Henderson Leigh Pace, Jr.

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Henderson Leigh Pace, Jr. 92, passed away after a long illness, at Spring Arbor of the Outer Banks in Kill Devil Hills, NC, Saturday, February 1, 2020. Born December 6, 1927, Leigh was the son of the late Leigh and Adelaide Pace of Rocky Mount, NC. Leigh was raised in Franklin, […]

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Hatteras Island Oyster Roast in Pictures: A Chilly but Festive Shell-ebration

As estimated 500 locals and visitors headed to the edge of Oden’s Dock in Hatteras village on Saturday afternoon to take part in a shell-ebration that has been going strong for seven years. The North Carolina Coastal Federation’s annual Hatteras Island Oyster Roast has become one of the most highly anticipated events of the traditionally […]

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A Closer Look at the Hatteras Island Oyster Roast, with Inspired Recipes to Celebrate the “Oyster Season”

Due to the relatively new and welcome addition of oyster farms in our estuarine system, this cherished bivalve is available year round, even when there is no “R” in a month. But “the season” continues to be heralded with excitement and celebration. It represents a time for communities to bundle up and gather in our […]

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