Jeannette Sibbette Denton

December 5, 1934 – August 15, 2019 MANTEO — Jeannette Sibbette Denton, 84, of Manteo, NC died Thursday, August 15, 2019, at her home. Born on December 5, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Pearl Beard and Dennis Sibbette. She was raised in St. Pauls, NC where she was crowned the first-ever Miss […] Obituaries |  Full Article

CHNS urges beachgoers to abide by “Leave No Trace” principles after large hole found

hole on beach

Cape Hatteras National Seashore is urging visitors to observe the principles of “Leave No Trace” after finding a large hole dug on the beach in Avon Thursday night. “Leaving such a large hole in the beach can lead to serious visitor injuries, damage to emergency response vehicles, delays in responding to swimming-related emergencies, and could […] Seashore News |  Full Article

William “Bill” Robert Sharp, Jr.

SOUTHERN SHORES — William “Bill” Robert Sharp, Jr. died peacefully at his home on August 11, 2019 in Southern Shores, North Carolina at the age of 76. Bill is survived by a son, Charles Robert Sharp of Round Hill, Virginia; a son, Grant Harrison Sharp, his wife, Natalya Gurskaya Sharp, and their two children, Alexander […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Heavy Rains Cause Flooding on N.C. 12; Rainfall Expected to Continue into Saturday

Heavy rains brought minor flooding all across Hatteras and Ocracoke islands on Friday, with standing water reported on N.C. Highway 12 in multiple locations throughout the day and night, and especially in the Tri-villages area of Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo. Per the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City office, the showers and thunderstorms are […] Local News |  Full Article

DMF’s Steve Murphey Talks Recent Regulation Proposals at Working Watermen Commission Meeting

The Dare County Working Watermen Commission hosted Director of the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF), Steve Murphey, at its quarterly meeting on Wednesday evening. The commission, whose role is to make recommendations to the Dare County Board of Commissioners on governmental decisions affecting the local commercial fishing industry, is currently made up of […] Fishing |  Full Article