Gov. Cooper has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff in memory of former Lt. Gov. Bob Jordan

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff beginning Monday, February 17, 2020 until sunset on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 in honor of former North Carolina Lt. Governor Robert “Bob” Jordan, who passed away on Sunday. In 1984, Jordan was elected lieutenant governor, serving […]

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Dare County Schools Teacher and Principal of the year…VIDEO

The 2020 Dare County Schools teacher and principal of the year both come from Cape Hatteras Secondary School of Coastal Studies. Art Teacher Justin Paxton was selected to serve as this year’s District Teacher of the Year. Paxton’s community mural art project has inspired many students, teachers, and business leaders to get involved in the […]

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Marine Fisheries Commission seeks applicants for Shellfish Cultivation Lease Review Committee

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is seeking applicants for a new Shellfish Cultivation Lease Review Committee that will hear appeals of agency decisions regarding shellfish leases. The three-member committee, authorized by a new state law, will be appointed by the chair of the Marine Fisheries Commission and comprised of one commission member, who will serve as […]

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Scott Babinowich hired as the Chief of Interpretation, Education & Visitor Services for Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Scott Babinowich was recently selected for the position of Chief of Interpretation, Education and Visitors Services at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial (Outer Banks Group). He served in an acting role as the Chief of Interpretation, Education, and Visitor Services for six months last year. Scott […]

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Alba Marie DiFabio DelVacchio

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Alba Marie DiFabio DelVacchio, 97, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC. Born in Philadelphia, PA on January 7, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Cecelia Filippone and Pierino DiFabio. An avid reader, Alba enjoyed playing bridge, working on several […]

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Vernon James Gilbert

March 30, 1962 – February 9, 2020 WANCHESE — Vernon James Gilbert, 57, of Wanchese, NC passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at his home. He was a successful boat builder and business owner of Blue Devil Boatworks, LLC. Born in Virginia Beach, VA on March 30, 1962, he was the son of Mary […]

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Zeblin Vance Midgett

CPO Zeblin Vance Midgett, USN, Retired, 92, of Virginia Beach, VA, formerly of Kill Devil Hills, NC, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020, at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Born in Manteo, NC on December 17, 1927, he was the son of the late Ruth Partridge Midgett and Mahlon Midgett. A veteran of the Korean […]

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Joyce Councill Price

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Joyce Councill “Ciccy” Price, 83, a long-time resident of Colington Harbor, Kill Devil Hills, died peacefully on Sunday, February 9, 2020 after a brief illness.  Born and raised in Southampton County, VA, Joyce was the daughter of Janey Turner and Lawrence Wester Councill. While a nurse at Our Community Hospital in […]

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