Woman dies after being run over by fire department truck in Rodanthe on Saturday afternoon

  UPDATE: A report from WAVY-TV has identified the woman in Saturday’s incident as Martha “Mike” Demontpellier, a former teacher and school administrator from the Norfolk, V.A. area. The Dare County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 70-year-old woman who was run over by a Chicamacomico Fire Department pickup truck in Rodanthe on Saturday afternoon. […]

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Commentary: Updates on the September 12 Hatteras Meeting with NCDMF

At a September 12 meeting in Hatteras Village, Steve Poland and Randy Gregory from the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (NCDMF) explained how Spanish mackerel are managed, described the major past management actions, and presented information on landings, gear, number of trips, and number of participants, based on N.C. trip ticket information. Wanchese commercial fisherman […]

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Ocracoke debris removal operations begin on Saturday

Hyde County’s debris removal contractor has completed an initial assessment to determine debris volumes and equipment needs. Ocracoke debris removal operations will begin on Saturday September 14, 2019 and will conduct 3 passes of disaster debris removal consistent with FEMA guidance. Mainland Citizens may transport vegetative storm debris to the designated mainland convenience sites or you can place it […]

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Gov. Cooper makes formal request to help counties pay for debris removal, protective measures

Following a request earlier this week for federal help for residents and businesses, Gov. Roy Cooper has asked President Donald Trump to issue a major disaster declaration so that counties can get help to pay for their costs associated with Hurricane Dorian. Meeting with the President on Air Force One in Fayetteville, Cooper on Monday […]

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