Time Span: Recalling First New Inlet Bridge

Hurricane Irene made landfall near Cape Lookout Aug. 27, 2011. As the storm tracked across eastern North Carolina, the waters of Pamlico Sound first drained to the south and west, flooding the coastal mainland. When the winds shifted, a 6-foot-high wall of water crashed onto the dunes of Pea Island, flowing across the sand toward […]

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Margaret Estelle Knight Midgett

MANTEO — Margaret Estelle Knight Midgett, 79, of Manteo, NC died Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. A native of Dare County, she was born on April 3, 1940, and raised in Stumpy Point. Mrs. Midgett was the daughter of the late Edna Wise Knight and William Knight. Estelle, as she was […]

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