Thomas Dale High School in 1963. He served honorably in the Army National […]

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Ocracoke Seafood Festival Aug. 31 to benefit Ocracoke Health Center

Volunteers and staff are hosting the first annual “Ocracoke Seafood Festival Health Center Benefit” on Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Berkley Barn, 58 Water Plant Rd. All proceeds from this event will go to much needed repairs to the Health Center’s nearly 40-year-old building, program expansion, and operations. The Ocracoke Health Center became a Federally […]

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